The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly will hold its annual community open house on Sunday, September 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities for members and guests include sample classes, Thurnauer School of Music’s instrumental petting zoo, bounce house, balloonologist, face painters, roaming entertainers, and more. There will also be giveaways and special one-day-only discounts. Participants can enjoy the JCC fitness centers, outdoor pool and splash park, gyms, nursery school playgrounds, tumble room, tennis and racquetball courts, and the JCC fields.
Sample children’s classes include dance, drama, young singer demos and workshops, Stavri Tennis Academy workshops, crafting, Israel art project, Neil Klatskin Summer camp activities, and an introduction to the new Musikgarten music program, with songs, movement, dramatic play, and storytelling.
Teens can choose from Zumba and Stavri Tennis demos, crafting, Israeli art project, and an introduction to the Idea School Makerspace. Sample classes and demonstrations for adults include Zumba, kettlebells, boot camp, Ironbound boxing classes, core and total body conditioning workshops, speed training, nutrition and acupuncture consultations with the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine, in association with Englewood Health, complimentary chair massages and facial evaluations by JCC spa professionals, and the chance to talk to certified personal trainers about personal fitness. Adults will be given demos and samples of Repechage spa products, a revitalizing seaweed-based skin care line available at the JCC spa.
JCC representatives will be on hand to speak about JCC programs and membership, give guided tours, and help with class registration.
Those who register and join by October 31 will get $150 off their membership; as an added incentive, if they join at the open house, they will receive $50 in JCC Cash. Members who refer a friend also will receive $50 in JCC Cash, and so will the friend they refer.
Programs and facilities available to JCC members include two state-of-the-art fitness centers, outdoor splash park and pools, year-round indoor pools, more than 90 free group-exercise classes, CPR-trained swim instructors and lessons for people of all ages, luxurious spa, free orientation and fitness assessment, basketball, racquetball and tennis courts, youth fitness center for 6- to 13-year-olds, the Early Childhood Center and nursery school, day camps, the Thurnauer School of Music, the School of Theater Arts, the dance school, cultural and educational programming for adults, and more.
For more information, go to jccotp.org/community, call (201) 408-1448, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.