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The JCC of Syracuse is a great place for the entire family to come together with the community. With programs and services for infants, toddlers, school-age children, teens, adults and seniors, we offer something for everyone! Come visit and tour our facilities. You don't have to be Jewish to become a member of the JCC.
Thursday, Nov. 27 Closed – Thanksgiving Break
(Sports & Fitness Center, group exercise classes: Open 7 am–1 pm)
Friday, Nov. 28 Closed – Thanksgiving Break
(Sports & Fitness Center, group exercise classes: Open regular hours)
Try TRX suspension training FREE on Thanksgiving

Photo of a TRX suspension training class at the JCC of Syracuse.The JCC Sports & Fitness Center will be open 7 a.m.–1 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Come early for your workout and try one of our hottest new classes, TRX suspension training, for FREE before the big feast later in the day! RSVP required for the FREE TRX tryout.   MORE >

Kids fitness and recreation classes start Dec. 1

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.Another round of dance, gymnastics, basketball, karate and rookie sports 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. Classes start the week of Dec. 1 and run through early March, 2015. The classes are open to the community and JCC membership is not required to enroll, although enrollment is discounted for members.    MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Dec. 9 and 10

Photo of a young woman giving the thumbs up while leaning out of a car window.This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon both days here at the JCC. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license. The class is open to licensed drivers of all ages and costs $25 per person.   MORE >

Enrollment special for toddlers and preschoolers
$100 off a new membership for 2014-15 school year

Photo of a preschool girl reading.As Central New York's most comprehensive child-care facility and preschool, the JCC's Early Childhood Development Program wants to make enrolling your toddler or preschooler for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year more affordable. So we're taking $100 off a new membership when you enroll your for toddler or pre-k child.   MORE >

Community menorah lighting Dec. 16 to kick-off Chanukah

Image of a menorah.Come celebrate the start of the Festival of Lights on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. at the JCC. Rabbi Evan Shore of Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse will preside. The lightings will continue the next two nights on Wednesday, Dec. 17, and Thursday, Dec. 18. These events are free and open to the public.  MORE >

Calling all high school rockers!
Bands sought for 13th annual JCC Battle of the Bands

Silhouette image of a rock guitarist.The JCC of Syracuse is once again seeking rock and other musical groups to enter and play in its Battle of the Bands concert. This 13th annual competition will be held in mid-January 2015. The winner will receive a $200 cash prize. The deadline for bands to register is Jan. 3, 2015.   MORE >

Preschoolers get serious about fire safety

Photo of a JCC preschooler being helped out of a fire truck during the preschool class' recent visit to the DeWitt Fire Department.It’s never too early for kids to learn about fire safety and how to protect themselves. That’s exactly what children in the JCC of Syracuse’s Early Childhood Development Program learned recently as part of Fire Prevention Week.   MORE >

Physical therapist opens office at JCC's sports center

Photo of Alexander S. Talev, physical therapist and owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, who recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the JCC of Syracuse.Alexander S. Talev, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CSCS, owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, P.C., recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the JCC's Neulander Family Sports and Fitness Center. Talev specializes in treatment and management of balance disorders/falls, orthopedic injuries (including post-surgical conditions such as joint replacement), spine care, neurological conditions, arthritis and pain management.   MORE >

Fall tap dance classes in full swing

On Sept. 16 the JCC once again began offering adult tap dance classes led by local attorney and choreographer Barry Shulman. Four class levels are offered on Tuesday evenings and open to anyone ages 12 and older. No prior dance experience is necessary.

After School Program offers more than a babysitter and day care

Photo of a school-age boy doing homework at a table.Busy families looking for options on where their children can go after school until mom or dad get home from work don’t have to look very far. Our After School Program offers school-age children a safe place to go for fun, educational and recreational activities.  MORE >

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