OUTDOOR POOLS CLOSED, Thursday, June 8, due to the poor air quality that is not safe for our members or staff.  Please check the JCC Aquatics Hotline before coming in on inclement weather and poor air quality days at 410.559.3530.  

Shabbat candle lighting: 8:12pm

JCC Maccabi Games

The JCC Maccabi Games® have been offering a life-and personality-shaping experience to Jewish teenagers since 1982. Now you can be one of the 6,000 teens from around the world to participate in this five-day Olympic-style sporting event held each summer in several North American cities. Beyond the athletic competition, the Games promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. From the connections made via home hospitality to the energy and excitement that comes from competing to the socializing at evening events, the JCC Maccabi Games offer a unique and unforgettable experience for every participant, from athletes to volunteers, to coaches and host families.

JCC Maccabi Games 2023

Israel | July 5-25, 2023 | open to ages 14-17 (as of July 25, 2023)
Ft Lauderdale | August 6-11, 2023 | open to ages 12-16 (as of July 31, 2023)

Open to Jewish athletes who meet the host city age requirement and are fully vaccinated and up-to-date on vaccinations for COVID-19 and all other age-appropriate vaccines.Please see the 2022 Vaccination Policy. All participants must try out for a team sport or individual sport and be accepted into the program. 

Prior to tryouts or if you are interested in the program, please complete this brief intake form.

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Tryout Dates

We are still recruiting participants to travel with us to Israel and boys lacrosse players and girls basketball players for Ft. Lauderdale. If you are interested in participating, or if you missed tryouts for other sports, please reach out to Rebecca Chinsky, rchinsky@jcc.org.

Boys Lacrosse Tryouts:
March 5, 2023 | 2:00-3:30pm
Owings Mills JCC Upper Field

Made the team? Register here: JCC Maccabi - Ft. Lauderdale 2023 and JCC Maccabi - Israel 2023

Community Service

All JCC Maccabi Participants are required to complete 2 community service projects as part of the JCC Maccabi program. More details to come but please save the date for the following opportunity:
Sunday, May 7 Mini & Jr Games

Questions? Contact Rebecca Chinsky | 410.559.3542 | rchinsky@jcc.org

Learn more about the JCC Maccabi Games. 

Be A Part of the Games

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