This Sunday, August 26th, we invite you to join us for Ignite Maccabi, the official kickoff of the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games® in Atlanta!

To accommodate the many activities planned for this landmark event, there will be extremely limited parking at Zaban Park from 8:00 am-12:30 pm and no parking at Zaban Park from 12:30 pm-8:00 pm. We have arranged shuttle service from Georgia State University’s Perimeter Campus. Please see below for full details on parking options, lot closures, shuttle service, and the Ignite event.

The 2019 JCC Maccabi Games® officially kicks off with Ignite Maccabi, from 3:00-6:00 pm at the MJCCA. Filled with fun for all ages, Ignite Maccabi will feature food trucks, inflatables, athletic experiences, a video game truck, appearances by the Atlanta Braves Tomahawk Team, Atlanta Hawks Flight Team, and Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders, and pool activities with Rabbi G. The event will be headlined by the lighting of the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games® torch!

Important: Parking Lot Closed Sun, August 26th

  • On Sunday, August 26th from 8:00 am-12:30 pm, a VERY small section of the MJCCA Zaban Park main parking lot will be available on a first come first served basis. All other parking areas will be closed. As only a very limited number of parking spaces will be available, please anticipate the parking area being full and plan to take the shuttle and allow time for the shuttle.

  • All cars that are parked in the limited parking area MUST BE MOVED BY 12:30 PM to allow us to set up for and safely run the Ignite Maccabi event.

  • We have arranged free parking at Georgia State University – Dunwoody Campus, Lot 11 (on Womack across from Berman Commons) with complimentary shuttle service from 7:30 am-8:00 pm between GSU and the MJCCA.

  • A few other important notes for Sunday: the lake will be closed for the day and the indoor pool will close at 3:00 pm.

  • In the event of rain, please check anytime after 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 25th for adjustments to parking options and limited usability within the Zaban Blank building, as Ignite Maccabi will be moved inside the Zaban Blank building.