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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.
Upcoming Holiday Closings
Friday, Sept. 29 Close at 5 pm – Eve of Yom Kippur
(including Fitness Center, group exercise classes)
Saturday, Sept. 30 Fitness Center Closed – Yom Kippur
(including group exercise classes)

Check out this video and see what our kosher Senior Meal Program means to the local seniors who we serve. Please help us keep this valuable program going by making a tax-deductible contribution today.
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Openings available for kids fall fitness and recreation classes

Photo of two young girls taking a break during gymnastics class.Another round of fall enrichment classes aimed at getting kids moving and having fun has begun! Most of our dance, gymnastics and sports classes for preschool and school-age boys and girls started the week of September 11, however you can still enroll your child now and we'll prorate the class fee to reflect the time remaining.   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 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 >

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 >

Free a cappella concert October 15

Photo of the Jewish a cappella group Six13.The groundbreaking New York City-based Jewish a cappella group Six13 will perform a free live show on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. at Temple Adath Yeshurun. Six13 is a six-man a cappella group anchored by a strong Jewish identity. Registration is requested.  MORE >

October 19 Sisterhood Symposium to look at assimilation

Photo of this year's Sisterhood Symposium guest speaker Jenna Weissman Joselit, the Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies & Professor of History at the George Washington University.This year's Sisterhood Symposium, titled 'Assimilation: Is It Good for the Jews?,' will be held on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the JCC. The program will feature guest speaker Jenna Weissman Joselit, the Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies & Professor of History at the George Washington University. The cost is $25 and the deadline to register is Oct. 9.  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 >

Tap dance classes return to the JCC Sept. 12

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.The JCC will again hold weekly adult tap dance classes this fall on Tuesday evenings from Sept. 12 through Dec. 12. The cost is $5 per person each evening.   MORE >

JCC to offer Ballroom Dance classes starting Sept. 7

Photo of a young couple ballroom dancing.The JCC of Syracuse's Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center will offer adult Ballroom Dance classes this fall on Thursday evenings starting Sept. 7. The beginner class begins at 6:30 p.m. and the advanced class starts at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each evening. No experience is necessary.   MORE >

3D Fitness group training class starts Sept. 5

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, Sept. 5. The eight-week class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Discount for JCC Fitness members.   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'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 >