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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.
Thursday, Dec. 13 5:45 pm – Line Dancing with Tom in place of Zumba
6:45 pm – Ballroom Dance "The Hustle" with Maria
Friday, Dec. 14 Deadline – Winter Break Vacation Camp early registration pricing and sibling discount
Saturday, Dec. 15 9:20 am – Kickboxing with Maria
in place of Zumba
Sunday, Dec. 16 1 pm – Jewish Genealogy group meeting
Jewish Genealogy group meeting Dec. 16

Image of a family tree of the Jewish people.The Syracuse Jewish Genealogy group will hold its next meeting on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. It will feature guest speaker Steven Sisskind, owner of Sisskind Funeral Service. The event is free and open to the public.  MORE >

Winter Break vacation camp Dec. 24, 26–28, 31

Photo of a school-age girl sitting in the snow.The JCC will offer a Winter Break vacation camp for children in grades K-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24; Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 26–28; and Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. Half-day programs and early/late car are also available. The camp will feature a variety of age-appropriate indoor and outdoor winter fun and activities. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Enrollment continues for kids fitness and recreation classes

Photo of a school-age girl during dance class.The JCC's winter fitness and recreation classes are aimed at getting kids moving and having fun. Open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, the classes just started and will run through early March, 2019. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Do the Hustle Thursdays through December

Image of a young couple doing the Hustle.The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center is offering an adult Hustle dance class on Thursdays from 6:45-7:45 p.m. throughout November and December. The cost is $5 per person per evening.   MORE >

Preorder your Mah Jongg cards from the JCC

Photo of a Mah Jongg card and tiles.The JCC is taking preorders for 2019 National Mah Jongg League cards. Available in both standard size for $8 and large print format for $9, sales of the cards will benefit the JCC's Senior Meal Program. The deadline to place orders is January 11, 2019.   MORE >

HELP WANTED: Cardio Kickboxing Instructor

Apply now iconOur Sports & Fitness Center is seeking an experienced, high-energy, dynamic instructor to lead our Cardio Kickboxing group exercise class.   MORE >

Purchase the NEW 2019 SaveAround book TODAY!

Photo of the 2019 SaveAround coupon book.Purchasing a 2019 SaveAround coupon book can score you some great money-saving deals. Plus, you'll be helping to support this JCC of Syracuse fundraiser! The book is only $25 and makes the perfect gift! Buy yours today at the JCC.   MORE >

Calling all high school rockers!
Bands sought for 17th 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 17th annual competition will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the JCC. The deadline for bands to register is Jan. 11, 2019. UPDATE: A NEW PRIZE HAS JUST BEEN ADDED! CLICK LINK FOR DETAILS.   MORE >

Fall Tap Dance classes held Tuesdays through Dec. 18

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.Adult Tap Dance classes Tuesdays this fall are up and running again! Four class levels are offered each night, with the first, remedial, starting at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each evening.   MORE >

JCC now accepts Optum gym membership program

Optum logoThe JCC of Syracuse has started offering many local seniors another option for working out at little or no cost. The JCC Fitness Center recently became a UnitedHealthcare Optum participating gym. Through some of Optum's health plans for seniors, a gym membership with the JCC is available as an insurance benefit, usually at no additional cost.  MORE >

NEW! Play pickleball at the JCC

The JCC's Patrick Scott, sports & fitness director, demonstrates his pickleball volleying technique recently on one of the center's outdoor pickleball courts.The JCC's Fitness Center offers pickleball play on its indoor and two outdoor courts (weather permitting). All are welcome! Paddles and balls are available to use free of charge. Pickleball is free for JCC Fitness members. Court reservations are suggested.   MORE >

JCC Fitness Center now offers WERQ

WERQ logo.One of the hottest group exercise classes has arrived at the JCC! Our Sports & Fitness Center now offers the WERQ Dance Fitness class on Mondays from 5:45–6:30 p.m. WERQ and Core, a modified version, is offered on Tuesdays from 9–9:45 a.m. Both classes are free for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

JCC Shape-Up programs
Choose a workout, get the results you want

Photo of a young woman sitting on the floor and stretching.Want to kick your workouts into high gear? Or how about focus on a certain body area like your belly or legs? Then look to a JCC's Spring Shape-Up fitness program to help you get the results you want, where you want them. Choose from 14, 21 and 30 day workout programs designed to target specific body areas. Choose your own start date and get going!   MORE >