Fitness Center

WAKE UP and BE AWESOME!

We are thrilled to announce that our doors now open at 7am every Saturday and Sunday (6am on weekdays!).

Please browse our Group Exercise schedule, Team Sports page and Aquatics class times to see what we’ve got lined up this fall.

Our state-of-the-art health and wellness center features programs targeting all ages and ability levels, such as year-round aquatics, personal training, pilates and so much more. Let us keep you motivated and excited with an invigorating regimen that will allow you to be your very best each and every day!

 

Our Facilities

At our Gershwind/Jacobson Health & Wellness Center, the rewards of better physical, mental and spiritual health begin the moment you walk through the doors. As you make your way through our 36,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fitness equipment and recreational space, our friendly, experienced and professional staff are waiting to greet you and your family. With an array of full service group exercise studios, strength and conditioning rooms, cardiovascular area, heated pools, spin room, indoor track and basketball courts, you’ll have plenty of options for your personal fitness. After the workout is over, make sure to enjoy our sauna, steam and whirlpool! Minimum age to use the center is 13 years old. Those 13-15 must complete a JFit Jr. (Teen Fitness Certification Course) prior to using the fitness center.

Our Trainers

Many of our members have already discovered the benefits of working with a personal trainer. From designing a customized workout plan to providing ongoing motivation and support, personal trainers are dedicated to helping you achieve your specific fitness goals. Our certified fitness experts specialize in a wide variety of exercise techniques and programs. Ask about a custom package for your budget. We’re positive you’ll find the plan that works for you! In focusing on workouts you like to do, we’ll help you stay motivated to meet your fitness goals. Come find out why we’re your only choice for your personal training!

Get Fit for A Cause

Our signature fitness and personal training programs, cutting edge equipment and innovative classes distinguish us as more than just your ordinary health club. In addition to all the great programs and amenities we offer, you’ll find even more to love at the JCC. Here, you’ll be able to train for and participate in great events to keep you feeling great in body, mind and spirit. With our annual 5k event, raising money for the Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, we’re not just a place to work out. We’re always preparing for the next triathlon, spin for charity event, or community tournament.

Fitness and
Sports Training

Fitness Training

Our certified personal trainers customize your fitness program with individual sessions based on your ability, goals and schedule.

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Your child can play while you work out!  We offer babysitting services to members.


JFIT

JFIT PLUS
Ages: 16+ years
As a member, receive a complimentary JFit Plus, your design for living, including an orientation and 30-minute workout. Guiding you through our in-depth analysis of medical history, lifestyle and goals, our trained health professionals develop a personalized action plan to ensure your ultimate fitness success.

JFIT JR. TEEN FITNESS CERTIFICATION
Ages: 13–15 years
This two-part certification course is designed to ensure that all teen members are working out safely and effectively. Required in order to use the fitness center.
$75 JFit Jr.
SPECIAL $150 JFit Jr. + three one-hour personal training sessions


PERSONAL TRAINING PACKAGES

INTRO
For new clients only. One intro package per person.

PRIVATE 1-ON-1
Traditional full hour of individualized personal training.

RAPID 1-ON-1
An intense half-hour workout or for those just starting a fitness regimen.

BUDDY TRAINING
Train for one hour with a buddy.

OFF PEAK
Book between 12:00-3:00pm, Monday-Friday.

AGES: 16+ YEARS

INTRO PACKAGES    
3 one-hour sessions $129 | 3 half-hour sessions $99

PRIVATE 1-ON-1
1 session $80 | 5 sessions $325 | 10 sessions $625 | 25 sessions $1,499

RAPID 1-ON-1
5 sessions $225 | 10 sessions $399 | 25 sessions $899

BUDDY TRAINING
1 session $100 | 5 sessions $450 | 10 sessions $800

OFF PEAK 
5 one-hour sessions $265 | 5 half-hour sessions $175 | 5 buddy sessions $375

AGES: 13-15 YEARS

INTRO PACKAGES    
3 one-hour sessions $129 | 3 half-hour sessions $99

PRIVATE 1-ON-1    
1 session $70 | 5 sessions $300 | 10 sessions $549

RAPID 1-ON-1    
5 sessions $199 | 10 sessions $300

BUDDY TRAINING   
1 session $85 | 5 sessions $350 | 10 sessions $650


SPECIAL NEEDS PERSONAL TRAINING

Individual and group fitness training is available for children, teens and adults of varying ability levels. Physical activity builds self-esteem, reduces anxiety, improves social interaction and boosts focus & function for daily living skills. For more information, please contact the Fitness Welcome Desk at  516.484.1545 ext. 139.


SPECIALIZED FITNESS TRAINING
See Fitness Training for pricing

BOXING TRAINING
Get fighter fit without being hit! Learn boxing basics, improve body composition, gain muscle and lower stress. Limited hours of availability.

AQUATICS FITNESS TRAINING
Improve your cardiovascular endurance, rehabilitate a chronic source of pain or cross train for athletic events with our in-pool resistance and cardiovascular training. 50-minute sessions.

PILATES
Ages: 13+ years
Reform your body with this refreshing mind/body workout proven to create a strong core, increase flexibility, improve posture and athletic ability. All sessions are 55 minutes long.
Intro Package
3 sessions $140

Private One-on-One
5 sessions $275 | 10 sessions $525

Group Training (2+ participants)
5 sessions $120 per person | 10 sessions $220 per person

PERSONAL TRAINING FOR KIDS 
Ages: 8-12 years
Safe training geared to the development of young bodies for generalized conditioning and sports specific skills. Workout focus on functional fitness training includes calisthenics and cardio. See personal training rates for 13-16 year olds.

TEEN VACATION TRAINING
Ages: 13-17 years
Interested in bulking up, losing weight or building lean muscle? Make the most of your vacation from school! Work with a trainer in a bootcamp-style class and engage in discussions with a trainer & nutritionist followed by pickup basketball in the gym. Bring your lunch.
Friday, November 24 
Tuesday, December 26 to Friday, December 29
$30 / members $15 per day

BASEBALL TRAINING
Ages: 17+ years
Swing away in our program focused on improving an athlete’s on-field performance through strength, conditioning, stabilization and flexibility exercises. Learnt he fundamentals of offense and defense through functional training exercises and explosive plyometric movements to build power, balance and coordination. Please see Personal Training Rates.

GOLF
Ages: 17+ years
Sink a hole like a pro in our special program that utilizes TRX, resistance band and medicine ball exercises to enhance balance, focus and power on the golf course.
Please see Personal Training Rates.

NINJA WARRIOR PERSONAL TRAINING
At Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp
Click here for more information

Sessions are 60 minutes
Ages: 7+ years

Private One-on-One
1 session for $100 / members $95
10 sessions for $950 / members $925
20 sessions for $1,800 / members $1,800

Semi-Private Training (2 participants)
1 session for $150 / members $145
10 sessions for $1,450 / members $1,400
20 sessions for $2,800 / members $2,700

Small Group Training (3-6 participants)
1 session for $35pp / members $30 pp

NINJA WARRIOR AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES
Grades: 1-12
14 weeks
September 12-December 15
45 minute class
$420 / members $350
SPECIAL Sign up with siblings and receive 10% off


NEW FITNESS TRAINING FOR CANCER SURVIVORS 

Our newly-certified Cancer Exercise Specialists design and administer individualized fitness assessments and exercise programs to ensure participants attain a quality of life that may have seemed out of reach. Only private 1-on-1 pricing applicable.


NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING

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Group
Exercise

Group Exercise Classes

DROP-IN CLASSES

With more than 75 free programs included in your membership, exceed your fitness goals with high energy workouts, motivating instructors, relaxing yoga, exhilarating Zumba, balancing Tai Chi and everything in between.

For your convenience, our September/October 2017 Group Exercise Schedule can be downloaded here.

Your child can play while you work out!  We offer babysitting services to members.


SPECIALTY FITNESS PROGRAMS

Our motivating and energizing classes support your fitness goals while enhancing your body, mind and spirit. Advance registration required.  For more information, please call our Fitness Desk at 516.484.1545.

SENIORCISE
Ages: 65+ years
Gentle flexibility and strengthening exercise.
Ongoing
Mondays, 1:30-2:30pm
Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30pm
$15 per session/members free


NEW SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES

BOXFIT
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee in this old-school boxing workout with gloves, bags and jump ropes. (Gloves required.)
7:30-8:30am
$20 / members free

YOGA
Focus on conscious breathing with a mindful flow. Awaken strength, energy and flexibility.
8:45-9:45am
$20 / members free

SPIN THE WHEEL
Take a ride on our new interactive spin bikes. Every week features a new workout – interval, hill, endurance… even virtual rides!
9:30-10:30am
$20 / members free

GROOVE HOUSE
High energy dance fitness class featuring various music styles.
10-11am
$20 / members free

BLAST OFF
Combo class of cardio and toning.
11:15am-12:15pm
$20 / members free

S’WET
Aqua workout including cardio, toning and balance.
12-1pm
$20 / members free


CHAIR YOGA
Gentle yoga workout done from a seated position.
6 sessions
Begins Wednesday, September 27
2:00-3:00pm
$100/members $60

FALUN DAFA CHINESE MEDITATION
Experience a state of harmony through simple movements, no experience necessary.
8 sessions
Begins Monday, October 2
2:30-3:30pm
$5 per session/members free

STREET SMARTS SELF DEFENSE WITH LORI LEVI
Ages: 18+ years
Learn basic functional defense techniques, how to punch and kick with accuracy, and how to react in various situations.
4 sessions
Begins Monday, October 9
5-6pm
$80/members $40

5RHYTHMS DANCE CLASS WITH MARK BONDER
Ages: 18+ years
Achieve a state of calm, peace and freedom in this guided freestyle movement class.
6 sessions
Begins Saturday, October 14
3-4:15pm
$150 / members $90

KIDFIT BOOT CAMP
Ages: 8-12 years
Safe, fun and creative exercises include strength, flexibility and cardiovascular training.
12 sessions
Begins Sunday, October 15
1-2pm
$305 / members $250

STEPPING ON: FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM
Ages: 60+ years
For high risk individuals who want to reduce their chances of falling by obtaining better balance and greater leg strength. Must attend all classes. A screening is required prior to enrollment. Class is limited to 15 participants. (In partnership with Northwell Health and New York Department of Health.)
8 sessions, includes Informational Meeting on Tuesday, October 10 from 1:30-3pm
Sessions begin Thursday, October 19
1:30-3:30pm
Members $75

YOGA ALIGNMENT + MEDITATION
Ages: 18+ years
Learn the fundamentals which calm the mind, ensure for relaxation and allow for exercising the body and mind.
6 sessions
Begins Saturdays, October 28
4:30-6pm
$210 / members $120

Aquatics
Center

Pilates
Reformer

Pilates & Pilates Group Reformer

Ages: 13+ years
Reform your body with this refreshing mind/body workout proven to create a strong core, increase flexibility and improve posture and athletic ability. All sessions are 55 minutes. Every member is entitled to one complimentary 30-minute intro or duet session. One per member. 24-hour cancellation is required.

INTRO PACKAGE
3 sessions $135

PRIVATE 1-ON-1
6 sessions $330 | 12 sessions $630

OFF PEAK
6 sessions $300 | 12 sessions $575

BUDDY TRAINING
6 sessions $125 | 12 sessions $240

Metro Physical &
Aquatic Therapy

Metro Physical & Aquatic Therapy

A family-run business in practice for more than 35 years, we proudly provide comprehensive healthcare to JCC members of all ages. Our clinicians are known for their specialized physical, occupational and aquatic therapy expertise to guide your recovery and cultivate your preventive practices. No prescription is needed to start – free physical therapy screening for JCC members.

Most insurances accepted, including Workers Comp and No Fault.

  • Acute or Chronic Neck & Back Pain
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Graston / Active Release Techniques
  • In-Home Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Neurological & Balance Disorders
  • One-on-One Manual Therapy
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Therapy
  • Post-surgical Therapy
  • Sports Injuries / Sprained Jointed
  • TMJ & Headache Rehabilitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Women’s and Men’s Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact 516-626-8787 or visit metrophysicaltherapy.com.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS…

STREET SMARTS SELF DEFENSE WITH LORI LEVI
Learn basic functional defense techniques, how to punch + kick with accuracy, and how to react in various situations. This 4-session workshop begins Monday, October 9, 5-6pm.


PING PONG CLUB
Calling all Paddle Masters! Our ongoing Ping Pong Club meets every Wednesday night from 7:30-9:30pm and is open to both members and non-members 17+ years.

For more information, please visit or call the Fitness Welcome Desk at 516.484.1545 ext. 139.

Looking for more information about our programs?

Audrey Kurland, Health + Wellness Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 109, akurland@sjjcc.org

Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139

For personal training information, contact Head Personal Trainer Bill Leonello,  516.484.1545 ext. 153, bleonello@sjjcc.org.

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