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.

Men’s Summer Basketball League 18+

This men’s summer basketball league is very competitive, with teams playing each Sunday, concluding with a championship on August 19.  A pre-season practice night is available on Wednesday, June 20, 6:30-9pm.  Previous year’s championship team gets a 50% discount on registration.  If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338.

Sundays | 6/24/2018 – 8/19/2018
1:00 – 6:00pm | Jaffe Gym


Swordfish Youth Summer Swim Team for ages 5 – 18

Open to all boys and girls ages 5-18, this recreational competitive swim team offers certified, experienced coaching to swimmers that wish to improve technique, get fit, and make friends. Swim meets against other teams are scheduled (TBA–none on weekends) for the middle of the summer, concluding with a JCC team championship on 07/26, 6:00pm. An important Parents’ Meeting is on 05/22 at 6:00pm in conjunction with Swimmer Qualification on 05/22 at 6:00pm. Swimmers must qualify to the satisfaction of the team coach (ages 5-8 must swim 25 meters, ages 9-18 must swim 50 meters). This is NOT swim lessons, though competitive experience is not required. First afternoon practice is 05/29, 6:00pm-7:00pm. Morning practices (8:00am-9:00am) will be offered beginning 06/18. Swimmers may choose to attend either of the two daily practices. No practices on Fridays. A sibling discount of $25 is available at registration. Each swimmer gets a custom team swimsuit and swim cap. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 05/25! If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338. Call 757-321-2308 if you have questions.

5/29/2018 – 7/26/2018
Afternoon practices start 5/29/2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm| JCC Outdoor Pool
Morning practices start 6/18/2018 8:00am – 9:00am| JCC Outdoor Pool
$235 | $185 JCC Members

Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby for all ages

Lake Sandler will be open to the public Sept. 16 for the Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby – the one special day that anyone can shore-cast fish here – with largemouth bass, catfish and blue gills all abundantly available.

There will be prizes given every hour for the biggest fish in three age groups: 9-and-under, 10-55, and 56-and-up. There will also be raffle prizes and a 50/50 drawing.

Bring your own fishing gear. There will be bait, lures, snacks and drinks available for purchase. Life vests and lifeguards will be on site, and all minors must be accompanied by an adult. First cast is at 8 am, with last cast at 10:55 am. The entry fee of $8 per angler includes a JCC all-access day pass.