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The JCC of Syracuse is all about families and 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

Pool is open through Sept. 7.

Sunday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Lap Swim
(Mon. - Fri. only)
Ends at noon
Pool season winding down – last chance to take swim lessons

School-age children getting off the bus at the JCC on the first day of school.There are only a couple of weeks left for JCC members to enjoy a dip in the outdoor heated pool this summer. Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7 will be the last day that the pool will be open for the season. This also means that anyone looking to get in swim lessons before school starts should act fast.   MORE >

JCC's school-year programs help kids learn and grow

School-age children getting off the bus at the JCC on the first day of school.With summer quickly winding down, now is the time to prepare the upcoming school year (if you haven’t already done so). From preschool and after school care to dance, gymnastics and other classes, we offer many quality programs to help children learn and grow.  MORE >

"So-Long Summer" vacation camp is full; wait list available

Image collage of suntan lotion, a palm tree and sunglasses.Our Aug. 24 – Sept. 4 “So-Long Summer” vacation camp for school-age children is full. We apologize for the inconvenience. We have a wait list available should we receive any cancellations. For more information and to be added to the wait list, please contact us at 315-445-2360 or

JCC to offer "Flu Shot Q&A" lunch program Aug. 28

Flu shot needle icon.We will hold a "Flu Shot Q&A" lunch program on Friday, Aug. 28 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event will begin with a hot kosher lunch followed by a guest speaker from Rite Aid. Lunch will be free for any senior who stays for the presentation. Registration is required.   MORE >

Kids fitness and recreation classes start week of Setp. 14

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.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 to sponsor Israeli film series

The JCC of Syracuse will sponsor three Israeli film screenings during the upcoming Syracuse International Film Festival on Oct. 17 and 18.   MORE >

Calling all teen adventurers!
SyraCruisin' teen travel camp openings still available

SyraCruisin' traffic sign logo.Don’t let your teen be bored this summer! Our weekly SyraCruisin' Travel Camp is all about fun and adventure for teens entering grades 7–10. We'll be hitting the road July 6 - August 21 to some pretty cool places. Come make new friends and embark on a new adventure each week. Enroll today!  MORE >

Strong show of support for JCC's Annual Meeting & Gala

Photo of the welcome sign at the JCC's June 7, 2015 Annual Meeting & Gala.Amid a vibrant backdrop of purple and green French country décor accents, the JCC of Syracuse welcomed a packed house of supporters for its 152nd Annual Meeting & Gala on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Over 215 people came out to celebrate with the JCC as its distinguished honorees.   MORE >

New group exercise class...
Tai Chi for Arthritis offered Friday mornings

Photo of a woman in a tai chi pose.Our Family Sports & Fitness Center is now offering a new group exercise class, Tai Chi for Arthritis. The weekly class is held on Fridays from 10-10:55 a.m. in the upstairs exercise studio. Although it is geared toward helping people with arthritis reduce pain and improve many aspects of health, you don’t need to be diagnosed with arthritis to participate.   MORE >

Senior kosher dinners offered Mondays through the summer

Illustration of a dinner plate and silverware.The JCC's Monday evening senior kosher dinners have started up again! The weekly dinners are held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal. Live entertainment is included as part of each dinner program. This JCC summertime tradition runs through August. RSVP is required.   MORE >

Check out a photo essay of our June 15 dinner (via