TOLEDO: The Jewish
Federation of Greater Toledo announced on Jan. 2, 2019 the
sale of the Jewish Community Center campus to the YMCA
of Greater Toledo. The JCC and the YMCA have collaborated
together on the campus for the past 20 years.
“Today’s sale marks the
logical next step in the long-term relationship between the JCC
and the YMCA,” said Eric Dubow, president of the Jewish
Federation. “For almost 20 years, our organizations have worked
together to enhance programming and services in the community,
and this sale will benefit both entities well into the future.”
president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Toledo, said, “The YMCA
wants to expand our programs and services in the Sylvania area,
and this campus provides us the perfect foundation for future
investment and growth,” he added.
This sale includes the
recreation building, work wing, swimming pool, lake, parking
lots, driveways, and land. The sale does not include:
Sekach Building property or the Holocaust Memorial site: these
will continue to be owned by the Jewish Federation; modular
building that was the home of the Toledo Hebrew Academy’s Middle
School (Jewish Federation and YMCA will be determining the
future of this structure); adjacent lots on which Temple Shomer
Emunim and Congregation B'nai Israel are located, as those are
owned by the individual congregations.
Additional details of the
sale: The campus, located at 6465 Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania,
will continue to be called the YMCA-JCC of Greater Toledo;
Jewish Federation and Toledo Jewish Community Foundation offices
will remain at this site at no charge; YMCA will compensate the
Jewish Federation approximately $500,000.