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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.
Tuesday, Sept. 18 Close at 5 pm – Eve of Yom Kippur
Including childcare programs and Fitness Center.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 CLOSED – Yom Kippur
Including childcare programs and Fitness Center.
Thursdays 4:30–6 pm Main Street Farms CSA pickup

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Register for childrens fall sports classes

Photo of two young girls taking a break during gymnastics class.Weekly dance, gymnastics, sports and other classes for kids have started up again at the JCC! And, there's still time to register! The classes are open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, and are designed to get kids moving and having fun. Everyone is welcome! Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Fun in the sukkah Sept. 23

Illustration of a decorated sukkah.Come decorate the JCC sukkah! PJ Library in CNY will hold a Sukkah Decorating Party on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 from 10:30–11:30 a.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. This FREE event will be geared towards younger preschoolers. Registration is suggested.   MORE >

Pre-K Ninja Warrior class starts Sept. 26

Image of a ninja.Our weekly Ninja Warrior class for pre-K boys and girls starts on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Your little one will have a blast going through the ninja-style obstacle course! Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Tap dance classes return to the JCC Oct. 9

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.Adult tap dance classes will start up again this fall on Tuesdays beginning Oct. 9 at the JCC of Syracuse. Four class levels will be offered each night, with the first, remedial, starting at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each evening and the classes will run through Dec. 18.   MORE >

Save the date: Sisterhood Symposium to be held October 16

Photo of this year's Sisterhood Symposium guest speaker Sylvia Barack Fishman, Joseph and Esther Foster professor of Judaic Studies, Brandeis University.Get ready for another thought-provoking Sisterhood Symposium this fall! The program “Marriage, Intermarriage, and Jewish Families Today” will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 pm at the JCC of Syracuse. The featured guest speaker will be Sylvia Barack Fishman, Joseph and Esther Foster professor of Judaic Studies, Brandeis University  MORE >

East Coast Swing dance classes continue in September

Image of a young couple doing the East Cast Swing ballroom dance.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center is offering an adult East Coast Swing dance class on Thursday evenings from 6:45-7:45 p.m. through September. The cost is $5 per person per evening. No experience necessary and reservations not required.  MORE >

Another successful JCC summer camp season concludes

JCC Camp Joe & Lynne Romano school-age campers doing the chicken dance during a 2018 opening circle.For most people, summer is all about lounging around the pool, ice-cream and heat and humidity. But at the Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center, summer is about learning creative skills, discovering hidden talents and making new friends during the eight-week long Camp Joe & Lynne Romano summer day camp. In fact, a record number of children attended the JCC's camp this year.  MORE >

JCC now accepts Optum gym membership program

Optum logoThe JCC of Syracuse has started offering many local seniors another option for working out at little or no cost. The JCC Fitness Center recently became a UnitedHealthcare Optum participating gym. Through some of Optum's health plans for seniors, a gym membership with the JCC is available as an insurance benefit, usually at no additional cost.  MORE >

JCC a weekly pick-up location for Main Street Farms CSA

Photo of veggies from Main Street Farms CSA.Get your weekly deliveries of fresh, local organic veggies here at the JCC! We're excited to partner with Cortland's Main Street Farms CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) again this year to be a drop-off point for the farm. Each week on Thursdays the farm's subscribers can pick up their veggies from the JCC.   MORE >

NEW! Play pickleball at the JCC

The JCC's Patrick Scott, sports & fitness director, demonstrates his pickleball volleying technique recently on one of the center's outdoor pickleball courts.The JCC's Fitness Center offers pickleball play on its indoor and two outdoor courts (weather permitting). All are welcome! Paddles and balls are available to use free of charge. Pickleball is free for JCC Fitness members. Court reservations are suggested.   MORE >

JCC Fitness Center now offers WERQ

WERQ logo.One of the hottest group exercise classes has arrived at the JCC! Our Sports & Fitness Center now offers the WERQ Dance Fitness class on Mondays from 5:45–6:30 p.m. WERQ and Core, a modified version, is offered on Tuesdays from 9–9:45 a.m. Both classes are free for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

JCC Shape-Up programs
Choose a workout, get the results you want

Photo of a young woman sitting on the floor and stretching.Want to kick your workouts into high gear? Or how about focus on a certain body area like your belly or legs? Then look to a JCC's Spring Shape-Up fitness program to help you get the results you want, where you want them. Choose from 14, 21 and 30 day workout programs designed to target specific body areas. Choose your own start date and get going!   MORE >