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.

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.

51 times on Wednesdays
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Jan 2 - Dec 18
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.

51 times on Wednesdays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Jan 2 - Dec 18
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 3 - Dec 26
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.

52 times on Mondays
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Jan 7 - Dec 30
Free Member
Free Public
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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.

57 times on Tuesdays & Tuesdays
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 8 - Dec 31
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.

51 times on Tuesdays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Jan 8 - Dec 24
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Come to the Cabaret

Come and join Randy 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!

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

Wed, Feb 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.

Music for Everyone

Join us as we enjoy Stephen Fuller performing a wide range of styles and genres including Broadway, Blues, Dance material, Bossa Novas, Calypso and fun sing-a-long songs.

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

Thu, Feb 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.

American Presidents and First Ladies

Since 1789 we have had 45 presidents and 42 official First Ladies. Come listen to an engaging presentation by local historian Paul White as he talks about these men and women and their impact upon our nation.

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

Mon, Feb 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.

Bringing Back Those Feel Good Moments with George

Singing 40s-70s, jazz standards, show tunes, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and songs of the Rat Pack; 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, Feb 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.

The Oldies but Goodies

Peter Lieberman, singer/keyboardist, will be presenting a program of some of the greatest songs of the 20th century - standards, showtunes, songs from the movies and the great oldies you remember.

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

Wed, Feb 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.

Rat Pack Favorites

A truly 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

Thu, Feb 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.

A Jazzy Performance

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

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

Wed, Mar 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.

Bryn Terfel – Opera Appreciation

Bill Walton presents Byrn Terfel, the Welsh bass-baritone; one of the most versatile singers ever who sings opera, oratorio, and songs in many languages as well as classic Broadway hits.

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

Thu, Mar 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.

Sophisticated Standards

Join us as we enjoy Mike Trombetta on saxophone, flute, and clarinet and of course as he sings sophisticated standards, swing tunes and more.

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

Thu, Mar 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.

Joan Rivers

Dumont Historian, Dick Burnon, presents a video discussion about Joan Rivers, the American comedian, actress, and television host who was known for her provocative comedic personality.

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

Mon, Mar 18
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 Aveanna Healthcare-Concierge Services.

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

Wed, Mar 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.

Mardi Gras Show

Join Richard as he presents his Mardi Gras show. He’ll be performing the tunes of New Orleans jazz clubs on his tenor banjo and guitar.

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

Thu, Mar 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.

Entertaining the Troops

Michael Gaskin will bring back the memories of how Bob Hope entertained our troops for over fifty years as he took his variety show on the road to wherever our soldiers were stationed.

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

Mon, Mar 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.

Home Safety for Seniors

Do you have scatter rugs, piles of newspapers, adequate lighting around your home? Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Department will share tips on how to stay safe at home.

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

Tue, Mar 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.

Toast of the Town

Dance and enjoy wonderful entertainment by John Micalizzi of Oasis Music Inc. Put your dancing shoes on and come join the party

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

Wed, Mar 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.

Cherished Musical Memories

Flip Peters will take us down memory lane as we sing along to Big Band songs, Broadway show tunes, Sinatra, Elvis and more.

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

Thu, Mar 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.

W.C. Fields

Mike Sobel of Nostalgia Alley will present a video and lecture on the American comedian, actor and writer W. C. Fields; the hard-drinking egotist whose career started in vaudeville that led him to fame on Broadway and in films.

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

Mon, Apr 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.

Sing and Dance along with Aaron Miller

Share your morning with Aaron as he offers a wide mix of songs to bring back some nostalgia and wonderful memories. He is known for bringing a smile out of his audience.

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

Wed, Apr 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.

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, Apr 8
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
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 Brightview Senior Living of Tenafly

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

Mon, Apr 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.

Sharing the Music

George Tuzzeo, pianist/vocalist and current keyboardist with the national act ‘Jay and the Americans’ will perform our favorites from the past thirty years.

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

Thu, Apr 18
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.

American Folk Art

Mario Medici will take us on a journey through the various forms of art work along with the genius of untrained artists who produced them.

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

Mon, Apr 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.

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils

The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center will present a program about aromatherapy. Learn how essential oils can prevent colds; fight off various viral and bacterial infections and more

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

Tue, Apr 23
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; switching between vocals, sax, and flute!

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

Wed, Apr 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.

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, Apr 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. We’ll be dancing and singing along.

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

Wed, May 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.

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, May 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.

Timeless Tunes

Neil Dankman will command the stage with music from different genres including calypso, Motown, Neil Diamond and our old time favorites.

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

Thu, May 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.

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

52 times on Fridays
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Jan 4 - Dec 27
$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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