Youth Sports & Leagues


Sports & leagues for children & youth »

From Bitty Clinics for ages 2-5 to our NJB Youth Basketball League for grades K-8, the whole family can stay active.

JCC Waves youth swim team » 

Join our year-round youth aquatics team, JCC Waves. We have competitive and non-competitive tracks.

Sport Specific Training

Basketball • Volleyball • Football • Martial Arts
Take your game to the next level!

60 minute personalized sports training session to improve your skills, turn your weaknesses into strengths and increase your confidence.
First session includes a skills assessment to determine specific areas of focus.
• Boys and girls 8 years+
• Merage JCC members only



 Rates are per person.


Basketball Coaches 

  • Steve Averill
  • Matt Burt
  • Cedric Brown


2019 JCC Maccabi Training Discount 

10 one hour one-on-one sessions, $425, regularly $500, you save $75.

10 one hour group sessions, 3 -6 people, $212.50 per person, regularly $250, you save $47.50

Contact Eddie Priesand, Merage JCC Sports & Recreation Director at (949) 435-3400, ext. 104 or to arrange your personalized sessions.


Teen Pick Up/Drop-in Sports

Minors under the age of 18 can get Teen Certification and use our fitness facilities without being accompanied by an adult. JCC teens who have received their Teen Certification for the fitness center can drop in and get their game on at one of our weekly pick up sessions, below. It’s fun and it’s free!

Pick Up Basketball, Ages 13-17

Wednesday nights, 5:30-9 p.m.

Teen players have first priority in our JCC Wednesday night pick-up basketball games. No charge. JCC Members only; must show badge at fitness desk.

Please check out our schedule here to find out when the courts are open to everyone.

For more information about youth fitness programs at the Merage JCC, please contact the JCC Fitness desk at 949-435-3400 ext. 283 or Eddie Priesand, Sports & Recreation Director at