Sports, Recreation, and Athletics

Youth Athletic Leagues

A child plays for free if his/her parent is the head coach for the team (limit of one). Parents/guardians are required to sign a completed participant waiver form before a player may participate. League sponsorship (Your logo on every jersey) is available. If you have questions or are interested in coaching, call 757-321-2308.

To register for any sports league/event, call 757-321-2338, or visit the JCC Customer Service Desk.

 

Youth Basketball Pre-Season Clinic for grades K – 5

This 3-day pre-season basketball clinic, instructed by the staff of the Beach Xplosion AAU Basketball teams, will help all boys and girls from grades K-5 prepare for their season with strong fundamental instruction upon which they can build their skills and understanding of the game of basketball, focusing on dribbling, passing, defense, shooting, and more. If a child is already registered for the JCC Youth Basketball League, then that child may participate in this clinic for FREE!

Mondays | 11/06/17 – 11/20/17 | Jaffe Gym
Grades K – 2 | 4:30 – 5:15pm
Grades 3 – 5 | 5:30 – 6:30pm
$35 | $25 JCC Members | Free if pre-registered for JCC Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball League for grades K – 5

Open to boys and girls of all faiths from grades K-5. This program will instill a fundamentally sound approach to the game while appropriately balancing participation and competition. Skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship are the goal of providing a fun and rewarding youth basketball program. Teams will practice for several weeks before the 8-week season, ending in a Championship Day on 2/25/18.

Basketball Jersey included for each player. All registered K-5 players may attend the preseason clinic for FREE!

Required Draft Day for Players | Monday |11/27/17 | JCC Jaffe Gym
Grades K – 2 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Grades 3 – 5 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Practices | 11/29/17 – 2/22/18 | JCC Jaffe Gym
Grades K – 2 | Thursdays 4:30pm-5:15pm (also maybe 5:15pm-6:00pm, depending upon enrollment)
Grades 3 – 5 | Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm (also maybe 5:30pm-6:30-pm, depending upon enrollment)

Games | Sundays | 1/07/18 – 2/25/18 | JCC Jaffe Gym
Grades K – 2 | starting 1:00pm
Grades 3 – 5 | starting about 2:00pm
14 weeks | $115 | $90 JCC Members

Youth Spring Tee-Ball for ages 3-6 years

Open to all children ages 3-6, this league teaches the basic techniques and skills of the game of tee-ball to include throwing, catching, hitting, base running, and team work. Participants practice once a week on Monday, with a game each Tuesday. Team jersey is included. No rain dates. A child of a team’s Head Coach may play for free.

Mondays & Tuesdays | 3/19/2018 – 5/08/2018 (no practices or games 4/2-3/2018)
5:30 – 6:30pm | JCC Outdoor Baseball Field
7 weeks | $80 | $60 JCC members

KNOCKER BALL Indoor Soccer Tournament for ages 6+

Using a protective inflated sphere, Knocker Ball is like bumper cars for people. In a soccer game format, players of similar size/age will be safely bouncing against each other and the floor in this rapidly growing international craze. There will be two divisions: 1–Players under 5 feet tall, 2–Players over 5 feet tall. Games will be played in 6-minute segments, in a two-game round robin opening portion, followed by a single-elimination tournament format. There is a three game minimum for each team. Each team will play with 5 players on the court at a time (5 vs. 5), but total team size is not limited. Registration is per team. Registration deadline is October 26, 2017. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday | 10/29/2017 
1:00pm – 3:00pm | JCC Jaffe Gym 
$70 per team 

SWORDFISH YOUTH SWIM TEAM OFF-SEASON MONTHLY TRAINING for ages 5 – 18 years

These twice-a-week training sessions are offered in monthly packages, October through April, and are off-season opportunities for swimmers to have the Swordfish coaching staff help them work on conditioning, swim stroke techniques, flip turns, and race strategies in preparations for the 2018 summer season or as a great way to stay active and healthy during the winter. Participants do NOT have to be a Swordfish Swim Team member in order to participate, but should be experienced swimmers. This is NOT swim lessons for non-swimmers. The swim team staff will make all judgment calls regarding a swimmer’s ability to participate. Call 757-321-2316 if you have questions.

Tuesdays & Thursdays | October, 2017 – April, 2018 (no training 10/05, 10/12, 11/23, and 4/03)
6:00 – 7:00pm | JCC Indoor Pool
Monthly | $65 | $50 JCC Members