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Upcoming Specialty Programs

To register for the programs below, click on the red Login/Register button on the bottom right of this page.

Free Fitness Workshops
Yoga for a Healthy Back with Karen
Sunday, January 18 • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Yoga can do more than give you inner peace; many people with back problems have found yoga to provide benefits for pain. Come test it out!

High Intense Training (HIT) with Rebecca
Sunday, March • 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
HIT is a workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less intense workout.  HIT every muscle in this new workout!  

Fitness Programs

I Lost It at the J  
Monday, January 12, 2015 - Sunday, March 8, 2015 
This program was a great success for many JCC members last January - a total of 231 collective pounds were lost - I Lost It at the J is back!  An 8-week weight loss program for members focuses on reinforcing positive exercise and eating behaviors.  Free.

Be a Triatlhete in an Hour! for ages 12+
60-minute Timed Indoor Triathlon at the JCC using the indoor pool, Spin studio and Fitness Center
Sunday, April 19 • 2:00 p.m. • check-in at 1:30 p.m. 
Price: $40

Here are the details:
10-minute SWIM • 5-minute transition period • 20-minute BIKE • 5-minute transition period • 20-minute RUN

The male and female to log the most total combined miles win!  Prize: $100 in JCC Bucks!

Be a Triathlete in an Hour! Training Package
Under the guidance of our fitness and aquatics staff, train ahead of time for Be a Triathlete in an Hour!
2 30-minute personal training sessions, 1 30-minute massage and group swim lessons (either the winter or late winter sessions)
Start any time after January 4!  The winter group lesson session begins on January 4 and the late winter group lesson session begins on March 2.
Price: $200


 For the Family 
The Ultimate Family Boot Camp (for families with children ages 7+)
Sunday, December 14, January 4, February 1 • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Parents and children, join us every month for a high energy, workout - have fun together and be fit all at the same time!  Free.

Adult Open Volleyball
March 19 - March 28
Thursdays • 8:00 – 9:45 P • Informal games played  
Price: $10/night (limit of 5 visits), Member Price: Free

For Youth and Teens 
Kids in Motion
FREE Fitness Class for Children
Tuesday, December 16, January 20 • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
This program is committed to helping kids increase both their physical and internal strength all while having fun.  Children will be divided into three different age groups and each will enjoy an age-appropriate Group Exercise class taught by professional instructors. Email Lindsay at lnapchen@jccnj.org to RSVP.

Teen Open Basketball
March 17 - September 8
Tuesdays • 8:00 – 9:45 P • Informal games played 
Price: $10/night (limit of 5 visits), Member Price: Free

For Active Adults and Seniors
Walking Club Fridays • 10:00 A • Eisenberg Gymnasium • Ongoing, no registration required
Join Vin, certified personal trainer, every Friday for a gentle stroll outside or around the gym. Class will include light stretches and is appropriate for all levels of fitness.

Complimentary Fitness Services
HealthCheck (10 - 15 minutes)
An evaluation of your resting blood pressure, resting heart rate and calculation of your Body Mass Index (BMI).

FitCheck Fitness Assessment (45 minutes)
Measure your overall fitness level. The information obtained during this assessment will help you gauge your fitness level and will be used to develop effective, goal-directed fitness programs. (One-time complimentary assessment)

Fitness Assessment Follow-Up (30 minutes)
Follow up after your Fitness Assessment and let one of our personal trainers give you an exercise “prescription” based on your fitness test results and overall goals. (One-time complimentary follow-up)

Program Review
Our fitness staff is always available to help you update/modify your workout so your workouts stay fresh and you can continue to see results!  This service is free and included as a benefit of your JCC membership.

Support Groups
Stroke and Aphasia...there's hope!
Aphasia
 is a language disorder that impairs the expression and understanding of spoken language, reading and writing.  It occurs most often from a stroke or brain injury.  This frustrating condition affects a person's ability to communicate, but does not affect his or her intellect.
Adler Aphasia Center Group of Scotch Plains will be at the JCC
Friday, December 12, 26 • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. • Join this group at any time
This FREE aphasia communication group will:
- Help you cope with the challenges of living with aphasia
- Give you the practice with speaking
- Show you alternative communication strategies
- Introduce you to others with aphasia
For more information and to pre-register, contact Wendy Greenspan at 973-530-3981 or wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org.

Insight: Cancer Support Group 7:00 – 9:00 P • Ongoing • third Thursday of each month. 
With facilitator Mary Aloia, MSW, this support group meets for the benefit of cancer patients and their families, caregivers, friends and loved ones. Guest speakers discuss well being and related issues. Sponsored by the JFK Medical Center, American Cancer Society, Solaris Health Systems and the JCC of Central NJ. Call the group facilitator at (732) 321-7769 for additional information. No fees.

Crohns & Colitis Foundation of American Support Group (Union County group)

Join us for this self-help group enabling patients and/or their families an opportunity to meet in an informal setting with others who have similar issues regarding inflammatory bowel disease.  Provides education, emotional support, coping, caring and sharing of solutions and experiences.  For more information, contact Jennifer Useloff at jlu624@yahoo.com.  

 

 

Upcoming Events and Dates

December 24, 2014
December 25, 2014 | 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
December 26, 2014
December 28, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
December 29, 2014
December 30, 2014

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