Global Navigation

Top Navigation

Left Navigation

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 August 19. See full summer schedule.

Monday – Friday 3:30 – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday 9 am – 7 pm
Lap swim only:
• Mon, Wed    7:30–9 am
• Tues, Thurs, Fri   8–9 am
July 31 Wiffle Ball Tournament

Image of a wiffle ball and bats on a baseball diamond background.Unfortunately, we have canceled our Wiffle Ball Tournament that was scheduled for this Sunday, July 31. We just didn't get enough teams to pre-register to make it worthwhile. We apologize for any inconvenience if you were planning on registering the morning of the event. We may look to give it a try again this fall. Stay tuned...

Kites at the Art Park Aug. 7

Image of a kite.Join PJ Library of CNY at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 12-2 p.m. for some fun with kites. We'll also have two Israeli Scouts joining us as special guests. Register today!   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 >

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. Tickets are $20 each and the deadline to register is Sept. 9.  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 >

Summer senior kosher dinners starting up again June 20

Photo of a senior couple attending the JCC's Senior Adult Dining Program.The JCC of Syracuse's Monday evening senior kosher dinners will kick off for the summer starting on June 20, 2016. The weekly dinners will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal. Live entertainment by musicians and other performers is included as part of each dinner program. This JCC summertime tradition will run through August. Registration is required.   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 >

JCC's senior dining programs receive Maloff naming gift

Photo of a senior man skateboarding.The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center's Bobbi Epstein Lewis Senior Adult Dining Program has received a generous naming gift for two of its programs. The Maloff family recently made a donation to the JCC in memory of the late Dr. Morton and Mrs. Libby Maloff for the Senior Lunch and Learn series held periodically throughout the year as well as for the Summer Senior Dinners held on Monday evenings each summer. These programs going forward will be named after Dr. Morton and Mrs. Libby Maloff.   MORE >

Shababa comes to the community

From left, Carolyn Weinberg, PJ Library in CNY coordinator, holding the JCC's puppet friend Todah, and Tamar Frieden of Toddlers' Tango are all smiles during the JCC's first Shababa celebration on March 25, 2016.The JCC of Syracuse welcomed Shabbat in a big time "Shababa way" with songs and stories on Friday, March 25 to the delight of children at the JCC and Syracuse Hebrew Day School. Shababa is a special gathering for children and families to welcome Shabbat in a friendly, community atmosphere.   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 >

Cancer Survivors Exercise Class meets twice a week

Photo of Laurie Kushner, personal trainer certified by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, who is also a cancer exercise specialist certified through the Cancer Exercise Training Institute.The JCC's Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center offers a Cancer Survivors Exercise Class twice a week on Mondays from 5:45–6:45 p.m. and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. The class is geared toward helping participants begin a fitness regimen or recover their previous fitness level after cancer treatments.  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 >