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DONSKY GYMNASIUM CLOSURE

The Donsky Gymnasium will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 16 for repairs. We plan to finish repairs in late January 2020.

Every guest who uses the facilities must sign a waiver.
Guests under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate at the JCC.

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.

Winter League Information

The J Sports Youth Basketball Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. This season all teams will be a part of the JCC Dallas Developmental Basketball League. All games will be played at the JCC on Sundays, with an option to play on Saturdays.

When: December 18-February 26 (Sunday Games)
Who: Age 3- 6th Grade
Where: JCC Dallas Basketball Courts

Our 3 basketball is instructed basketball time with a parent/ guardian.
How to Register: 
Team Registration is for pre-established teams with a coach and entry into the league only, for practice space please contact Tanya Johnson @ tjohnson@jccdallas.org. Teams will have the option to enter our Gold, Silver, or Bronze divisions for each age group. Coaches will also have an option for a Dallas Mavericks youth jersey for their team.
Individual Registration children will be placed on a team and will include practice time with a JCC coach, as well as entry into the league and a jersey.
If you are a full team wanting to register but are in need of a coach, please contact jwaltkins@jccdallas.org.

Fundamental Clinics

Bring your friends to the JCC and have fun improving your basketball skills with JCC Basketball Coach James Watkins. These clinics will focus on basic fundamentals, including ball handling, passing, shooting, and proper footwork. In addition, these sessions will offer an introduction to basic team offensive and defensive strategies while building character one fundamental at a time.

Basketball Clinics

Ages: 6-12
October 12 –  November 17
Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4-6 pm
Pricing: $ 125 members  | $156 non-members

3rd and 4th-grade Clinics

Wednesdays March 30- May 25
5-6 pm
Pricing Options
8 sessions $ 140 members    $175 non-members
Drop in rate (one session) 25$ members  $35 non-members

5th and 6th-grade Clinics

Thursdays March 30- May 25
5-6 pm
Pricing Options
8 sessions $ 140 members   $175 non-members
Drop in rate (one session) 25$ members  $35 non-members

4th & 5th Grade Clinics

Wednesdays, June 16 – August 4
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Members $120
Non-Member $150

Girls Only

Thursdays, June 17 – August 5
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Members $120
Non-Member $150

Monday

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Kindergarten & 1st Grade Skills

4:30pm–5:30pm
June 29 – August 3
Ages: 5-7
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

2nd & 3rd Grade Skills

6:00pm–7:00pm
June 29 – August 3
Ages: 7-9
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

Tuesday

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1st & 2nd Grade Skills

4:30pm–5:30pm
June 30– August 4
Ages: 6-8
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

2nd & 3rd Grade Skills

6:00pm–7:00pm
June 23 – August 4
Ages: 8-12
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

Wednesday

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Kindergarten  Skills

4:30pm–5:30pm
July 1– August 5
Ages: 6-8
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

2nd & 3rd Grade Skills

6:00pm–7:00pm
July 1 – August 5
Ages: 8-12
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

Thursday

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Kindergarten & 1st Grade Skills

4:30pm–5:30pm
July 2– August 6
Ages: 5-7
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

2nd & 3rd Grade Skills

6:00pm–7:00pm
July 2 – August 6
Ages: 7-9
Member: $90
Non-Member: $115

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

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.

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

For more information please contact James Watkins at jwatkins@jccdallas.org or 214-239-7176

Youth Soccer

TRAIN. PLAY. THE J WAY.

The J’s Youth Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that is primarily devoted to the enjoyment and development of soccer players without the emphasis on travel or high-level competition. The J soccer leagues are for all skill levels and help provide an opportunity for participants to have fun,  learn the sport, and develop life skills including a lifelong love of the game.

Fall Registration is now closed. If you are interested in playing in the Fall Season, please email James Watkins at jwatkins@jccdallas.org

Spring Soccer Information Coming Soon!

3’s Soccer

The J Athletic Academy Jr. Sunday Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Introduce your child to team sports and the world’s most popular sport at the JCC. 3-year-old players will come to the JCC for 20 minutes of skills followed by 30 minutes of scrimmage play. Pre-K players will come to the JCC for an hour of weekly coaching scrimmages run by a JCC Coach.

Registration Dates: July 15 – September 8
Location: JCC Fields
Session Dates: September 11 – October 30, 2022
Price: $118 for JCC Members | $150 for Non-Members

PreK – 6th Grade

The J Sunday Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Introduce your child to team sports and the world’s most popular sport at the JCC. Games are played at a local YMCA during the week and practices are on Sunday at the JCC.
Registration includes space for Sunday practice, and registration for the local YMCA league. The JCC doesn’t provide a coach for the team, each team will need a parent volunteer to coach the team.

Registration Dates: July 15 – August 17
Location: JCC Field & Semones YMCA
Session Dates: September 11 – October 30, 2022
Price: $145 for JCC Members | $180 for Non-Members

Information Coming Soon

Building Character one Fundamental at a Time
We are shaping our future through community, activity, and integrity by providing sports programming that focuses on teamwork, fundamentals, and a love for the game.

Come learn to play soccer and flag football with your classmates and the JCC coaching staff this fall semester. We will have fun and stay active learning first touch, passing, dribbling, and shooting skills in soccer. Then we will transition to flag football and work on our catching, throwing, and kicking skills.

Dates: August 30 – December 16
Location: JCC Field

Safety measures and check in procedures:
– Self-health screening
– Temperature checks for players and coaches.

For more information, please contact Todd Kelly at 214-239-7146 or tkelly@jccdalls.org

If you are part of the Goldberg Early Childhood Center, click the button below to view the options.

Ages: 3

The J’s 3-year-old Youth Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Introduce your child to team sports and the world’s most popular sport at the JCC. 3-year-old players will come to the JCC for 20 minutes of skills followed by 30 minutes of scrimmage play. The program is run by the JCC Sports and Leagues Director, Josh Goldstein.

Ages: 4 – 13

The J’s Youth Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Play the world’s most popular sport on a JCC team. The J has teams from Pre K – 6th grade. Games are played against teams from the Town North YMCA. Each Team will have 7 – 8 games and a weekly practice.

Ages: 5 – 12

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Come and play the world’s most popular game at the J. Sunday afternoon open play – bring your friends for an hour of fun!

All Four Dates Drop-in
Member $40 $15
Non-member $50 $20

GECC-only Soccer Skills

Tuesdays, September 3 – October 29 (6 classes)
(No class 10/1, 10/15, 10/22)

  • 3s: 1 – 2 pm
  • Pre-K: 2 – 3 pm

GECC students only: $90

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For more information please contact James Watkins at jwatkins@jccdallas.org or 214-239-7176

Preschool Sports

Building Character one Fundamental at a Time

We are shaping our future through community, activity, and integrity by providing sports programming that focuses on teamwork, fundamentals, and a love for the game.

Come learn to play Soccer and Football with your friends and the JCC coaching staff this fall semester. We will have fun and stay active learning dribbling, passing, shooting and defensive skills in soccer. Then we will transition to flag football and catching, throwing, and running.

Dates: September 6th- December 16th
Days and Times: Monday – Thursday with options from 2 -4 pm
Location: JCC Gym and JCC Field

If you are part of the Goldberg Early Childhood Center, click the button below to view the options.

Dates: Sundays, September 12 – October 24

The J Athletic Academy Jr. Sunday Soccer Program is a fun, developmental program that focuses on fundamentals and building a love for the game. Introduce your child to team sports and the world’s most popular sport at the JCC. 3-year-old players will come to the JCC for 20 minutes of skills followed by 30 minutes of scrimmage play. PreK players will come to the JCC for an hour of weekly coaching scrimmages run by a JCC Coach.

Registration Dates: July 15 – September 8
Location: JCC Fields
Session Dates: September 11 – October 30, 2022
Price: $118 for JCC Members | $150 for Non-Members

JNINJA7

Dates: October 26 – November 30

This 6-week, action-packed program engages preschool students as they tackle a series of challenging obstacle courses in both the NatureScape and the Woods at the J. This unique program will keep our students active and engaged as they have fun. The program is instructed by the J Sports & Leagues Director, James Watkins, on Sunday mornings.

Pricing: Members $60.00 | Non Members $75.00

Location: JCC Naturescape and Woods

For more information please contact James Watkins at jwatkins@jccdallas.org or 214-239-7176

Sports & Leagues

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BASKETBALL 

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GYMNASTICS

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PICKLEBALL

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TENNIS

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SOCCER

JCC Maccabi Games

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America
and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

Assistant General Manager – Sports, Fitness & Wellness
Sports & Fitness Associate