Monday-Friday, 9 am-2 pm

Call Helene Schwartz 201.408.1451 | hschwartz@jccotp.org

Geared towards those 75 years and older, this senior club enables those who would otherwise be homebound, to get out, meet new people and enjoy themselves in the company of peers. The Senior Activity Center meets each weekday, Monday-Friday, for a full day of programs. Under the supervision of a highly qualified and professional staff, SAC features a wide range of programs and activities. Additional offerings include special programs (i.e. birthday & holiday celebrations, health & wellness sessions, social games), helpful resources (i.e. referrals to social work professionals) and support services (i.e. blood pressure screenings). An intake interview is required.

Program Participation is Free.
*Suggested daily donation for lunch ($4) and transportation ($5)

“Coming to the JCC is one of the best things that ever happened to me because it gets me out of my apartment and with people.”Marilyn Taffet

Core Benefits:

  • Light breakfast
  • Delicious, hot, kosher lunch planned by a nutritionist
  • Round-trip, door-to-door/ arm-to-arm transportation in a handicapped accessible vehicle
  • Trained staff includes recreation therapist, program coordinator, social work supervisor and corps of volunteers
  • Safe, comfortable and attractive facility
  • Monthly blood pressure screenings; flu shots available

Programs & Activities:

  • Daily bingo and card games
  • Educational and cultural presentations
  • Discussions on history, art, medicine, and more.
  • Current events
  • Exercise
  • Music
  • Intergenerational programs and activities
  • Guest speakers and entertainment
  • Holiday and Shabbat celebrations
  • Free weekly manicures

Click here for this month's program calendar


Sit & Be Fit

This class offers a total body workout regardless of fitness level. Mark Hardaway, AFAA, Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor, will introduce exercises that are designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength and flexibility and improve joint stability, balance, coordination and agility. The workout is a combination of low impact movements, balance, flexibility and strength training with hand-held weights all in a fun-filled and relaxed environment. Mark's philosophy is 'Never say Can't'. Come join us and see what you Can Do.

26 times on Mondays
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 2 - Jun 26
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Qi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation)

Norman Blagman leads us in the ancient Chinese practice that looks to align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise, healing, and meditation.
We will meet in the Senior Adult Lounge

26 times on Tuesdays
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Jan 3 - Jun 27
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fit for Life

Mark Hardaway, AFAA, personal trainer and aerobics instructor for over 15 years, will lead participants through exercises that are designed to, improve muscular strength and flexibility. Using hand-held weights, resistance bands and exercise balls, he will offer a light cardio program that will also help to increase balance and coordination. This class is good for all fitness levels.
Mark believes that 'Your body can do anything you ask of it; its your mind you have to convince'. Let's convince yours.

26 times on Wednesdays
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Jan 4 - Jun 28
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Easy Exercise

Bruce Locklin

This class uses light weights and rubber exercise bands to strengthen muscles. There’s only one rule – if it hurts, don’t do it. Theses one-hour sessions are led by Bruce Locklin, a 15-year-veteran senior-fitness instructor, certified by AAFA and Silver Sneakers.
Classes will be held in the Taub Auditiorium.

26 times on Thursdays
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 5 - Jun 29
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Balance & Agility

For many older adults poor balance is a problem. Studies are proving that exercise can reduce not only the odds of falling but the odds of sustaining fall-related injuries. Join us as Maurice Cobb, certified NPTI for over ten years guides us through exercises that are designed to strengthen your muscles and to increase balance and stability.
Maurice's philosophy: 'Your body is a work in progress; keep working'.

26 times on Fridays
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Jan 6 - Jun 30
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Cerebral Gymnastics

Simie Weinberger will lead us in a program to have fun and challenge your thinking. Let’s jog our brains.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Jan 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Blood Pressure Monitoring

Health Awareness Regional Program at Hackensack University Medical Center

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is one of the many ways you can help keep your heart healthy. Have your blood pressure taken and monitor and manage your blood pressure through a combination of resources that will be made available to you every third Wednesday of the month.

Jan 18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Feb 15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mar 15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apr 19
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jun 21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shooting Star Production Music Program

DJ Nicholas Delgiodice

Nick has been professionally singing, emceeing , and entertaining, since 1992. His music library ranges from the 30's to today's top hits, never forgetting the old favorites. Come join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing, remembering old memories while making some new one along with DJ Nick.


$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Feb 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Apr 3
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

They Don't Write Songs Like that Anymore

Frankie M. has performed in many night clubs and cabarets during his long career. He started singing at the age of ten and by the time he was in High School, he had released his first record on Clarity Records. Come sing-a- long, dance, and enjoy.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mar 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 22
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Resilience of Israel

Marty Alboum, lecturer at Rutgers and Bergen Community College, discusses how Israel has overcome tremendous problems to thrive.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, May 24
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Brooklyn Bridge-Brooklyn Heights

Marty Schneit, NY tour guide, will discuss these historic sites with us.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Jun 8
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Funny Ladies of Stage & Screen

Dick Burnon, retired head of Adult Programming and Public Relations at the Englewood Public Library will present a program about the funny ladies of stage and screen.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this fun program.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Jun 12
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Funny Ladies of Stage and Screen

Dick Burnon, experienced writer and publicist, will discuss funny ladies of stage and screen.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Jun 12
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Taking a Vacation From Stress

Linda Lohsen, BSN, RN and Director of Healthy Living at Holy Name Medical Center will help us find ways to diminish everyday stresses.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Jun 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Jersey Shore

Mario Medici will discuss the Jersey Shore and how it has a great deal more to offer than sand, sun, and surf.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Jun 21
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Moshe Katzburg, International Singer

Enjoy singing and dancing with Moshe Katzburg, international singer and entertainer.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Jun 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

An American Comedy Duo: Burns and Allen

Mike Sobel of Nostalgia Alley will discuss how this comedic duo entertained audiences for over forty years in vaudeville, film, radio and television.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Jun 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Sit & Be Fit

This class offers a total body workout regardless of fitness level. Mark Hardaway, AFAA, Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor, will introduce exercises that are designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength and flexibility and improve joint stability, balance, coordination and agility. The workout is a combination of low impact movements, balance, flexibility and strength training with hand-held weights all in a fun-filled and relaxed environment. Mark's philosophy is 'Never say Can't'. Come join us and see what you Can Do.

25 times on Mondays
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Jul 3 - Dec 18
Free Member
Free Public
36M11700F7
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fit for Life

Mark Hardaway, AFAA, personal trainer and aerobics instructor for over 15 years, will lead participants through exercises that are designed to, improve muscular strength and flexibility. Using hand-held weights, resistance bands and exercise balls, he will offer a light cardio program that will also help to increase balance and coordination. This class is good for all fitness levels.
Mark believes that 'Your body can do anything you ask of it; its your mind you have to convince'. Let's convince yours.

26 times on Wednesdays
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Jul 5 - Dec 27
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Puccini's "Tosca"

Cantor Bill Walton discusses "Tosca"; Puccini's passionate tale of the famous actress and all who pursue her. Full of gorgeous melodies.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Jul 5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Easy Exercise

Bruce Locklin

This class uses light weights and rubber exercise bands to strengthen muscles. There’s only one rule – if it hurts, don’t do it. Theses one-hour sessions are led by Bruce Locklin, a 15-year-veteran senior-fitness instructor, certified by AAFA and Silver Sneakers.
Classes will be held in the Taub Auditiorium.

26 times on Thursdays
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jul 6 - Dec 28
Free Member
Free Public
36R12500F7
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Balance & Agility

For many older adults poor balance is a problem. Studies are proving that exercise can reduce not only the odds of falling but the odds of sustaining fall-related injuries. Join us as Maurice Cobb, certified NPTI for over ten years guides us through exercises that are designed to strengthen your muscles and to increase balance and stability.
Maurice's philosophy: 'Your body is a work in progress; keep working'.

26 times on Fridays
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Jul 7 - Dec 29
Free Member
Free Public
36BAA00F7
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Qi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation)

Norman Blagman leads us in the ancient Chinese practice that looks to align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise, healing, and meditation.
We will meet in the Senior Adult Lounge

Tuesdays
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
36T12300F7
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Neil Dankman will perform a musical tribute to singer/songwriter Neil Diamond, singing many of his hit songs and telling a few interesting stories about Diamond’s life as well.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this interesting presentation.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Jul 17
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Blood Pressure Monitoring

Health Awareness Regional Program at Hackensack University Medical Center

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is one of the many ways you can help keep your heart healthy. Have your blood pressure taken and monitor and manage your blood pressure through a combination of resources that will be made available to you every third Wednesday of the month.

Jul 19
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Aug 16
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sep 20
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nov 15
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 20
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

MGM's Great Dancers

Michael Gaskin is a pianist/lecture who has performed in many venues among them being The Plaza in N.Y.C and the Concord in the Catskills. Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge as he shares with us his great knowlegde of MGM's Great Dancers.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Jul 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Swinging as Sinatra

Jesse Posa performs as Frank Sinatra in the ultimate performance featuring the Chairman of the Board’s biggist hits. Summer wind, Stangers in the Night, Fly Me to the Moon and much more!
Sponsored by Ask-Carol Senior Living Guidance

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Jul 20
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shooting Star Production Music Program

DJ Nicholas Delgiodice

Nick has been professionally singing, emceeing , and entertaining, since 1992. His music library ranges from the 30's to today's top hits, never forgetting the old favorites. Come join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing, remembering old memories while making some new one along with DJ Nick.


$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Jul 24
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Oct 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 21
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Rat Pack Favorites

Van Martin

A truly a gifted vocalist, Van will perform all your favorites as you enjoy this fun sing-a-long. He has appeared in the showrooms of the most prestigious casinos in Las Vegas, and Atlantic City as well as NYC nightclubs, The Copacabana, Rainbow Grill, and the NY Playboy Club.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Jul 31
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Sax in the Morning

Cecilia: Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist originally from Buenos Aires will take you on a non-stop dynamic journey of your favorite jazz standards, Latin hits, Broadway, Adult Contemporary, Jewish and Dance tunes. Switching between vocals, sax and flute!
Join us in the Taub Auditorium for this unique performance.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Aug 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Tuvia: The One Man Band

Enjoy a morning of dance and sing along with Hebrew, Yiddish, Chassidic, Broadway, Swing and Pop music with Tuvia Zimber.
Sponsored by Voltamac Home Health Services

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Aug 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Tuvia: The One Man Band

Enjoy a morning of dance and sing along with Hebrew, Yiddish, Chassidic, Broadway, Swing and Pop music with Tuvia Zimber.
Sponsored by Voltamac Home Health Services

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Aug 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Musical History of Jewish People

Acclaimed International Concert violinist David Podles delves into the Jewish presence through its musical history. He will take you on a journey of moving tears to devout joy, illustrating the beginning of Jewish music and the resilience of the Jewish soul, from the original touching Niguns to playful freilehs to beautiful songs of prayer. David will poignantly showcase Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Yiddish, Jewish and Hebrew pieces in this heartfelt trip through Jewish musical history on his violin.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Aug 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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Klezmer Comes to America

David Aaron, an active band leader in New Jersey since the 1970s, will discuss how klezmer music changed but has stayed alive since it was introduced in America, the land of many different cultures.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Aug 10
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Architecture of Bergen County

Join photo journalist Jim Delgiudice as he presents a chronological overview of the county's architectural history. Jim will show how specific structures shaped New Jersey's built landscape from the colonial period to present.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Aug 17
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Vocals and Sax

Enjoy the beautiful vocals and smooth sounds of the dynamically talented, Soviet trained, Ilya Grusdev, who has performed with some of the greatest jazz ensembles in NYC.
Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care of Teaneck.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Sep 6
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Marriage of Figaro

Cantor Bill Walton discusses The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart. A perfection of words and music where the servants seem to control the aristocrats, cause a revolution, and in the end, love and forgiveness prevail.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Sep 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Comedy of Victor Borge

Mike Sobel of Nostalgia Alley reminisces about the comedy of Victor Borge whose blend of music and comedy earned him the nicknames such as The Clown Prince of Denmark and The Unmelancholy Dane..

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Sep 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

West Side Stories

Marty Schneit, NY tour guide, shares the rich architecture and history of the area surrounding Columbus Circle, the site of the first Jewish congregation in North America and so much more.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Sep 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Tuvia: The One Man Band

Enjoy a morning of dance and sing along with Hebrew, Yiddish, Chassidic, Broadway, Swing and Pop music with Tuvia Zimber.
Sponsored by BrightView of Tenafly

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Oct 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Are you Getting Your Zzzzzs?

Linda Lohsen, BSN,RN, of Holy Name Medical Center will present to us how a good night’s sleep is essential to our health and well-being, but how there are many things that can interrupt our rest. Learn about specific sleep problems and how good sleep hygiene can help us get a good night’s rest.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Oct 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.



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