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Jewish Community Center

Early Childhood Youth Sports

Wide World of Sports

For ages 3 – 5. Wide World of Sports is an introductory program for children to learn the basics of 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.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Thursdays, March 26 – May 28, 3-3:45pm
$84 members/$93 public
$124 members/$137 public (after March 16)

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building

Wednesdays, March 25 – May 20, 12:30-1:15pm
$84 members/$93 public
$124 members/$137 public (after March 16)

Register Online

Contact

Emilie Brockman, 314-442-3267

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.

Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sundays, January 12 – February 16, 11-11:30am

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Wednesdays, January 15-February 19, 4-4:30pm

Pricing

$69 members/$99 public
$76 members/$109 public (after December 31)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Justin Haddad
314-442-3279

Chesterfield
Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

Pre-K Basketball Training League

For ages 4-5. The Basketball Training League is for kids enrolled in pre-K and consists of practices at which the participants will focus on learning 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.

Staenberg Family Complex or Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, January 15 – March 4, 5-6pm

Pricing

$95 members/$125 public
$105 members/$138 public (after December 31)

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

Creve Coeur
Justin Haddad
314-442-3279

Chesterfield
Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

Start Smart Baseball

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.

Register Online

Creve Coeur & Chesterfield
Sundays, March 22 – April 26, 1-1:30pm

Pricing: 
$69 members/$99 public
$76 members/$109 public (after March 9)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Justin Haddad
314-442-3279

Baseball - Pre-K Training League

Baseball – Pre-K Training League

For ages 4-5 (pre-K only). 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.

Creve Coeur & Chesterfield
Sundays, March 22 – May 10, 2-3pm

Pricing: 
$95 members/$115 public
$105 members/$127 public (after March 9)

Contact

Creve Coeur
Justin Haddad
314-442-3279

Register Online

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

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

Basketball Performance Academy

For four years – 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, April 23 – May 28, 5-6pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Tuesdays, April 14 – May 19, 5-6pm

Pricing

$60 members/$90 public
($66 members/$99 public after March 28)

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

Creve Coeur
Justin Haddad
314-442-3279

Chesterfield
Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Start Smart Soccer

3 years old. 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 participation award. Parent participation is mandatory.

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur or Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Dates TBD

Contact

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Pre-K Soccer Training League

4-5 years old (Pre-K only). Games will be played 5-on-5 without goalies, allowing for more ball touches and higher player participation. Emphasis is placed on skill development during practices. Program begins with practices, followed by games. Participants receive a team jersey and trophy. Games played at both J locations.

Register Online

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur or Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Dates TBD

Contact

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Tippi Toes Dance Company Ballet, Tap & Jazz Combo Class

For three- to five-year-olds. 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, February 4 – April 21, 3-3:45pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, February 5 – April 29, 3-3:45pm

Prices

$144 members/$180 public

Register Online

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

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.