Basketball

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For many of us, the JCC IS basketball. Our reputation, facilities and staff have the JCC quickly becoming one of the Pittsburgh area’s premiere basketball destinations and offers members year round basketball competition, recreation and education for players of all ages and levels of ability.

Our gymnasiums–-two in Squirrel Hill and one in the South Hills–-are well-maintained full-court gyms open year-round.

The JCC offers a wide variety of basketball programs and clinics. We take great pride in our staff, who instruct and mentor the players, and encourage them to work on their strengths as well as their weaknesses in a well-disciplined and competitive environment. It is extremely important to us that each and every one of our participants becomes a better basketball player after they have gone through our various programs.

Our Basketball program consists of instructional clinics, teams and leagues for children and youth from Tiny Tots to Little Champ Super Hoopers; nurturing future leaders at each step. Within this program, teenagers serve as volunteer mentors and paid instructors for the youngest age groups. There are also leagues for High School students to compete against teams from all across the area as well as opportunities for adults to get together and compete on the court.

Squirrel Hill Gym Schedule-Winter 2017 (11.5.17)

Please note: The following programs will be held at the JCC in Squirrel Hill.

Private Basketball Lessons: ages 10 +
Work closely with a qualified JCC instructor to improve your game.
Contact Jeremy Kelley at 412-697-3538 to schedule your session.

Little Champ Super Hoopers: Grades K-2

This 14 week program is perfect for those younger, less experienced players with its focus on the fundamentals in a fun and encouraging environment. Our staff will focus on developing the necessary fundamental skills from shooting to ball handling to defense and our goal is to help build confidence in an energetic environment at a pace more suitable for the younger athlete. This will be done by utilizing drills and skills stations as well as playing games and awarding weekly prizes. Our program combines great teaching, high energy, enthusiasm and tons of fun into a clinic experience players will love.

Little Champs Super Hoopers Season Schedule

Harry B. Davis Basketball Clinic: Grades 3-8
This 16-week program teaches the game using a combination of skills, drills and instruction and includes exhibition games and league play. Players are evaluated by trained coaches and administrators and then placed onto teams based on grade and skill level. Regular season games are followed by playoffs, championships and an end-of-season awards ceremony for all players. Coaches and referees are in high school, college and older, and are selected by an interview process and participate in a pre-season training program as well as in-season training sessions.

Harry B. Davis Season Schedule

JCC Travel Teams: Grades 5-12

Selected players represent the JCC in competition against other organizations throughout the city. Teams play 1-2 games and have 1-2 practices per week throughout the season, October through March. All players MUST attend one tryout session to be considered for selection. There is no fee to try out; team fee is for those who are selected. Team members must purchase uniforms for an additional fee. All teams compete in a postseason tournament in early March at the JCC.

Travel Basketball Gym Schedule

Basketball programs are supported in part by the Allen “Ace” Aizenberg Basketball Fund, the Jock Rosenberg Fund, the Larry Ruttenberg Fund and the Shapera Endowment Fund.

Basketball programs are supported in part by the Allen “Ace” Aizenberg Basketball Fund, the Jock Rosenberg Fund, the Larry Ruttenberg Fund and the Shapera Endowment Fund.

Please note: The following programs will be held at the JCC in Squirrel Hill.

Over 21 Recreational Basketball
Drop in for organized pick-up games.
Tuesdays: 5-7 pm
Sundays: 8-10 am
No fee for members

Over 45 Recreational Basketball
Drop in for organized pick-up games.
Saturdays 8-10 am
No fee for members

Larry Ruttenberg Adult Basketball League
Wednesday nights
Begins October 18
$600/ Team

Contact Us

Squirrel Hill

Jeremy Kelley: 412-697-3538

South Hills

412-278-1983


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