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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.
JCC pool season and swimming lessons start May 28

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 will open and swimming lessons will kick-off on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. The JCC will offer group, semi-private and private swimming lessons for both children and adults seven days a week through August.   MORE >

JCC Annual Meeting and Gala to be held June 5

Photo of a sunflower.The JCC of Syracuse is gearing up to throw its biggest bash of the year. The JCC's 153rd Annual Meeting and Gala will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. Five awards, including the new "Leslie" award, will be presented which recognize outstanding service given to the JCC and to the local community. Tickets to the event, corporate and individual sponsorships, and event program booklet opportunities are available.   MORE >

AARP Driver Safety course coming June 7 and 8

Photo of a senior couple in a car.The JCC of Syracuse will host an AARP Driver Safety course for seniors on Tuesday, June 7, and Wednesday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to noon both days. The class is $25 per person ($20 for AARP members) and open to licensed drivers age 50 and older. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license.   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 >

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 >

15% off all massages through June 30

Photo of a woman receiving a chair massage.Put some spring back in your step with a relaxing and therapeutic massage! Now is a great time to book your massage as it's more affordable than ever! We're taking 15% off all massages through June 30, 2016. We offer a unique blend of massage modalities to fit a variety of needs. Call 315-234-4522 today to schedule an appointment!   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 >

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 >

JCC offers TRX for Golf class on Sundays

Photo of man in mid swing about to drive a golf ball.The JCC's Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center has started offering a TRX for Golf class on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This new class features TRX (total body resistance exercise) training specifically designed to help golfers with off-season conditioning. JCC Fitness membership is not required.   MORE >

Cancer Survivors Exercise Class meets three times 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 three times a week on Mondays from 5:45–6:45 p.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from 9–10 a.m. 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 >