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2017 Pool Guide and Summer CenterPost

Check out all the details on our learn-to-swim group lessons for children ages 6 months and older, as well as semi-private and private swim lessons for both children and adults. CenterPost newsletter sections contain the latest info on the JCC's programs and services.

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315-445-2360 | Starts June 13! DAYS Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays AQUA FITNESS IN THE JCC’S OUTDOOR HEATED POOL TIMES 12–12:45 pm 6–6:45 pm 8:15–9 am • Everyone welcome! • Free for JCC Fitness members • $10 per class for non-fitness members 315-234-4522 | Join the JCC today! Become a member and swim in our outdoor heated pool all summer. Plus, get member discounts on our programs and services! See page 20 or contact Nick Finlayson, membership director, at 315-445-2040, ext. 140, or Summer Camp • Continued from page 1 Each camp day begins and ends at the JCC on 5655 Thompson Rd. in DeWitt. Depending on the camp, some campers may go off-site for scheduled field trips and specialty camp activities. Early and late care options are available for all campers. Young teens entering grades 7–10 looking to take on some responsibility should check out the Junior Camp Aide, Camp Aide and Counselor in Training (CIT) programs. They offer many opportunities to hone teamwork and leadership skills. Camp Rishon registration is currently in full swing. Register your child anytime right up until the start of camp on June 26 and throughout the summer prior to the start of each camp session. But don’t delay. Spots go quickly and some schoolage specialty camp sessions closeout early. Except for the Camp Aide and Counselor in Training teen programs, current JCC membership is not necessary for Camp Rishon registration. However, JCC members receive discounted camp rates. A discount for siblings is also available. For more information about the JCC’s summer camp, and to request the camp program guide, call 315-445-2360 or visit For further details, visit us online. Become a JCC member and the camp discount could pay for your membership (pool included)! Early Childhood Camp • For children 6 weeks old through entering kindergarten. • Developmentally appropriate, interactive indoor/outdoor activities. • Toddlers 18 months and older participate in daily Red Cross swim lessons. • Weekly off-site field trip for ages four and up. • Monthly enrollment for infants 6 weeks – 18 months. • Toddlers and preschoolers enroll on a weekly basis with options for flexible days and times. SyraCruisin’ Teen Travel Camp • Weekly enrollment for young teens entering grades 7–10. • Embark on a new adventure each day! • Local and regional field trips encourage social and cultural awareness, community service, team building and fun. • Each week features different field trips so each day is completely different from the next. • Overnight trip during weeks 3, 5 and 8. • Other programs offered include Junior Camp Aide, Camp Aide and Counselor in Training (CIT). School-Age Camp • Weekly enrollment for children entering grades 1–6. • Nitzanim day camp option provides an exciting variety of activities such as weekly themes, field trips, occasional overnights and special events. • Specialty camp option keeps campers focused on a specific interest area for an entire week (over 30 offered— art, sports, dance, fishing and more). • Optional after-camp clinics and overnight events available. 2 JCC of Syracuse | 2017 Summer CenterPost & Pool Guide

315-445-2360 | 2017 POOL GUIDE AttEntion JCC oF SyRACUSE MEMBERS: Please remember to use your membership card to enter the building on Saturdays and access the pool. Don’t have a membership card? Stop by the Fitness desk to get yours, call 315-445-2360 or email Welcome JCC Members The 2017 outdoor swimming season has finally arrived! The JCC of Syracuse’s outdoor heated pool is a great gathering place for members and their guests to cool off, relax and exercise. Make the most of your membership by using the pool to its fullest this summer. Come swim after work, on weekends with family and friends or after early morning workouts. Incorporating the pool into your personal fitness training will add a new dimension to your exercise routine. POOL RULES 1. Upon entering the pool area, all swimmers must check in at the lifeguard desk. 2. No swimming without a lifeguard on duty 3. No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the pool area (food, beverages, lotions, etc.). 4. No food or gum is allowed in the pool area at anytime. Beverages are allowed and must be in a can, plastic bottle or paper cup. Please help keep the pool area clean and free of bugs by promptly placing all garbage in trash receptacles. 5. No running, pushing or boisterous play. 6. No urination, defecation, spitting or nose blowing. 7. Persons with rashes, open sores, inflamed eyes and/or communicable diseases are not allowed in the pool. Remove all bandages before entering the pool area. 8. Shower before and after using the pool. 9. Diving is permitted only in the designated area at the deep end of the large pool. 10. The decision of the lifeguards in all matters concerning the pool and the enforcement of these rules is final. ChILDrEN AND ThE PooL 1. All children under age 15 must be supervised at the pool by an adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older. Like last year, we’re offering several aquatics programs throughout the summer (details on the pages that follow). They include learn-to-swim group lessons, private and semi-private swimming lessons, and children’s pool parties. Because the JCC pool is a members-only benefit (guests are welcome when accompanied by a member, see below), please remember to bring your membership card to the pool and check-in at the lifeguard desk upon entering the pool area. If you have any questions or comments regarding the pool, please contact us at 315-445-2360. Thank you for being a JCC of Syracuse member. We hope to see you pool side! 2. Children who are unable to stand with their heads completely above the water in the pool’s shallow end must be accompanied in the water by a supervising adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older, unless they pass a test with the lifeguard. The test consists of swimming two widths of the pool and treading water for 30 seconds. 3. Swimming accessories such as inflatable toys, kickboards, water noodles etc. may only be used in either pool with permission from the lifeguard. Permission may be denied if the pool is crowded or if items are deemed potential safety hazards. 4. No child is allowed in the small pool unless accompanied by an adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older. 5. The small pool is intended for non-swimmers. It is not to be used as a play area by those with swimming ability. At the lifeguard’s discretion, older children may be asked to leave the small pool. 6. Children who are not toilet trained must wear disposable diapers and plastic pants or special swimming diapers while in the pool. 7. Lifeguards have the final authority regarding safety issues in the pool and pool area. Pool Calendar & Hours Saturday, May 27 • Pool opens at 10 am POOL HOURS Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, June 25 Sunday – Friday . . . . . . . . . . . 9 am – 7 pm Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am – 7 pm Lap Swim (Mon.–Fri. only) . . . Ends at noon Monday, May 29 • Learn-to-swim lessons begin Monday, June 26 • Camp Rishon begins POOL HOURS Monday, June 26 – Friday, Aug. 18 Monday – Friday . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30 – 8 pm Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am – 7 pm Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 am – 7 pm Lap Swim only (Mon.–Fri.) . . . 8–9 am 15 minutes each hour may be designated for adult swim and can be scheduled by request with the lifeguards. Tuesday, July 4 – Holiday • Pool open 9 am – 7 pm POOL HOURS Saturday, Aug. 19 – Monday, Sept. 4 Sunday – Friday . . . . . . . . . . . 9 am – 7 pm Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am – 7 pm Lap Swim (Mon.–Fri. only) . . . Ends at noon Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday • Pool open 9 am – 7 pm Guest Passes • $5 each or a book of 5 for $20 • Each pass is valid for one day JCC members may purchase guest passes from lifeguards on the pool deck or from the front desk. Each guest must possess a valid pass and be accompanied at the pool by a JCC member. Questions? Call 315-445-2360. JCC of Syracuse | 2017 Summer CenterPost & Pool Guide 3

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