Jewish Powerlifters Draw Strength From Community, Friendship

By Adam Grobman

In February 2022, Brent Stine and Corey Stein were both preparing to compete in the International Powerlifting Association’s PA State Championships in York, PA.

The two Jewish community members were confident in their abilities, but they had to return to their roots first…

Harrisburg JCC Winter Sports in Full Swing

By Terri Travers


There are several truths when it comes to winter.  The temperature will be cold, snow will fall, and the young athletes of the JCC will be competing hard and representing the JCC on the basketball court and in the pool. Here's an exciting update on the success and pro…

Newly-Named Harrisburg Herons Dive Into Swim Season

By Adam Grobman

In tribute to the waterfowl found along the Susquehanna River, the swim team nesting in the Harrisburg JCC is now known as the Harrisburg Herons.

Formerly known as the Sharks, the swim team welcomes grade school kids K-12 to learn, develop, and compete under the JCC banner.…

JCC 5K Run: Back and Better Than Ever

By Terri Travers

Sunny skies and smiling people can best sum up the 2021 JCC 5K Run/Walk.  After going “all virtual” last year, the 2021 event offered registrants an option to return to the road to compete in-person or to participate in the event virtually. 

The annual race which ben…

Susquehanna Police Bring Home Gold in 2021 Corporate Clash

By Terri Travers

A chance to laugh with coworkers and bond over friendly competition is the mission of the Harrisburg JCC’s annual Corporate Clash.  After a year hiatus due to Covid, the “Business Olympics” were back in action at the JCC on Thursday, August 26th.  Four teams were wi…