Fitness Offerings


Group Fitness  |  Body Composition Testing  |  Customized Fitness Profiles  |  Private Fitness Classes

Personal Training  |  Fitness Staff  |  Aqua Fitness  Running Club


Click here to see the Group Fitness Schedule 
Click here to sign up for Group Fitness Classes with Apple devices.
Click here to sign up for Group Fitness Classes with Android devices.

Pool Schedule
Gymnasium Schedule




Fall Monthly Fitness Special Events 

Month of September – Grit and Wit
Where brain meets brawn, this month will challenge you physically and mentally.


Month of October – Group Fitness Reward Month
You could be a winner! Every group fitness class that you attend in the month of October is a step closer to getting prizes.

Month of November – Find Your Fit in the Pool
Personal Training Black Friday Blowout Sale
Aqua exercise will be the focus in the November.


Month of December – Fitness Testing Month
Test your fitness level in December by participating in fitness center challenges.



Neshama Yoga

Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality. These two systems of ancient wisdom share much in common. At their core, they
provide the practitioner access to the pathways to connect with G-d on a deep, spiritual level. No prior experience needed. Suitable for all fitness levels. Led by Jackie Tepper.

Fridays, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 6 – Dec. 6 (No class Nov. 29)
Member $247 / Community $286 (13 sessions)

Group Fitness


Group Fitness Classes are Free to Members!

All of the group fitness classes you love … Shred and Lean, HIIT Yoga, Buti Yoga, Bootcamp, CXWORKS™, Aqua Fit, BODYPUMP™, BODYVIVE™, TreadZone, TRX, indoor cycling, Cardio Boxing, Zumba, Pilates, Barre, Lean, Mean Senior Machine and more … are included as part of your JCC membership! For class descriptions and our monthly class schedule, click here.


To receive updates and news from the fitness center, sign up at the fitness center desk or contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or

Note: Group Fitness class participants must be at least 16 years of age.

Single Class:
Members FREE / Community $20
Members FREE / Community $170

Click here to sign up for Group Fitness Classes with Apple devices.
Click here to sign up for Group Fitness Classes with Android devices.


Les Mills CXWORX™

CXWORX is a dynamic, results-oriented training program from LES MILLS™, the people who brought us BODYPUMP and BODYVIVE. Challenge yourself to increase core strength, tone abs, butt & legs, and improve posture. Get stronger and leaner as you continually challenge yourself! 30-minute CXWORX sessions work the muscles around your core, providing a vital ingredient for a stronger body. By honing in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body, you will tighten your tummy and butt, as well as improve functional strength and assist in injury prevention. CXWORX is challenging but achievable for every level of fitness.  For more information, contact Lori Price, JCC managing director of sports, fitness & aquatics, at 20.487.0967 or 


What is CXWORX?

CXWORX is the 30-minute Personal –Training – Inspired Core Class that’s been formulated with a carefully structured, scientific approach and unforgiving intensity.  It has been designed to tighten and tone the abs, glutes, back, obliques and “slings” connecting the upper and lower body, improve functional strength and assist in injury prevention like nothing else.  So, CXWORX will get you results where it counts the most. Core training is important not only for cosmetic benefits, six-pack abs, it is also important for functional strength.  Functional movements are movements based on real-world situational biomechanics.  Functional training focuses on building a body capable of doing real-life activities in real-life positions. 


Is CXWORX for everyone?

Core stability training has become an important component of all fitness programs, whether your goals are weight loss, muscle toning, back injury prevention or sports conditioning.  CXWORX provides a solution improving daily activities for the whole population.


Who should not attend CXWORX classes?
Pregnancy – you should not participate in this program if you are in your last trimester of your pregnancy.
Back pain – this is not the program for those who experience acute onsets of lower back pain. These injuries are best managed in clinical settings.
Osteoporosis – Participants who have clinical signs of bone softening, particularly through the spine, are unable to perform some of the Back Extensions and Hovers as these exercises compress the spine.


CXWORX Classes:

Click here to view Group Fitness Schedule.


The JCC is proud to offer group fitness classes by Les Mills. With great music and passionate instructors inspiring exhilarating workouts, the Les Mills family of classes are delivering the results people want, and changing lives from Sydney to Stockholm, from Washington to Wellington and everywhere in between. Les Mills has produced much more than an innovative and effective form of exercise - they have created a global fitness phenomenon. 
Sign-up for BODYPUMP/BODYVIVE CLASSES at the JCC welcome desk. Must be 18 years or older. If interested in BODYPUMP intro. class, Learn the Moves please contact Lori Price to set up a 30 minute appt. with one of our BODYPUMP instructors.

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ is the 60-minute group barbell class that can truly strengthen and shape your body. Using the best weight-room exercises, BODYPUMP challenges all of your major muscle groups. BODYPUMP combines great music, awesome instructors, and a bit of fitness magic to inspire you to get results! Like all Les Mills programs a new BODYPUMP class is released every three months with new music and new choreography. Classes fill up quickly, so please reserve your space in advance. Stop by the welcome desk, or reserve by phone at 203.322.7900.

From the folks who brought you BODYPUMP comes BODYVIVE, the low-impact group fitness workout that delivers real fitness results. BODYVIVE offers the core benefits of all the Les Mills programs, including an enjoyable, motivating group fitness experience.

What will BODYVIVE do for me? Specifically, BODYVIVE is designed to deliver:
• Improved muscular strength and endurance
• Increased heart fitness
• Improved flexibility and range of movement
• Better agility and balance
• Improved posture
• Weight loss through elevated calorie consumption
• Reduced risk of bone and joint degeneration
• General wellness and ‘feel-good' benefits ... BODYVIVE leaves you fizzing with energy!

BODYVIVE lets you choose just how hard you work. Using balls, tubes and optional hand weights you're taken step-by-step through the entire class by a skilled instructor, while moving to uplifting and inspiring music. Best of all, you finish feeling thoroughly rejuvenated.


Who's it for?
BODYVIVE is a great entry-level program for anyone seeking the motivation and benefits of group exercise that delivers results. It's especially suited to active adults in their 40s, 50s and 60s, people of all ages who are new or returning to exercise, and pre-natal and post-natal mothers.


What Do I Need to Bring?
Bring water and a towel. Wear comfortable clothing - a T-shirt and track-pants are fine! Turn up with the desire to get active and have some fun. Bringing a friend is highly recommended!


How fit do I need to be to do BODYVIVE?
First-timers do not need to be fit - just physically active and able to move freely.


How often should people do BODYVIVE?
There is no prescribed frequency. Les Mills suggests three times a week, in conjunction with other physical activities.


What type of music is used and why? 
BODYVIVE is choreographed mostly to popular, mainstream music from the 60s, 70s, 80's, 90's and today! The music is fun familiar. Like all Les Mills programs a new BODYVIVE class is released every three months with new music and new choreography.


Body Composition Testing
Here's a great way to keep on top of your exercise results: have a fitness specialist track your weight, body mass index, body composition, and circumference measurements.

Customized Fitness Profiles
Interested in having a better understanding of your fitness level? At the JCC we offer members and non-members a comprehensive evaluation that includes sub-max aerobic capacity testing, flexibility, body composition, blood pressure, and muscular strength and endurance testing. From the results of these standardized tests, we design a 90-day exercise program that focuses on improving variables of health and well-being. The tests are then repeated to chart one's progress and improvements. For more information, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or

Private Fitness Classes
If you don't see a class that fits your needs, create your own private class. For groups of six or more, these classes can be tailored to your group's schedules, goals and interests. Choose from most disciplines including yoga, Pilates, boot camp, group cycling, sport-specific training, athletic training, and more.

Personal Training

Maximize your workout with the benefit of one of our nationally certified personal trainers. Our training staff has the knowledge, experience and expertise to design a customized program to help you achieve your goals. Feel the difference of having a workout designed just for you! For information or to make an appointment, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or

60-Minute Private Sessions

  Personal Trainer (Member)      Personal Trainer (Community)
3 session intro rate    $160 (save $65)*  
10 sessions $68 per session ($680)        $78/session ($780)
5 sessions $70 per session ($350)     $80/session ($400)
1 session $75     $85





30-Minute Private Sessions 

  Personal Trainer (Member)      Personal Trainer (Community) 
3 session intro rate    $91 (save $35)*  
10 sessions $37 per session ($370)        $47/session ($470)
5 sessions $39 per session ($195)     $49/session ($245)
1 session $42     $52





60-Minute Semi-Private Sessions

  Personal Trainer (Member)      Personal Trainer (Community) 
3 session (intro rate)    $115 (save $53)*  
10 sessions $50 per session ($500)        $60/session ($600)
5 sessions $53 per session ($265)     $63/session ($315)
1 session $56     $66

*Introductory rates for first-time JCC personal training clients only. 10% discount on Personal Training for Executive Locker Room members


Community Personal Training
We offer non-JCC members our full menu of personal training packages. When training at The J you have full access to fitness, aquatics and locker room facilities before and after each session. Complete three personal training sessions within 30 days and become eligible for a special bonus and preferred pricing when becoming a JCC member. Current JCC members may also be eligible for special discounts or rewards when a non-member personal training referral becomes a member. Contact Membership Services at 203.487.0945 for details.

Small Group Training
Small group training is available for groups of 3 or more who want a personalized workout with a trainer or instructor. Ask for more details at the fitness center. Small Group training is available to JCC members only. All sessions must be purchased in advance. Scheduling is arranged directly between trainer and clients. 24 hours notice is required for cancellation, otherwise full session will be charged. Training of any kind at the JCC is permitted only by JCC staff trainer. All packages are sold in groups of 10. For more information contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or



Adult Aquatics

Private & Small Group Swim Lessons
Private lessons, alone or coupled with our group classes, are a great way to accelerate learning. These lessons offer a comfortable setting, so those new to the water can excel. Through an initial skills test, we can assess your ability and plan lessons around your specific needs. Lessons are 30 minutes and are sold in packages of 10 lessons and 5 lessons. All prices are per person. Contact Aquatics Director Alex Tkachuk at 203.487.0990 or, for more information.

Private Lessons (1 person)
1 lesson  Member $50 / Community $60
5 lessons  Member $225 / Community $275
10 lessons  Member $400 / Community $500

Semi-Private Lessons (2 people)
1 lesson  Member $40 / Community $48
5 lessons  Member $175 / Community $215
10 lessons  Member $310 / Community $380

Group Private (3 or more people)
1 lesson  Member $38 / Community $44
5 lessons  Member $160 / Community $190
10 lessons  Member $280 / Community $340 


Splashing Prices! December Aquatics Promotion
Holiday savings of 20% on 10-packs of private, semi-private and group private swim lessons

For more information, contact Alex Tkachuk at 203.487.0990 or

Running Club

Get Fit – Join the Club!

Coached by certified running coach, Keren Jonas
For more information and to register, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or

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Erev Sukkot

JCC open regular hours, after 4 p.m. for casual use.* *Regular enrichment classes are not scheduled on Jewish holidays so as not to exclude those individuals who cannot participate. Private swimming lessons, drop-in group fitness classes and