Sports

Playing sports at the J is a great way to get in shape, have fun, and participate in our community. Whether you join one of our sports teams or drop in for some friendly pick-up games, the J has something for everyone!

Along with our fitness center and group fitness classes, the J offers a variety of sports open to all members (karate, basketball, pickleball, rock wall, racquetball, tennis, volleyball, softball, JLoop, floor hockey, and batting cages). Members are welcome to come for free play during fitness center hours or participate in pick-up games. In addition, our recreational game area includes a ping pong table, air hockey, and foosball.

 PICK UP SPORTS SCHEDULE

Sundays  Adult Basketball  8 – 9:15 AM  Gymnasium
Gymnasium
Mondays   Adult Basketball 12 – 1:30 PM
Adult Basketball  6 – 7:30 PM  Gymnasium
 Gymnasium
 Tuesdays Open Climb 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Wednesdays   Adult Basketball 6:30 – 7:30 AM Gymnasium
Adult Basketball  12 – 1:30 PM Gymnasium
Pick Up Volleyball 6 - 8 PM  Outdoor Volleyball Courts
Thursdays  Adult Basketball 6 - 7:30 PM Gymnasium
Men’s Floor Hockey 7:30 – 9:30 PM Gymnasium
Fridays Adult Basketball 12 – 1:30 PM Gymnasium

Saturdays

 Adult Basketball 10 AM – 12 PM Gymnasium

 

 

basketball

Our full court gymnasium provides members with many fitness opportunities including open basketball and pickup games. “Open Gym” indicates that the gym is available to shoot baskets or exercise. Pick-up basketball games are open to 20 members and guests. View schedule here.

Pickleball

Stay tuned for exciting changes coming to our gymnasium floor to allow for indoor pickle ball play! Pick Up Pickleball hours will be announced soon.

Pickleball is a lively racket game for all ages and abilities. Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized court with special Pickleball paddles, made of wood or high-tech aerospace materials. The ball used is similar to a wiffle ball, but slightly smaller. The lower net and wiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test their mettle. Equipment is available to borrow at the Fitness Desk.  

Basic Rules

Pickleball can be played with singles or doubles. The ball is served diagonally (starting with the right-hand service-square), and points can only be scored by the side that serves. Players on each side must let the ball bounce once before volleys are allowed, and there is a seven-foot no-volley zone on each side of the net, to prevent “spiking.” The server continues to serve, alternating service courts, until he or she faults. The first side scoring eleven points and leading by at least two points wins.

Rock CLIMBING wall

Our 25ft Climbing Wall is open to climbers 5 years and older who are accompanied by a J certified belayer. All climbers MUST be belayed; free climbing is not allowed. For questions and wall availability, contact Carrie Kee at carriekee@siegeljcc.org

Head on over to Open Climb, Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:30 PM! Whether you're a seasoned climber or a newbie, everyone is welcome if they're willing to learn. Be ready to learn how to belay! The more, the merrier, so bring a friend!

Sunday Open Climb will be on hiatus for the month of December; it will resume, 2 - 4 PM, on January 6, 2019.

TUESDAYS: Please arrive promptly at 7:30 PM if you need to learn how to belay.
SUNDAYS: Please arrive promptly at 1:50 PM if you need to learn how to belay.

A waiver must be filled out and signed before climbing.

racquetball

The J has a racquetball court available to our members open the same hours as our Fitness Center.  Court times can be reserved, free of charge, by calling us at 302-478-5660. 

 

Tennis

Kareem Bryant is the Executive Director of Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association.

The Siegel JCC and Rodney Street Tennis have partnered to bring you quality tennis programming.

Please contact the Rodney Street office directly at 302-256-0235 to learn more about the tennis programs happening this season. You can also visit their website www.rodneystreettennis.org.

Below is the calendar for our tennis courts; please call the JCC fitness desk at 302-478-5664 to reserve a court. Our courts are reserved for current active members only.

VOLLEYBALL

The J is home to 3 competition-grade sand volleyball courts which are open for play for members sunup to sundown.

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Must be a JCC member to play. Volleyball specific membership is available; contact Carrie Kee to learn more about this membership.

JLOOP

The J is bringing fitness to a new level! It’s time to take your workout OUT on the JLoop, our multi-purpose outdoor track with two outdoor workout equipment stations!
 

    

This member-accessible fitness facility is designed for people who are interested in all kinds of fitness activities. The track is 1/2 mile and runs along the perimeter of our outdoor campus. It also features two, weather-resistant fitness equipment stations for an additional way to feel the burn! You haven’t seen anything like this!

FLOOR HOCKEY

Our full court gymnasium is home to the Delaware 30+ Floor Hockey Group. The group meets at our gymnasium every Thursday from 7:30-9:30 PM beginning on August 29. Games are open to anyone, but priority is given to group members who play regularly, J members, and adults older than 30. Anyone interested in playing hockey for fun is welcome. Experience isn’t necessary but welcomed. Equipment needed includes running shoes and a composite stick or a wooden stick with a plastic blade. Eye protection is recommended. For more information contact, David Satran at davidsatran@gmail.com 

BATTING CAGES

 The J is proud to announce our 36′ batting cage! Our cage is a great option for J members, little league teams, and baseball enthusiasts of all ages to practice their swings and improve their hand-eye coordination.

Reserving the Batting Cage

The batting cage is open by reservation only during regular J hours, at no charge for current J members. Accompanying guests are subject to regular guest fees. Rental for community members (including little league teams) is $15 per half hour, with no additional guest fees. Contact the fitness desk at 302-478-5664 to reserve your space.

 

101 Garden of Eden Road

Wilmington, DE 19803

302-478-5660

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