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Jewish Community Center


The J’s Creve Coeur location serves as an epicenter for a nationally-recognized Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC). A NORC includes adults, ages 65 and older, living in a designated service area. St. Louis’ area is coordinated by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis in partnership with the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family & Children’s Services and Washington University Center for Aging.

If you are 65 and older and are interested in learning, meeting new people and exploring some of the cultural institutions in our community, the St. Louis NORC is the place to be. Ongoing programs include chair yoga, current topic discussions, knitting, drawing, and Wii Games. Programs are held year round.

NORC is a unique program. Through its partnership with the J, NORC members receive a reduced rate on fitness membership. Programs are open to the community, but reduced J membership benefit is contingent on NORC membership.

For information about upcoming programs visit:

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  • $35 for an individual membership
  • $50 for a couple’s membership

Membership is based on home location (limited to a small area of Creve Coeur)

Dancing Under the Stars

NORC’s annual evening of dancing, music and socializing. Listen to the Gateway City Big Band – a 17 piece band with two vocalists covering all your favorites of the 40’s and 50’s. All are welcome, includes light refreshments. Reservations required.

Thursday, August 24, 6:30 – 8:30pm

90s Party – Celebration of Life

NORC’s annual event celebrating the loves of those 90+ years of age. Party includes lively musical performance by Java Jived and light refreshments. All welcome to enjoy.

Thursday, September 14, 1-2:30pm
FREE but reservations required


To discuss your interest, eligibility of NORC services and membership, or to inquire about current activities and upcoming opportunities, please contact:

Laura Press Millner