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Fitness Center

J Fitness Privileges

Your all-inclusive membership provides you with complete access to the JCC's state-of-the-art Fitness Center. As a new JCC member, your Fitness Center privileges begin with a complimentary initial training session to get you started with your lifestyle change, or keep you on track.

  • New line of interactive cardio equipment powered by Precor and Preva
  • Consultation with certified personal trainers on weight training, cardiovascular routines, body fat composition, height/weight, girth measurements, stretching and flexibility assessment, and diet and nutrition
  • Free or discounted classes | Click here to view the Fitness Center Schedule
  • Class reservations done from your cell phone or tablet device, with the ability to synchronize with your FitBit workout tracker
  • Supervised on-site childcare at J Play for your little ones and the Kidz Corner game room for kids grades 1-7 available while using our facilities.
  • Special classes such as both non-heated and Hot Yoga, (including Vinyasa and Restorative), Barre, POUND, Indoor Cycling, TRX, Zumba and SilverSneakers all included with membership
  • Personal Training by our nationally certified Fitness Specialists is available
  • Priority tennis and racquetball reservations
  • Men's and Women's lounges, locker rooms with showers and towel service, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and massage chairs
  • Teens, ages 13-15 years old, may take group fitness classes with a Family or Teen Membership after registering for and completing the mandatory 3-hour Intro to Fitness course. Completing this course also qualifies them access to the weight room. To schedule and for pricing, please call the Fitness Center Welcome Desk at x284

Fitness Center Updates

Here at the Alper JCC, we recognize you as the individual you are–from the moment you’re greeted by our staff to the moment you step on our NEW Precor fitness equipment, which connects to our NEW fiber-optic Wi-Fi network and uses Preva® 6.0 technology to load your personal workout profile, helping you maximize your workouts and reach your goals.

In addition to truly state-of-the-art equipment, our recently upgraded management platform for classes, reservations, and personal training, MindBody, will further empower you to get the most out of your fitness membership. Reserve a space in any one our 75-plus weekly group exercise classes online or with MindBody’s easy-to-use mobile app. Receive a text notification if a spot opens up in a class that you’re on the waiting list for, or connect your Fitbit to MindBody’s app to view personal activity data achieved during your workouts.

Stop by the Membership Welcome Desk in the Futernick Family Fitness Center or contact Membership Services today to schedule a personalized tour and see for yourself how the JCC makes fitness personal.


Fitness Center Facilities

For a detailed description of our Fitness Center Facilities, come visit membership and we will give you a personalized tour!

  • Over 5,000 sq. foot workout area, mirrored walls, and stretching area
  • 2,500 square foot aerobics studio with wood floor and mirrored walls
  • Custom-designed Indoor Cycling room
  • Free weight equipment
  • All cardio equipment have personal flat-screen TVs
  • Multi-station Modular Cybex Cable Cross Unit
  • TS1 Striders
  • Cybex Eagle Training Equipment
  • Cybex Arcs
  • Expresso Virtual Reality Bikes
  • Stairmasters
  • Concept II Rowers
  • True Recumbent Bicycles
  • NEW Precor TRM 885 Treadmills
  • NEW Precor EFX 885 Ellipticals
  • NEW Stairclimber G8
    - All equipped with a touch screen with interactive program components
    - Integrated Footplant Technology™(IFT) and Ground Effects® Impact Control (GFX)
    - Loads of training programs including Mountain Peaks, Heart Rate, Zone, Glute Toner, 5K, Gerkin Fitness Test and more.

Strength & Conditioning Room in Court 4:

  • Wall Board w/Dynamax Medicine Balls - balls of various weights are thrown against plywood from various positions and caught, to increase reactive time, explosive power and strengthen core.
  • Cybex Eagle Prone Leg Curl - this machine isolates the hamstrings while taking pressure off the lower back.
  • Startrack Maxrack - this equipment allows both vertical and horizontal movements. Unlike the standard machine, now you can forward lunge with a 65 lb. bar instead of the standard 45 lb. bar. 
  • Cybex Multirack - for heavy lifting and Olympic movements: Bench pressing, squats, dead lifts and power cleans. The shock-absorbent floor allows more freedom and better placement of weights.
  • Power Ropes - anchored to the wall and used to increase strength and endurance, they specifically target shoulders. 
  • Cybex Eagle Weight Training Equipment- Cybex Eagle selectorized strength line is the evolution of superior technology combined with a passion for fitness. There is no comparable strength line in the industry - Eagle is beyond the other's best. Starting with exhaustive research in human biomechanics and applying the Cybex heritage in sports medicine, Eagle is the ultimate way to "faster fitness results."

Any of our well-trained Fitness Center staff members will be happy to show you the equipment, which you are urged to try with supervision until you become comfortable. 

Click Here For our Group Fitness Class Schedule

Classes & Services

The following options are also included in your membership:

  • Private training by qualified staff
  • Indoor Cycling classes
  • Specialty group exercise classes
  • Salsa Aerobics
  • TRX™
  • Yoga classes
  • Hot Yoga
  • Circuit Training classes

For more information, please contact Irene Tzanani

View our Fitness Schedule here

Silver Sneakers

SilverSneakers, offered to Medicare members of Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Options, Humana and CarePlus, provides its members with an Alper JCC membership at no additional cost.

This fun, engaging and active program encourages participants to increase their physical activity. Based upon "fitness, fun and friends," the Fitness Center-based program incorporates social events with an exercise program that enhances independent living skills.

For more information contact the Fitness Center front desk at 305.271.9000 x284.

Intro To Fitness 1-on-1

Choosing an Instructor
Please contact the Fitness Center front desk at 305.271.9000 x284 to have an appointment set up with one of our nationally certified instructors.

Pricing and Scheduling 
This class is a prerequisite required for children 12-15 years of age in order to use our gym. Under 12 not admitted. Intro to Fitness is a three-hour course completed over a span of three days - may be consecutive or separated. Cost is a non-refundable $165 for one child or $240 for two children. Course is able to be rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice without penalty of losing session; please discuss with your trainer at the moment to make proper arrangements. 

Class Objectives & Procedures
Upon completion of this course and a passing score on final exam, students will gain access to the Fitness Center. During this course they will learn age appropriate training techniques, gym etiquette, proper form and how and when to change their workouts to suit their individual needs safely and effectively. Students must be on time and ready to workout with appropriate attire and footwear. Attendance is mandatory for all sessions and there are no makeup sessions. Students must be JCC members to take this course.




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