Sports and Fitness


Welcome to the Harrisburg JCC Fitness Center!

Our fitness facility offers something for everyone. Our facilities offer something for people of all ages and physical abilities in a friendly and approachable environment. We feature an indoor pool, fitness center with weight equipment, group exercise classes, basketball court and fully equipped locker rooms and shower facilities. The Sports and Fitness Department offers a wide variety of classes and sports programs for all ages. No matter what kind of fitness activity you choose, our friendly staff will be there to assist you in using the equipment, offer suggestions for your workout and provide helpful fitness tips. 



For those who like to get in shape with others, we offer:


Looking for that one-on-one experience? We offer small group training and Personal Training


For our competitive members, we offer:

Children and teens enjoy:

  • Competitive Boys and Girls High School and Middle School Basketball Teams
  • Iddy/Biddy Basketball
  • Competitive Swim Team
  • Swim Lessons
  • Dodgeball tournaments
  • 3 on 3 basketball tournament
  • Family sports nights & more…


We also participate in JCC Maccabi Games and JCC Maccabi ArtsFest.


One Building

You would never guess all this would be inside one building. Whatever your fitness interests, the JCC has something for you and most are included as part of your membership!

Interested in learning more? Contact Terri Travers at 717- 236-9555 x3110.

** Potential members can receive a free pass for two weeks with access to many activities. Great way to experience firsthand the fitness center, our staff, and all the benefits we offer.



Kids Triathlon

Sunday, August 27, 10:00am

The JCC Kids Triathlon is an opportunity for your young athlete to participate in an enjoyable life-experience through athletics. It is not structured as a highly competitive event. Rather, the objective is to encourage self-confidence, good health and community spirit through participation. Children in the seven years and younger and the eight to twelve year old age groups will participate in swimming, biking and running.

Cost: $15 JCC Member Rate; $25 Regular Rate. Registration deadline is August 13. No "day of" registrations will be accepted.

All racers must check in to get race number and starting information 30 minutes prior to their event. For more information please contact Terri Travers.

Harrisburg JCC 5K Walk/Run

Sunday, September 17, 8:00am


Start at 2nd & Vaughn Streets and finish at the Jewish Community Center on Front Street. This event is for people of all ages and all abilities. Compete to beat your time and get in shape or bring the kids for a nice stroll.
Early Registration by August 25: Adults $15, Students $10
After August 25: Adults $18, Students $12

Male and female age group winning finishers will receive medals (not a race walk sanctioned event). A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Josh Klein Bikkur Cholim Society.

We are currently seeking sponsors at the Silver Level $150, Gold Level $250 and Platinum Level $500. Sponsors will be listed on the back of the 5K shirts. The Due date for sponsorship is Monday, August 21, 2017. For more information please contact Terri Travers at 717-236-9555 x3110.

100 Days of Summer

Sunday, May 28 – Monday, Sept 4

Join the 100 Days of Summer Fitness Challenge along with JCCs across North America to celebrate the JCC movement’s centennial. Compete as an individual and as part of your JCC team. Fitness activities include running, swimming, cycling, walking, cardio equipment, group fitness, and personal training.

Register Here

The JCC Association will present awards to the top three JCCs and the top three individual champions. For more info contact please contact Terri Travers at 717-236-9555 x3110.

Maccabi Games

August 6-11, 2017
Albany, NY
Join Team Harrisburg for an experience of a lifetime.
Jewish Teens 12-16 years of age as of 7/31/17 are eligible to participate.
Individual Sports: Swimming, Tennis, Dance, Table Tennis and Golf. Team Sports:  Baseball, Basketball (Boys 14-U & 16-U, Girls 14-U & 16-U), Soccer (Boys 14-U & 16-U, Girls 14-U & 16-U and Ice Hockey. For more information contact Terri Travers at 717-236-9555 x3110.

Doggie Dip

Sunday, September 10, 11:00am-1:00pm
Green Hills Swim Club
2055 Fishing Creek Valley Road

Join us in celebrating the end of summer and the closing and emptying of the pool at Green Hills by taking your furry family member for a swim.

Cost: $5/dog for JCC Members. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Humane Society and we will be accepting additional donations.

• Open to Non-Aggressive, Friendly Dogs on a Leash.

• All Owners must provide record of dog vaccinations.

• Any dog not acting in a friendly manner will need to immediately leave the property.

• Owners are required to clean up after their dog.

Please register here by September 8. No walk-in registration. For more information, please contact Terri Travers.

We Offer


• Full range of Life Fitness equipment
• Cardio-equipment
• Heated indoor pool
• Green Hills Outdoor pool (June - September)
• Personal trainers on staff

Green Hills Swim Club

All JCC Members receive a membership to the swim club, a pool and park facility located on Fishing Creek Valley Road. The pool is open to members.


Is the nation's leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults. SilverSneakers offers physical activity, health education and social events for people who are Medicare-eligible and Group Retiree members.

Personal Training

Is the best way to improve your workout! It doesn’t matter your current fitness level let our certified professionals help you reach your fitness goals. Our trainers are available to work around your busy schedule and look forward to helping you.