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.


Swordfish Youth Summer Swim Team, Ages 5-18

Monday – Thursday | 5/28/2019 – 7/25/2019

Afternoon Practices start 5/28/2019 | 6 pm – 7 pm | JCC Outdoor Pool

Morning Practices start 6/17/2019 | 8 am – 9 am | JCC Outdoor Pool

$185 members | $235 non-members

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 team championship on 07/25 at 6pm.  Important Parents Meeting is on 05/20 at 5:30pm. Swimmers must be able, to the satisfaction of the team coach, to swim 25 meters (ages 5-8) or 50 meters (ages 9-18). These are NOT swim lessons, however having competitive experience is not required. Swimmers may choose to attend either of the two daily practices. A sibling discount of $25 is available at registration. Each swimmer gets a custom team swim suit, t-shirt, and swim cap. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 05/24! Call 757-321-2308 if you have questions.

Swim Lessons

Kids & Adults
Group & Private Classes
$36 a month | $48 a month, non-members

Aquatic Concepts offers a year round curriculum at the JCC called the Swim Safe Program, which teaches swimming in a fun, safe atmosphere. This type of swim instruction allows opportunities for children and adults to enjoy the water and learn to swim in a safe environment. Lessons available for kids and adults in group and private classes.

For more information, contact Matt Williams, Swim Coordinator, at or 757-321-2316. Click here for details.

2019 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest

Sunday-Friday | 8/04/2019 – 8/09/2019
Detroit, Michigan
$1,700 member | $1,800 non-member

Open to all Jewish children, ages 12-16 for Games and ages 12-17 for ArtsFest, the annual JCC Maccabi sports and performance festival features delegations of Jewish teens from all over the world. The Games are an Olympic-style sports competition for baseball, basketball, dance, flag football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, Star Reporter, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and track & field. The ArtsFest is a performance workshop and showcase for acting/improve, culinary arts, dance (audition process required), musical theater, rock band, visual arts, social media squad, and vocal performance. Travel, food, lodging, and Team Virginia Beach delegation gear and uniforms are all included. This year’s destination for the Games and the ArtsFest is Detroit, Michigan. Individual performers and athletes are all welcome. If TeamVB has full sports teams, then organized practices will be held. The deadline for the deposit of $150 is March 25. Contact delegation head Tom Edwards for schedules, deadlines, and information at or 757-321-2308.

JCC Fishing Derby 2019

Sunday | 9/08/2019
8 am – 11 am | JCC Lake Sandler
$10 per angler

Open to all anglers, Lake Sandler will be open to shore-cast fishing for this one special day with largemouth bass, catfish, and blue gills all abundantly available during this catch-and-release event. There will be prizes given every hour for biggest fish in three age groups of 9 and under, 10-55, and 56 and up. There will also be raffle prizes. Bring your own fishing gear, but there will be bait, lures, snacks, and drinks for purchase. Life vests and lifeguards will be on site, and all children under 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult. First cast is at 8 AM, with last cast at 10:55 AM. Entry fee includes a JCC all-access day pass.

VHL Men’s Basketball League

Sundays | 6/23/2019 – 8/18/2019
11 am – 6 pm | Jaffe Gym, Simon Family JCC
$600 per team

Open to all men ages 18 years and up, this competitive league offers eight weeks of full-court games, with a game played each Sunday afternoon, concluding with championship games and all-star game. Skill levels vary, but this is not a novice league. Teams must have color-coordinated, numbered jerseys. All games will be officiated. This league is managed by the Virginia Hoop League. Registration is per team (not individual). Each player will be required to complete and sign a JCC Participant Waiver form before playing. Previous year’s champion team gets 50% registration discount. Call Robert Murray at 757-354-4119/757-672-6743 with any questions.

If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338.