The JCCGW offers sports programs for all ages in a variety of sports. Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned athlete, the Center has leagues and classes for members to stay active, get fit, and explore new hobbies.
Sports and Recreation Programs
Karate Kang’s Blackbelt Academy, the JCCGW’s karate program promotes a non-competitive lifestyle, inner balance and discipline. We offer a variety of classes for all age-ranges and ability levels.
GymnasticsOur gymnastics program helps children develop balance, flexibility and coordination, as well as social skills including confidence and self-esteem.
BasketballTaught by coaches from One on One Basketball, participants learn the fundamentals of the game, such as ball-handling, shooting, and defense.
Multi-SportsPerfect for sports fanatics, we offer a variety of multi-sports programs to keeps kids active and engaged. Participants enjoy floor hockey,basketball, dodge ball, arena football and more!
Youth LeaguesWith our Youth Sports Leagues, participants learn sport fundamentals in a high-energy, noncompetitive setting. Leagues include game-play and instruction.
Adult Leagues & Tournaments
JCC Maccabi Games & Mid-Atlantic Jr. Games
JCC Maccabi Games
Created to promote community service, sportsmanship, and religious pride, the JCC Maccabi Games are a week-long Olympic-style event for young athletes aged 13-16. Held in different locations throughout the United States every summer, the games generate enthusiasm and excitement for everyone involved.
Mid-Atlantic Junior Games
The Mid-Atlantic Junior Games offer a one-day sports experience for Jewish athletes ages 10-12, modeled after the JCC Maccabi Games (a week-long Olympic-style event held in different locations throughout the United States every summer for athletes ages 13-16). The Jr. Games draw participants from Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York for a day of spirited competition in team and individual sports!
Adult Sports & Recreation
Adult Kickball Tournaments
When tournaments are planned (check the schedule), adult kickball teams can sign up in groups of 9-11 members for only $150 per team. Each team is guaranteed two games in addition to playoffs. Great prizes will be awarded to winning teams. Contact Anthony Hunter with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Love a good softball game? The JCCGW’s active co-ed softball league is always on the lookout for a few good players! Interested in joining in? Contact Anthony Hunter at email@example.com.
Pick-Up Games: Basketball, Squash/Racquetball & Soccer
The Weinberg Health & Fitness Center at the JCCGW boasts two racquetball ball courts, an international squash/racquetball court, and a full-size basketball court.
Racquetball court reservations are available in one-hour blocks for two players and two-hour blocks for four players, and are accepted no more than 48 hours prior to your desired playing time. To reserve a racquetball court, call 301-881-0100 or stop by the Front Desk. Learn more by checking our Racquetball FAQs.
Join a pick-up game or shoot hoops during open gym. See the September 2015 Gymnasium Schedule.
Questions about sports leagues and recreation at the JCCGW? Contact us!