Friday, September 14, 2018

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Holds Free Open House



WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 1–4 pm
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades will hold its annual Open House for the entire community on Sunday, September 16, where members and guests can sample classes, take part in the Thurnauer School of Music’s instrumental petting zoo (top), and enjoy moon bounce, a balloonologist, face painters and roaming entertainers. There will also be giveaways and special one-day-only discounts. Current and prospective members are all welcome and can enjoy the JCC water park, outdoor pools, gyms, fitness center, fields, playgrounds, tumble room, and tennis and racquetball courts as part of their Open House experience.

JCC FourSample classes for children that will be showcased at the event include dance and drama demos and workshops, CMEK (basketball) lessons and demos, Stavri Tennis Academy workshops and group tournaments with prizes and giveaways, and a youth boot camp demo. Sample classes and demonstrations for adults will include Zumba, chair massages, and facial evaluations by JCC spa professionals, who will be introducing Repechage, a revitalizing seaweed-based skin care line, at the Spa this fall. Visitors will also have the chance to receive acupuncture and nutrition consultations from experts from the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine, in association with Englewood Health, right in the convenience of the JCC.

JCC representatives will be on hand to speak about JCC programs and membership, give guided tours of the facilities, and help with class registration.

DSC_2309The JCC is also offering a special promotion in connection with the event. People will have the opportunity to get $150 off membership if they join by October 31st; and, as an added incentive, if they join at the Open House, they will receive an extra $50 in JCC cash.

Programs and facilities available to JCC members include 2 state-of-the-art fitness centers, outdoor water park & pools, year-round indoor pools, more than 80 free group exercise classes, CPR-trained swim instructors & lessons for all ages, a luxurious spa, free orientation & fitness assessment, basketball, racquetball & tennis courts, teen fitness center for ages 6-13, Early Childhood Center and nursery school, day camps, Thurnauer School of Music, School of Theater Arts, Dance school, cultural and educational programming for adults, and more.

For a full schedule of sample classes, please visit For more information call the Membership Office at 201.408.1448 or email Membership will be open from 10 am-4 pm the day of the Open House.