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Friday, September 20, 2019

Keep Fit at the J! When you join the JCC, you are joining a Family Wellness Center. The JCC offers a large variety of membership options, for you and your entire family, and are proud to be an inclusive environment with Shomer Shabbat facilities, a delicious dairy caf? under RCBC supervision, and are equipped with private family changing rooms. Free babysitting is also available to members while they workout.

Whether your passion is for swimming, basketball, running, spinning, group exercise, circuit training, or anything in between, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades offers every option imaginable for people of any age to have fun, stay fit and get one step closer to a healthier lifestyle.

The JCC has over 65,000 feet of dedicated wellness space, offering year-round health and wellness programs geared for the entire family, featuring all the latest in cardio, strength and exercise equipment, as well as a luxurious spa center offering massages, facials, waxing and more. This comprehensive, ultra-modern recreation facility is a place where members can enjoy the benefits of individualized instruction, all the latest in state-of-the-art equipment, and a caring and motivational staff that can assist people in achieving their fitness goals.

Members receive free fitness evaluations and personal orientations to achieve their fitness goals. One-

on-one training is available, as well as small group workouts, specialized sport specific training and post clinical rehab. The JCC also employs a skilled, inspirational team of certified fitness instructors who teach Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Spin, Zumba, and other specialized disciplines, as well as a roster of more than 90 free, drop-in group exercise classes each week. Group fitness allows people to achieve their fitness goals with great company at all times of the day to suit different lifestyles.

The JCC aquatics facilities include a six-lane, 25-meter heated indoor salt water pool; heated indoor kid-sized training pool; a five-lane, 25-meter outdoor pool with a diving board; and an outdoor intermediate and baby pool, as well as a water park. Lifeguards are on duty at all times. Private and semi-private Red Cross swim lessons are offered for individuals of all ages, including those with special needs, as well as Arthritis Foundation Aquatics and Lifeguard Training programs. Children’s aquatics instruction is also offered for all ages and the JCC also boasts a competitive Wave Runners Swim Team for ages 5-17.

The Benjamin Bergen Youth Fitness Center offers age-appropriate fitness equipment, training and drop-in exercise classes for 6-13 year olds. The JCC also offers a wide range of athletic and afterschool classes for youth, including basketball, basketball leagues, soccer, tennis, sports of all sorts, karate, gymnastics, aquatics and more.

In an effort to encourage members of the larger community to engage in more healthful activities, and learn more about the wide variety of fitness options open to them, the JCC offers free community fitness events several times a year.

For more information on Health & Wellness at the JCC, check out the JCC’s website at www.jccotp.org, call 201.408.1448, or email [email protected] Take a facility tour and get a one-week guest pass for your entire family.