Teen Fit

The JCC Teen Fit Program is an educational series of fitness sessions designed to show 12–15 year old teens how to safely and properly use the equipment in the fitness center. The program consists of four afternoon or evening sessions (session times are based on participant's schedule) carried out by a member of the JCC Fitness Staff. Three of these sessions will get the teen familiar with a particular set of exercises to work the main muscle groups of the body. The fourth and final session will be an assessment of the teen’s knowledge of both the proper use of the equipment as well as the simple fitness physiology taught during the sessions. 

Upon completion of the program, the teen will receive his/her Teen Fit card. This card will allow the teen to work out in the fitness center without adult supervision. This card must be brought along with a membership card until the teen turns 16 in order to be allowed into the fitness center.  

Price: $100 for series

For more information and to schedule first session, contact Patrick Orillion (Uptown) or Alexis Boudreau (Metairie).

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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

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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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