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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.
Upcoming Holiday Closings
Monday, Oct. 5 Closed – Shemini Atzeret
(Sports & Fitness Center open regular hours)
Tuesday, Oct. 6 Closed – Simchat Torah
(Sports & Fitness Center open regular hours)
Fall enrichment classes for preschoolers begins Oct. 8

Photo of a preschool girl with a stack of books.The JCC’s Jerome and Phyllis Charney Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP) will offer four enrichment classes for preschool children ages 3–5 during fall 2015 starting in early October. Smarty Cat Kids Junior Scientist Workshop starts Oct. 8 and Kidz Yoga starts Oct. 12. Each class runs four weeks and will be held in the Early Childhood Program wing of the JCC. Children do not need to be enrolled in the JCC’s Early Childhood Program and JCC membership is not required to take the classes, however members receive a discount.   MORE >

Columbus Day vacation camp for children offered Oct. 12

Graphic image of a sailing shipThe JCC will offer a Columbus Day vacation camp for children in grades K–6 on Monday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The camp will be filled with lots of fun activities such as arts and crafts, sports and more. Half-day options and early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available. Current JCC membership or program enrollment is not necessary for a child to attend this vacation camp.  MORE >

Flu shot clinic coming Oct. 13

Flu shot needle icon.The JCC of Syracuse will host a flu shot clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from noon to 3 p.m. Most insurances will be accepted. Reservations are requested.   MORE >

JCC to sponsor Israeli film series Oct. 17 & 18

Syracuse International Film Festival logoThe JCC of Syracuse will sponsor three Israeli film screenings during the upcoming Syracuse International Film Festival. Four episodes of House of Wishes will be screened on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:15 p.m. at The Palace Theater in Syracuse. On Sunday, Oct. 18 the Israeli comedies The Farewell Party will be shown at 1 p.m. and Zero Motivation will be shown at 3 p.m. at the JCC.   MORE >

Still time to register for kids fitness and recreation classes

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.Another round of weekly dance, gymnastics, sports and other classes for kids recently began at the JCC. The classes, open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, are designed to get kids moving and having fun. The classes are open to the community and JCC membership is not required to enroll, although enrollment is discounted for members.    MORE >

Tap dance classes starting up again Sept. 30

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.The JCC is once again gearing up for another round of adult tap dance classes this fall. Because of upcoming Jewish holidays, for the first two weeks only—Sept. 30 and Oct. 7—the class will meet on Wednesday evenings. The remainder of the classes will then be held on Tuesdays. The classes are open to anyone age 12 and older, and no prior dance experience is necessary.   MORE >

JCC's school-year programs help kids learn and grow

School-age children getting off the bus at the JCC on the first day of school.It's that time of year again... A new school year has begun! From preschool and after school care to dance, gymnastics and other classes, we offer many quality programs to help children learn and grow.  MORE >

Strong show of support for JCC's Annual Meeting & Gala

Photo of the welcome sign at the JCC's June 7, 2015 Annual Meeting & Gala.Amid a vibrant backdrop of purple and green French country décor accents, the JCC of Syracuse welcomed a packed house of supporters for its 152nd Annual Meeting & Gala on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Over 215 people came out to celebrate with the JCC as its distinguished honorees.   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 >