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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.
Saturday, July 4
Sports & Fitness Center open 8 am – 2 pm
Pool open 9 am – 7 pm
Pool Hours

Through August 21. See full summer schedule.

Monday – Friday 8 – 9 am (lap swim only)
3:30 – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday 9 am – 7 pm
15 min. each hour may be designated adult swim.
Saturday, July 4 | Holiday Pool Hours
9 am – 7 pm
Calling all teen adventurers!
SyraCruisin' teen travel camp openings still available

SyraCruisin' traffic sign logo.Don’t let your teen be bored this summer! Our weekly SyraCruisin' Travel Camp is all about fun and adventure for teens entering grades 7–10. We'll be hitting the road July 6 - August 21 to some pretty cool places. Come make new friends and embark on a new adventure each week. Enroll today!  MORE >

New group exercise class...
Tai Chi for Arthritis offered Friday mornings

Photo of a woman in a tai chi pose.Our Family Sports & Fitness Center is now offering a new group exercise class, Tai Chi for Arthritis. The weekly class is held on Fridays from 10-10:55 a.m. in the upstairs exercise studio. Although it is geared toward helping people with arthritis reduce pain and improve many aspects of health, you don’t need to be diagnosed with arthritis to participate.   MORE >

Senior kosher dinners offered Mondays through the summer

Illustration of a dinner plate and silverware.The JCC's Monday evening senior kosher dinners have started up again! The weekly dinners are held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal. Live entertainment is included as part of each dinner program. This JCC summertime tradition runs through August. RSVP is required.   MORE >

Check out a photo essay of our June 15 dinner (via

JCC pool season and swimming lessons underway

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 is now open and swimming lessons are in full swing. We offer group, semi-private and private swimming lessons for both children and adults seven days a week through August. Looking to start an aquatics exercise regimen? Check out our Aqua Fitness class on Tuesdays and Thursdays.   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 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 >

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 baby sitter 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 >