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The JCC of Syracuse is a great place for the entire family to come together with the community. With programs and services for infants, toddlers, school-age children, teens, adults and seniors, we offer something for everyone! Come visit and tour our facilities. You don't have to be Jewish to become a member of the JCC.
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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 >

New Year's fitness special: Workout in January for $1
Plus, join now and get the rest of December for FREE!

Photo of a young man working out with free weights.Got dreams of getting fit in the New Year? Got a dollar? Then you can get started today! Workout at the JCC for the entire month of January for only one dollar. Plus, join now and get the rest of December for FREE. No strings attached. Get an early jump on cutting down or avoiding those extra holiday pounds. Get your exercise program going today at the JCC!   MORE >

Community menorah lightings to be held Dec. 16-19 and
Dec. 22-23

Image of a menorah.Come celebrate the Festival of Lights at the JCC! Rabbi Evan Shore of Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse will preside Dec. 16-18. The lightings will continue on Dec. 19 and then start up again the next week on Dec. 22 and Dec. 23. These events are free and open to the public.  MORE >

Dec. 21 "Drop-N-Shop" to give parents four hours of holiday shopping without the kids

Image of snowflakes falling from a cloud.For parents who want to get some last-minute holiday shopping done or have other plans that don't include their children, the JCC's upcoming "Drop-N-Shop" may be just what they need. Drop-N-Shop Kids Day Out will be held on Sunday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. This mini half-day vacation camp is designed to get children—ages 3-12—out of the house and engaged in lots of fun activities while their parents get to spend five hours doing what they need or want to do.    MORE >

Dec. 22–Jan. 2 Winter Break vacation camp for grades K-6

Image of a snowman.The JCC of Syracuse is offering a Winter Break vacation camp for school-age children, grades K-6, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. running Monday, Dec. 22 through Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Each day of camp a variety of age-appropriate indoor and outdoor activities will keep the children busy, entertained and having fun.   MORE >

JCC to hold early New Year's Eve celebration for seniors

Image of a New Year's Eve toast.You don’t have to wait until midnight to celebrate the New Year. A "Noon" Year’s Eve Party for seniors will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 31 from noon to 2 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse. The event, part of the JCC’s Senior Dining Program, will begin with a kosher lunch and followed by live music, dancing and holiday photo booth portraits. $5 suggested contribution per person. RSVP by Dec. 26.   MORE >

Calling all high school rockers!
Bands sought for 13th annual JCC Battle of the Bands

Silhouette image of a rock guitarist.The JCC of Syracuse is once again seeking rock and other musical groups to enter and play in its Battle of the Bands concert. This 13th annual competition will be held in mid-January 2015. The winner will receive a $200 cash prize. The deadline for bands to register is Jan. 2, 2015.   MORE >

Enrollment special for toddlers and preschoolers
$100 off a new membership for 2014-15 school year

Photo of a preschool girl reading.As Central New York's most comprehensive child-care facility and preschool, the JCC's Early Childhood Development Program wants to make enrolling your toddler or preschooler for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year more affordable. So we're taking $100 off a new membership when you enroll your for toddler or pre-k child.   MORE >

Kids fitness and recreation classes start Dec. 1

Photo of a girl holding a basketball.Another round of dance, gymnastics, basketball, karate and rookie sports classes for kids will soon begin at the JCC. The classes, open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, are designed to get kids moving and having fun. Classes start the week of Dec. 1 and run through early March, 2015. The classes are open to the community and JCC membership is not required to enroll, although enrollment is discounted for members.    MORE >

Preschoolers get serious about fire safety

Photo of a JCC preschooler being helped out of a fire truck during the preschool class' recent visit to the DeWitt Fire Department.It’s never too early for kids to learn about fire safety and how to protect themselves. That’s exactly what children in the JCC of Syracuse’s Early Childhood Development Program learned recently as part of Fire Prevention Week.   MORE >

Physical therapist opens office at JCC's sports center

Photo of Alexander S. Talev, physical therapist and owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, who recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the JCC of Syracuse.Alexander S. Talev, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CSCS, owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, P.C., recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the JCC's Neulander Family Sports and Fitness Center. Talev specializes in treatment and management of balance disorders/falls, orthopedic injuries (including post-surgical conditions such as joint replacement), spine care, neurological conditions, arthritis and pain management.   MORE >

After School Program offers more than a babysitter and day care

Photo of a school-age boy doing homework at a table.Busy families looking for options on where their children can go after school until mom or dad get home from work don’t have to look very far. Our After School Program offers school-age children a safe place to go for fun, educational and recreational activities.  MORE >


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