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Jewish Community Center

Youth Basketball

Online Waiver

To participate in a J basketball program, your child must have a signed waiver. If you registered online, the online waiver was included. However, if you registered by phone, by mail, or in person, we will need this online waiver signed & completed prior to the first day of the program.  Please find the waiver above.

Basketball Brochure

 

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, September 12 – October 17, 5-6pm

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Wednesdays, September 11 – October 23, 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

Individual or Team Basketball Training

For grades 1-12. Basketball training will focus on core basketball fundamentals for kids of all skill levels. Areas of concentration will include, but are not limited to, shooting mechanics, speed and control dribbling, on- and off-the-ball defense, footwork and offensive and defensive principles. Private workouts are customized to meet the specific needs of the player. Group workouts are great for discounted pricing and offer the opportunity to work on team offense and defense skill building that can’t be done in a one-on-one setting. These lessons offer the opportunity to take your game to the next level.

Creve Coeur/Staenberg Family Complex
Individual or Group Training
By appointment

Chesterfield/Marilyn Fox Building
Individual or Group Training
By appointment

Pricing

Individual Training

1 hour: $50 members/$70 public
30 minutes: $25 members/$35 public
(packages available for discount pricing)

Group Training

1 hour: $20/person, 3-6 people (minimum 3)

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

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

What People are Saying about Our Coaches

Doug Boe

 “Coach Boe is a pure fundamentalist, the guy really knows the in’s and outs of the game and is an excellent teacher for not only the player but also the parent” – Tom, Parent/Coach

J Basketball Skills Academy

J Basketball Skills Academy focuses on core basketball fundamentals for players of all skill levels. Areas of concentration include shooting mechanics, speed and control dribbling, on- and off-the-ball defense, footwork, and offensive and defensive principles. Fee includes a jersey, eight weeks of training & game play.

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Fridays, January 10 – February 28
K-2nd: 6-7pm
3rd-8th: 7-8pm

Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sundays, January 12 – March 1
K-2nd: 9-10am
3rd-8th: 10-11am

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

Mac & Jeanette Brown Youth Basketball (K - 8th Teams)

For grades K-8. Registrations is open for boys‘ and girls’ teams. Gender-specific divisions will be formed based on enrollment.

Full package for kindergarten-2nd grade includes a weekday practice at either J location, 10 weekend games and a uniform. The 3rd-8th-grade league features 10 weekend games with option of adding on practice space and/or team uniforms for additional cost.

Staenberg Family Complex or Marilyn Fox Building
Weeknight practices begin December 2
Games on weekends, beginning Saturday, January 4

Pricing

K-2nd Grades
$120 members/ $170 public
($132 members/$187 public after October 31)

3rd-8th Grades:
Team: $695 games only
($775 games only after October 31)

Add-ons:
Practices: $250
Uniforms: $22 per player

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

Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur: Natalie Lesko, 314-442-3104
Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield: Alex Langella, 314-442-3498

Register Online

High School Basketball League

High School Basketball League 9th-12th grade. Team registration preferred, with individual signups placed based on availability. Teams must supply coach. Boys’ and girls’ divisions created based  on enrollment. League features eight games with options of adding on practice space and/or team jerseys for additional cost. Weeknight practices held at the J with weekend & weeknight games held at both J locations. Practices begin in December; games in January. Team registrations are first-come, first served. A player will be considered illegal if he is a member of his school team (high school).

Staenberg Family Complex or Marilyn Fox Building
Weeknight practices begin December 2
Games begin weekend of January 4

Pricing

$555 games only
($625 games only after October 31)

Add-ons:
Practices: $250
Jerseys: $14 per player

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

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

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 (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 (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

Preseason Basketball Coaches Clinic

Prepare for the winter basketball season with a two-hour clinic featuring Minnesota High School Hall of Fame coach Doug Boe. Coach Boe will spend two hours covering a variety of topics that will advance your understanding of the game of basketball and the players. The clinic will feature demonstrations and discussions on the court with both players and coaches. Please dress to move and run. Topics covered:

  • Skill development (player/team)
  • Teaching a man-to-man defense
  • Offensive philosophy
  • Shooting mechanics
  • And much more

Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sunday, November 10
2-4pm

Pricing

$20 with a team in the league
$25 with no team in the league

Contact

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

JBL Tournament

For 2nd-12th grade. Compete against some of the great teams all over St. Louis. Team registration only. Three game guarantee. Tournament uses a round-robin format to determine seeding for an elimination bracket. First place team receives trophies.

Staenberg Family Complex
Saturday-Sunday, December 7-8

Pricing

Team fee:
$225
($250 after November 30)

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

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

For 3rd-12th grade. Hit the court and test your endurance, skills, teamwork and ability while outlasting your opponent. Team registration comes with a two-game guarantee. Max roster size is six players. Grades may be combined based on enrollment.

Marilyn Fox Building
Sunday, November 24

Pricing

Team fee:
$75
($100 after October 27)

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

Alex Langella
314-442-3498

Register Online