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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.
Saturday, May 23 Pool opens for the season at 10 am
Sunday, May 24 Closed – Shavuot
(Sports & Fitness Center open regular hours)
(Pool open regular hours)
Monday, May 25 Closed – Memorial Day, Shavuot
(Sports & Fitness Center open 7 am – 1 pm)
(Pool open regular hours)
JCC pool season and swimming lessons start May 23

Photo of a pre-schooler during 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 23 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 >

Defensive driving course offered June 2 and 3

Photo of a young man in a car driver's seat looking in the rearview mirror.This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 2 and 3 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 >

JCC Annual Meeting and Gala to be held June 7

Photo of a placesetting with a bundle of dried lavender on the plate.The JCC of Syracuse is gearing up to throw its biggest bash of the year. The JCC’s 152nd Annual Meeting and Gala will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. The event will feature an awards ceremony recognizing a wide range of outstanding service in support of the JCC and the community. Tickets to the event, corporate and individual sponsorships, and event program booklet opportunities are available.   MORE >

JCC of Syracuse announces slate of officers and directors

The nominating committee of the JCC’s board of directors is pleased to announce its slate of officers and directors for election at this year’s JCC Annual Meeting & Gala to be held on June 7.   MORE >

JCC preschoolers make matzah

Photo of a young child's hands rolling out matzah dough.Passover preparations were kicked into high gear here at the JCC as the Model Matzah Bakery visited from March 23-25 to teach our Early Childhood Development Program's preschoolers how to make matzah.   MORE >

Seniors enjoy pre-Passover Seder

Photo of matzah being passed at the luncheon table.Over 75 seniors came out to the JCC on March 31 for a pre-Passover Seder and luncheon to celebrate the start of the holiday a little early.   MORE >

JCC continues to enroll pre-teens in free "healthy lifestyles" class

Photo of a pre-teen girl running.The JCC of Syracuse continues to enroll fifth and sixth graders in its weekly Healthy Bodies class held on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15 p.m. The coed classes, part of the JCC's After School Program, are designed to engage pre-teens, or “tweens,” to help them acquire and maintain healthy lifestyle habits through good nutrition and fitness. This free program, funded by a grant from the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation, has been extended to run through June 2015.  MORE >

Casual Plaid wins 13th annual JCC Battle of the Bands

Photo of Casual Plaid's Erica Ylitalo.Progressive roots-rock bluegrass band Casual Plaid from Marcellus High School won the JCC's Battle of the Bands competition on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. The concert, held at The Syracuse Project 4 Our Teens (SPOT), the JCC's teen center in ShoppingTown Mall, DeWitt, drew over 250 people to see the six high school bands from across Onondaga County compete. Pictured are the members of Casual Plaid during their set, from left, Mike Clark, Aaron Fern, Sean King and Erica Ylitalo.   MORE >

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 >