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Jewish Community Center

Early Childhood Youth Sports

Wide World of Sports

For ages 3 – 5. Pre K Start Smart is an introductory program for children to learn Wide World of Sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, and more. Children will have fun while developing better hand-eye coordination, agility, self-esteem, and sports skills. All equipment is provided and age appropriate.

Summer Session

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Thursdays, June 14-August 9, 3:30-4:15pm
No class on July 5
$84 members/$124 public
$93 members/$137 public (after June 3)

Fall Session

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Thursdays, September 13-December 6, 3-3:45pm
No class on September 19 and November 12
$126 members/$186 public
$139 members/$205 public (after September 1)

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, September 5 – November 28, 12:30-1:15pm
No class on September 19
$126 members/$186 public
$139 members/$205 public (after September 1)

Contact

Chesterfield
Eddie Hsia
314.442.3498

Creve Coeur
Justin Bange
314.442.3216

Basketball Performance Academy

For Pre-K – 2nd grade. Prepare for hoops season with six basketball training sessions. Players receive training in all aspects of the game with an emphasis on shooting mechanics, dribbling and footwork..

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Thursdays, September 20-October 25
Grades K-2 Only: 5-6pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, September 18-October 23
Grades K-2 Only: 5-6pm

Pricing

$60 members/$90 public
($66 members/$99 public after August 31)

Register Online

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations prior to the first practice will receive a 75% credit towards another SRA program (inclusive of any uniform or equipment charges). Credit is valid for one year. No refunds once a program begins.

Contact

Eddie Hsia, 314.442.3498

Start Smart Soccer

A parent-child developmental program created to prepare three-year-olds for organized sports. Parents work with their children in a structured environment as they learn how to properly teach and support their children in sports. All participants receive a t-shirt and a participation award. Parent participation is mandatory.

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur or Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sundays, September 16-October 21, 1-1:30pm

Pricing
$69 members/$99 public
$76 members/$109 public (after September 3)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Natalie Lesko
314.442.3104

Chesterfield
Eddie Hsia
314.442.3498

Register Online

Pre-K Soccer Training League

4 to 5-year-olds. Games will be played 5 vs. 5 without goalies, allowing for more touches of the ball and higher player participation. Emphasis will be placed on instruction and skill development during practices. League will begin with practices and conclude with games. Participants receive a team jersey and trophy. Games will be played at both J locations.

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur or Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sundays, September 16 – November 4, 2-3pm

Pricing
$95 members/$125 public
$105 members/$138 public (after September 3)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Natalie Lesko
314.442.3104

Chesterfield
Eddie Hsia
314.442.3498

Register Online

Start Smart NFL Flag Football

For children in kindergarten and first grade. Learn football fundamentals and get a sense of how the pros play! Weekly games will be played 6-on-6 with an adult coach as quarterback. Teams or individual registration is available. All players receive an NFL Flag jersey and trophy.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Sundays, September 16 – October 21, 12:15-1pm

Pricing

$70 members/$100 public
($77 members/$110 public after September 10)

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations prior to the first practice will receive a 75% credit towards another SRA program (inclusive of any uniform or equipment charges). Credit is valid for one year. No refunds once a program begins.

Contact

Eddie Hsia
314-442-3498

Register Online

HI-NRG Gymnastics for Preschoolers

For three- to five-year-olds. Build agility, speed, coordination and confidence while learning new skills. Children will learn cartwheels, handstands, balance beam basics, rings and parallel bars from an experienced, enthusiastic Hi-NRG instructor!

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Mondays, October 8 – December 10, 3-3:45pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, October 9 – December 11, 1-1:45pm

Prices

$126 members/$155 public

Register Online

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations after early bird deadline receive a 75% credit towards another listed program. No refunds available once a session begins.

Contact

Emilie Brockman
314-442-3267

Tippi Toes Dance Company® Ballet, Tap & Jazz Combo Class

Experience the joys of dance, self-expression and movement through three types of dance with energetic music, culminating with our mini-recital. Students should wear comfortable clothing (T-shirts are great) or dance attire along with nonrestrictive shorts or leggings – ballet shoes preferred, but not required (tap shoes not required)

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Tuesdays, October 9 – December 11, 3-3:45pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, October 3 – December 12, 3-3:45pm

Prices

$126 members/$155 public

Register Online

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations after early bird deadline receive a 75% credit towards another listed program. No refunds available once a session begins.

Contact

Emilie Brockman
314-442-3267

Yong Shins/Little Ninjas Taekwondo

For ages 4-6. Yong Shins/Little Ninjas is an introductory class into the world of Taekwondo. This nationally-accredited program introduces discipline and respect with a focus on fitness, control and technique. Little ones will have fun learning and training while building confidence and coordination.

Participants are encouraged to attend as many times per week as possible, but we ask that you select a primary time, location and day of the week.
No program on January 1, March 21, April 7, May 21, May 28.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:15pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:15pm
Saturdays, 2-3pm

Pricing

$46 members/$69 public (per month)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Chesterfield
Eddie Hsia
ehsia@jccstl.org
314-442-3498

Register

Basketball Training League

For ages 4-5. The Basketball Training League is for kids enrolled in pre-K, and consists of practices to begin the season learning how to shoot, dribble, pass and have fun playing as a team. The season concludes with games. Teams are coached by volunteer parents and consist of up to eight players. Games may be played at either J location.

Upcoming Dates & Rates TBD

Contact

Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Register

Start Smart Baseball

For three-year-olds. A parent-child developmental program created to prepare 3-year-olds for organized sports. Parents work with their children in a structured environment and learn how to properly teach and support their children in sports. All participants receive a t-shirt and a participation award. Parent participation is mandatory for this program.

2019 Dates & Rates TBD

Contact

Creve Coeur
Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Register

 

Baseball - Pre-K Training League

For ages 4-5. An instructional t-ball program for players to further develop baseball skills, including throwing, fielding and hitting. Program begins with practices, followed by games. Participants receive a team jersey, hat and trophy. Games played at both J locations.

Upcoming Dates & Rates TBD

Contact

Creve Coeur
Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Register

Rookie Redbirds Baseball

For ages 3-5. We’ll introduce children to baseball and softball by emphasizing skills, teamwork and sportsmanship while they learn the basics. Equipment is provided.

Upcoming Dates & Rates TBD

Contact:
Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Start Smart Basketball

For ages 3-4. A parent-child developmental program created to prepare three and four-year-olds for organized sports. Parents work with their children in a structured environment and learn how to properly teach and support their children in sports. Participants receive a t-shirt and a participation award. Parent participation is mandatory.

Upcoming Dates & Rates TBD

Contact

Natalie Lesko
nlesko@jccstl.org
314-442-3104

Register

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations prior to the first practice will receive a 75% credit towards another SRA program (inclusive of any uniform or equipment charges). Credit is valid for one year. No refunds once a program begins.