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The JCC of Syracuse is all about families coming together with the community. We offer programs and services for infants, toddlers, school-age children, teens, adults and seniors... something for everyone! Come for a visit and tour. You don't have to be Jewish to become a member of the JCC.
Holiday Hours
Monday, Sept. 5 Closed – Labor Day
(Sports & Fitness Center open 7 am – 1 pm)
(Pool open regular hours)
Pool Hours

Pool is open through Sept. 5, 2016.

Sunday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Lap swim (Mon–Fri only): 8 am – noon
JCC's teen campers take an eco excursion

Throw trash away icon.A group of teenagers in the JCC’s summer camp recently got a hands-on lesson in going “green” when it comes to trash. The JCC of Syracuse’s SyraCruisin’ Teen Travel Camp visited the Covanta Waste to Energy facility in Jamesville on July 26 to volunteer for a roadside litter cleanup and learn about sustainable waste management.  MORE >

JCC Fitness Center renovations starting Aug. 22

Under construction graphic.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center will soon be undergoing a "face lift" and some major "under-the-hood" improvements. To make this transformation happen, the Fitness Center's outside entrance as well as the fitness room and its adjoining multi-purpose weight room will be closed for the renovations effective Aug. 22 and reopen on Sept. 2.   MORE >

"So-Long Summer" vacation camp starts Aug. 22

Image collage of suntan lotion, a palm tree and sunglasses.Fill the final two weeks of your child's summer vacation with fun and excitement at the JCC's So-Long Summer vacation camp. The camp for school-age children entering grades K-6 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Aug. 22 through Sept. 2. Early- and late-care options, as well as half days, are available.   MORE >

Teen pool party at the JCC August 28

Photo of beach balls floating in a pool.Jewish teens throughout the Syracuse area are invited to an end-of-summer bash on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. The pool party, open to high school students entering grades 9–12, will include swimming and a kosher barbeque. Registration is required.   MORE >

PJ Library summer reading suggestions

Cover of the book Across the Alley.PJ Library in CNY wants you to make it a great summer with lots of cool books and fun times! Check out our list of fabulous summer reads and get ready to dive in. Happy reading!   MORE >

Sept. 20 Sisterhood Symposium to look at Kabbalah

Image that states Keep Calm and Learn Kabbalah.This year's Sisterhood Symposium, titled "Kabbalah: The Hidden Wisdom of Judaism," will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. Individual tickets to the event are sold out, however a wait list has been started.  MORE >

Aqua Fitness Class starts July 5

Image of a swimmer in the water.This fun group exercise class is designed to improve overall cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. The classes, held in the JCC's outdoor heated pool, are set to music and will get you moving! All ages are welcome. The class is free for Fitness members and $10 per class for non-fitness members.  MORE >

TRX for Golf class moves to Thursday nights

Photo of man in mid swing about to drive a golf ball.The Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center's TRX for Golf class has moved from Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The class features TRX (total body resistance exercise) training specifically designed to help golfers with their game. JCC Fitness membership is not required.   MORE >

JCC pool open for the summer

Photo of a preschooler getting ready to enter the water for a swimming lesson in the JCC of Syracuse pool.Whose ready to make a splash?! The JCC of Syracuse pool is now open for the summer and swimming lessons have begun. We offer group, semi-private and private swimming lessons for both children and adults seven days a week.   MORE >

Baby Boot Camp class Mondays and Wednesdays at the JCC

Baby Boot Camp logo.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center now hosts a Baby Boot Camp class twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:20–10:20 a.m. on the outdoor tennis court located behind the JCC. Registration is required and the first class is free to tryout with no obligation when you sign up at the Baby Boot Camp website.   MORE >

JCC now accepts SilverSneakers gym membership program

SilverSneakers logo.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center is now a Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness participating gym. SilverSneakers is an insurance benefit included in more than 65 Medicare health plans which provides gym memberships to their insureds, usually at no additional cost.   MORE >

PJ Our Way enrollment now open

Image of a colorful science symbol with flasks and cups.PJ Our Way, the newest chapter of PJ Library for kids ages 9-11, has started taking online registrations! Kids may begin requesting monthly book titles on April 1. Designed to meet the developmental needs of 9-11 year-olds, PJ Our Way offers choice and creative outlets.   MORE >

Neighborhood Advisor Program comes back to the JCC

Photo of two senior women.The JCC recently became re-established as a Neighborhood Advisor Program site offering outreach, information and referral services to seniors in the DeWitt, Fayetteville and Manlius areas. Sharon Kieffer is the JCC's Neighborhood Advisor. The program is part of the Onondaga County Department of Adult & Long Term Care Services.   MORE >