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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.
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JCC to offer free tutoring program starting Feb. 4

Photo of a school-age girl during a tutoring session with her teacher.The Caterpillar to Butterfly Reading and Tutoring Support Program starts on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. This free program will provide on-on-one reading tutoring on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30–5:30 p.m. for children in grades K–2 and grades 5–6 who are performing below their grade level. A separate small-group writer's workshop will also be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30–6 p.m. for any child in grades K–2 and grades 5–6.   MORE >

'Who Will Write Our History' film rescheduled for Feb. 10

Image of the tip of a fountain pen for the film 'Who Will Write Our History.'Because of the recent snow storm, the screening of ‘Who Will Write Our History’ has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the JCC. It tells the story of a group of spiritual resistors during the Holocaust who risked their lives to document the experiences of those in the Warsaw Ghetto. A question and answer session will immediately follow the movie. The screening, which was originally planned for Jan. 20, is free and open to the public.   MORE >

CANCELED: Jan. 19 Battle of the Bands concert

Silhouette image of a rock guitarist. Please look for a rescheduled date to be announced soon.

Do the Country Two-Step Thursdays in January

Image of country dance words with cutout silhouette.The JCC is offering a weekly Country Two-Step dance class for adults on Thursdays from 6:45–7:45 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each night. All are welcome and pre-registration is not required. Attendees should check-in at the Fitness Center.   MORE >

Blood drive at the JCC — give the gift of life

Please give blood sign by the Red Cross.Wednesday, February 6, 2019
11 am - 4 pm

Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter: JCCSYR to schedule an appointment.  VIEW THE FLYER >

HELP WANTED: Cardio Kickboxing Instructor, Yoga Instructor

Apply now iconOur Sports & Fitness Center is seeking to fill two positions: a Cardio Kickboxing Instructor and a Yoga Instructor.   MORE >

Next Jammin' Klezmer Sunday to be held Feb. 17

Photo of a klezmer band member playing the violin.The JCC of Syracuse will host a jammin' Klezmer Sunday musical event on Feb. 17 from 2–4 p.m. The free performance is open to the public and anyone wishing to join in the musical jam is welcome. The local Keyna Hora Klezmer Band will be the program's host band.   MORE >

February Break vacation camp coming Feb. 18-22

Photo of a young girl carrying her sled up a hill.Get set for your child to embark on a new and exciting adventure each day during the upcoming February school break! The JCC of Syracuse will offer a February Break vacation camp for school-age children, grades K-6, on Monday, Feb. 18 through Friday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early/late care to extend each day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. is available and half-day programs are offered most days. 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 run through early March, 2019. Discount for JCC members.   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 >