We've come a long way since the peach basket. With beautiful hardwood courts, competitive leagues, and expert instruction, The St. James hoops program rivals any other in the country.
The St. James Difference
From the paint to beyond the arc, improve every aspect of your game with basketball training at The St. James sports complex in Springfield, VA. On four full-length courts, elite athletes and newcomers alike hone fundamental skills and advanced tactics. Compete against top regional challengers, train with expert coaches or enjoy casual pickup games—all in one place. STJ Basketball offers:
- Personalized instruction tailored to every age, position and skill level
- Basketball training developmental programs focused on technical abilities, agility and difficult-to-master mental aspects
- Basketball camps and clinics with proven strategies and modern learning techniques
- Competitive teams, leagues, and tournaments throughout the year
- State-of-the-art equipment like Dr. Dish shooting machines and VertiMax trainers
- Strength & Conditioning programs to increase power, vertical lift, flexibility and explosiveness
Drop Ins & Members Court Time
The St. James Court House offers open court time for pick-up games and leisurely play.
- Open court time for members to play at their leisure.
- Please check The St. James app or website for availability
Dr. Dish is a fully automatic and programmable basketball shooting machine that tracks your makes and misses. Build and save your own custom drills that keeps you on the move. A shooting machine with an updated, modern design that includes an 8" touchscreen.
- 30 Minute Drop-In: $32 for members, $40 for non-members
Training & Instruction
Learn to Play Basketball: Junior Ballers
Through the recent acquisition of Potomac Valley Thunder, the leading girls’ AAU club in the Greater Washington Region, The St. James further emphasizes our commitment to elite girls’ basketball teams and programming in the DC region.
The collaboration comes upon recent growth from Potomac Valley Thunder. “For over 10 years, Potomac Valley Thunder has experienced success on the court, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to The St. James. The partnership will provide PVT with the infrastructure to continue its growth trajectory and build upon the strong development-focused foundation set for the athletes,” said Afiba Fairnot, Director of Basketball at The St. James.
Ready to show off your skills? Basketball leagues at The St. James are the premier way to compete against like-minded players in the DC Metro Area. With a variety of ages, levels of skill and competition, we have a league for every baller. Our developmental youth basketball leagues prepare athletes for success at every level – whether that's trying out for The St. James Basketball Club teams or making your varsity high school team. Athletes will find the competition they crave in our state-of-the-art Field House, with various rec leagues and pick-up times. Basketball for kids, teens, and adults has never been more fun.
High School Basketball Fall League
The St. James will be hosting a premier High School Fall League for Boys and Girls Varsity teams. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the times of 6:00pm and 10:00pm. Teams are guaranteed 7 games + 1 jamboree games. Synergy game streaming included.
High School Boys and Girls
- Tuesday and Thursday | September 12th - October 26th
- 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
High School Basketball Fall Jamboree - October Session
The St. James presents the 2023 Fall High School Basketball Jamboree - October Session. Get your team ready for the High School Basketball season with some pre-season action! The Jamboree will include Varsity and Junior Varsity Boys and Girls scholastic teams.
The Fall Jamboree - September Session will take place on Saturday, October 7th - Sunday, October 8th. Two and Three game packages available.
JV and Varsity Boys and Girls High School
Saturday, October 7th - Sunday, October 8th
Zero Gravity DMV Fall Frenzy
4th thru 12th Grade Boys & Girls
Saturday, October 14th - Sunday, October 15th
PV Thunder by The St. James will host its 3rd Annual Halloween Hoopfest on October 28th and 29th for youth boys and girls teams. Teams will get 3+ games (2 pool games into a single game elimination bracket). Prizes for 1st place teams. At the conclusion on the tournament, there will be a donation towards the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
5th thru 8th Grade Boys and Girls
Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th
Maryland Invitational Tournament (MIT)
2nd thru 8th Grade Boys
Saturday, November 25th & Sunday, November 26th
Private Basketball Training
Exceed your own expectations with our esteemed coaches in small groups and one-on-one basketball training sessions. Tighten your handling, boost your vertical, extend your range—whatever your goals, achieve them at The St. James.
The St. James offers private one-on-one basketball training lessons that focus on all areas of the game. Learn basketball skills from our expert coaches who can help identify a player's areas for improvement and develop a personalized plan for growth. Lessons are an hour and 15 minutes and include regular court work as well as use of the Dr. Dish shooting machine.
Pricing starts at $100 per hour. To schedule a private lesson, contact a Sales Ambassador.
She Got Game Classic
We've teamed up with She Got Game, the best national girls’ high school basketball showcase, furthering our investment and commitment to best-in-class events and girls’ sports.
“She Got Game Classic has set the standard with its caliber of competition and visibility for an unparalleled experience for girls' basketball players. With its eternally cool, empowering, and inspiring brand, the platform is poised for growth within basketball and across all sports. We couldn’t be more excited about what we can build with She Got Game,” said Kendrick Ashton, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The St. James.
Featuring hundreds of girls’ high school basketball teams and perennial powerhouse programs, She Got Game gives girls’ basketball players the competition and recruiting opportunities that encourage and empower them to pursue their passions on and off the court.
The showcases, which create some of the best match-ups of top teams and players each season and generate tens of thousands of spectators, are played in six markets across the country – Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Jersey Shore, Nashville, and Washington, DC.
Get in Touch
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