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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.

Effective Monday, September 20, 2021
Proof of vaccination required to enter the JCC

Also, everyone age 2 and older MUST wear a mask
while in the building's common areas and classrooms.

We still are no longer taking Fitness Center reservations.
However, reservations are required for
in-person TRX classes and all Zoom classes.

Main Entrance Reception Desk, Fitness Center
Monday–Thursday 6 am – 8 pm
Friday 6 am – 6 pm
Saturday 8 am – 1 pm
9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Oct. 17 11 am:  Dance for Two class starts
Wednesday, Oct. 27 11:30 am – 1:30 pm:  Flu Shot clinic
Banner ad for the JCC's 4 for $40 promotion running through November 30, 2021.
JCC to host flu shot clinic Oct. 27

Flu shot needle icon.The JCC will host a flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Medicare and most insurances will be accepted. Reservations requested, walk-ins welcome.   MORE >

Dance for Two class for children and adults starts Oct. 17

Photo of a preschooler during a dance class.The JCC of Syracuse will offer a Dance for Two class for children and adults on Sundays from 11–11:45 a.m. starting on Oct. 17. The eight-week class will run through Dec. 5 at the JCC on 5655 Thompson Rd. in DeWitt. Dance for Two is designed for children 18 months to 3 years old to attend with a grown-up. Discount for JCC members.   MORE >

Adult Tap Dance classes to start up again Nov. 2

Photo of a pair of tap dance shoes.Tap is returning to the JCC of Syracuse after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Weekly adult Tap Dance classes will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings this fall starting next month. The Advanced class will be offered on Tuesdays from 6:30–8 p.m. starting on Nov. 2. On Wednesdays starting Nov. 3 a Beginner Tap class will be held from 6:30–8 p.m. followed by an Intermediate class from 8–9 p.m. The cost is $5 per person each night. No prior dance experience is necessary. Proof of COVID vaccination and wearing a mask is required to attend. Maximum 25 people per class and registration is required for every class meeting.   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 >

Tears of the Onion play reading to be held Nov. 7

Banner image for the reading of the play Tears of the Onion.
The JCC of Syracuse will host a semi-staged reading of the play Tears of the Onion on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Written and directed by local resident Robert Brophy, the play is based on true boxing stories from Central New York. Light refreshments and discussion to follow. The event is free and open to the public. Proof of COVID vaccination and mask wearing are required.  MORE >

Register for children's fall sports classes

Photo of two school-age gymnasts on the parallel bars.
Although things continue to be different due to the pandemic, we're still offering a great lineup of weekday classes this fall aimed at getting boys and girls moving. There's still time to register! Sign up now and we'll prorate the fee for the time remaining.   MORE >

Register for the JCC's After School Program

Photo of two school-age children in the JCC After School Program getting off the JCC school bus.The JCC After School Program gives children in grades K-6 a safe place to go from the close of school to 6 p.m. on school days. Children may attend anywhere from one to five days per week. In many cases, the JCC's own bus can transport kids to the program. Current JCC of Syracuse family membership is required to attend.   MORE >

Senior Kosher Lunch in-person dining has returned M-F

Photo of a table of seniors during the start of 2021 in-person dining on Fridays at the JCC.
The JCC's Senior Kosher Lunch program for seniors age 60+ has resumed in-person dining on weekdays. Indoor dining Monday–Friday at noon is open to fully vaccinated seniors. Everyone dining in-person must show their COVID vaccination card the first time they come. Wearing a mask is recommended when not eating. Reservations are required by calling the JCC by noon at least one business day in advance. Only $4.25 suggested contribution.  MORE >

Zoom exercise classes with JCC instructors!

Screenshot of Paula's 12/18/2020 Senior Strength & Balance Zoom class participants.
Pre-registration for all Zoom classes now required
We are pleased to continue offering a good mix of live Zoom exercise classes for JCC Fitness members. In order to add an extra layer of safety and security to our Zoom group exercise classes, we ask that all members now pre-register for classes. Continue staying safe at home and get exercising with our JCC instructors!  CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE >

Fitness Center open for in-person workouts!

Photo of a Fitness member working out at the JCC with his mask on.
The JCC Fitness Center's indoor workout facilities have reopened to members for in-person workouts and personal training. Reservations are no longer required. Please wear a mask while inside the JCC's common areas and classrooms.   MORE >

In-person group exercise classes

Photo of a JCC NIA class lead by Maria.Check out our in-person group exercise classes open to JCC Fitness members. Reservations are not required (except for in-person TRX classes). Please wear a mask while inside the JCC's common areas and classrooms. Let us help you safely bring your workouts back to the JCC!   MORE >

Indoor track and basketball court open

Photo of a JCC NIA class lead by Maria.Our indoor running/walking track and indoor basketball court are open for JCC Fitness members. Reservations are not required. Please wear a mask while inside the JCC's common areas and classrooms.   MORE >

JCC online exercise videos

Workout at home until you can come back to the gym!
Click here for more videos.

Personal training with Pat

Photo of Patrick Scott, JCC sports & Fitness director.Need a little extra motivation from home? Or maybe you'd like start working out at the JCC? A personal trainer might be just what you need to keep you going.   MORE >

JCC now accepts Renew Active 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 Renew Active by United Health care participating gym. The program is available with select United Health care Medicare Advantage plans. It offers seniors a gym membership with the JCC as an insurance benefit, usually at no additional cost.  MORE >


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