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
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 or use the weight room with a Family or Teen Membership after registering for and completing the mandatory Intro to Fitness course. Upon completion of the course, teens must be accompanied by a parent or guardian anytime they are in the Fitness Center. To schedule, 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 Precor fitness equipment, which connects to our 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.
Peloton Bikes Now at J Fitness!
Discover the Peloton bike: the only exercise bike streaming indoor studio cycling classes live and on-demand. The Peloton bike brings you the most convenient and immersive indoor cycling experience, streaming daily live classes directly to J Fitness.
We now have two Peloton bikes available for members to enjoy, in addition to our 80+ weekly group fitness classes! The response to the Peloton’s has been overwhelming!
By using the Mindbody app, you can easily reserve a session on the bike in advance and guarantee your workout. Please be sure as a courtesy to others, to cancel your ride should you not be able to attend.
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.
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.