Fitness & Wellness Special Events
The Katz JCC hosts many fitness and wellness special events throughout the year that are open to the community. All these events are a great way to get your family and friends involved in a healthy activity!
Glowga Glow in the Dark Yoga Class
It’s time to shake things up with yoga in the dark! Kick off Chanukah with this yoga class of pure freedom and flow to immerse in the music. We’re turning the lights down, bringing our fluorescents out and getting our GLOWGA on! This class is designed to connect with your body, get out of your mind and just feel free again. Minimal verbal cueing is done in a dark room with black lights and glow bracelets, necklaces, etc. Wear your favorite white t-shirt! Ages 10 and up are welcome but ages 10-13 need to be accompanied by an adult.
Date: Sunday, December 10 / Time: 9:30 – 11:00am / Cost: $10/JCC Full Facility Members, $15/JCC Basic Members & Guests / Register Online
Maintain to Gain Challenge
Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution to stay healthy! Maintain your current weight through the holidays and be entered to win a VISA gift card. All participants who lose weight will be entered into an additional drawing for a special prize. Fitness information, tips and recipes will be provided to help participants be successful.
Date: November 16 – January 6, / Weigh-Ins: November 16 – 23 / Weigh Outs: January 2 – 6 / Cost: FREE / Contact Gene Bonetti for questions or to register at 856-424-4444 x1141 or [email protected].
Flowing with the Rhythms
Celebrate Thanksgiving blessings with Pam and special guest Jed Blume for a journey of the senses with a flowing yoga practice along with exciting live music of the hang drum.
Our annual Kids Triathlon is open to kids in the community ages 7-12. Our kid-friendly course allows participants to be a part of a heart-healthy activity and gain a sense of accomplishment as they swim, bike and run to the finish line.
Eric & Andy Sussman 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
This event is held in the spring each year, in memory of local brothers who lost their individual battles to cancer. Tournaments are held for adults, teens and children. Proceeds from the event benefit Coaches vs. Cancer and the JCC’s youth basketball programs.
Indoor Wiffleball Tournament
Round up a team and play ball in our wiffleball tournament. Teams are comprised of 3-4 players.
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 6pm / Cost: 15/JCC Member, $20/Guest / Register Online
Be a part of a fun and friendly kickball tournament at the J! There will be 3 to 4 players per team with a 6 team limit.
Cycle for Good
JCC’s across North America will cycle all at the same time, riding for a good cause. Riders can reserve a bike per hour session and are encouraged to ask family and friends to sponsor the ride. Proceeds raised benefit the Katz JCC’s financial assistance fund.
Date: Sunday, December 17, 3 Sessions: 8:15 – 9am with Michelle / 9:15 – 10am with Christine / 10:15 – 11am with Stacey / Cost: Before event: $15/class for JCC Full Facility Member, $20/Basic Member & Guest / Day-of: $20/class for JCC Full Facility Member, $25/JCC Basic Member & Guest
Indoor Soccer Tournament
Dribble, shoot, score with friends in our indoor soccer tournament. Teams are comprised of 5-7 players.
Our annual 5K, which takes place in the fall, is a fun morning for the entire family on the USATF certified course through picturesque Cherry Hill. The JCC chip-times the participants and give out a dri-fit 5K shirt. Prizes are then awarded to top finishers.
Healthy Heart Month
The Katz JCC recognizes February as its annual Healthy Heart Month through a month-long series of programs such as: fitness with flavor (PDF), fitness “thons” (PDF), special yoga classes (PDF), recovery training (PDF), health screenings and much more. Healthy Heart Month is held in conjunction with Cooper University Health Care.
Questions? Contact Gene Bonetti, Fitness Director, at [email protected] or call (856) 424-4444 x1141.