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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.

Take Thompson Rd. to Ridgecrest Rd., then take your first quick left into the JCC parking lot. Enter the building's main entrance at the flag pole.
April 15–19 Spring Break Vacation Camp – grades K-6
Thursday, April 18 6:45 pm – Foxtrot dance lessons
Friday, April 19 10 am – CANCELED: Dancing Boomers
(Line Dancing to be held instead on this date)

Dance the Foxtrot Thursdays in April

Image of a couple dancing the Foxtrot.The JCC Fitness Center is offering a weekly Beginner Foxtrot dance class for adults on Thursdays starting April 4 from 6:45–7:45 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each night. All are welcome and pre-registration is not required. Check-in at the Fitness Center.   MORE >

Jewish genealogy group meeting April 28

Image of a family tree of the Jewish people.The Jewish Genealogical Society of CNY will hold its next meeting on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Manlius Library. It will feature guest speaker Kara Conley, reference librarian at the Community Library of Jamesville and Dewitt. The event is free and open to the public.  MORE >

Spring Break vacation camp April 15–19

Photo of school-age children waiting to go down an inflatable slide in the JCC gym.Get ready for your child to enjoy a ton of fun and exciting activities during the upcoming Spring Break from school. The JCC of Syracuse will hold a Spring Break vacation camp for school-age children in grades K-6 weekdays from Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Adult coed kickball league starts May 16

Closeup photo of used books for sale.The JCC will hold an Adult Coed Jewish Kickball League on Thursdays from 6–8 p.m. starting May 16 on the JCC's baseball field. It's open to young adults ages 22 and older and will run through June 20. The cost is $20 per player.   MORE >

Save the date
JCC announces 2019 Annual Meeting and award recipients

Photo of the outside of a delicatessen with the message, Back By Popular Demand!.The JCC of Syracuse's 156th Annual Meeting and Gala, presented by naming sponsor The Wladis Companies, will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. A total of five awards will be presented. The event theme—back by popular demand from last year—will be a “New York Kosher Deli Experience.”   MORE >

Registration continues for childrens spring sports classes

Photo of young boy playing hockey in the JCC gym.Weekly dance, gymnastics, sports and other classes for kids have started up again here at the JCC! The classes are open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, and are designed to get kids moving and having fun. Everyone is welcome; JCC membership not required. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Tap dance classes return to the JCC Feb. 26

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.Adult tap dance classes will start up again on Tuesdays beginning Feb. 26 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 cost is $5 per person each evening and the classes will run through May 21. All are welcome!   MORE >

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 >

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 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 >