FAQ


Fitness FAQ's


Q: Is there someone to show me around the equipment at first?
A: Two basic/generic exercise orientations are provided at no cost. Make your appointment at the Fitness Desk (Uptown) or Wellness Office (Metairie).

 

Q: Is there an extra fee for the group exercise classes?

A: For Gold Members, there is no fee. There are over 55 classes available each week at the Uptown Fitness Center, and over 20 at the Metairie Facility. Click for the current group ex schedule: UPTOWN  |  METAIRIE.

 

Q: Can I sign up for sports leagues and specialty classes online?
A: Yes, click the "Register for Classes" button found in the four Quick Links on each page.  Use the menu to find the class you would like to take and then click the "Register" button to register and pay online. This is a member-only privilege.

 

Q: How can I reserve the racquetball court?
A: Reservations can be made at the fitness desk up to a week in advance.

 

Q: Does the JCC offer babysitting while I am working out?
A: Yes, the JCC provides babysitting services for members who are using the fitness center. This popular service for children aged 6 months to 6 years is by appointment and a fee is charged. 
UPTOWN: 
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Friday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Sunday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

METAIRIE: Sunday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon and Monday - Thursday, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

Q: What are the busiest hours in the fitness center?
A: The fitness center tends to be busy first thing in the morning when we open and then between the hours of 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM.

 

Q: How can I make a spa appointment?
A: Call the fitness desk at 504.897.0143 to schedule your manicures, pedicures, facials and massages.

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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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