Classes, Culture & Activities at the JCC


The Jewish Federation offers the community a variety of ongoing activities, art exhibits, a library and much more. Most activities are free of charge, courtesy of our donors, or by donation.


Please visit! Our hours are:
Monday-Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 3 pm


Please call in advance of your visit, as classes and events sometimes change.


You may also call to learn more and sign up for classes. 805-957-1115

Join Our Ongoing Activities

Ask Milt: our Computer Guy

One-on-one computer tutorials.

Brandeis Women's Book Club

New women welcome, bring a friend!

Bridge for Beginners

Learn to play, then practice in class.

Puzzles & Games for your Brain

Challenge yourself with fun puzzles & games

Guitar Lessons

Individual lessons - all levels and styles

Matinee at the J

Monthly movies on our big screen.

Schmooze Room

Weekly cafe for seniors plus special programs.

Hebrew Class

Introduction course to Modern Hebrew

Easy Yoga for Everybody

Stretching and simple movements for everyone to enjoy.

Yiddish Class

A lively, exciting class for all levels.

Gentle Yoga

A class designed to encourage total well-being.

Children & Family Program

A variety of social, physical, educational, and fun classes!

  • Art at the JCC

    High-caliber, strongly-themed exhibits for the Santa Barbara community. The exhibit openings often feature gallery talks and panels with artists, curators, and collectors that draw lively crowds.

  • Ongoing Activities for Adults

    The JCC offers a variety of weekly or monthly activities covering an array of topics and interests, listed below. Many are free, or by donation.
    Please join us!

  • JCC Library

    The JCC Library collections offer more than 1,100 titles covering a range of Jewish subjects, including videos, and reference works, and books in Hebrew and Yiddish.