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.  

Uptown

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.

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
November 6 - December 15  |  Register Now

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.

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
November 6 - December 15  |  Register Now

Flag Football

Flag Football U9
An 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, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Sundays, TBD based on Saints schedule
September 10 - October 20 (no class on 10/1)  |  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 an emphasis on fundamentals and basics.

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, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
September 11 - October 20  |  Register Now

SCHEDULE

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

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
September 11 - October 20  |  Register Now

SCHEDULE

Sports Hour

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

Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
September 9 - December 16  |  Register Now

T-Ball

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

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, TBD

Metairie

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.

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
November 6 - December 15  |  Register Now 

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.

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM and Sundays, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
November 6 - December 15  |  Register Now 

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. 



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 gameplay. It is perfect for children who have never picked up a lacrosse stick.

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
September 11 - October 20 (no class on 10/9)  |  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, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
September 11 - October 20 (no class on 10/9)  |  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 - 5:00 PM
September 9 - December 9 (no class on 9/30, 10/14 and 10/21)  |  Register Now | Download Schedule


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.

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM and Sundays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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

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