Teens & Tweens

Teen Pick-up Basketball

Age 13 – 17

Sundays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Winter: January 6 – March 31
Spring: April 7 – June 30

Included in Membership

Introduction to Weights and Fitness

Age 12 – 15

Learn how to safely use the Fitness Centre equipment. Teens who complete this course gain full access to the Fitness Centre. Choose from any one of the following two-day sessions.

Sundays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Tuesdays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

  • January 13 & 20
  • February 3 & 10
  • February 24 & March 3


  • April 7 & 14
  • May 5 & 12
  • May 26 & June 2
  • June 23 & June 30

  • January 15 & 22
  • February 5 & 12
  • February 26 & March 5


  • April 9 & 16
  • April 30 & May 7
  • May 21 & 28
  • June 11 & 18

For summer dates contact Ryan Armitage, rarmitage@jccottawa.com

Included in Membership

Teen Bootcamp – Small Personal Group Training

Age 9 – 12 (Maximum 8 participants)
Increase your strength and cardio with this total body boot camp workout led by a Certified Personal Trainer.
Tuesdays, 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring: April 9 – June 4

$89 Members • $121 Non Members

Coach Brown’s One-on-One Basketball Academy

Former University of Ottawa Captain and Coach, Carlos Brown works individually with students helping them to improve their basketball skills. Many of his students have taken their game to the next level in high school, college or university. Coach Brown is available Sundays and looks forward to working with all kids, no matter their level.

For more information or to book your session with Coach Brown please contact SJCC Athletics Director Jon Braun at jbraun@jccottawa.com.

JOY (Jewish Ottawa Youth)

JOY is a partnership of Ottawa teen groups; A Ripple Effect, B.B.Y.O. (B’nai Brith Youth Organization), CTeen (Chabad Teen Network), FROSTY –NFTY/NEL (Federation of Reform Ottawa Senior Temple Youth), NCSY/Torah High, Kadimah/U.S.Y. (United Synagogue Youth).

Joy promotes a sense of community, where we enjoy each other’s company. Our Youth Groups come together throughout the programming year to learn about each other in both educational and social settings.

If you are not involved with any of the organizations listed but would like to attend JOY programs please contact glieff@jccottawa.com to get on our email list.

NEW! BBYO Connect

Grade 7 & 8

Provides pre-high school students with safe, enriching programming, fun activities and meaningful involvement in the community. At this crucial age, our programs bridge the gap between Bar/Bat Mitzvah and high school, giving younger teens an early opportunity to enjoy fulfilling Jewish experiences that build character as they build bonds of friendship.


Grade 9 – 12

BBYO is not your typical youth group. It’s a worldwide teen movement, bringing together high school students from all over the globe, with all types of interests and from all types of Jewish backgrounds. Your BBYO experience can be whatever you want it to be. Looking to make new friends? Need to improve your leadership skills? Want to make a difference in the world? Love to play sports? Enjoy traveling to new places and meeting new people? Then you’ve come to the right place.

For more information about upcoming programs and joining please contact glieff@jccottawa.com