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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.
Pool Hours

Through September 4, 2017.

Sunday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Lap swim (Mon–Fri only) ends at noon.
Pickleball 101

Because of the stormy weather, Aug. 22 session has been rescheduled to Aug. 28 (see below).

New to pickleball?
Come learn the rules and enjoy open play!

When: Monday, Aug. 28, 6:30 pm (note, this is the rescheduled date)

Where: JCC outdoor Pickleball Courts

What: Learn the basic rules of the game of pickleball with long time players Steve and Lynn Bronstein. There will then be open play time until 9 pm to practice your skills!

Questions? Call 315.234.4522 x144 or email

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 Sports & Fitness Center now offers pickleball play weekdays on its two outdoor tennis courts. The courts may be reserved for up to one hour at a time. Paddles and balls are available to use free of charge. Pickleball is free for JCC Fitness members. Court reservations are suggested.   MORE >

"So-Long Summer" vacation camp starts Aug. 21

Photo of two school-age boys jumping in the air and high-fiving each other.Let your child experience a ton of fun and exciting end-of-summer activities 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. 21 through Sept. 1. Early- and late-care options, as well as half days, are available. Discount for JCC of Syracuse members.   MORE >

Get wet! Aqua Fitness group exercise class

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

Kids fitness and recreation classes start week of Sept. 11

Photo of two young girls taking a break during gymnastics class.Another round of weekly dance, gymnastics, sports and other classes for kids will soon begin at the JCC. The classes, open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, are designed to get kids moving and having fun. The classes are open to the community and JCC membership is not required to enroll, although enrollment is discounted for 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 >

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

Photo of veggies from Main Street Farms CSA.Weekly deliveries of fresh, local organic veggies to the JCC have begun! The JCC of Syracuse has partnered with Cortland's Main Street Farms CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to become a drop-off point for the farm. Each week on Thursdays the farm's subscribers can pick up their veggies at the JCC.   MORE >

JCC summer camp receives naming gift

Cover of the JCC's 2017 Camp Guide updated with the camp's new name, the JCC Camp Joe and Lynne Romano.The JCC of Syracuse has received a generous naming gift for its summer camp, thus prompting the renaming of the camp to the JCC Camp Joe and Lynne Romano. The new name was announced at the JCC's Annual Meeting & Gala on June 4.   MORE >

Early Childhood Program open enrollment happening now

Photo of a preschool boy looking up from his drawing.When it comes to childcare for your little one this fall, now is the time to start planning. Open enrollment for the 2017–2018 school year is currently underway. Call today to schedule a tour!   MORE >

JCC's Early Childhood Program voted most loved preschool!

Hulafrog most loved badge.Woo hoo! Thanks to our many local families and fans, the JCC's ECDP has been voted the Hulafrog Syracuse Most Loved Preschool! We truly appreciate everyone's love and support!   MORE >

Plant a tree in Israel—no travel required!

Illustration of the JCC's Plant a Tree card.Want to help make our world a little greener? Simply purchase a “Plant a Tree” card from the JCC then go online to have your tree planted in Israel or at one of more than 35 other reforestation sites around the world. Your tree donation may also be designated as a tribute in honor or memory of someone special.  MORE >