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.

“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


Chi 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.

Melodies of Memories and Miracles, Broadway Classics

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

Feb 10
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
May 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Oct 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.

Sit & Be Fit

This class offers a total body workout regardless of fitness level. Sonny Knaub, NASM-CPT, Certified Trainer and Wellness Coach, 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.

24 times on Mondays
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Apr 11 - Sep 19
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 favorties. Come join us in the Taub Auditorium for a fun morning of singing, dancing, and remembering old memories while making some new one.

Apr 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jul 18
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
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.

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. He also recorded under contract with, Winley Records, New York City and Clifton Records, Clifton New Jersey.
Come sing-a- long, dance, and enjoy with us in the Taub Auditorium.

Apr 25
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Aug 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.

Enjoying Old-Time and Contemporary Favorites

Johnny Micalizzi

John Micalizzi is a keyboardist/pianist and one of the vocalists for the proclaimed wedding band Oasis. John enjoys performing songs from Michael Buble, Neil Diamond, Frankie Vali, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Motown favorites, and many more.
Come sing-a-long and dance with us in the Taub Auditorium.

May 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 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.

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.
See you in the Senior Adult Lounge.

May 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jul 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 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.

Dick Burnon Lecture Series

A writer and publicist during his noteworthy half-century career, Dick’s background includes newspaper reporter, trade magazine editor, and corporate and nonprofit public relations. Come learn and enjoy about the subjects listed below.

Meet us in the Senior Lounge for these interesting programs.

Thu, Jun 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Mickey Marcus
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Welcome Summer with Mary Taylor

Mary Taylor has been changing the standard for senior entertainment for years. Come welcome summer with her high energy perfomance filled with audience participation.
Join us for a morning of song and dance in the Taub Auditorium.

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

Vaudeville

Presented by Mike Sobel

Mike Sobel will take us through the golden years of yesterday. Vaudeville is a unique theatrical genre that will highlight rare performances by Burns and Allen, Bob Hope, James Cagney, W.C. Fields, Eddie Cantor and other celebrated stars. The presentation will focus on the history of this form of stage entertainment and its impact on film, television and modern stage.
Join us in the Senior Lounge for this interesting presentation.

Thu, Jun 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.

A Morning of Song and Dance

Randy Accardi
Come join us and be prepared to be dazzled by his charm and dynamic energy. Singing, Dancing and twirling his baton, Randy performs your favorite hits of the 40s-80s, Jazz Standards, Oldies, Dance tunes, Broadway, Cabaret, and Adult Contemporary. Randy is sure to bring a bright smile and a jolly laugh!
We will be enjoying the performance in the Taub Auditiorim.


Mon, Jun 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.

Brain Fitness

Linda Lohsen, BSN, RN, from Holy Name Medical Center
Just as we need to exercise our bodies, we also need to exercise our minds to keep them fit. Some research has shown that brain stimulation can help prevent age-related cognitive decline and can also improve normally functioning minds. Learn ways to engage all of your senses daily, and have some fun with brain teasers.
Come work out your mind with us in the Senior Lounge

Wed, 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.

Exploring Italian Opera - A Retrospective

Cantor Bill Walton presents...
Take a journey through operatic styles covering arias from Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, and Handel, sung by some of the greatest opera singers of the century. From Enrico Caruso to Leontyne Price, to Franco Corelli- all well-known arias and rarities will be played and styles discussed.
Enjoy the program in the Senior Adult Lounge.

Jun 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Aug 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
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.

Cantor Bill Walton presents Don Giovanni

Mozart's opera has been defined as a comedy, and it has a number of hilarious moments. But there's far more to Don Giovanni than just a series of big laughs, just as the infamous Don is more than just a dishonest ladies' man.
Come take a journey through this opera with Cantor Bill Walton. He will play arias and discuss in the Senior Adult Lounge.

Wed, 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.

Patriotic Party

Estere Diva: International concert vocalist from Israel will perform various patriotic hits. Estere has performed at Carnegie Hall and concertizes internationally. With an angelic Soprano voice and a dynamic stage presence, Estere often captivates here audience with her unique style and effortless high notes.
Join us for a wonderful morning of entertainment in the Taub Auditorium.

Wed, Jul 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.

Hollywood Silver Screen Romances

We've all been fascinated at some point in our lives with the romance of couples on the silver screen. The most alluring couples, though, are those who are paired on screen and off screen. We follow their every move, every argument, every triumph, as if they were part of our own family. Paul White, president of HRG will bring these Hollywood couples to you…. from Burton and Taylor, Frank and Ava to Tracy and Hepburn….to name just a few.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this wonderful program.

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

John F Kennedy

Marty Alboum presents JFK
Marty has been a long time student of history and lectures at Rutgers and Bergen Community College. He is a graduate of William Patterson and Rutgers University and enjoys pursuing his lifelong interest in history. Don't miss this outstanding program on John F Kennedy. Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

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

Vocals and Sax

Ilya Grusdev: Vocals and Sax
After settling down in the U.S. via former Soviet Union, Ilya continued his career on the NYC music scene performing in some of the greatest jazz ensembles. Educated in music in the former Soviet Union, Ilya brought his rich talent on vocals and brilliant sounds on sax to audiences across the U.S. Ilya’s dynamic talent, can switch seamlessly from exciting vocals to smooth sounds on sax.
Come join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this music experience.

Thu, Jul 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.

Multi-instrumentalist and Vocalist

Cecilia Tenconi: 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 for this musical experience in the Taub Auditorium.

Mon, Jul 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.

West Side Stories

Marty Schneit presents West Side Stories (Upper West Side)
Explore the rich architecture and history of the area surrounding Columbus Circle. See the site of the first Jewish congregation in North America, learn the origins of Art Deco, and more. Marty will reveal local secrets, stories, and scandals that will make your jaw drop in amazement.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this morning of touring the Upper West Side.

Thu, Jul 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.

Jascha Heifetz- Violinist Extraordinaire

Jascha Heifetz was considered to be one of the finest violinists of modern times. More than a century after his public debut, Heifetz continues to evoke respect and delight among fellow musicians for his 65 year career of an unparalleled standard of playing. Cantor Bill Walton will present to us the music of one of the most influential performing artists of all time in the Senior Adult Lounge.

Mon, Aug 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Touch of Sinatra

A Musical About the Life and Times of Frank Sinatra
You will be entertained with the story of the life of Frank Sinatra, the songs that made him one of the most renowned singers of the 20th century along with funny jokes, which together will provide a most entertaining experience. Join us for this wonderful program as Joe Gillian narrates and Donnie Fararro sings.

Mon, Aug 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.

Songs of Politics

Leona Schwab, international folk singer will cover the pre-civil war period and the Underground Railroad. Then she will present on to the beginnings of the labor union movement, into the 20th century, the depression, onto the civil rights movement as well as the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa and the Nueva Cancion movement of Latin America.
Please join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this very interesting program.

Thu, Aug 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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