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Summer Operations & Reservations

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.

  • The MJCCA has transitioned to a mask optional policy as of March 14, 2022.
  • Reservations are required through Mindbody for group exercise classes, tennis courts (outdoor pickleball is reserved through the tennis courts tab), lap swimming in our outdoor lower pool and indoor pool, and boating on the lake. Reservations for group exercise classes can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class. Reservations for tennis courts can be made 48 hours in advance. Reservations for lap swimming in our outdoor lower pool and indoor pool and boating on the lake can be made 72 hours in advance. Reservations are only visible for the next 72 hours (7 days for group exercise classes and 48 hours for tennis).
  • MJCCA members are allowed to bring guests. Preferred members receive free guest passes and Essential, Summer, Team, Swim Lesson, SilverSneakers®, and Renew Active™ members can purchase guest passes. Guests have access to the following: indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, fitness center, group exercise classes, gymnasiums, and lake. For more information on guest passes, please visit our website.

Fitness

Brill Fitness Center

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

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Group Exercise Classes

  • Classes are held in our three specialized fitness studios and gymnasiums.
  • Reservations must be made through Mindbody for group exercise classes as there is a maximum of number of participants per class. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class. Please note: Reservations are only visible for only the next 7 days.
  • Click here to see schedule.

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Indoor Pool

  • Reservations are 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) up to 72 hours in advance. Please do not reserve more than one lane per day.
  • Each indoor pool reservation is 1 hour. Two reservations (two people) will be allowed per lane. If you do not wish to share a lane or are swimming with another member of your household, please book both sides A and B of your desired lane.
  • Please arrive at least ten minutes before your reservation start time and check in at the front desk.
  • If a member does not show up for their swim reservation OR if they cancel less than 4 hours from the reservation start time, a $20 fee will be assessed. Our goal is to make the pools as available as possible for all our members to use and enjoy!
  • Water aerobics are offered by reservation only through Mindbody.
  • Please review our Pool Hours & Policies for more details.

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Sports

Pickleball

Join us on Tuesday evenings for open play with instruction and on Wednesdays for our league! Registration is required. Learn more here!

Summer Pickleball Schedule

Day Option Location Time
Monday Open Play Mendel Gymnasium 4:00-6:00 pm
Tuesday Open Play
Instructor Led Open Play
Mendel Gymnasium
Tennis Courts
4:00-6:00 pm
6:30-8:30 pm
Wednesday Open Play
Summer League
Mendel Gymnasium
Tennis Courts
4:00-6:00 pm
6:30-9:00 pm
Thursday Open Play Mendel Gymnasium 4:00-6:00 pm
Friday Open Play Mendel Gymnasium 4:00-6:00 pm
Saturday Open Play Mendel Gymnasium 12:00-4:00 pm
Sunday Open Play Mendel Gymnasium 12:00-4:00 pm

Note: Advanced registration is required and fees apply for Instructor Led Open Play and Summer League. Outdoor court reservations can be made through Mindbody.

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Tennis

  • Members can now use the gate to enter or leave the tennis courts. This gate is for Members only. All visitors must enter through the main entrance. Members, please swipe your card or key fob to open gate.
  • 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.

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Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Pools

  • The Sherwin Glass Aquatic Center and Barbara and Ed Mendel Splash Park open Saturday, May 21 and close after Monday, September 5. Please review our Pool Hours & Policies for more details.
  • Reservations are required via Mindbody for lap swimming in the outdoor lower pool and can made up to 72 hours in advance. Please note: Reservations are only visible for the next 72 hours. Members may reserve more than one time slot per day.
  • If a member does not show up or if they cancel less than 4 hours from the reservation start time, a $20 fee will be assessed. Weather will be taken into account for missed outdoor lower pool reservations.

Paradies Playground

  • The Paradies Playground is open on weekends.

Lake RB

  • There will be a lifeguard at the lake Saturday, June 4 though Sunday, July 31 on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm to allow members the use of boats, kayaks, canoes and to fish.
  • Reservations are required for boating via Mindbody and can be made up to 72 hours in advance. Reservations are not required for fishing.
  • Personal flotation devices must be worn at all times while using a watercraft. You must provide your own fishing equipment.
  • Please check in at the outdoor pool front desk.

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Reservations in Mindbody

  • Reservations are required through Mindbody for group exercise classes, tennis courts (outdoor pickleball is reserved through the tennis courts tab), lap swimming in our outdoor lower pool and indoor pool, and boating on the lake.
  • Reservations for group exercise classes can be made 7 days in advance up until 30 minutes before the class.
  • Reservations for tennis courts can be made 48 hours in advance.
  • Reservations for lap swimming in our outdoor lower pool and indoor pool and boating on the lake can be made 72 hours in advance. Reservations are only visible for the next 72 hours (7 days for group exercise classes and 48 hours for tennis).
  • 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. You’ll see two tabs: Classes and Appointments.
  5. Tap the classes tab to reserve a spot for group exercise 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.
  6. Tap the appointments tab to reserve a lane in the outdoor lower pool or indoor pool, for boating on the lake, or for a tennis court:
    • Tap the service you are interested, for example Tennis Courts, 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, Court 1.

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.
    • To reserve a lane in the outdoor lower pool or indoor pool, for boating on the lake, or for a 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.
    • To reserve a spot for group exercise 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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