Harrisburg JCC Aquatics represented At PIAA State Championships

By MarkJoseph Kasian

On Friday, March 19th Jordan Plempel swam in the Girls 2A state championships held at Cumberland Valley High School; she competed in the 50-yard freestyle. She finished 11th out of 16th with a time of 25.01.

Jordan is a lifeguard here at the JCC, and in the summer time…

Middle School Girls and Boys Each Bring Home CPBL Championship Trophy

By Terri Travers

It was a season like no other.  In a normal year, practice begins in October, but this year the middle school teams didn’t hit the court until December. 

Practices got shut down for three weeks and moved to being virtual on Zoom.  The amount of games was reduced and a…

JCC Swim Team Competes in Virtual Meet

By Adam Grobman

In February, the Harrisburg JCC swim team took part in a virtual meet with the Simon Family JCC in Virginia Beach.

Harrisburg JCC Swimmers ages 8 through 16 competed in individual event including freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke, and competed on February 4…

Usage Continues to Increase in JCC Fitness Department

By Terri Travers

COVID has caused many businesses to feel a hard hit, but one area that has particularly felt the struggle is the fitness industry and the JCC is no different. 

While COVID allowed for the JCC to create a virtual presence, many have missed being able to work out amongst th…

Harrisburg JCC Virtual 5K Draws Runners, Walkers From Coast to Coast

by Terri Travers


The Harrisburg JCC Annual 5K is a tradition and much loved event of many in our community. 


2020 is a year that has brought about great change and adaptation and the 5K race was no different.  After determining that an in-person event was not likely to occur, the…