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Sports

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
  • Outdoor 25 yard chilled/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.

Baseball

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.

Costs:
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.

Basketball


BASKETBALL CLINICS & LEAGUES  

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!"

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BASKETBALL

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

 

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

Grades 3-5
Monday & Wednesday, 5-6pm and 6-7pm • Gymnasium

 

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 
Saturday, Noon – 2pm • Gymnasium

Grades 9-12
Saturdays, 2pm - 5pm • Gymnasium

 

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. Trophies awarded.
Tuesdays, 7-10pm • Gymnasium
$650/Team  

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. Trophies awarded.

Wednesdays, 7-10pm • Gymnasium
$650/Team  

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

CLICK HERE FOR FULL CLASS DETAILS AND ONLINE REGISTRATION

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 at 305.773.4305 or click here to access the Class Finder.

 

Soccer



AGE 3 - 5
Beginner soccer players will get an introduction to the fundamentals of soccer, build social skills, balance, 
coordination, listening, following instructions and movement. The JCC provides an active and engaging
environment for kids to play and learn the game of soccer. 

Visit our Class Guide for full class details

GRADES K - 5
Through carefully guided practices, we strive to help your child develop individual skills and gain an 
intellectual understanding of and love for the game while building self confidence, and learning essential
values like teamwork, responsibility, and good sportsmanship. 

Located in the soccer field behind building 2

Click Here to Register or Call Athletics Director, Doug Buckley 305.271.9000 x292 

Swimming

Alper J Swim Club

The Alper J Swim Club is a year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Our mission is to develop character, community, and a culture of excellence through the sport of swimming.

The Alper J Swim Club offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of AJSC to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.  

Please call 305.271.9000 Ext. 289 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Online registration will be available soon, until then please print and complete the registration form at the link below and email to dgelber@alperjcc.org or drop by the J Fitness Welcome Desk in Bldg. 6

Click Here To Register for Alper J Swim Club

Alper J Swim School

Swim School Groups  
Parent & Baby: Monday - Friday from 2:30pm - 3:10pm Maximum of 15 students
3-4 year old:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 3:20pm - 4:00pm 
Tuesday & Thursday 4:00pm - 4:40pm

Maximum of 5 students
5-6 year old:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 4:00pm - 4:40pm 
Tuesday & Thursday 3:20pm - 4:00pm

Maximum of 7 students
7-10 year old: Monday - Friday from 4:40pm - 5:20pm Maximum of 9 students

 

Swim School Rates  
8 Classes over 8 Weeks $160
16 Classes over 8 Weeks $320

 

Tennis

CONTACT THE J TENNIS CENTER:
305.271.9000 X290  |  MCHELLAS@ALPERJCC.ORG

Click Here for Online Tennis Registration

 
JUNIOR PROGRAMS

Tennis program offered to juniors in an age, equipment & size appropriate format. At the J we pride ourselves on using an advancement level colored balls system where the bounce & weight of the ball is regulated for their ability level, making the whole experience much more rewarding, successful & most of all FUN! 
RED BALL PROGRAM - Recommended for 4-7/8 Year old's. The ball is substantially larger & lighter, RED in color & 25% pressure compared to a regular tennis ball to ensure a lower slower bounce to contact at waist height! (Racket recommended between  19"-23')  Red: 3pm - 4pm - 5pm

ORANGE BALL PROGRAM - Recommended for 7-10/11 Year old's. 
The ball is regular size, still  lighter, with an ORANGE dot. 50% pressure compared to a regular tennis ball to slow down some & still keep ball in players strike zone! (Racket size recommended 23"-25") 
Orange: 3pm - 4pm - 5pm

GREEN DOT PROGRAM 
-  Recommended for 10-12/13 Year olds. The ball is regular size with a GREEN dot. 75% pressure compared to a regular tennis ball, feels same weight but still avoids the ball bouncing way over shoulder & head height, for advanced technique improvements! (Racket recommended 26"-27") Green: 4pm - 5pm - 6pm

YELLOW BALL PROGRAM - Recommended for 12 & up. Regular yellow tennis ball with full compression. Children by this age coming through the system should have sound judgement, foot work & technique to handle a regular ball. Tournaments for this age are now yellow ball. (Racket recommended 27") Yellow: 4pm - 5pm - 6pm

JUNIOR ACADEMY

A program designed for more serious and competitive Jr Players. Program consists of more comprehensive footwork 
patterns, heavy drill session's, point construction based competing, forming weapon's to control & dictate 
points as well as go-to pattern's for performing under pressure. Minimum of 2 days per week and expected to 
compete in local tournaments on a regular basis. 
JR. ACADEMY | Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 5-7pm (2 hrs)

HIGH PERFORMANCE ACADEMY

A program designed for students who have aspirations of attaining NCAA college scholarships or becoming a professional 
player. We offer a weekly set program or customized programs based on each players goals. With our world class facility, 
instructors & program we firmly believe that rather than large academy settings, a personalized tennis program with no 
limitations is the best way to help navigate a player to fulfilling their tennis potential. 
HP ACADEMY | Mon. Wed. & Fri. 5-7pm (2 hrs)

 

ADULT PROGRAMS

At the Alper JCC we have programs & leagues available for NEW players to the game through to 5.0 & above. 
Our clinics are designed to be a great CARDIO work out, as well as tailored SINGLES or DOUBLES designed specific to 
your team with coaching & training to elevate your game to new heights. We have ongoing sessions or please ask 
us about forming your own CLINIC!  

Adult Leagues: Speak to one of our head pros or Director of Tennis, Mark Chellas

PRICING GUIDE: 

M = Member | NM = Non-Member

COURT RENTAL:
Non-Member: $10/person (1.5hr)
Member: NON PEAK TIMES FREE 
Peak Times: $5/Person 
(4-7pm week days | 9-12 Sat.)
Leagues Fees: NM $10/person | M/Free

JR PROGRAM
1 day per week M $18/hr NM $20/hr
2 days per week M $17/hr NM $19/hr
3+ days per week M$15/hr NM $17/hr

JR ACADEMY
1-2 days per week M $30/2hr, NM $35
3+ days per week M $25/2hr, NM $30

HP ACADEMY
Mon - Wed - Fri. 5-7pm (2 hrs)
1-2 days per week M $35/2hr, NM $40
3+ days per week M $30/2hr, NM $35

PRIVATE LESSONS
DIRECTOR: 
$70/hr, $35 1/2hr M | $75/hr, $40 1/2hr NM 
PROS STAFF: $90/1.5hr, $60/hr, $35 1/2hr NM & M

FACILITY

- 7 lit hard courts 
- Tennis accessories, rackets & supplies available 
- Re-gripping, restringing & repairs available 
- World Class Teaching Professionals

Click Here for Online Tennis Registration

CONTACT THE J TENNIS CENTER: 305.271.9000 X290  |  MCHELLAS@ALPERJCC.ORG

Volleyball

The Alper JCC is proud to host Miami Select Volleyball.

For more information, please visit their website

Gymnastics

Tumbling for the Aspiring Gymnast! 

Age 3 - Grade 2

Children enjoy classes packed full of fun exercises and age appropriate activities. Kids in this program will learn basic gymnastics skills and body positions that help develop coordination, balance and strength. Climbing, swinging, jumping, and much more make these classes fun for everyone!

Located in the Early Childhood (ECD) Activity Room Bldg. 2. Limited space available.

Contact Doug Buckley for more information, at 305.271.9000 x292 or dbuckley@alperjcc.org or click here to access the Class Finder.

 


 

11155 SW 112 Avenue, Miami FL 33176
305.271.9000

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