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).

Pasternack Family Gymnasium Schedule

Basketball Leagues

Each league runs three seasons (spring, summer, and fall) and consist of a regular season followed by a single-elimination playoff.

YABL

Mondays, 6:00 - 10:00 PM

 

Mellowball

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 10:00 PM


 

Pickup Basketball

Play a game or shoot some hoops during pick-up basketball - no registration is required. Free for members. Regular guest fees apply for non-members. 

Pick-up Schedule

Uptown

Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:00 - 9:00 AM

Saturdays and Sundays, 8:00 - 11:00 AM

Metairie

Wednesday Evenings, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Flag Football

Uptown

Flag football is a variation of tackle football, except there is no physical contact between players. Each player wears a set of flags and are pulled by the opposing team to signal a “tackle.” The league is offered twice a year (fall and spring).

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 PM



Pickleball

One of the fastest-growing sports in 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!  Free for members. Regular guest fees apply for a non-member. 

Uptown 

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Saturdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Metairie

Monday and Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

 

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