Youth Sports

Our community celebrates the joys of childhood and encourages the independence of youth. For decades, New Orleans families have trusted the JCC with their children, and we have responded with a year-round mix of programming, classes and competitions. We offer sports programs at both of our locations.  Contact Neal Alsop (Uptown) or PJ Jones (Metairie) with questions.  

Fall registration for Soccer and Flag Football now open! Click on location and sport for full offerings.

Uptown

Contact Neal Alsop with questions.

Basketball

Basketball U6  
Have fun and learn the basics in this introduction to basketball. Players ages 4 and 5 participate in skills and drills at our weekday practices and experience "game day" every Sunday as we divide our group and play against each other.

More information coming soon!

Basketball U9
In this introductory class for boys and girls ages 6 to 8, basketball fundamentals and basics are emphasized as players gradually progress towards scrimmages and games.

More information coming soon!

Flag Football

Flag Football U9
Introductory class for boys and girls ages 6 to 8, football fundamentals and basics are emphasized as players gradually progress towards scrimmages and games. 

Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 4 - October 14 Register Now

Flag Football U13
Advanced class designed for boys and girls ages 9 to 12 interested in improving all aspects of their game, with emphasis on fundamentals and basics.

Lacrosse

This no-contact, introductory class for boys and girls ages 6 to 9 will focus on the basic skills a player needs to know before advancing to higher levels, including lacrosse techniques, rules, and game play. It is perfect for children who have never picked up a lacrosse stick.

More information coming soon!

Soccer

Soccer U6
In this introduction to soccer, boys and girls ages 4 and 5 participate in skills and drills at weekday practices and experience "game day" every Sunday as we divide our group and play each other. 

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 5 - October 14 Register Now

Soccer U9
Players ages 6 to 8 participate in drills to develop fundamental skills and game play. On Sundays players divide into teams to play games. 

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 5 - October 14 Register Now

T-Ball

An introduction to baseball, t-ball focuses on fundamentals, rules and game play for ages 4 and 5. Gloves are encouraged but not required.

More information coming soon!

Metairie

Contact PJ Jones with questions.

Basketball

Basketball U6  
Have fun and learn the basics in this introduction to basketball. Players ages 4 and 5 participate in skills and drills at our weekday practices and experience "game day" every Sunday as we divide our group and play against each other.

More information coming soon!

Basketball U9
In this introductory class for boys and girls ages 6 to 8, basketball fundamentals and basics are emphasized as players gradually progress towards scrimmages and games.

More information coming soon!

Flag Football

Flag Football U9
Introductory class/league for boys and girls ages 6 to 8. Emphasis on fundamentals and basics as players gradually progress towards scrimmages and games. Sundays will alternate between Uptown and Metairie Campuses. 

Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 4 - October 14 Register Now

Flag Football U13
Advanced class designed for boys and girls ages 9 to 12 interested in improving all aspects of their game, with emphasis on fundamentals and basics.

More information coming soon!

Lacrosse

This no-contact, introductory class for players ages 6 to 8 will focus on the basic skills a player needs to know before advancing to higher levels, including lacrosse techniques, rules, and game play. It is perfect for children who have never picked up a lacrosse stick.

More information coming soon!

PE for Homeschool

The J offers a physical education program for children who are homeschooled. Children will participate in a social setting that focuses on general fitness, team building and basic sports skills. 

Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
September 6 - November 29 Register Now

Soccer

Soccer U6
In this introduction to soccer, players ages 4 and 5 participate in skills and drills at weekday practices and experience "game day" every Sunday as we divide our group and play each other. 

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 5 - October 14 Register Now

Soccer U9
Soccer league for ages 6 to 8. Weekdays players participate in drills to develop fundamentals and gameplay. Sundays players divide into teams and play games. 

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, TBD
September 5 - October 14 Register Now

Sports Hour

Participants ages 4 and 5 will be exposed to a multitude of sports as we learn the rules and basic skills that apply to each game. Sports Hour is a great introduction to the concept of team sports as well as individual skill development. Comfortable clothing with socks and shoes is required. Based on weather, we will conduct the program both indoors and outside. 

Mondays, 4:00 - 4:00 PM
September 17 - December 17 Register Now

T-Ball

An introduction to baseball, t-ball focuses on fundamentals, rules and game play for ages 4 and 5. Gloves are encouraged but not required.

More information coming soon!

ZUMBA®

Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines for ages 4 to 9 based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps and then add games and activities, as well as key child development elements like leadership, respect, team work, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, and cultural awareness. Zumba® Kids helps children develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of their lives by making exercise fun.

More information coming soon!

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