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.

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 Jacob Gynan, Swim Coordinator, at or 757-321-2316. Click here for details.

Adult Group Swim Lessons, Ages 18 and older

Thursdays | Starting Nov. 7, 2019
5:30 – 6:00 pm | JCC Indoor Pool

$36 a month | $48 a month, potential-members

This is a weekly group lesson, sold in monthly packages, for adults 18 years and older that wish to learn how to swim or improve their current aquatic abilities for the sake of comfort, confidence, self-sufficiency, and safety. This small group dynamic, under the direction of an experienced instructor, will allow each participant a comfortable and emboldening environment to focus upon knowledge and self-assurance in the water. Register at the JCC front desk or call at 757-321-2338. Contact Jacob Gynan at 757-321-2316 or

Swordfish Swim Team Off-Season Training, Ages 5 – 18

Tuesdays & Thursdays (Oct. is Thursdays only, at discounted rate)
October – April, 2020
6 – 7 PM | JCC Indoor Pool
Monthly $65 | $50 JCC 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 2020 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.

There will be no training on 11/28, 12/24, 12/31, 3/10, 4/9, 4/14, & 4/16

Jr. Swordfish Club, Ages 5 – 12

November – April, 2020
5:30 – 6 PM | JCC Indoor Pool
$25 members | $35 potential members

This is a preparatory and introductory program, within a group lesson setting, for the Swordfish Swim Team in which newer or rookie swimmers will be instructed by the Swordfish coaching staff to build additional development of stroke technique and endurance as preparation for joining the Swordfish Swim Team in the summer. This is not a place for learning fundamentals, but instead should be a place to refine and specialize in all four strokes properly. These once-a-week training sessions are offered in monthly packages, November through April. 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.

Youth Basketball LEAGUE, Grades K-5

Monday, Wednesdays and Sundays | 11/25/2019 – 3/1/2020
Games – Sundays at 1 PM | 1/12/2020 – 3/1/2020 | Jaffe Gym
$90 members | $115 non-members

Registration deadline November 25, 2019.  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 goals of providing a fun and rewarding youth basketball program. Teams will practice for several weeks before the 7-week regular season, ending with Championship Day on 3/1/2020.  Basketball jersey included for each player. All League-registered K-5 players may attend the preseason clinics for FREE! Volunteer coaches needed. Coaches clinic on 11/26/2019, 5:30pm.

Practice Schedule – Wednesdays | Jaffe Gym | 12/4/2019 – 2/26/2020*|

Grades K-2 | 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Grades 3-5 | 5:30– 6:30 pm

*There will be no practice on December 25, 2019 or January 1, 2020.


Call 757-321-2308 if you have questions. If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338.

Required Players’ Draft Day on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Jaffe Gym.
Grades K-2 | 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Grades 3-5 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Youth T-Ball, Ages 3-6

Mondays & Tuesdays
March 16, 2020 – May 5, 2020
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Baseball field
$60 JCC members | $80 potential-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 April 13 and 14. If you wish to register, please visit the JCC in person, or call 757-321-2338.

Swordfish Swim Team, Ages 5-18

Mondays – Thursdays
May 26, 2020 – July 23, 2020
8 AM-9 AM / 6 PM – 7 PM| JCC Outdoor Pool
$185 JCC members | $235 potential-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 07/23, 6pm.  Important Parents’ Meeting is on 05/18 at 6 pm.  Swimmers must be able, to the satisfaction of the team coach, to swim 25 meters (ages 5-8) or 50 meters (ages 9-18). This is NOT swim lessons, however having competitive experience is not required. Practices are Mondays-Thursdays. First afternoon practice is May 26, 6 PM-7 PM. A practice in the morning (8 AM-9 AM) will be offered beginning June 15.  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.


2020 Maccabi Games

Sunday-Friday | August 09, 2020 – August 14, 2020
Pace University, New York, New York
$1,800 JCC member | $1,900 non-member

Open to all Jewish children ages 13-16, the annual JCC Maccabi Games sports festival features delegations of Jewish teens from all over the world. The Games are an Olympic-style sports competition for baseball, girls and boys basketball, competitive dance, chess, ESports, ice hockey, girls and boys soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and girls volleyball. Travel, food, lodging, and Team Virginia Beach delegation gear and uniforms are all included. This year’s destination for the Games is Pace University in New York City, New York. Individual athletes are all welcome. If TeamVB has full sports teams, then organized practices will be held, otherwise individual players will join mixed teams comprising players from multiple cities. The deadline for the deposit of $150 is March 2, 2020. Contact delegation head Tom Edwards for schedules, deadlines, and information at or 757-321-2308.