REMINDER YOM KIPPUR CLOSINGS: Both JCCs will be closed from Tues, 10/4 at 3:30pm thru Wed, 10/5. Blue Gym in OM closes Mon. 10/3 at 7:00pm, and reopens Thurs. 10/6 at 9:00am. Find future closings:

Shabbat candle lighting: 6:21pm

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
Ft Lauderdale, August 6 - 11, 2023, open to ages 13 - 16

Open to Jewish athletes who are between the ages of 13-16 as of July 31, 2022 and fully vaccinated 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. Details for tryouts will be posted below in early winter.

Sports Offered for Ages 13-17:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Girls' Volleyball
  • Flag football
  • Soccer
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Dance
Prior to tryouts or if you are interested in the program, please complete this brief intake form.

Tryout Dates

Boys Baseball: Sunday October 30 10am, Pikesville HS; Sunday, November 6, 3pm, Pikesville HS
Girls Volleyball: Sunday 10/30 and 11/13, 1 - 2:30pm, Beth Tfiloh
Girls Basketball: Sunday, 10/30 and 11/13, 1:30 - 3pm, Owings Mills JCC
Boys Basketball: Sunday, 10/30 and 11/13, 12 - 1:30 pm, Owings Mills JCC

For all other sports, please email Rebecca Chinsky |

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 |

Learn more about the JCC Maccabi Games. 

Be A Part of the Games

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