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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.
Holiday Hours
Monday, Sept. 5 Closed – Labor Day
(Sports & Fitness Center open 7 am – 1 pm)
(Pool open regular hours)
Pool Hours

Pool is open through Sept. 5, 2016.

Sunday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday 10 am – 7 pm
Lap swim (Mon–Fri only): 8 am – noon
Fitness Center Labor Day holiday hours
Try TRX suspension training for FREE on Sept. 5

Photo of a TRX suspension training class at the JCC of Syracuse.The JCC Sports & Fitness Center will be open on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come early for your workout and tryout TRX suspension training, for FREE! RSVP required for the FREE TRX tryout. Check out our full holiday group exercise class schedule.   MORE >

Kids fitness and recreation classes start week of Sept. 12

Photo of two young girls taking a break during gymnastics class.Another round of weekly dance, gymnastics, sports and other 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. The classes are open to the community and JCC membership is not required to enroll, although enrollment is discounted for members.    MORE >

JCC concludes one of its most successful summer camps

From left, Shani and Talya were this year’s JCC Israel scouts who helped out during all eight weeks of Camp Rishon.The JCC of Syracuse recently wrapped up perhaps its most successful Camp Rishon summer day camp. Hundreds of campers ranging in age from infants to school-age children to teens attended a total of 2,500 camper weeks during the eight weeks of camp which ran June 27 – August 19.  MORE >

Tap dance classes starting up again Sept. 13

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. The weekly classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from Sept. 13 through Dec. 13, except for Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 due to Jewish holidays. The classes are open to anyone age 12 and older, and no prior dance experience is necessary. The cost is $5 per person each evening.   MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Sept. 18

Photo of a young man and a young woman in a red car.The JCC will host a defensive driving course on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The class is $25 per person ($20 for JCC of Syracuse members) and open to licensed drivers of all ages. Attendees must bring their drivers license.   MORE >

JCC's teen campers take an eco excursion

Throw trash away icon.A group of teenagers in the JCC’s summer camp recently got a hands-on lesson in going “green” when it comes to trash. The JCC of Syracuse’s SyraCruisin’ Teen Travel Camp visited the Covanta Waste to Energy facility in Jamesville on July 26 to volunteer for a roadside litter cleanup and learn about sustainable waste management.  MORE >

JCC Fitness Center renovations starting Aug. 22

Under construction graphic.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center will soon be undergoing a "face lift" and some major "under-the-hood" improvements. To make this transformation happen, the Fitness Center's outside entrance as well as the fitness room and its adjoining multi-purpose weight room will be closed for the renovations effective Aug. 22 and reopen on Sept. 2.   MORE >

PJ Library summer reading suggestions

Cover of the book Across the Alley.PJ Library in CNY wants you to make it a great summer with lots of cool books and fun times! Check out our list of fabulous summer reads and get ready to dive in. Happy reading!   MORE >

Sept. 20 Sisterhood Symposium to look at Kabbalah

Image that states Keep Calm and Learn Kabbalah.This year's Sisterhood Symposium, titled "Kabbalah: The Hidden Wisdom of Judaism," will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. Individual tickets to the event are sold out, however a wait list has been started.  MORE >

Aqua Fitness Class starts July 5

Image of a swimmer in the water.This fun group exercise class is designed to improve overall cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. The classes, held in the JCC's outdoor heated pool, are set to music and will get you moving! All ages are welcome. The class is free for Fitness members and $10 per class for non-fitness members.  MORE >

TRX for Golf class moves to Thursday nights

Photo of man in mid swing about to drive a golf ball.The Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center's TRX for Golf class has moved from Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The class features TRX (total body resistance exercise) training specifically designed to help golfers with their game. JCC Fitness membership is not required.   MORE >

JCC pool open for the summer

Photo of a preschooler getting ready to enter the water for a swimming lesson in the JCC of Syracuse pool.Whose ready to make a splash?! The JCC of Syracuse pool is now open for the summer and swimming lessons have begun. We offer group, semi-private and private swimming lessons for both children and adults seven days a week.   MORE >

Baby Boot Camp class Mondays and Wednesdays at the JCC

Baby Boot Camp logo.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center now hosts a Baby Boot Camp class twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:20–10:20 a.m. on the outdoor tennis court located behind the JCC. Registration is required and the first class is free to tryout with no obligation when you sign up at the Baby Boot Camp website.   MORE >

JCC now accepts SilverSneakers gym membership program

SilverSneakers logo.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center is now a Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness participating gym. SilverSneakers is an insurance benefit included in more than 65 Medicare health plans which provides gym memberships to their insureds, usually at no additional cost.   MORE >

PJ Our Way enrollment now open

Image of a colorful science symbol with flasks and cups.PJ Our Way, the newest chapter of PJ Library for kids ages 9-11, has started taking online registrations! Kids may begin requesting monthly book titles on April 1. Designed to meet the developmental needs of 9-11 year-olds, PJ Our Way offers choice and creative outlets.   MORE >

Neighborhood Advisor Program comes back to the JCC

Photo of two senior women.The JCC recently became re-established as a Neighborhood Advisor Program site offering outreach, information and referral services to seniors in the DeWitt, Fayetteville and Manlius areas. Sharon Kieffer is the JCC's Neighborhood Advisor. The program is part of the Onondaga County Department of Adult & Long Term Care Services.   MORE >