In six decades JäPS has evolved from a small local team into one of Finland's largest soccer clubs serving the local community of Järvenpää and the surrounding area. JäPS has around 1,000 members, 900 of whom are juniors who participate in the girls and boys teams.
On two occasions, in 1978 and 2001, JäPS have progressed through to the Kakkonen (Second Division), the third tier of the Finnish football system, but at the end of each season they were relegated back to the Kolmonen (Third Division).
In 2003 JäPS men's team reached the Pikkufinaali (Small Final) of the Suomen Cup (Finnish Cup), being the best Kolmonen team in the Suomen Cup. The team were rewarded by progressing through to the UEFA Regions' Cup in Bulgaria.
JäPS now acts as one of the three feeder clubs to the Pallokerho Keski-Uusimaa club, that now serves as the joint representative team for Central Uusimaa. This side currently plays in the Kakkonen.
Järvenpään Palloseura runs a large number of teams including 3 men's teams, a men's veterans team, 2 ladies teams, 11 boys teams and 7 girls teams. The Club organises diverse activities for its young players including group training, weekly football, soccer camps, tournaments, Prisma school football, skill games and specialist age group drills and activities. The club owns 80% of the Fortum Hall which is used for football training.
JäPS Men's Team are competing in Section 3 (Lohko 3) of the Kolmonen administered by the Helsinki SPL and Uusimaa SPL. This is the fourth highest tier in the Finnish football system. In 2009 JäPS finished in third place in Section 3 of the Kolmonen.
JäPS M2 are participating in Section 4 (Lohko 4) of the Vitonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL. In 2009 they were relegated from Section 2 of the Nelonen.
JäPS M3 are a new team entered in Section 5 (Lohko 5) of the Kutonen administered by the Uusimaa SPL.