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Live up in our sports world! Our facilities create the perfect environment for learning a sport or playing in a league. Complete with:

  • Two full indoor basketball courts
  • Two indoor racquetball courts
  • Seven tennis courts
  • Six baseball fields
  • Jr. Olympic heated swimming pool
  • Open field for soccer and lacrosse

...all well lit and manicured for the athlete in you.

The Alper JCC also participates in the annual JCC Maccabi Games. Click on any of the following sports below to find out more.


Danny Berry's Baseball at the JCC provides the ideal setting for a youngster's initiation into the National Pastime in a no pressure, fun-filled atmosphere.

One of South Florida's most popular youth coaches, Danny Berry creates a world of fun for boys, girls and adults through a wide variety of leagues, clinics and baseball programs.

Games are played on six manicured baseball fields that are located at the Alper JCC.

Click here to search for classes or see www.dannyberry.comYou can also visit Danny Berry's Travel League website. For more information, please contact

Danny Berry.

Batting Cages

Batting Cages at the Alper JCC’s
Arnold and Phyllis Grossman Park

Danny Berry’s JCC Baseball program is introducing 10 brand-new batting cages to test your hitting abilities. Five cages will have automated Iron Mike™ Pitching Machines. With each pitch, you see the Iron Mike™ pitching arm wind up and deliver the ball – just like a real pitcher. It's the only proven training machine available that gives you this advantage. We also will have five hitting and pitching tunnels.

Single Tokens (18 pitches) $2; 10 Tokens $15.

Cage Rentals: 
Automated Machines $30/hour; Hitting or Pitching Tunnels $20/hour.      

Field Rentals: $50/2 hours             

Saturday Special: Rent Batting Cage and field is FREE from 1pm

Annual Season Pass
Buy a Season Pass and save!Just $300 for a full year. First 100 Season Passes $50 off! Unlimited use of automated batting cages per year – up to a max of 10 rounds per day.

Batting Cage Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 3pm – 10pm; Fridays, 3pm – 6pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 9am – 6pm.

Kendall Little League: Where the Dream Begins

Divisions of Little League

Tee Ball age 5
Minors ages 6-8
Majors ages AAA 9-10
Majors ages 11-12 

Tournament Play 
Little League sponsors tournament competition for teams of 9 and 10 year olds and 10-11 year olds, that conclude competition at the state level. The oldest and best known championship tournament is the annual Little League Baseball World Series held in late August in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The Kendall Little League All games will be played at the Arnold and Phyllis Grossman Park at the Alper JCC. If you would like to volunteer as a manager, coach, sponsor, scorekeeper or would like any information on the league please call 305.271.9000 x241.



Learn the skills of basketball in a fun, supportive environment or get involved in one of our exciting leagues. The program ranges from classes for preschoolers and children to competitive leagues for children and adults. 

The Alper JCC Blue Jays basketball team is a traveling program for teens who do not play for their high schools. JCC Athletic Director, Doug Buckley, and Adrian David coach the team.

"No matter your age, we have the hoops for you!"

For more information, please contact Doug Buckley or click here to access the Class Finder.


Lil' Dribblers Basketball Clinic • 4 years+

Introduction to the skills of the game. Promotes fun and encourages motor skill development. Trophies for all participants.

Friday, 2:15pm – 3:00pm • Gymnasium

September 2 – December 16 (14 sessions)


Youth Basketball Leagues • Grades 1- 5

Players are divided into teams and play a full schedule of games. Sportsmanship and team play are emphasized. Uniform and trophies for all participants.

Grades 1-2

Mondays & Wednesdays, 4-5pm • Gymnasium

August 29 - December 14 (26 sessions)

Grades 3-5

Monday & Wednesday, 5-6pm and 6-7pm • Gymnasium

August 29 – December 14 (26 sessions)


Teen Basketball Leagues • Grades 6 -12

Players are divided into teams and participate in a competitive full court league. Team jerseys provided and trophies for 1st and 2nd place.

Grades 6-8 • Mandatory Evaluation: Saturday, August 27 at 12PM

Saturday, Noon – 2pm • Gymnasium

August 27 - December 10(12 games guaranteed)

Grades 9-12 • Mandatory Evaluation: Saturday, August 27 at 3PM

Saturdays, 2pm - 5pm • Gymnasium

August 27 – December 10 (12 games guaranteed)


Tuesday Night Ballers • 18 years and up 

Bring your own team of 8-10 adult players and compete in a full schedule of professionally refereed games. Team jerseys provided and trophies awarded.

Tuesdays, 7-10pm • Gymnasium


August 30 – December 20 (11 games guaranteed, top 8 teams advance to playoffs)


Run n’ Gun Basketball League • 18 years and up

Bring your own team of 8-10 adult players and compete in a full schedule of professionally refereed games. Team jerseys provided and trophies awarded.

Wednesdays, 7-10pm • Gymnasium


August 31 – December 20 (11 games guaranteed, top 8 teams advance to playoffs)

For complete schedules, standings and all other information go to our basketball program site,



Dodgeball League
Running from December 1 - February 9
You asked for it, and now you've got it! Feel free to bring your own team of 8-10 players or we'll place you on one. Games will be Tuesdays from 8-10pm and includes playoffs.
At $60 per player to join, this is one opportunity you don't want to dodge.
Dodgeball takes place in the Basketball Gym.
Contact the Athletics Director, Doug Buckley, at 305.271.9000, x292 or via email

Martial Arts

Kung Fu

Whether you're looking to learn Kung Fu for self defense or Tai Chi for strength, come try the Alper JCC's popular Martial Arts classes, directed by Steve Chin.

Kung Fu, a combination of Chinese martial arts, self-defense and kickboxing, is offered for ages 6 and up.

Tai Chi is a low impact exercise will help to improve and maintain your coordination, flexibility, strength and sense of balance.

For more information, please contact Steve Chin or click here to access the Class Finder.




Another requested sport is now on our schedule. Come play Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:30pm for FREE if you're a JCC member, and just $10 for guests.
Pickleball takes place in the Basketball Gym.
What the heck is Pickleball, you may ask? Well...
Contact the Athletics Director, Doug Buckley, at 305.271.9000, x292 or via email


Super Soccer Stars, Ages 2-12

Join the East Coast’s most popular soccer development program for ages 2 & up and get ready for loads of soccer excitement. Dynamic, international coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging warm-ups, activities, and games—all while having a blast! Each child receives a free t-shirt the first day of class.

Call 305.777.7077, click here to visit the website or email

Kick & Play, Ages 12-24 Months

Kick & Play is a parent-child, pre-soccer and movement program for toddlers 12 to 24 months brought to you by Super Soccer Stars. Experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler balancing, running, kicking and playing – while having endless fun!

Call 305.777.7077, click here to visit the website or email


Swim Gym provides all aspects of safety, fitness, and fun in aquatics through professional and educationally sound teaching practices. 

Since its inception in 1984, Swim Gym has evolved into a world renown learn-to-swim institution. Swim Gym's director and coach, Robert Strauss, has taught in Miami, Florida since 1973. In Summer 2002, Robert Strauss turned 25,000 students-old. His experience reflects in a program with the most effective advancement and improvement for all of its participants.

So whether you’re looking for a swim instruction class for infants or adults, Swim Gym provides the ideal environment for a successful swimming experience.

For more information, contact the Swim Gym Office

Melany De Amorim - Office Manager, or Maru Carmona - Head Teacher, at 305.271.9000 x287 or visit You can also click here to access the Class Finder


Jane Forman Tennis offers students, from preschoolers to teens, the opportunity to do drills, have their strokes evaluated, and work on strategy and footwork. Games and match play are used to integrate learned skills.

For more information, please visit Jane Forman Tennis websiteor click here to access the Class Finder.

Jane Forman in the News

Read Jane Forman's profile in the USTA News

Jane Forman Summer Camp at The Dave and Mary Alper JCC

Jane Forman Tennis Academy offers one-week summer camp sessions throughout the summer for ages 3-16. You can register here.


The Alper JCC is proud to host Miami Select Volleyball.

For more information, please visit their website


11155 SW 112 Avenue, Miami FL 33176

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