Adult Sports & Leagues

Research proves the lifelong importance of exercising body and mind. The JCC offers sports and wellness programs that help you achieve just that. We offer sports leagues throughout the year, including basketball and flag football, as well as other fun and challenging games. Questions? Contact Neal Alsop (Uptown) or PJ Jones (Metairie).


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Pasternack Family Gymnasium 


Monday-Thursday, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM & 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Friday, 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Two (2) players allowed at one time.
  • Members may register for a 30-minute time slot up to three days in advance.
  • No 1:1 or contact play allowed.
  • Maintain a distance of six (6) feet from others at all times.
  • No guests allowed at this time.
  • A clean basketball will be given to you at the fitness desk upon check-in.
  • Please return basketball to the fitness desk at the end of your reservation to be cleaned and sanitized. 


One of the fastest-growing sports n the country, Pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Played as singles or doubles, two or four players use solid paddles to hit a Wiffle ball over a low net. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to join us in the gym for Pickleball! Reservations are required, as there is a maximum of 12 people per session.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Sundays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ages: 18 and up



The Metairie campus offers basketball by reservation from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturdays, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Sundays, and after 4:00 PM on weekdays.


  • Two (2) players allowed at a time, one per side.
  • Players must bring their own basketball.
  • No 1:1 or contact play allowed.
  • No guests allowed.

2021 Commemoration and Celebration Events

The global Jewish community will come together in the coming days to commemorate lives lost during the Holocaust, remember fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terrorism, and celebrate Israel’s independence. 


What's Changing at the JCC in Phase 3?

Following the city’s transition to a modified Phase 3, the New Orleans JCC will ease restrictions for fitness center users. We see this forward movement as a small step in getting back to normal; however, it is still our top priority to remain safe.


Staff Spotlight: Michelle Benson Huck

If you’re a member of the JCC, odds are that you’ve encountered the energetic and encouraging presence that is Michele Huck. As an instructor at the JCC for six years, Michele has done a little bit of everything from cycling, senior chair exercise, Barre, HIIT, and what she’s known most for these days –– LOTS of Aqua Fit. 


Staff Spotlight: Brittany Polaski Faul

Brittany P. Faul has been a Personal Trainer and instructor for many years at the JCC. Newly certified through the extensive 600 Hour Power Pilates program, Brittany now offers even more services to her clients. Learn more about Brittany, her history with the JCC, and her passion for pilates. 


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