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3D Fitness group training class starts June 27

Photo of medicine balls in a gym with the words 3D FITNESS superimposed.The JCC Sports & Fitness Center will offer its new 3D Fitness small group training class starting on Tuesday, June 27. The eight-week class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Discount for JCC Fitness members.   MORE >

Summer Camp Total Body Rewire class starts June 26

Photo of two young women and a young man in workout clothes standing and smiling.Looking to revamp your workout routine for the summer? The JCC's Sports & Fitness Center will offer its new Summer Camp Total Body Rewire class starting on Monday, June 26. The eight-week class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.—just after summer camp drop-off time at the JCC. It's open to both JCC members and non-members.   MORE >

JCC a weekly pick-up location for Main Street Farms CSA; deliveries start June 15

Photo of veggies from Main Street Farms CSA.Weekly deliveries of fresh, local organic veggies are coming to the JCC starting in mid June. The JCC of Syracuse is excited to announce that it has partnered with Cortland's Main Street Farms CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to become a drop-off point for the farm. Each week on Thursdays starting June 15 the farm's subscribers can pick up their veggies from the JCC's lower parking lot.   MORE >

Aqua Fitness Class starts June 13

Image of a swimmer in the water.This fun group exercise class is designed to improve overall cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. The classes, held in the JCC's outdoor heated pool, are set to music and will get you moving! All ages are welcome. The class is free for Fitness members and $10 per class for non-fitness members.  MORE >

Citizen Preparedness Training coming to the JCC June 12

Photo of lightning hitting the ground.With severe weather events becoming more frequent and more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters. A NY Citizen Preparedness Training Program will be held on Monday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. The class is free and open to the public. Registration is requested.   MORE >

JCC pool now open

Photo of a preschooler swimming in the JCC of Syracuse pool.Whose ready to make a splash?! The JCC of Syracuse pool is now open and swimming lessons have begun. We offer group, semi-private and private swimming lessons seven days a week.   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 >

JCC Annual Meeting & Gala to be held June 4

Photo of Mediterranean food ingredients with the message, Join us!.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. Six 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 >

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 a sunflower.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 >

JCC to hold annual Purim Carnival March 12

Purim Carnival logo.A fun-filled day of games, activities, food and more will once again highlight this year's JCC of Syracuse Purim Carnival. The annual family-oriented event will be held on Sunday, March 12 from noon to 4 p.m. here at the JCC. There will be plenty of interactive and entertaining activities for preschool and school-age children and their families. Admission is free and open to the public.   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 >

Summer Slimdown small group training program starts April 3

Photo of young adults getting ready to workout.If you're looking for something new, exciting and different this summer, then the JCC's Summer Slimdown class may be right for you. You'll get personalized attention in a group setting to help you torch those calories fast! The 8-week program starts April 3 and runs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discount for JCC Fitness members.   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 March 30, 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 >

Donations of gently used books sought for fundraiser

Closeup photo of used childrens books.The JCC of Syracuse is seeking donations of gently used books for its upcoming book sale fundraiser. Books suitable for all ages and in generally good condition may be dropped off at the JCC through Friday, March 10. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the JCC's childrens and seniors programs.   MORE >

Purim Carnival volunteers needed

Photo of face painting at the 2016 JCC Purim Carnival.Volunteers are being sought for the JCC of Syracuse's annual Purim Carnival to be held on Sunday, March 12 from 12–4 p.m. The available shifts are from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 1:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.   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 >

Order your holiday gift cards from the JCC!

JCC gift cards image.Purchase gift cards from the JCC this holiday season and help support the Early Childhood Development Program and Children's Department. It's easy! Simply download our gift card order form, fill it out and drop it off at the JCC front desk. Your gift cards will be delivered in time for the holidays!  MORE >

Preorder your Mah Jongg cards from the JCC

Close-up photo of Mah Jongg tiles.The JCC of Syracuse is taking preorders for 2017 National Mah Jongg League cards. Available in both standard size for $8 each and large print format for $9 each, sales of the cards will benefit the JCC's Bobbi Epstein Lewis Senior Adult Dining Program. The deadline to place orders is January 13, 2017.  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 >

JCC community menorah lightings start Dec. 26

Image of a menorah.Come celebrate Chanukah at the weekday community menorah lightings starting on Monday, Dec. 26 at 4 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. The outdoor lightings at the JCC will continue that week on Tuesday, Dec. 27, through Friday, Dec. 30, at 4 pm. These events are free and open to the public.  MORE >

Free "On the Map" film screening Oct. 23

Photo of a loaf of challah bread.We will be sponsoring a free screening of award-winning director Dani Menkin’s latest film “On the Map” on Sunday, October 23 at 2 pm at the JCC of Syracuse. The film, part of this year's Syracuse International Film Festival, tells the story of the underdog ’76-’77 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team that defeated the Soviet Union in 1977 and put Israel firmly on the map. A question and answer session featuring Menkin will follow.   MORE >

"People and Places of the Syracuse Jewish Community" free film screening Oct. 30

Photo collage of scenes from the film People and Places of the Syracuse Jewish Community.On Sunday, October 30, the Judaic Heritage Center, in partnership with the JCC of Syracuse and the Jewish Federation of CNY, will host a free showing of "People and Places of the Syracuse Jewish Community," the new video by Jay Lurie. The event will run from 2–4:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Free refreshments will be available.   MORE >

Family Gym returns on Sundays

Image of a cartoon family holding hands.Get moving and enjoy a variety of structured and unstructured play with your child! Sundays 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. FREE for JCC Sports & Fitness members!   MORE >

$10,000 World Series of Poker seat qualifier event Oct. 30 at Albany JCC

Photo of the ace of spades and king of spades cards being partially lifted up from a poker table.This 2017 Main Event No-Limit Texas Holdem poker event will begin at noon. No Experience necessary, all are welcome. Doors open 10:30 a.m. Tutorial table available. $175 buy-in if registered by Oct. 18, $200 at door. Food included. All proceeds support the Albany JCC programs.   MORE >

Fall Sunday series offers drumming, yoga and painting programs

Illustration of fall leaves.Syracuse Jewish Family Service continues to hold "Family Time with the Family Service," a series of wellness events on Sundays this fall at the JCC of Syracuse. The events—drumming circles, family-style yoga and painting—started in Sept. and will continue through Dec. 11.   MORE >

Tap dance classes starting up again Sept. 13

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.The JCC is once again gearing up for another round of adult tap dance classes this fall. The weekly classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from Sept. 13 through Dec. 13, except for Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 due to Jewish holidays. 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.   MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Sept. 18

Photo of a young man and a young woman in a red car.The JCC will host a defensive driving course on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The class is $25 per person ($20 for JCC of Syracuse members) and open to licensed drivers of all ages. Attendees must bring their drivers license.   MORE >

Tzofim Friendship Caravan coming to the JCC July 28

2016 Tzofim Friendship Caravan logo.Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to sing and boogie! The 2016 Tzofim Friendship Caravan will perform at the JCC of Syracuse on Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. Through song and dance, conversation and activities, the Tzofim Friendship Caravan hopes to warm your hearts and bring a piece of Israel to you. The show is free and open to the public.  MORE >

Sept. 20 Sisterhood Symposium to look at Kabbalah

Image that states Keep Calm and Learn Kabbalah.This year's Sisterhood Symposium, titled "Kabbalah: The Hidden Wisdom of Judaism," will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. Individual tickets to the event are sold out, however a wait list has been started.  MORE >

Defensive driving course offered April 10

Photo of a young woman in the driver's seat of a vehicle.The JCC of Syracuse will host a defensive driving course on Sunday, April 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The class is $25 per person and open to all licensed drivers. Attendees must bring their drivers license.   MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Dec. 15 and 16

Photo of a young man and a young woman in a red car.This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 2 and 3 here at the JCC. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license. The class is open to licensed drivers of all ages and costs $25 per person.   MORE >

JCC night at the Syracuse Crunch on Dec. 5

Syracuse Crunch logo.Dec. 5 is Jewish Community Center night at the Syracuse Crunch vs. the Utica Comets. The game starts at 7 p.m. at the OnCenter War Memorial Arena in downtown Syracuse. Tickets to join the fun and action of this bitter rivalry are available for the discounted price of only $15 each at the JCC front desk.   MORE >

Preorder your Mah Jongg cards from the JCC

Close-up photo of Mah Jongg tiles.The JCC of Syracuse is taking preorders for 2016 National Mah Jongg League cards. Available in both standard size for $8 each and large print format for $9 each, sales of the cards will benefit the JCC's Senior Meal Program. The deadline to place orders is January 15, 2016.  MORE >

JCC to host Syracuse Repair Café Aug. 2

Syracuse Repair Cafe logo.Got a toaster, pair of jeans, bicycle or something else that you'd like to get fixed? For free? Then bring it to the next Syracuse Repair Café being held on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the JCC. No appointment is necessary; simply walk in.  MORE >

Defensive driving course offered June 2 and 3

Photo of a young man in a car driver's seat looking in the rearview mirror.This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 2 and 3 here at the JCC. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license. The class is open to licensed drivers of all ages and costs $25 per person.   MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Feb. 25 and 26

This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon both days here at the JCC. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license. The class is open to licensed drivers of all ages and costs $25 per person.   MORE >

Next Kabbalah & Beer meeting Dec. 18

Photo of a mug of beer.The next SyraJews and Chabad House Kabbalah & Beer meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec. 18 from 6–7:30 p.m. in the lower level lobby bar at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel. Come enjoy a variety of beer, wine and good food, and explore how the Kabbalistic approach can enhance your life.   MORE >

Defensive driving course offered Dec. 9 and 10

Photo of a young woman giving the thumbs up while leaning out of a car window.This is a two-day, six-hour class to be held from 9 a.m. to noon both days here at the JCC. Attendees must come both days and bring their drivers license. The class is open to licensed drivers of all ages and costs $25 per person.   MORE >

 

 

 

 

 

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