Youth Sports

Youth Sports

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Questions about Sports programming? Please contact JCC Sports Coordinator Nathan Fox at (614) 559-6286 or nfox@columbusjcc.org. To register for any current programs, click here.

Gym Schedule

Diebler JH and HS Basketball Camp

Jon Diebler former Ohio State Buckeye along with other former Buckeyes and current professional players and current coaches will be the instructors for this JH and HS Basketball day camp. They will work with the players on skill enhancement, mental development and competitive growth in the game. Each player will receive a camp t-shirt and staff will be availalbe for autographs.

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Diebler Youth Basketball Skill Academy

Jon Diebler Youth Basketball Skills Academy for grades 2nd-6th boys and girls. The former Ohio State Buckeye along with other former Buckeyes, current professional basketball players and experienced coaches will provide the campers with a unique basketball experience that combines skill enhancements, mental development and competitive growth in an exciting and encouraging environment. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt and staff will be available for autographs.

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Randy Kohn Youth Basketball League

This league is focused on fundamentals of the game. All players will be evaluated by coaches and placed on a team. During practices, players will be coached to develop the proper skills for their age level, and will play with appropriate hoop height and ball size for their age group. Teams will play a nine-game season, each with 7-10 players on its roster.

Ronnie McClendon Basketball Clinics

These fast-paced clinics will improve player’s foot speed, agility, balance, footwork, ball handling, and range shooting. Instructors: Ronnie McClendon (Thursdays) and Eddie Days (Sundays). Open to boys and girls of all skill levels; all players receive instruction needed based on skill level.

Basketball Skills, Speed and Agility Clinics

Sundays
6th-8th Grade, 4pm – 5pm
3rd-5th Grade, 5pm – 6pm

Thursdays
3rd-8th Grade, 5:45pm – 6:45pm
Players will be grouped according to skill assessment

To Register of for information on individual sessions contact Jeanna Brownlee 614-559-6274 or jeannabrownlee@columbusjcc.org

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JCC Travel Basketball

This program’s goal is to prepare players for middle school basketball through a higher level of competitive play. The Bexley High School boys and girls coaches will work with JCC coaches on the skills and fundamentals they would like the players to learn. In addition, they will share their philosophies and style of play utilized in their middle school and high school programs. Season will consist of 18-22 games against teams around the Columbus area. Teams will play 1-2 games each week, and will hold practice 1-2 days each week. Travel team for third grade level is dependent upon skill level of the players. Players who are not selected for a team will be placed in the recreation league.

JCC/Bexley Rec. Tim Stowe Junior High Basketball

New this year! The focus will be on improving skills needed at the middle school level. Hired coaches will instruct practices and games. Teams will have set practice times and play seven regular season games, culminating with a single elimination tournament. Players will receive reversible jerseys.

High School Basketball

Come to the JCC and play basketball in a fun and competitive high school basketball league. NEW this year, MORE GAMES! Each team will play nine regular season games, culminating with a single elimination tournament. Teams will be formed through a draft by captains.

Preschool Mighty Mite Sports

Your child will develop gross motor skills through a variety of activities and games. All classes are 30 minutes long. Due to preschool scheduling, times may be subject to change.

Mighty Mite Winter Break Camp

Bring your child to the JCC College Avenue to keep active over Winter Break with pool time and gym games. Children will also receive a snack.

Youth Dance & Creative Movement:
Shelby Bakies Dance Program

Instructor Shelby Bakies will nurture your child’s creativity and introduce them to a world where music and movement come together.

Creative Movement/Ballet/Choreography

3 year olds
Tuesdays, 4:30pm
4 year olds
Tuesdays, 5:10pm

Ballet/Choreography

5-6 year olds
Wednesdays, 4:30pm

Ballet/Jazz/Choreography

7-8 year olds
Thursdays, 4:30pm
9-10 year olds
Wednesdays, 5:30pm
Thursdays, 5:45pm
11-13 year olds
Mondays, 4:30pm
Wednesdays, 5:30pm
Thursdays, 5:45pm

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Afterschool Sports

JCC staff will provide a fun and active environment for your children to develop skills in a variety of sports like pickleball, floor hockey and other fun games.

Youth Tennis

Sessions are instructed by Eric Schottenstein, USPTR Certified Master Professional and Andrew Mauricio, USPTR Certified and USTA Net Generation Affiliate Coach. They will help your children develop skills and gain confidence on the court. These sessions will be located on the JCC tennis courts or the Auxiliary Gym.

June 18th – July 30th
Mondays at 4pm – 5pm

4-11 year olds
Participants will be grouped by age/ability

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To Register of for information on individual sessions contact Jeanna Brownlee 614-559-6274 or jeannabrownlee@columbusjcc.org

Indoor Baseball Cages

Please contact Nathan Fox at 559-6286 or nfox@columbusjcc.org to reserve the batting cages. The cages are free to members in groups of three or less, however if there are more than three people using the cage you will be charged a rental fee.