Sports & Recreation


Per Connecticut state guidelines and to support the health and safety of our community, we have postponed all indoor classes and events until further notice. Please sign up to receive our emailsVisit our informational page for full updates and resources pertaining to our reopening. 

Youth Programs:

Announcing JCC Backyard

Drop your child off to enjoy games, arts & crafts, science, and nature exploration. Low attendance numbers and half-day options ensure safe social distancing throughout the day.
Morning Session (Ages 5-7)

Mon-Thurs.* 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 7/6-8/20

M: $120/week | C: $140/week

*Friday rain make-up days will be available 

 Afternoon Session (Ages 8-11)

Mon-Thurs.* 1:30-4:30 PM 7/6-8/20 M: $120/week | C: $140/week

*Friday rain make-up days will be available 

For more information and to register please contact the JCC Sports & Recreation Department at





Outdoor* Ninja Karate (Ages 5-6)

*held on the Norman Hurwitz Terrace Room Patio. (If it rains we will host a virtual zoom session)


  Time Dates Price
Thurs. 4:15 - 4:45 PM 7/9-8/13 M: $80 | C: $100


Traditional Karate for ages 5-6. Students will have the opportunity to test for belt ranking at the end of the session. 

Outdoor* Karate (7+)

*held on the Norman Hurwitz Terrace Room Patio. (If it rains we will host a virtual zoom session)


  Time Dates Price
Thurs. 5 - 5:45 PM 7/9-8/13 M: $80 | C: $100


Traditional Karate for all ages (7+). New & experienced students welcome. Test for belt ranking at the end of the session. 

NEW! Tumbling Classes

Postponed until further notice


Parent/Tot Tumbling (ages 15-36 months)


Sun. 9-9:30 AM 3/29-6/14 M: $150 | C: $175


Enjoy a parent supported tumbling class with an obstacle course, song, game and free exploration time



Preschool Tumbling (ages 3-5)


Sun. 9:45-10:30 AM 3/29-6/14 M: $150 | C: $175
Thurs. 4:15-5 PM 4/2-6/11 M: $150 | C: $175


An independent tumbling class with stretching, obstacle course, gross motor skill circuit, and game.



Beginner Tumbling (ages 5-9)


Thurs. 5:15-6:15 PM 4/2-6/11 M: $150 | C: $175


Beginners tumbling class with stretching, tumbling circuit, conditioning activity, and game.

Pee Wee Sports

Postponed until further notice


Thurs. 1:15 - 2 PM 4/2-6/11 M: $140 | C: $175


Introduction to a variety of sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, t-ball and more in a fun environment. Focuses on additional skills such as sportsmanship and teamwork, hand-eye coordination and agility. Recommended for ages 3.5-5. 





Tiny Tots Tennis

Postponed until further notice


Wed. 1:15 - 1:45 PM 4/1-6/10 M: $140 | C: $175


Introduction to tennis for young children, emphasizing fun. Size-appropriate equipment provided. Tennis helps develop hand-eye coordination and flexibility. Recommended for ages 3.5-5.

Soccer (Grades K-2)

Postponed until further notice


Sun. 1-2 PM 3/29-6/14 M: $60 | C: $80


Classes will concentrate on dribbling, passing, trapping, scoring, and building confidence on the field. Concepts of sportsmanship and team play are encouraged. Children will play some small-sided, non-competitive soccer games. Recommended for grades K-2.

Introduction to Fencing

Postponed until further notice

Students will learn the basics of footwork, mobility, fencing tactics and techniques, as well as how fencing bouts are fenced and scored! 


Ages 5-7


Sun. 1-2 PM 3/29-6/14 M: $200 | C: $240



Ages 8+


Sun. 2:30-3:30 PM 3/29-6/14 M: $200 | C: $240

Iddy Biddy Basketball (Grades K-1)

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Boys Youth Basketball (Grades 2-4) 

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Boys Youth Basketball (Grades 5-6)

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Girls Youth Basketball (Grades 2-4)

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Girls Youth Basketball (Grades 5-7)

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Jr. High Travel Basketball League

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Travel league for teens in grades 7-8, with end-of-season tournament. All games officiated. Open to JCC members.


Rick Wallace High School Basketball League

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In-house intramural league for grades 9-12 with end-of-season tournament. All games officiated. Form your own team or sign up individually. Open play for JCC members and paid league participants.

Adult Programs:

Adult Basketball

Postponed until further notice


Mens (35+) Wed. 6:30 - 9 PM 3/25-7/22 M: $150 | C: $130*
Legend (45+) Sun. 10 AM - 12 PM 3/15-5/10 ​$550 per team


Fun, competitive adult leagues for all levels and abilities. Certified high school officials. Join with a team or individually. League schedules will be distributed prior to first game. 


For more information, please contact Nicolle at 203-387-2522 x237. To register, contact Barbara Zalesch at (203) 387-2424 x250 or

18 + Adaptive Basketball League

Postponed until further notice


Mon.         6:30-8:30 PM         4/6-6/8         M: $50 | C: $60        


In-house adaptive basketball league. Designed for athletes 18 years and older with special needs that want to hang out with friends and enjoy the challenge of competitive sports.

Pickleball (21+)

Postponed until further notice


Tue 10 AM Ongoing M: Free | C: $5


A paddle sport for adults with various skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Coed Volleyball (21+)

Postponed until further notice


Tues. 7 - 10 PM 2/25-5/12 $750 per team

Anyone interested in Coed Adult Volleyball, please contact Nicolle at 203-387-2424 x237 or

NEW Rothberg Family Climbing Wall:

Adult Challenge Course


New Sessions Starting Soon!


Small group of adults will learn about the safety of the wall and practice belaying. The first class you will be certified in belaying. Each individual will try the different courses and will be challenged every time.


Fun Climb Time (Ages 5+)

Postponed until further notice


Wed. 4 - 5 PM 4/1-6/10 M: $150 | C: $170


Small groups of supervised fun. Each week there will be a different challenge for your child. They will learn about safety and how to complete challenges.

Open Climb

Postponed until further notice

Supervised free time for children, adults, and even families to enjoy the climbing wall.

Belay Certification Class (18+)

Postponed until further notice


Call 203-387-2424 x237 for more info M: $40 | C: N/A


If you are 18 plus and want to learn how to belay, this is the class for you. It is recommended if you are going to climb on a regular basis during FREE climb.