Happening at the J

pool Construction Leaps Forward

With steel coming on site at the end of July, major construction is scheduled to move forward on the indoor pool building. Pre-cut to up to 30' in length, the structural steel is coated with special epoxy, designed to endure its longevity in the humid conditions of the pool structure. 

 

iPad air and other goodies are donated by Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bank is donating an iPad Air (32GB) and other goodies to be raffled during the unveiling of the Donor Wall at the new indoor pool. "Fifth Third Bank is pleased to support the Shaw JCC’s commitment to serve the broader Akron Community with this important renovation and improve…

”Kathy- Congratulations. You are this year’s award honoree


Yesterday in the annual meeting Kathy Salem, co-chair of Make a Splash! was surprised with this announcement by Thom Mandel, now former president of the JCC Board and co-chair of Make a Splash!:

“I would like to acknowledge Kathy Salem, who didn’t blink when I asked her for $100,000,…

"We wanted to give Augie something we hadn't had"

Our son Augie is a happy eight year old, with an infectious smile. He loves baseball, basketball, flag football, singing and especially swimming. He’s been swimming at the J since he was a baby. We actually joined the J for him, because of the indoor pool. Augie’s never missed a swim s…

Watch Thom Mandel’s Swing!

 

Thom Mandel, co-chair of Make a Splash! Committee and the President of the Board for the JCC swung a hammer at the pool construction launch yesterday and revealed some of the new features that are in the works for the new aquatics facility.

 

Kathy Salem, co-chair of Make a Splash!…