After School Program
Camp Shalom Days
Kids Night Out
The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches is excited to have Coach Butch Estes and his team run the basketball program in Palm Beach Gardens! Coach Estes coaches basketball at Barry University and has coached at Palm Beach State College, Presbyterian College, Furman University, East Carolina, Guilford College, Miami Dade Community College, University of Miami, Shoreline College and Rice. He was also an analyst for Fox Sports Network. Butch played freshman basketball at the University of North Carolina, where he was a student assistant under Tar Heels legendary coach Dean Smith. Estes received his bachelor's degree in physical education from North Carolina in 1973. He was a graduate assistant coach at The Citadel, where he earned his master's degree in administrative education.
Winter Youth Basketball League:
New this summer! Join us for our summer youth basketball league that features practices and games in the same day! The youth basketball league focuses on the fundamentals while remaining appropriate for each age level. The league is facilitated by college and high school level coaches, coach Butch Estes and coach Nate Vera. Practices/clinics will take place from 4:30 - 5:00 on your scheduled day and games will follow immediately. Every participant will get a reversible jersey. Camp Shalom campers can be taken directly from camp to the basketball league.
League Play: June 5 - August 5
(No Basketball the week of June 20)
Grades K-1 (Co-ed)
Evaluations: June 5 1:00-1:45
Practices/Games Wednesday 4:30-6:00
Grades 2-3 (Co-ed)
Evaluations: June 5: 2:00-2:45
Practices/Games Tuesdays: 4:30-6:00
Grades 4-5 (Co-ed)
Evaluations: June 5 3:00-3:45
Practices/Games Thursday: 4:30-6:00
Grades 6-8 (Co-ed)
Evaluations: June 5 4:00-4:45
Practices/Games Wednesday: 6:00-7:30
For more information or to register your child please contact the Mandel JCC at 561-712-5200.