Fitness


Fitness



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Our Mission

Our community embraces health and wellness — and JCC Fitness Centers are committed to helping members achieve positive lifestyle changes. Conveniently located in New Orleans and Metairie, these spacious, well-maintained facilities offer state-of-the-art equipment, professionally directed classes and a friendly staff that helps members get the most from their workouts. As service providers, the JCC aims to match the diversity of our membership — a group that encompasses marathon runners, fitness newcomers and enthusiasts, youth trainers, recreational swimmers and seniors determined to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


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.

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.

 

For more information contact the Wellness Directors.

UPTOWN: Katie Kiefer at 504.897.0143 or katie@nojcc.org

METAIRIE: Alexis Boudreau at 504.887.5158 or alexis@nojcc.org

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No Sukkah? No Problem!

 

With temperatures in the 90s, it is easy to forget that fall is here. Fortunately, we have the holiday of Sukkot to remind us that the harvest season has begun. 

 

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New Recipes for the New Year

As Rosh Hashanah approaches, all we can think about are apples and honey!

Rosh Hashanah - “head of the year”- commemorates the creation of the world. Traditionally, apples and honey are eaten to represent our hope for a sweet year of health and peace. Dipping apples in honey is delicious, and here are few creative recipe suggestions to help kick this duo up a notch.

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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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