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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.
Summer Slimdown small group training program starts May 1

Photo of young adults doing crunches during a group exercise class.If you're looking for a new, exciting and different workout, then check out the JCC's Summer Slimdown class! You'll get personalized attention in a group setting to help you torch those calories fast! The 8-week program starts May 1 and runs on Mondays and Wednesdays. Discount for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

JCC Non-Fitness member tryout...
Workout for FREE through May 31

Photo of a long row of dumbbells.If you're a JCC of Syracuse non-Fitness member, now is a great time to tryout our gym! Workout for FREE from April 19 through May 31, 2017. No strings attached.   MORE >

2017 Yom Ha'atzmaut community celebration May 2

Image of a blue and grey Star of David heart.Who's in need of a little celebration? Syracuse will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, with a free event on May 2 from 5:15–8 p.m. at Temple Adath Yeshurun. The Yom Ha'atzmaut planning committee has organized a spectacular gathering this year to honor Israel's 69th birthday.   MORE >

Save the date
JCC announces 2017 Annual Meeting and award recipients

Photo of Mediterranean food ingredients with the message, Join us!.It will soon be that time again when the JCC of Syracuse throws its own unique celebration of selfless giving and community. The JCC's 154th Annual Meeting and Gala will be held on Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. Five awards will be presented in recognition of outstanding service given to the JCC and to the local community. This year's gala theme will be flavors of the Mediterranean.   MORE >

Employment opportunities with the JCC of Syracuse

Apply now iconWe currently have seasonal openings for Summer Camp Counselors, Lifeguards and Teen Travel Camp Counselors.   MORE >

JCC Spring 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 >

Thursday evening Ballroom and Latin Dance classes

Photo of a couple dancing.The JCC of Syracuse's Neulander Family Sports & Fitness Center is holding adult Ballroom and Latin Dance classes on Thursday evenings through May 4, 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 fitness and recreation classes

Photo of a girl in gymnastics on the beam.Another round of weekly kids fitness classes for preschool and school-age boys and girls recently started up again at the JCC. You can still enroll your child now and we'll prorate the class fee to reflect the time remaining. The classes are designed to get kids moving and having fun. JCC membership is not required to enroll, although members receive a discount.  MORE >

Early Childhood Program open enrollment happening now

Photo of a preschool boy looking up from his drawing.When it comes to childcare for your little one this fall, now is the time to start planning. Open enrollment for the 2017–2018 school year is currently underway. Call today to schedule a tour!   MORE >

JCC's Early Childhood Program voted most loved preschool!

Hulafrog most loved badge.Woo hoo! Thanks to our many local families and fans, the JCC's ECDP has been voted the Hulafrog Syracuse Most Loved Preschool! We truly appreciate everyone's love and support!   MORE >

JCC tap dance classes start Feb. 28

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.Adult tap dance classes will start up again on Tuesdays beginning Feb. 28 at the JCC of Syracuse. Four class levels will be offered each night: remedial starting at 6:30 p.m., beginner at 7 p.m., intermediate at 8 p.m. and advanced at 9 p.m. 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 and the classes will run through May 23.   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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >