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.

25 times on Mondays
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Jul 3 - Dec 18
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
Jul 5 - Dec 27
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. These 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
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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
Jul 7 - Dec 29
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

Tuesdays
11:30 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.

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.

Old-Time & Contemporary Favorites

John Micalizzi: vocalist, piano and keyboard player, entertainer and music producer will perform songs from Michael Buble, Neil Diamond, Frankie Valli, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Motown favorites and many more.

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

Sep 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Nov 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.

Come to the Caberet

Randy Accardi, singer and dancer, performs hits of the 40s-80s, Jazz standards, Oldies, dance tunes, Broadway, cabaret, and adult contemporary.

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

Wed, Oct 25
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.

Robert Moses and the New York World’s Fairs

Join Paul White of the Huntington Reading Group as he presents: Robert Moses, master builder and the man behind the 1939 and 1964 New York World’s Fairs.

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

Thu, Oct 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.

The Garden State Harmonica Club

Founded in 1971, the Garden State Harmonica Club is one of the nation's leading harmonica organizations. They have dusted off their instrument that many of our grandparents kept in their coat pockets for breaking out into song at a moment's notice and will do so for us!

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

Mon, Oct 30
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.

Broadway Classics

Critically acclaimed and world class baritone, James Michael, presents his musical experiences and pays homage to three legendary singers who James had the privilege of working with earlier in his career - Robert Goulet, Howard Keel and John Raitt. Don’t miss this wonderful morning on Broadway!

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

Wed, Nov 1
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.

April 6, 1917: America Enters the Great War and New Jersey Enters the 20th Century

As World War I began, New Jersey supplied the Allies in Europe with both the products of its newfound industrial might as well as the sacrifices of its great citizens from Woodrow Wilson to Joyce Kilmer. In this lecture photojournalist Jim DelGiudice will discuss events from 100 years ago that still reverberate in our state today

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

Thu, Nov 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.

Those Funny Jewish Guys

Dumont Historian Dick Burnon will highlight the lives and times of four iconic Jewish comedic performers: Henny Youngman, Milton Berle, George Segal, and Gene Wilder.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Mon, Nov 20
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.

Thanks for the Music

Just in time for Thanksgiving we will be joining Cathy Herndon, songwriter, piano player and singer in saying ‘Thanks for the Music’. She’ll be performing favorites such as Gershwin, Porter, Broadway favorites and more.

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

Wed, Nov 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.

Cantor Bill Walton presents Prokofiev

Join us as we learn about “Prokofiev” an early 20th century composer with the gift of memorable melodies, harmonies and fine orchestration. Excerpts include “Peter and the Worf”. “Voilin Concerto in D, and suites from “Romeo and Juliet”.

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

Wed, Nov 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.

Rat Pack Favorites


A truly a gifted vocalist, Van Martin 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.
Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care of Bergen County

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

Thu, Nov 30
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 a young Frank Sinatra impersonator and Chairman of the Board look-a-like sings his biggest hits; Summer Wind, Stangers in the Night, Fly Me to the Moon and much more!
Sponsored by Arbor Terrace of Teaneck

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

Mon, Dec 4
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.

Celebrate Chanukah with Cecilia

Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Cecilia Tenconi will take you on a non-stop dynamic journey of your favorite Chanukah songs along with our favorite dance tunes. Switching between vocals, sax and flute!

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

Wed, Dec 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.

Jack Benny

Mike Sobel, host of the television show Nostalgia Alley, presents Jack Benny. Come and learn about this American comedian, vaudevillian, television and film actor, and violinist. We will reminisce about how Benny portrayed his character as a miser, badly playing his violin. An interactive discussion with those in attendance will enhance the experience.

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

Thu, Dec 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.

The Bronx

Marty Schneit, licensed New York City Tour Guide presents a nostalgic look back at the Bronx. Together we will reminisce with us about egg creams, stickball, Dion and The Belmonts, Grand Concourse, Paradise Theater, Jahn's, Orchard Beach, Charlotte Russe, The Seltzer Man and Krums.

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

Wed, Dec 20
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.

Holiday Lights of New York City

Mario Medici, lecturer from The Discovery Series will share his photo slide lecture, beginning at 59th and Lexington Avenue, meander through the streets of New York City viewing the holiday lights and window decorations as only New York City can do it.

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

Wed, Dec 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.

Duplicate Bridge at the 'J'

Director Ruth Bernstein, ACBL Certified

Have you ever wanted to learn and play Duplicate Bridge? Looking to exercise your brain and have fun doing so? Meet other active adults and advance your knowledge in this challenging activity. Bring your own group or come and play with others (0 – 1500 point level)
Enjoy great food for lunch at11:30 and begin playing at noon.
For more information please contact Lisa Robins at 201.408.1455

Aug 11
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Aug 18
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sep 1
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sep 8
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sep 15
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Oct 20
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Oct 27
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Nov 3
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Nov 10
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Nov 17
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Dec 1
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Dec 8
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Dec 15
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Dec 22
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Dec 29
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$10.00 Member
$10.00 Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.



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