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We offers many programs, workshops, and events to assist you on your health and fitness journey.

Monthly App Challenges

Are you up for the challenge? They are fun and easy to join!
1) Download the FREE Omaha JCC App from the App Store or from the Google Play Store.
(Search for “Omaha JCC” by Netpulse.) Install the app on your mobile device.
2) Quickly and easily set up your account.
3) Once installed, log in to the OMAHA JCC App and go to the "challenges" tab.
4) Select the current challenge you would like to participate in. Once you’re in, all you need to do is track your workouts through the app. To receive credit, ALL workouts MUST be tracked through the app!

September 1 – October 31  |  Move Into Fall (app)
Record 140 miles of cardiovascular exercise before October 31st. To receive credit, ALL workouts MUST be tracked through the app!

October 1-31  |  Spin 2 Win  (non app, $5 fee)
Need some motivation to get back into or try a Spin class?  This is it.  The J offers 11 spin classes a week, hit 2 each week for 4 weeks and win a #Spin2Win t-shirt. Attendance will be tracked via a board in the spin studio! This is a NON App challenge. Participants need to register with Member Services. There is a $5 fee to participate.

November 1-30  |  Burn it to Earn It (app)
The average American consumes 4500 calories through Thanksgiving feasts.
Lets work to burn it before we consume it! Track your activity through the app. This challenge is free for JCC Members.

December 1-31  |  Group Exercise Challenge (non app)
Don’t let the winter blues catch you.  Join in on some of our group exercise classes and earn a FREE Training Session!  Attend 12 of any of our over 70 classes offered during the month of December you’ll receive a coupon good for one FREE Training Session.  (coupon will be good for private personal training or private pilates reformer training). Attendance will be tracked via a tracking card received at registration. This is a NON App challenge. Participants need to register with Member Services. There is no fee to participate in the December challenge.


Free Wellness Talks

FREE Program  | Held upstairs in the JFO Kripke Library
The Fitness Center is proud to partner with experts in the community to bring you informative presentations on various health topics. Presentations are FREE for all Members. No prior registration is needed. Programs are held upstairs in the upstairs in the JFO Kripke Library. Call Breann at (402) 334-6580 for more information. Additional information is listed on the JCC app!

Wednesday, October 17
10:00 a.m. | "Exercise & Osteoporosis" by Heartland Osteoporosis Study

Tuesday, November 15
1:30 p.m.  |  "Mental Health & Suicide Prevention" by Jewish  Family Service & the Kim Foundation

Wednesday, January 16
10:00 a.m.  |  "The Organized Life" by Tina Collison, Pilates Instructor


Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 22  |  9:15 a.m
Members, Ages 16+ can us Thanksgiving morning for an unforgettable fun 1-mile relay run! We’ll provide the turkey and divide you in teams of three. All you have to do is show up ready to run.  Each member of the first team across the finish line will receive a Hy-Vee gift card. All participants will receive a Turkey Trot T-shirt. Registrations are due November 20th.

Please note that the JCC will be open limited hours on Thursday, November 22nd. Click here for more information on hours.

Members: $10 / person     code: 06-1122


Burn the Bird

Friday, November 23  |  9:15 - 11:15 a.m.  |  FREE
You ate it, now you have to burn it!  Join us the day AFTER Thanksgiving (Friday, November 23rd) for a two hour cardio and strength combo class with breaks to allow you to arrive at anytime. Don’t miss this event that will have you sweating off the turkey and pumpkin pie. This free event is open to Members, ages 16+.


Hanukkah Run

Sunday, December 2  |  8:00  a.m.
JCC Members can join us December 2nd for the annual Hanukkah Run 5K, or 1-mile Family Fun Run. Event check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. The 5K will be held outside and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The 1-mile Family Fun Run will begin at 8:45 a.m. and will be held on the indoor track (Strollers are permitted. No pets please.) In case of inclement weather, both events will be held indoors. A Kosher breakfast and t-shirts will be handed out at the conclusion of the event.

Member: $15/ adult (ages 16+)  |  $5/child (ages 5-15. Under 5: free)    code: 06-1202


 - Online via our website
 - Call the JCC Registrar at (402) 334-6419
 - Stop by or call Member Services at (402) 334-6426

For more information contact:

Breann Lundblad
Fitness Center Director
(402) 334-6580 |
Fitness Center / Trainers Line
(402) 334-6423