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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 August 18, 2017. See full summer schedule.

Monday – Friday 3:30 – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday 9 am – 7 pm
Lap swim only (Mon–Fri):  8–9 am
JCC throws biggest and most successful gala

Photo of the cocktail hour during the JCC's 2017 Annual Meeting & Gala held on Sunday, June 4, at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia.
The most people in attendance. The most donors. The most amount of money raised. And the feeling you get following a successful event? Priceless. Those were the takeaways from the JCC's 154th Annual Meeting & Gala held on Sunday, June 4, at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia.   MORE >
Check out our gala's Facebook photo album >

Tzofim Friendship Caravan coming to the JCC July 26

2016 Tzofim Friendship Caravan logo.Get ready to sing and dance! The 2017 Tzofim Friendship Caravan will perform at the JCC of Syracuse on Wednesday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Through song and dance, conversations and activities, the Caravan will warm your heart and bring a piece of Israel right to you. The show is free and open to the public.   MORE >

Powerful musical tells the story of Leo Frank

Image of the Parade ad.The 1913 trial of Jewish-American Leo Frank in Marietta, Georgia started a national media frenzy and is to this day one of the most studied court cases in American history. The representation of the case in the news is a timeless example of the media's power to affect public opinion. But Parade is also a story about compassion, devotion and forgiveness. Leo's wife's tireless quest to exonerate him is a moving portrayal of love and hope against all odds.  MORE >

Big Galut[e] Klezmer concert Aug. 8 at 5 p.m.

Image of the Parade ad.Bring the whole family to the Glimmerglass Festival to hear a dazzling variety of music from the Jewish Diaspora's many homelands, as eclectic quintet Big Galut[e] presents rollicking Klezmer dances, sizzling tangos, heartfelt folk songs and Yiddish-flavored takes on classic opera.   MORE >

Free Rocky Mountain Jewgrass concert August 13

Rocky Mountain Jewgrass logo.Here's your chance to experience the pickin' and fiddlin' of high octane Jewish bluegrass music live for the first time here in Syracuse. Denver-based Rocky Mountain Jewgrass will play a free concert on Sunday, August 13 at 4 p.m. at Temple Adath Yeshurun. Doors open at 3:30 pm and light refreshments will be available. Registration is requested.  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 >

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 >

3D Fitness group training class starts June 27

Photo of medicine balls in a gym with the words 3D FITNESS superimposed.The JCC Sports & Fitness Center will offer its new 3D Fitness small group training class starting on Tuesday, June 27. The eight-week class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Discount for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

Summer Camp Total Body Rewire class starts June 26

Photo of two young women and a young man in workout clothes standing and smiling.Looking to revamp your workout routine for the summer? The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center will offer its new Summer Camp Total Body Rewire class starting on Monday, June 26. The eight-week class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.—just after summer camp drop-off time at the JCC. It's open to both JCC members and non-members.   MORE >

Summer senior kosher dinners starting up again June 26

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 26, 2017. The weekly dinners will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced meal. Live entertainment is included as part of each dinner program. This JCC summertime tradition will run through August. Registration is required.   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 >