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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.
Posted win the 15th annual JCC Battle of the Bands

Photo of the band Posted, winner of the 15th annaul JCC Battle of the Bands on Jan. 14, 2017.
Rock band Posted from Marcellus High School won the JCC's Battle of the Bands competition on Saturday, Jan. 14. The concert, held at the JCC, featured nine high school bands from across Central New York . Pictured is Posted rocking out their winning set.   MORE >

2017 Battle of the Bands Facebook photo album

JCC to hold Kids Night Out Jan. 28

Image of a snowflake.Attention parents: Let your child enjoy an evening of winter fun while you take that time to do something for yourself! The JCC's Kids Night Out for children in grades K-6 will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. There will be lots of fun and age-appropriate activities, tasty treats and more. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Important news about today's potential bomb threat

Everyone is safe and there was no credible threat relating to today's incident. At approximately 9:39 a.m. today, Jan. 18, the JCC of Syracuse received a potential bomb threat by phone. The building was evacuated and by noon, after an extensive law enforcement sweep of the building, the "all clear" was given. Everyone returned to the JCC without incident and the day's activities resumed as normal.   MORE >

Purchase the NEW 2017 SaveAround book TODAY!

Cover of the 2017 SaveAround coupon book.Purchasing a 2017 SaveAround coupon book can lead to 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 >

Plant a tree in Israel—no travel required!

Illustration of the JCC's Plant a Tree card.Want to help make our world a little greener? Simply purchase a “Plant a Tree” card from the JCC then go online to have your tree planted in Israel or at one of more than 35 other reforestation sites around the world. Your tree donation may also be designated as a tribute in honor or memory of someone special.  MORE >

FREE beginners running program at the JCC starting Jan. 11

Running iconThe Syracuse Chargers Track Club will hold a weekly "Everyone Can Run Beginners Program" at the JCC's Sports & Fitness Center starting on Jan. 11, 2017. This free program is open to the public and will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Fitness Center's indoor track. The class will run through Mar. 1.   MORE >

Winter enrichment classes for preschoolers begin Jan. 4

Photo of two preschoolers doing Kids Yoga.We will offer another round of the Bricks 4 Kidz and Kids Yoga enrichment classes for preschool children starting in early January. Each class will run for four weeks. Pre-registration is required. JCC members receive a discount.  MORE >

Ballroom and Latin Dance classes start Jan. 5

Photo of a couple dancing.The JCC of Syracuse's Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center will hold adult Ballroom and Latin Dance classes on Thursday evenings starting Jan. 5, 2017. Ballroom Dance begins at 6:30 p.m. and Latin Dance is at 7:30 p.m. No experience is necessary. The cost is $5 per person each evening.   MORE >

Enrollment continues for kids winter fitness and recreation classes

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.The JCC offers a variety of fitness and recreation classes aimed at getting kids moving and having fun. The classes are open to preschool and school-age boys and girl, and run through early March, 2017. JCC membership is not required, although members receive a discount.   MORE >

Lock your vehicle and don't leave valuables in plain sight

An isolated incident of vehicle break-ins here at the JCC recently is an important reminder to always take proper precautions. Even if you're just running into the building for a few minutes.   MORE >

Fitness Center fully open
JCC Fitness Center kicks off fall with new state-of-the-art equipment

Photo of a TRX suspension training class at the JCC of Syracuse.Fitness fanatics and the health conscious are now spoiled for choice following the JCC Fitness Center's two week cosmetic facelift and major "under-the-hood" improvements. The Fitness Center is now fully open with newly installed state-of-the-art cardio machines and strength training equipment. A host of renovation specials are also being offered through the end of September.   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 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 >