Orientation & Assessments

FITNESS ORIENTATION

Our fitness staff is here to help you succeed in your wellness journey. All Gold members can take advantage of two complimentary fitness orientations to get started on the right foot.

  • Two 30-minute one-on-one sessions with fitness staff member
  • Strength and cardio equipment introduction

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 the 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 Smith or call 504.887.5158. 

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We’re Quarantined -- But What About Passover?

No doubt this year’s Passover seder will be different, but that does not mean it cannot be special and meaningful.  Rachel Ruth, the JCC’s director of senior services and basic go-to person for all things food-related, shares her thoughts on next week’s Passover celebration.

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Greater New Orleans Jewish Community COVID-19 Response Initiative

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana have partnered with a number of area synagogues to create a Jewish community response helpline program for problems related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Download JCC Virtual Zoom Backgrounds

Missing your favorite spots at the JCC? We've got you covered with virtual JCC backgrounds to use on your Zoom calls. See below for a tutorial on how to update your background, then click your favorite image to download. 

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WWLTV Spots JCC's Live Camp Dance Party

Utilizing the newly created JCC Camp Facebook Group, our Assistant Camp Director logged into Facebook Live and led camp families through favorite dances like "I Get Loose" and "All I Eat Is Pizza." WWL spotted Brigid in action and interviewed her for the Monday night news.

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