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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.
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Kids fitness and recreation classes start week of Dec. 4

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.The JCC's winter fitness and recreation classes are aimed at getting kids moving and having fun. Open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, classes start the week of Dec. 4, 2017 and run through early March, 2018. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Order your holiday gift cards from the JCC!

JCC gift cards image.Purchase gift cards from the JCC this holiday season and help support the Early Childhood Development Program and Children's Department. It's easy! Simply download our gift card order form, fill it out and drop it off at the JCC front desk. Your gift cards will be delivered in time for the holidays!  MORE >

Purchase the NEW 2018 SaveAround book TODAY!

Photo of the 2018 SaveAround coupon book.Purchasing a 2018 SaveAround coupon book can lead to some great money-saving deals. Plus, you'll be helping to support this JCC of Syracuse fundraiser! The book is only $25 and makes the perfect gift! Buy yours today at the JCC.   MORE >

Chanukah luncheon for seniors to be held Dec. 8

Photo of two seniors smiling.The JCC of Syracuse will hold a Chanukah luncheon for seniors on Friday, Dec. 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Come celebrate the holiday with latkes and a special holiday lunch along with live entertainment. Registration is required.   MORE >

Family Mitzvah Day!
PJ Library Build-A-Bear Donation Party Dec. 10

Photo of a teddy bear.PJ Library in CNY will hold a special Build-A-Bear Donation Party on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 2–4 p.m. at Build-A-Bear Workshop in Destiny USA. Families are asked to purchase bears in advance so that they can complete them on Dec. 10. The project will benefit children at Golisano Children's hospital.   MORE >

JCC community menorah lightings start Dec. 12

Image of a menorah.Come celebrate Chanukah at the JCC's weekday community menorah lightings starting on Tuesday, December 12 at 4 p.m. The outdoor lightings at the JCC will continue at 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday of that week, and the following week from Monday, December 18 through Wednesday, December 20. These events are free and open to the public.  MORE >

Preorder your Mah Jongg cards from the JCC

Photo of a Mah Jongg card and tiles.The JCC is taking preorders for 2018 National Mah Jongg League cards. Available in both standard size for $8 and large print format for $9, sales of the cards will benefit the JCC's Senior Meal Program. The deadline to place orders is January 12, 2018.  MORE >

Dec. 26–29 Winter Break vacation camp for grades K-7

Image of a snowman.The JCC will offer a Winter Break vacation camp for school-age children in grades K-7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26 through Friday, December 29. Half-day programs and early/late care to extend the days from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

JCC New Year's celebration for seniors Dec. 29

Image of a New Year's Eve toast.You don't have to wait until Dec. 31 to celebrate the New Year with food, music and more. The JCC's "Noon" Year's Eve Party for seniors will be held on Friday, Dec. 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event will begin with a kosher lunch and include live entertainment. There is a $5 suggested contribution per person. Registration required by Dec. 27 at noon.   MORE >

Calling all high school rockers!
Bands sought for 16th annual JCC Battle of the Bands

Silhouette image of a rock guitarist.Calling all high school rockers! The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is once again seeking rock and other musical groups to enter and play in its Battle of the Bands concert. This 16th annual competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the JCC. The deadline for bands to register is Jan. 5, 2018.   MORE >

JCC Fitness Center now offers WERQ

WERQ logo.One of the hottest group exercise classes has arrived at the JCC! Our Sports & Fitness Center now offers the WERQ Dance Fitness class on Mondays from 5:45–6:30 p.m. WERQ and Core, a modified version, is offered on Tuesdays from 9–9:45 a.m. Both classes are free for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

Early Childhood Program open enrollment happening now

Photo of a preschool boy looking up from his drawing.We provide a caring and nurturing environment to help children explore their world with curiosity and passion. Call today to schedule a tour!   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 Fitness Center offers pickleball play on its indoor and two outdoor courts (weather permitting). All are welcome! Paddles and balls are available to use free of charge. Pickleball is free for JCC Fitness members. Court reservations are suggested.   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 >

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 >

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