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Meeting You at the J!

JCC Connected!

Group Exercise

Open to All Shames JCC Members, Ages 18+.

Monday – Friday
Classes run for 45 minutes, except Yoga which runs for 1 hour
Please arrive 15 minutes early for health screening and sign in!
BYO mat, towel, and filled water bottle

Click here for the schedule and to reserve.

 

Spots are very limited—you must reserve a spot in advance. 

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, “walk-ins” cannot be accommodated.

Registration opens up exactly 1 week in advance for EACH DAY for EACH TIME. Meaning if you want to swim 8:00 AM Monday 9/28, registration will open 8:00 AM Monday 9/21 and for Tuesday at 4:00 PM on the 29th, registration opens Tuesday the 22nd at 4:00 PM. You will no longer be able to make reservations for the week. We hope this gives more people the chance to get their favorite spots! Click here for more details on how to set up an account and view and cancel reservations.

Additionally, you can only register for ONE program per day, excluding personal training, private swim lessons, and Aqua Cycle, and Fitness Center) and you are limited to registering for 3 days of the same program per week. So for example, you cannot register for a Lap Swim and Group Ex yoga class on the same day and you can only register for 3 Lap Swims per week. But you can enjoy the Fitness Center and a Lap Swim on the same day. You may register for a different program on the other two days, however.  

You must be a current Shames JCC member to participate in Group Ex classes.

Click here to reserve for the week of September 14.

For all weeks starting September 21 and after:

 

Reserve Here

 

Class Descriptions

All classes will be structured to maintain a lower-than-normal heart rate zone for all participants.

Belly Dancing: This torso-driven dance class emphasizes the articulation of the hips.
Cycle: Pedal through gently rolling hills and valleys for a steady state ride.
Define: This strength only class incorporates weights and body weight exercises to strengthen your bones.
Gentle Yoga: This basic class combines yoga postures, breathing, and meditation.
Hatha Yoga: A multi-level strength-based practice that incorporates a series of poses that flow through breath and movement.
Mat Pilates: Help strengthen and balance the spine and core with strength and flexibility exercises.
Pure Strength: This total body workout will include resistance training and core work.
Senior Strength & Conditioning: This low impact workout consists of a warm-up, cardio, strength, and flexibility component which is geared towards older adults.
Slow Flow Yoga: This class will practice half the poses you might practice in a flow class with a more meditative approach with an emphasis on peace and calm in body and mind.
Yogalates: A combination of Yoga and Pilates that focus on developing muscular and core strength while improving flexibility.
Zumba Gold: This low impact class is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout.

What You Need To Know

What measures are in place to help protect me from COVID-19 during Group Exercise? 

  • All Group Ex classes and PT sessions  are held outside (weather permitting) either under a canopy or in a designated safe space inside
  • Classes are limited to 12 participants (Cycle: 10 participants)
  • All classes are structured to maintain a lower-than-normal heart rate zone for all participants
  • Participants are positioned at least 6′ apart from one another  (Cycle: 12′
    apart)
  • Activity Areas are cleaned and disinfected before each reservation slot
  • Masks are required by all indoors at all times
  • Group Ex participants must wear masks prior to, and immediately after, all activities
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout our campus
  • Towel service has been suspended; Please BYO towel
  • Water fountains are not available; Please BYO water bottle
  • JCC exercise mats are not available for use; Please BYO mat
  • Anyone who enters our campus must pass a COVID-19 health screening and follow all rules, policies, and procedures.
  • The Shames JCC has a no-tolerance policy with regard to following our COVID procedures.  Any participant who does not follow COVID procedures will be asked to leave the JCC campus immediately, and not return until the pandemic is fully resolved.

 

What is your cancellation policy?

As a courtesy to fellow members who may be on the waiting list, please cancel 24 hours prior to your reservation from you confirmation email.

 

What do I need to do before I arrive?

  1. Reserve a spot! (Click button above) Advance registration is required; You may only register for one Group Ex class per day. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance to comply with NYS DOH guidelines.
  2. When you make a reservation online, you will be asked to sign a Shames JCC policy document acknowledging your understanding of our COVID-19 policies and procedures, and liability waiver for yourself or a minor online. Copies of these forms will be available at the Information Station for those who register over the phone.
  3. Download the free LiveSafe Mobile App on your mobile phone (For more information, click here.) You only have to download this app once.
  4. Take the LiveSafe Mobile App health screening questionnaire EVERY TIME you prepare to visit the Shames JCC

 

What should I expect when I  arrive at the Shames JCC?

  1. When you enter our campus, stop at Health Screening Station for in-car, no-touch temperature check (You should have already taken the LiveSafe Mobile App health screening questionnaire.)
    If your receive a green light (pass), park & proceed to the Information Station
    If you receive a red light (fail), you will be asked to leave the Shames JCC campus
  2. Sign in at the Information Station

 

Is there anything else I should know?

You can review all of our COVID-19 policies and procedures here.

If you need to reinstate your membership or join the Shames JCC, please reach out to membership@shamesjcc.org

If you have questions about billing, please contact billing@shamesjcc.org

For general questions, please contact info@shamesjcc.org

 

Visit this web page often for updates!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that the JCC will be closed on Monday, September 28 in observance of Yom Kippur.