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:

  • 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


Blood Pressure Monitoring

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.

    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Balance & Agility (with a Cardio Boost)

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 starts us off with a cardio warm-up and then 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'.

106 times on Fridays
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Fridays
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Jan 6 - Dec 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. 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.

52 times on Thursdays
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 4 - Dec 27
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Yoga Tai Chi Dance Combo

Increase flexibility and strength, engage your mind and body simultaneously and ward off diseases such as Parkinson’s during this enjoyable and uplifting exercise experience.

56 times on Tuesdays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Mar 6 - Mar 26
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Boxing for Seniors

Boxing is all about movement, no contact. Come for a light boxing and resistance training class that will train your mind and body against diseases such as Parkinson’s and cardiopulmonary conditions.

56 times on Wednesdays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Mar 7 - Mar 27
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. Our instructor will introduce exercises that are designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength & flexibility and improve joint stability, balance, coordination and agility. The workout of low impact movements uses hand-held weights, all in a fun-filled and relaxed environment. Come join us and see what you can do.

28 times on Mondays
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Jun 25 - Dec 31
Free Member
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Qi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation)

An ancient Chinese practice that helps align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise and meditation.

27 times on Tuesdays
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Jun 26 - Dec 25
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fit for Life

This program offers 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.

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

Familiar Songs and their Unfamiliar Stories

Join Sandy Schuman, storyteller, musician, and educator as he shares stories about songs and the songwriters, personal adventures, historical sagas, and more.

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

Wed, Sep 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.

Sax in the Morning

Cecilia Tenconi, 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. Join us in the Taub Auditorium as Cecilia switches between vocals, sax and flute.

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

Thu, 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.

The New York City Highline

Mario Medici, lecturer from The Discovery Series will share his photographic tour of the NYC High Line. Come learn about this 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail that was created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan.
We will be discovering in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Mon, Oct 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.

Tuvia: The One Man Band

Come dance and sing along as Tuvia Zimber delivers a seamless repertoire of Hebrew, Yiddish, Chassidic, Broadway, Swing and Pop music! Join us for this high energy program.
Sponsored by Atria Senior Living.

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

Wed, Oct 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.

Musicals of the 60s

Michael Gaskin, pianist/lecturer will share a time when social change was being demanded and how Broadway depicted these situations for the public to see and enjoy. We’ll be remembering the music from shows from Hello Dolly, Cabaret, Hair and more.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Thu, Oct 11
11:05 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Ocktoberfest

Come and enjoy as Richard performs songs in both German and English while he plays his concertina, guitar and banjo. It’s sure to be a special morning. Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Mon, Oct 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.

Tribute to the Greats

Join us as Janice Wiggins performs a variety of music concentrating on the standards made famous by such musical greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and composers including George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and more.

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

Tue, Oct 16
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 Esther & Julius Adler Semi-Annual Yiddish Concert

Join us for The Esther & Julius Adler Semi-Annual Yiddish Concert and luncheon. This year we will present singer, actress, songwriter, and recording artist Lisa and Quintet.

To reserve tickets please call Lisa Robins at 201.408.1455

Wed, Oct 17
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Iconic Washington DC Statues

Join Paul White of the Huntington Reading Group as he presents his slide show and lecture on Iconic Washington DC Statues and other cool places to see. We'll be discovering in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Mon, Oct 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.

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.

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

Wed, Oct 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.

Miracles of Broadway

World class baritone, James Michael, presents his critically acclaimed musical experience. Don’t miss this wonderful morning on Broadway!
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

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

Thu, 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.

Let the Music Take you Back

Rick will be serenading us with our favorite hits from the 40’s, Dean Martin, Sinatra and more. We’ll be smiling as he brings back the memories with his tunes.

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

Mon, Oct 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.

The Joe Keys Duo

Come listen to the Joe Keys Duo as they bring back musical memories from various decades.

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

Wed, Oct 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.

Jewish New York

Before the great black migration from the south, Harlem was the third largest Jewish settlement in the world. Marty will tell us why the Jews selected Harlem as their residence in the 1880’s and talk of some of the people who resided there like Oscar Hammerstein, Milton Berle, Richard Rogers and more.

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

Thu, 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.

Easy Listening

John Micalizzi, accomplished 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 other all-time hits.

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

Wed, Nov 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.

Estere Diva

Come hear Estere, an entertainer from Carnegie Hall who will sing Jazz standards, oldies, Broadway music, Disco, Latin and more.

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

Thu, Nov 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.

Sinatra Duets

Mike Sobel, host of the television show, Nostalgia Alley, will present a video/lecture about the American singer Frank Sinatra and the younger singers from various genres that he has collaborated with.

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

Mon, Nov 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.

A Jazzy Performance

Danny Bacher, singer/saxophonist will perform toe tapping favorites from the Great American Songbook. Come swing the morning away with us in the Taub Auditorium.

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

Wed, Nov 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.

We're Having a Party

It's always a party when Aaron Miller, singer/song writer shares his high energy show with us. Come swing the morning away in the Taub Auditorium as Aaron plays songs from yesterday and today.

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

Thu, Nov 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.

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.

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

Mon, Nov 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.

We’re Thankful for the Music

Come join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and reminiscing. What better time to be thankful for the music and memories with DJ Nick.

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

Wed, Nov 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.

Bringing Back Those Feel Good Moments with George

Singing 40s-70s, Jazz Standards, Show tunes, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, The Rat Pack plus Johnny Cash. With his young, fresh and vibrant style, George D. will bring us those feel good moments!

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

Mon, Nov 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 Plight and the Dignity: FSA Photographers Picture Depression-Era America

Join us for Jim DelGiudice's fascinating presentation about the time when the U.S. government gave notable photographers a chance to flex their documentary muscles.

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

Wed, Nov 28
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.

Shlomo Haviv International Singer

Join us for a performance by Shlomo Haviv, singer, song writer, guitarist, percussionist, bouzouki player and lead vocalist in the Israeli Army during his service. Shlomo will have us swinging and dancing to his unique musical style.
Sponsored by Fox Trail Memory Care Living .

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

Thu, 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.

Shlomo Haviv International Singer

Join us for a performance by Shlomo Haviv, singer, song writer, guitarist, percussionist, bouzouki player and lead vocalist in the Israeli Army during his service. Shlomo will have us swinging and dancing to his unique musical style.
Sponsored by Fox Trail Memory Care Living.

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

Thu, 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.

Tuvia: The One Man Band

Come dance and sing along as Tuvia Zimber delivers a seamless repertoire of Hebrew, Yiddish, Chassidic, Broadway, Swing and Pop music! Join us for this high energy program.
Sponsored by Atria Senior Living.

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

Mon, Dec 3
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 Wacky World of Comedian Gilda Radner

Dumont historian Dick Burnon presents a video discussion about the American comedian, writer, actress, and one of the seven original cast memebers of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

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

Wed, Dec 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.

New York, New York

New York is a fascinating city and a great city for walking. Join photographer Ray Turkin as he takes us on a walking tour of Manhattan. We begin at Grant's tomb and end in Little Italy. Along the way, we'll stop at major points of interest including Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, Central Park and more.

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

Mon, Dec 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.

Tribute to the Greats

Join us as Janice Wiggins performs a variety of music concentrating on the standards made famous by such musical greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and composers including George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and more.

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

Wed, Dec 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.

Morning Dance Party

Frankie M will bring his repertoire of songs from oldies to contemporary tunes that we all love to sing a long to. We might even want to get up and dance.

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

Thu, 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.

Swinging as Sinatra

Jesse Posa, a young Frank Sinatra impersonator and look-a-like sings Sinatra's biggest hits. We'll be singing the morning away with smiles on our faces.
Sponsored by Brightview Senior Living of Tenafly.

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

Mon, Dec 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.

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.

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

Wed, Dec 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.

Holiday Troubador

Come and enjoy as Richard performs a multicultural holiday program that includes Chanukah songs, Christmas carols, and Kwanza music played on banjo, mandolin, bagpipes, guitar and African talking drum. Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

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

Sax in the Morning

Cecilia Tenconi, 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. Join us in the Taub Auditorium as Cecilia switches between vocals, sax and flute.

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

Wed, Dec 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.

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

98 times on Fridays
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Feb 9 - Dec 20
$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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