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 Swim Team Off-Season Training 2018-19, Ages 5-18

Swordfish Swim Team Off-Season Training—2018-19 | Ages 5-18 | 10/4/2018 – 4/30/2019 (No training 11/22, 3/21, 4/23, 4/25)

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 6pm – 7pm | JCC Indoor pool | $50 members/$65 non-members

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 2019 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 757-321-2338 if you have questions.

Register at the JCC front desk, or via phone at 757-321-2338. Contact Tom Edwards with any questions: 757-321-2308,

Swordfish Youth Summer Swim Team, Ages 5-18

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

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

Morning Practices start 6/17/2019 | 8am – 9am | 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.

Youth Tee Ball, Ages 3-6 | 3/25/2019 – 5/7/2019

Youth Tee Ball, Ages 3-6 | 3/25/2019 – 5/7/2019


Mondays & Tuesdays | 5:30pm – 6:30pm | Baseball field | $60 members/$80 non-members

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. No practices or games 4/22, 4/23.  If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338.  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.

2019 Virginia Beach Splash and Dash

Virginia Beach Splash and Dash | May 12, 2019
Simon Family JCC | Ages 7-15
Sunday | 1:00pm – 3:00pm
$40 | Click here to register

The Virginia Beach Splash and Dash, presented by USA Triathlon and hosted by the Simon Family JCC, is a swim/run event open to all Virginia Beach area community children ages 7-15 on May 12, 2019, from 1 pm-3 pm. Held entirely within the secure campus of the JCC, the duration of the race is determined by age. Ages 7-10 swim 100 meters and run 1 mile and ages 11-15 swim 200 meters and run 2 miles. Using a consecutive start, each athlete will start their swim in the outdoor pool at the direction of the swim marshal. After the swim, athletes will proceed to the changing area to prepare for the run, which will conclude at the finish line by Lake Sandler. Heats will start at 1 pm. All participants get a USAT youth membership, event t-shirt, and finisher’s medal. Call 757-321-2308 if you have questions.


Join us as a volunteer to help make this a great experience. Click the link below to select the spot that works best for you.

Click here to sign up.

JCC Fishing Derby 2019

Sunday | 9/08/2019
8:00am-11:00am | 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 8AM, with last cast at 10:55AM. Entry fee includes a JCC all-access day pass.