Orientation & Assessments

FITNESS ORIENTATION

All Gold members receive a fitness orientation including:

  • Two 30-minute one-on-one sessions with fitness staff member
  • Strength and cardio equipment introduction
  • Complimentary InBody assessment (Uptown only)

To schedule an orientation Uptown, sign up in person at the Fitness Desk or call 504.897.0143. For an orientation in Metairie, sign up at the Wellness Office or call 504.887.5158.

 

ASSESSMENTS

Whether you are starting an exercise program or trying to get better results from your current workout, the JCC Fitness Testing service can improve your experience and help you track changes that cannot be measured on a scale. The fitness testing baseline evaluation measures body fat and dimensions, strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. Follow-up testing is available so that you can track your progress.

InBody Body Composition - The InBody 570 measures lean mass and fat values in each segment of the body to provide proper assessment of body composition. 

To schedule an assessment Uptown, contact Katie Kiefer Tillery or call 504.897.0143. For an assessment in Metairie, contact Alexis Boudreau or call 504.887.5158. 

EVENTS
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National Coloring Book Day

We love to celebrate here at the JCC, and we also look for any opportunity to be creative. Join us for a coloring break in The Nosh of the Uptown JCC for National Coloring Book Day on August 2. We’ll have a table with crayons and JCC-themed coloring sheets. Can’t make it to the JCC? Download and print our coloring sheets. We’d love to see your artwork, so be sure to tag us and use hashtag #nojcc on social media!

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Finding Your Fit Foods

Creating a lifestyle, rather than a diet, will give you the flexibility to make healthy choices while still enjoying what you eat. Sometimes the hardest part about eating healthfully is simply knowing what will taste good without packing on the pounds. Check out some of the healthy recipes recommended by Metairie Wellness Director Alexis Boudreau to get started and get cooking!

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Alon Shaya Lead 2018 Kindness March

New Orleans JCC campers kicked off summer 2018 by spreading kindness at the second annual Kindness March, held June 7 at the Uptown JCC. Famed chef Alon Shaya and his wife Emily, along with the New Creations Brass Band, led the march around the JCC’s historic building on St. Charles Avenue.

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JCC Dedicates New Expansion

It was "A Sweet Celebration in Song" on May 24 as the JCC dedicated its new $9 million dollar expansion.  Featuring a performance by Azi Schwartz, the internationally recognized cantor from the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, the event brought the community together to celebrate the new addition to the Uptown JCC and recognized and honored the lead donors who made the expansion possible. 

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