Basketball

DONSKY GYMNASIUM CLOSURE

The Donsky Gymnasium is temporarily closed for repairs. We plan to finish repairs in late January 2020.

A Lifetime of Basketball at the J

Whether you are starting out in Kindergarten, have played for a few years, in your prime, or just out of for some fun and exercise, the J is the place that can make all of your basketball dreams come true.

We runs skills programs and leagues for youth, and have a variety of adult leagues for all ages and abilities. Check out the specifics below.

If you have any questions, contact Josh Goldstein at 214-239-7145 or jgoldstein@jccdallas.org.

Youth Basketball

TRAIN. PLAY. THE J WAY.

What Is The J Way?
The J way of playing basketball works to develop character athletes through competitions and training that support sportsmanship and fair play. Here at the J, we focus on the overall development of each athlete from the basic fundamentals to game strategies. The J way allows all athletes to play, learn, and grow regardless of age or skill level.

Fundamental Clinics

 

Bring your friends to the J and have fun improving your basketball skills.

Coach Greg Boxell

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Greg Boxell is from the Richardson, North Texas area where he lettered three years on varsity at J.J. Pearce High School. After a successful freshman season at Eastfield Community College in Mesquite, Texas, Greg was selected to play with Team USA in the 2006 Global Games and later earned a Bronze medal. Greg received an athletic scholarship to Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida where he also majored in Journalism. Despite sustaining a career-ending injury his senior year in college, he developed a wealth of basketball knowledge and a unique set of skills throughout his career. “On any given night I was able to play all five positions and match up defensively against all five positions.” Since college, he has acquired over 10 years of coaching experience, ranging from elementary aged to college and pro skilled athletes. Greg teaches athletes the difference between activity and progress, while developing a personally accountable attitude in young men and women. He believes in effective communication, building confidence, and practicing civility.

Sunday

Beginner Dribbling Clinic

1 – 2 pm
March 8 – April 5
Ages: 6 – 13
Member: $60
Non-member: $75

Advanced Dribbling Clinic

2 – 3 pm
March 8 – April 5
Ages: 9 – 16
Member: $60
Non-member: $75

Modern
Post
Play

3 – 4 pm
March 8 – May 17
Ages: 12 – 16
Member: $120
Non-member: $150

Point
Guard
Academy

4 – 5 pm
March 8 – April 5
Ages: 12 – 16
Member: $120
Non-member: $150

Monday

Want to just drop in? Click the ‘Drop In’ button below.

Pre-K & Kindergarten Skills

4 – 5 pm
March 9 – June 4
Ages: 4 – 6

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

1st & 2nd Grade
Skills

5 – 6 pm
March 9 – June 4
Ages: 6 – 8

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

3rd & 4th Grade
Skills

6 – 7 pm
March 9 – June 4
Ages: 8 – 10

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

Tuesday

Want to just drop in? Click the ‘Drop In’ button below.

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Skills

4 – 5 pm
March 10 – May 26
Ages: 5 – 7

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

2nd & 3rd Grade
Skills

5 – 6 pm
March 10 – May 26
Ages: 7 – 9

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

4th – 6th Grade
Skills

6 – 7 pm
March 10 – May 26
Ages: 9 – 13

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

Wednesday

Want to just drop in? Click the ‘Drop In’ button below.

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Skills

4 – 5 pm
March 4 – May 27
Ages: 5 – 7

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

2nd & 3rd Grade
Skills

5 – 6 pm
March 4 – May 27
Ages: 7 – 9

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

4th – 6th Grade
Skills

6 – 7 pm
March 4 – May 27
Ages: 9 – 13

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

Thursday

Want to just drop in? Click the ‘Drop In’ button below.

Pre-K & Kindergarten Skills

4 – 5 pm
March 5 – May 18
Ages: 4 – 6

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

1st & 2nd Grade
Skills

5 – 6 pm
March 5 – May 18
Ages: 6 – 8

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

Girls Only
Skills

6 – 7 pm
March 5 – May 18
Ages: 5 – 13

Member Non-member
10-pack $130 $165
5-pack $75 $95
Drop-in $25 $35

Kindergarten (Tues.)

Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm
September 3 – 24

Member: $50
Non-member: $63

Kindergarten & 1st Grade
Mondays from 4:15 – 5:15 pm
June 17 – July 22

Member
Non-member
6 weeks
$90
$115
Drop-in
$25
$35

Specialty Clinics (Ages 12 – 16)

Point Guard Academy
Thursdays from 5 – 6:30 pm
Get ready to take your game to the next level this fall with the J’s Point Guard Academy. This six-week program will take you through some of the most important aspects of running a team as a point guard. Through this program you will learn how to:

  • Execute on fast breaks
  • Make defenses pay in pick and roll situations
  • Attack pressure defenses
  • Finish over and around bigger defenders
  • And more

Modern Post Play
Thursdays from 6:30 – 8 pm
Get ready to expand your game and learn the skills of today’s modern post player. This six-week program will take you through the skills needed to attack in positionless basketball. Through this program you will learn how to:

  • Dominate smaller players with your back to the basket
  • Face up and attack from the mid post
  • Run your team from a point forward position
  • Score out of pick and roll situations
  • And more

Grades: K – 6

November – February

The J Social Sports Youth Basketball Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Come play basketball at the J for that more personal experience this year. Each team will have a Sunday game, a weekly practice, and a weekly skills night.

Private and small-group training with a great coach.
Grades K – 12. Times/days are flexible.

4, 1-hour sessions

Member: $180
Non-Member: $225

Single 1-hour session

Member: $50
Non-Member: $62

4, 1-hour sessions

Member: $140
Non-Member: $175

GECC students can take Texas Premier Youth Sports Classes specifically designed for them.

Texas Premier offers Basketball on Wednesdays for ages 3 and 4.

For more information, please contact Josh Goldstein at 214-239-7145 or jgoldstein@jccdallas.org.

Adult Basketball

Adult basketball leagues have been postponed until further notice.

The Sunday “Mellow” Winter League is in the playoffs; registration for the Spring League is open.

Sundays, April 26 – August 9 | 8, 9, or 10 am

The Sunday “Mellow” league is a 30 and over league. This is one of the J’s longest running leagues and is designed for the die-hard basketball enthusiast, as well as the casual player. All players register individually and are drafted to a team. This is a 10-game regular season, and all teams will make the playoffs. Games are officiated by certified officials and scores, records, and standings will be kept up with online.

Registration deadline is Thursday, April 16. There will be a $25 late fee after Sunday, April 12. Any registration received after Thursday, April 16 will have to wait until next season to play.

The Monday “Business” Fall League is in the playoffs; registration is open for the Spring League is now open.

Mondays, March 16 – June 29 | 7, 8, or 9 pm
Team Price: $775

This is the J’s competitive “business” league where you bring together friends or fellow employees from your local “mom and pop” or corporate business to the hardwood. Teams are registered as one unit through a captain as the representative. This is a 10-game regular season, and all teams are playoff eligible. Games are officiated by certified officials and scores, records, and standings will be kept up with online.

Registration deadline is Thursday, March 12. There will be a $25 late fee after Sunday, March 8. Any registration received after Thursday, March 12 will have to wait until next season to play.

The Tuesday “Business” Winter league is in season; registration for the Summer League will open in mid-May.

Tuesdays, February 25 – June 2 | 7, 8, or 9 pm

This is the J’s most fun league where you bring together friends or fellow employees from your local “mom and pop” or corporate business to the hardwood. Teams are registered as one unit through a captain as the representative. This is a 10-game regular season, and all teams are playoff eligible. Games are officiated by certified officials and scores, records, and standings will be kept up with online.

The Wednesday “Blue Chip” Winter league is in season; registration for the Summer League will open in mid-May.

Wednesdays, February 19 – June 3 | 7, 8, or 9 pm

This is Dallas’ most competitive league guaranteed to provide excitement and camaraderie. In this up-tempo league, be prepared to see behind-the-back passes and reverse lay-ups. Teams are registered as one unit through a captain as the representative. This is a 10-game regular season, and all teams are playoff eligible. Games are officiated by certified officials and scores, records, and standings will be kept up with online.

The Thursday “Masters” Spring league is in season. Registration for the Summer league will open in early May.

Thursdays, February 6 – June 4 | 7, 8, or 9 pm

The Thursday “Masters” League is a 40 and over league. This is the J league if you’ve lost the jump in your jump shot or a step or two on your drive to the hoop. All players register individually and are drafted to a team. This is a 10-game regular season, and all teams will make the playoffs. Games are officiated by certified officials and scores, records, and standings will be kept up with online.

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Join an Adult Basketball League

For more information or to sign up as a free agent, contact Tanya Johnson at 214-438-3762 or tjohnson@jccdallas.org, or Josh Goldstein at 214-239-7145 or jgoldstein@jccdallas.org.

Meet Our Team

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Josh Goldstein
Sports & Leagues Director
Tanya Johnson
Speedflex and Sports & Fitness Business Manager