Sports

JCC Maccabi Games

Since 1982, the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest have been offering Jewish teens a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. The Games serve a larger purpose than athletic and creative competition – they promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. The energy and excitement make the Games and ArtsFest an unforgettable experience for every participant, from athlete to volunteer, from coaches to host families.

Frequently Asked Questions 2017

FAQs

In an effort to help parents and athletes, we have compiled the most often-asked questions and concerns from previous JCC Maccabi Games®.  We hope that this provides you with valuable information and a better understanding of the Games. Click Here

 

Mini & Junior Maccabi

Check back for additional tournament schedules & information.

Maccabi
Tryouts

THE JCC MACCABI GAMES

The JCC Maccabi Games offer a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. The Games serve a larger purpose than athletic competition – they promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. Participants must identify as being Jewish.

MINI MACCABI*
Ages: 9-10 years
AND
JR. MACCABI*
Ages: 10-12 years

Join other JCCs in the tri-state area for this one-day tournament. We will be fielding both a basketball and a soccer team. Tryouts will be held in January 2018. Please check back in late 2017 for more details.

For more information, contact Philip Flynn, Director of Sports & Leagues, ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

*A copy of birth certificate and insurance card are required at all tryouts.

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Basketball
Training

GROUP OR ONE-ON-ONE TRAINING
Ages: 7+ years

Tailored Sessions to teach both advanced skills for competitive players, and fundamentals for beginners.

INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE LESSONS
30 minutes:
$65 / members $45
50 minutes
$85 / members $65

10-PACK of PRIVATE LESSONS
30 minutes:
$550 / members $350
50 minutes:
$750 / members $550

INDIVIDUAL GROUP LESSONS (up to 5 participants)
30 minutes:
$85 / members $65
50 minutes:
$125 / members $105

10-PACK of GROUP LESSONS (up to 5 participants)
30 minutes:
$750 / members $550
50 minutes:
$1,115 / members $905

For more information, contact Philip Flynn, Director of Sports + Leagues, 516-484-1545, ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

coach-dee-at-the-barclay-centerCoach Dee

Nat Lancaster Coach

  • NBA Certified Clinician through USA Basketball Youth Development and Licensed.
  • Certified with Positive Coaching Alliance.
  • Coached at the World Famous Rucker Park in Harlem New York Pro Am Division.
  • Has worked with NBA Players such as Anthony Morrow, James Harden, Brandon Jennings, Michael Carter Williams, Anthony Tolliver, Markel Brown, Rondae Hollis Jefferson.
  • Has worked with the Brooklyn Nets Summer Camps for eight years.
  • Has worked individual NBA camps with Pro Camps.com
  • Certified Personal trainer through National Academy Of Sports Medicine.
  • Selected to work NBA Fit Week All-star weekend 2015.

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Coach Theo
After playing 2 seasons at Chaminade High School, Theo decided to go into private basketball training in 2009, his junior year of high school.His experience includes coaching at Corpus Christi Basketball Clinic and St. Francis Preparatory High School Basketball Camp.  Additionally, he was head coach at St. Ambrose CYO and for a JV basketball team in the Island Garden Spring League. Theo is also a basketball trainer at the JCC and is very excited about teaching this class.. He separates himself from other trainers by specializing in footwork. He believes with proper footwork, any player can create space off of the dribble no matter what athletic disadvantage they may have.


Coach Khadim

New York Knicks/Brooklyn Nets basketball camps | China basketball camp in over 10 cities in China | Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center

  • Organize, lead, instruct and referee for outdoor and indoor games of basketball or other
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies and performance principles, such as specific ways of moving the body, hands or feet, to achieve desired
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and
  • Plan, organize and conduct practice sessions with NBA

COACH                                                                                                                                 July 2012-Present

St. John’s University Basketball Camp Queens, NY

  • Plan, organize and conduct practice
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games or sports
  • Perform activities to support a team or specific sport, such as participating in community outreach activities, meeting with media representatives and appearing at fundraising

Sports Classes
+ Clinics

BASKETBALL

BEGINNER CLASS
Ages: 5-8 years
Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting. Includes 30 minutes for warm-ups and fundamental skills training, plus 15 minutes of game play.
8 sessions
Begins Sunday, October 8
9:45-10:30am
$400/members $300
Register

NEW INTERMEDIATE CLASS
Further develop basketball skills: ball control, passing and shooting. Includes 30 minutes for warm-ups and fundamental skills training, plus 15 minutes of game play.
8 sessions
Begins Sunday, October 8
9:45-10:30am
$400 / members $300
Register

BASKETBALL CLINIC
Ages: 7+ years
Have fun on the hardwood, learn the fundamentals, practice drills and conditioning exercises.
Friday, November 10
Monday, January 15
10am-12pm
Please check back for prices and more information

OPEN BASKETBALL
Must be accompanied by a member.
Ages: 15+ years
Ongoing
Monday-Friday, 5-10pm
Saturdays, 1-Close*
Sundays, 10am-Close*
$20 non-members

PICKUP BASKETBALL
Ages: 15+ years
Ongoing
Monday-Thursday, 5-8pm
Friday, 3-5pm
$20/members free


LACROSSE

BEGINNER CLASS
Ages: 3-7 years
Our hands-on program includes no equipment, stress or pressure – just a focus on fitness and fun!
8 sessions
Begins Saturday, October 7
Ages 3-4 years: 9:30-10:15am
Ages 4-5 years: 9:30-10:15am
Ages 5-7 years: 10:30-11:15am
$400 / members $300
Register


SOCCER

BEGINNER CLASS
Ages: 5-8 years
Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting. Includes 35 minutes of warm-ups and fundamentals skills training, plus 20 minutes of game play.
8 sessions
Begins Saturday, October 7
11:30am-12:30pm
$400 / members $300
Register

INTERMEDIATE CLASS
Ages: 8-12 years
Children will further develop their foundation of soccer skills. Focus on ball control, passing and shooting. Class structure includes 30 minutes of warm-ups and fundamental skills training, plus 30 minutes of game play.
8 sessions
Begins Saturday, October 7
12:30-1:30pm
$400 / members $300
Register

JCC FUTSAL WINTER INVITATIONAL
Boys and Girls, U8-U12 Divisions
Our indoor soccer league is a great way for high school boys and girls to develop precise ball control, technical skill, agility and decision-making, while enjoying friendly competition! Limited space. Registration closes on November 24.
December 2-February 19
$895/members $845 (if paid by November 10)
$945/members $895 (if paid after November 10)

*Please note that the Health + Wellness Center closes 30 minutes before the building closes.


Basketball
League

FALL/SPRING BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Ages: 18+ years
Perfect dribbling, refine shooting and improve endurance as you workout alongside new teammates. Includes: trained scorekeepers, two official referees and league jerseys. Registration closes on September 21.
10 games
Begins Monday, September 25
8:15pm and 9:15pm
$1,200 / members $900 (per team)

Fitness
Center


ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Busy families need options and we’ve got two great ones. This fall, we’re offering soccer classes (beginner and intermediate levels) on Saturdays and Sundays, starting the weekend of October 7 and 8. For more information, check out the Sports Classes + Clinics section of our website.


COURT IS IN SESSION!

Our coaches will help your “elevate” your game with tailored basketball one-on-one or group training, Choose from individual lessons, or save more with a 10-pack. Ongoing throughout the year. For more information, check out the Basketball Training section of our website.

To register, please visit or call the Fitness Welcome Desk at 516.484.1545 ext. 139.

Looking for more information about our sports programs?

Philip Flynn, Sports + Leagues Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139

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