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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. The building's main entrance is at the flag pole.
Donations of gently used books sought for fundraiser

Closeup photo of used books on a table.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 Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the JCC's children's and senior's programs.   MORE >

JCC Purim Carnival coming March 8

Purim Carnival logo.The JCC will once again put on a fun-filled day of games, activities, food and more during its upcoming Purim Carnival. This annual family-oriented event will be held on Sunday, March 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the JCC. Free admission, everyone is welcome!   MORE >

JCC to hold Senior Safety program March 18

Photo of a senior woman being visited by her granddaughter.The JCC will hold a "Senior Safety" Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from noon to 1:30 p.m. A deputy from the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office will give the presentation on safety issues facing seniors including preventing and reporting abuse. Register by noon on March 17.   MORE >

Children's sports classes start week of March 23

Photo of a preschool boy in a Rookie Sports class about to hit a wiffle ball off a tee.Check out the JCC's spring fitness and recreation classes aimed at getting kids moving and having fun! The weekday classes, open to preschool and school-age boys and girls, consist of gymnastics, karate, soccer, rookie sports and dance. Classes start the week of March 23 and run through mid June, 2020. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Preschool Assistant Teachers and After School Counselors

Apply now button.The JCC is seeking preschool Assistant Teachers and After School Counselors. We offer competitive pay, health club and pool membership and more. Apply today!   MORE >

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JCC announces 2020 Annual Meeting and award recipients

Graphic for the JCC's 2020 Annual Meeting and Gala on June 7 at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia.The JCC's 157th Annual Meeting and Gala, presented by naming sponsor the Wladis family, will be held on Sunday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. Five awards will be presented. The event theme—back by popular demand for the third year in a row—will be a "New York Kosher Deli Experience... ENCORE!" catered once again by Essen New York Deli of Brooklyn.   MORE >

Promo for WCNY's Classically Jewish radio program.

The JCC of Syracuse is proud to sponsor this weekly program.

Sundays at 3 p.m. with an encore presentation the following Saturday at 7 p.m. Listen on Classic FM, streaming online at or with the TuneIn app.   MORE >

JCC now accepts RenewActive gym membership program

RenewActive logoThe JCC of Syracuse has started offering local seniors yet another option for working out at little or no cost. The JCC Fitness Center recently became a RenewActive by UnitedHealthcare participating gym. The program is available with select UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans. It offers seniors a gym membership with the JCC as an insurance benefit, usually at no additional cost.  MORE >

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 >