We're Open!


We are so excited to welcome you back to the Marcus JCC. Our top priorities of safety and security have never been more important than they are right now. Every decision we have made has been through the lens of the health and safety of our members and staff. As such, please be aware that there will be some changes to the MJCCA experience.

  • Members and staff will be required to wear masks indoors, except when exercising or engaged in recreational play.

  • Social distancing is required throughout our campus.

  • Reservations are required through Mindbody for Group Exercise Classes, Basketball, Tennis, Indoor Pool, and Pickleball. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible and Outdoor Pickleball is reserved through the Tennis Courts tab.

  • Members will have their temperature taken using a noninvasive thermometer. If temperature is 100.4 or higher, entry will not be permitted.

  • If you have had any of these symptoms in the past 24 hours – fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, chills, headache, shortness of breath, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, muscle pain – we ask that you please stay home for the health and safety of our entire MJCCA family.

  • Our hours have changed. Please see the new hours here.

  • No guest passes are being issued at this time. As many of our programs require reservations or smaller groups, we are prioritizing those spaces for our members.


PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW OR SCROLL DOWN FOR ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFO:

Cleaning and Sanitizing
New Entry Protocols
Reservations in Mindbody
Fitness
Sports
Outdoor Activities

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5:45 am-9:00 pm
Fridays: 5:45 am-6:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 8:00 am-6:00 pm

SilverSneakers® can visit the JCC from 10:00 am-4:00 pm to utilize the fitness center, gyms, group exercise classes, and tennis courts. Reservations required as indicated below.

Lake: Closed as of August 17

Outdoor Pools: Closed as of September 27

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Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • All MJCCA staff who are returning to work on campus attended mandatory training regarding COVID-19 prevention and safety protocols.

  • The Zaban-Blank building will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day using products and protocols that meet CDC and EPA guidelines.

  • Larger areas will be fogged with a GenEon Disinfectant blower.

  • Floors will be cleaned with disinfectant daily.

  • Frequent contact surfaces will be sanitized multiple times per day.

  • A special UV light treatment shown to kill viruses and other common pathogens has been added to the HVAC system in the Brill Fitness Center and The Weinstein School as an added element of protection.

  • Water fountains will be turned off, but the water bottle refill will be working.

  • Health and hygiene reminders have been prominently placed including reminders about hand washing, social distancing, and other guidelines.

  • The Besser Gymnastics Pavilion will be cleaned and sanitized in between each practice and deep cleaned each night.

  • Hand sanitizing stations have been added around the MJCCA, including at the Selig Family Tennis Center.


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New Entry Protocols

  • All members must enter the Zaban-Blank building prior to participating in any fitness, tennis, or outdoor recreational activity on the Zaban Park campus.

  • Members and staff will be required to wear masks indoors, except when exercising or engaged in recreational play.

  • Social distancing is required. All members must maintain at least 6 feet of physical distancing except with people from your household. Failure to social distance could result in immediate member termination.

  • Members will have their temperature taken using a noninvasive thermal scanning thermometer.

  • If your temperature is 100.4 or higher you will not be permitted entry to the MJCCA and must leave the campus. If you have had any of these symptoms in the past 24 hours – fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, chills, headache, shortness of breath, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, muscle pain – we ask that you please stay home for the health and safety of our entire MJCCA family.

  • Membership cards or key fobs will be scanned at the front desk. You will be required to sign an updated waiver. Once signed, you will be given a sticker to put on your membership card. Please be sure to bring your membership card and not only a key fob.

  • Many areas of the Zaban-Blank building, including the Brill Fitness Center, the Marcus, Mendel and Blank Gyms, and FitLine™ Studio, have been reconfigured to help ensure social distancing.

  • Please follow the directional signage to ensure you are going the right way when on main street.


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Fitness

Brill Fitness Center

  • Fitness equipment has been rearranged to optimize equipment use and provide for social distancing.

  • Many pieces of equipment have been relocated to the Marcus Gym.

  • Members will be required to wipe off all equipment they touch with provided wipes.

  • Please bring your own towels: no towel service will be provided at this time.

  • First come first served.


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Group Exercise Classes

  • Group exercise classes will be held in the Blank and Marcus Gyms and the Mind Body Studio with social distance markers to indicate where each class member should stand.

  • Reservations must be made through Mindbody for group exercise classes as there is a maximum of 15 participants per class (6 for classes in the Mind Body Studio). Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible.

  • Click here to see schedule.

  • Members will be required to wipe off all equipment they touch with provided wipes.

  • You must bring your own yoga mat and any other ancillary equipment.

  • There will be no SilverSneakers® classes at this time.


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Ultimate Fitness Classes

  • Three Ultimate classes will be offered – FitLine™, LIFT, and HITBOXX.

  • Click here to see schedule.

  • Reservations for Ultimate classes will be made through Mindbody, limit 5 members per class. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible.

  • The FitLine™ Studio will be open for individual workouts (maximum 6 people in the studio at one time) if a class is not taking place.

Youth Fitness Classes

  • We're offering Youth Fitness classes. Learn more!


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Indoor Pool

  • Air circulation contains 30% fresh air from outside, and all air is constantly circulated through the HVAC filter system

  • UV and chlorine disinfecting of the pool water

  • Nightly cleaning and fogging of pool area

  • Hourly cleaning and disinfecting in the locker rooms

  • Reservations will be required via Mindbody and can be made for lap swimming or family free swim by members of the same household (a max of 4 people can swim in a lane if from the same household).Reservations can be made a week in advance.

  • Please check in at the front desk when you arrive for your registered time slot.

  • The locker rooms will be open, but the sauna, steam room, and hot tub will remain closed.

  • Water aerobics will be offered by reservation only through Mindbody Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday from 9:00-9:45 am. Please note that after the class is finished, members will need to exit the pool area unless they have an additional lane reservation.

  • Masks are required on the pool deck and in the locker rooms.


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Sports

Small Group Recreational Programs

  • We are excited to offer small group youth recreational programs to include Basketball, Dance, Swim Team, Recreational Gymnastics, Swim Lessons, and Tennis. You can find all the details by clicking here.


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Pickleball


Indoor Pickleball

  • Pickleball on all three courts in the Mendel Gym will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm.

  • Reservations are required via Mindbody. Reservations can be made a week in advance and will be available in Mindbody.

  • 16 players per hour and players can only make 1 reservation per day for indoor play at this time.

  • Bring your own balls and paddles.

  • Members will set up and break down nets and members will be responsible moving the nets on and off the courts.


Outdoor Pickleball

  • Available on tennis courts 5 and 6 anytime that the MJCCA is open.

  • One member is required to make a court reservation for 30-120 minutes through Mindbody on the Tennis Courts tab.

  • Bring your own balls and paddles.

  • Please ask Tennis Director, Adam Silverstein, for assistance with adjusting the net.

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Basketball

  • Basketball courts in the Mendel and Blank Gym (6) may be reserved in Mindbody for play in one-hour increments. Please limit reservations to one per household per day. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible.

  • Players must be from the same household.

  • Games between those who have not sheltered in place together are not allowed.

  • Members must bring their own basketballs.

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Tennis

Tennis players must enter and exit through the main entrance of the Zaban-Blank building before entering the Selig Family Tennis Center.

  • There will be singles play and also doubles play with members of your own household.

  • Members must bring their own equipment (tennis balls, water bottle, towels, racquet, etc).

  • Water coolers will not be filled with water at this time.

  • Doors closest to the courts can be used to access the restrooms or refill water bottles during play.

  • Tennis court use is by reservation only, up to 48 hours in advance, no walk ups allowed. Reservations will be made through Mindbody.Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible.

  • There are currently no rentals of the ball machine.

  • Players must always maintain physical distance and refrain from congregating.

  • We're offering tennis lessons for all ages. Learn more!


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Gymnastics

  • The Besser Gymnastics Pavilion is open for Perimeter Gymnastics Team practices. A maximum of 10 gymnasts in will be allowed at one practice, with the schedule being set by the Gymnastics Director.

  • We're offering recreational gymnastics classes. Learn more!

  • Each gymnast will have their temperature taken using a noninvasive digital thermometer. Per CDC guidelines, if a temperature is 100.4 or higher, the gymnast will not be permitted entry to the gymnastics facility and must leave the campus. If a gymnast has had had any of these symptoms in the past 24 hours – fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, chills, headache, shortness of breath, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, muscle pain – we ask that they please stay home for the health and safety of our entire MJCCA family.

  • Parents will be required to sign an updated waiver. All rules of social distancing will be enforced. All coaches will be required to wear masks. The pit will be closed at this time as will the gymnastics waiting area.


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Dance

  • Hallway access is blocked by a temporary wall, separating dance studio from the rest of the Kuniansky Family Center.

  • No parents are allowed in the building.

  • Dancers will enter the building through the dance hallway and exit through the garden doors.

  • All dance bags and equipment will be kept in cubbies inside the dance studio, not in our hallway.

  • Masks will be worn by both teachers and students.

  • We will do a temperature check at the entrance door for each dancer.

  • The dance floor will be taped off to mark socially distant spaces for each dancer.

  • Ballet barres will be marked with tape to allow adequate spacing between dancers.

  • The dance floor will be cleaned and sanitized between each class.

  • Ballet barres will be wiped and sanitized before each class.

  • The dance hallway will be cleaned between classes.

  • Bathroom doors, counters, sinks...etc will be cleaned between classes, and checked via an accountability log.

  • Studios will be deep cleaned each night.

  • Mrs. Erin's office will be locked at all times.

  • Students may not hang out in hallways between classes.

  • Classes in both studios will have staggered start times so students aren't all entering at the same time.


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Outdoor Recreation

NEW After-School Programs in our NEWLY Renovated Barn

  • We are excited to launch even more small group youth programs for kids in grades K-6th to take place in our newly updated open-air barn and surrounding green space. Each program will be comprised of small group cohorts and follow health and safety protocols. Learn more at atlantajcc.org/barn.


Reservations in Mindbody

  • Reservations are required through Mindbody for Group Exercise Classes, Basketball, Tennis, Indoor Pool, and Pickleball.

  • Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class or appointment (48 hours for tennis). Please note: Available reservations for only the next 7 days will be visible.

  • Please download the Mindbody app from the App Store or Google Play. Don’t want to use the app? Click here for the desktop version.

  • If you have any questions about logging in or how to make reservations within Mindbody, please email MindbodyHelp@atlantajcc.org and a member of the MJCCA staff will offer assistance.

How to set up the Mindbody app

  1. Download the free Mindbody app from the App Store or Google Play.

  2. Launch the Mindbody app and tap Continue with Email.

  3. Enter your email address (use the email address with which you receive emails from the MJCCA), then tap Next. (Please note: if you already have a username and password, it will prompt for both your email address and password.)

  4. Create and enter a password, then tap Next.

  5. Enter your first name, last name, country, and email preference, then tap Let’s Go.

  6. You’re Almost Done! Check your email to confirm your account.

  7. Click on the confirmation link within the email and you’re ready to use the app.

How to make a reservation using the Mindbody app

  1. Login to the app.

  2. In the search box at the top of the screen type in Marcus and choose My Location. Please note: you will need to make sure the location settings are turned on for the app to use your location.

  3. Tap on Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta and then tap the heart in the top right corner so that you can more easily access reservations in the future.

  4. Then tap the View Schedule button.

  5. There are two tabs: Classes and Appointments.

    • Tap the classes tab to reserve a spot for Group Exercise Classes or Ultimate Fitness Classes.

      • To reserve a class, select the date, and you will see class options.

      • Tap the Book button to the right of the class you are reserving. Then tap Next, then Submit, and then Book.

      • Please note: the app will not allow you to make a reservation if the class is already full.

    • Tap the appointments tab to reserve a hoop in Basketball Hoops, a court in Pickleball, a lane in the Indoor Pool, or a court in Tennis Court:

      • Tap the service you are interested, for example Basketball Hoops, and you will see the reservation options.

      • Please disregard the Pick a Staff verbiage and Any Staff option.

      • Select one of the options, for example, Hoop 1.

      • Then, select date and time you want to reserve and tap Complete Booking.

 

How to set up the Mindbody desktop version

  1. Visit atlantajcc.org/mindbodydesktop.

  2. In the Sign In section click the Need new password? link.

  3. Enter your email address (use the email address with which you receive emails from the MJCCA) and click Next.

  4. Go to your email inbox and open the password reset email.

  5. Follow the prompts to reset your password.

  6. Sign in at atlantajcc.org/mindbodydesktop with your email address and new password.

 

How to make a reservation using the Mindbody desktop version

  1. Log in.

  2. Select the tab with the service you would like to reserve.

    • Basketball Hoops

    • Indoor Pool

    • Tennis Court

    • Pickleball

    • Group Classes
  3. To reserve a hoop in Basketball Hoops, a court in Pickleball, a lane in the Indoor Pool, or a court in Tennis Court:

    • Select on the calendar the date you would like to reserve.

    • Select the time of day you would like to reserve. It will display in blue if it is available.

    • Click Book Appointment, then click Check Out, then click Place Order.

  4. To reserve a spot for Group Exercise Classes or Ultimate Fitness Classes:

    • Select the Group Classes tab.

    • Find your class at your desired day and time.

    • Click Sign Up Now by your desired class.

    • Click Make a Single Reservation.


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The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.