The Teens and Young Adults program from the JCL offers events and activities for teens age 11-18. There are a variety of exciting programs for teens to participate in throughout the year. For more information, contact Abigail Goldberg, Teen Director, at 502-238-2750 or agoldberg@jewishlouisville.org

The 2022 JCC Maccabi Games

The JCC Maccabi Games will be held July 31-August 5th, 2022 in San Diego, California. Teens between the ages of 13-16 are eligible to participate. Team Louisville will be featuring athletes in individual sports competitions including basketball, soccer, tennis, and more!

The JCC Maccabi Games offer Jewish teens a unique social, cultural and life-shaping experience. The Games bring athletes from around the world together and serve a larger purpose than athletic competition.

Teen Sports Conditioning

Teen Sports Conditioning Class for High School Athletes

Stay in the game! Join expert JCC trainer Sylvester for classes tailored to high school athletes looking to stay in shape while in the off-season. These athletic conditioning classes are designed to improve or maintain sports conditioning.

These classes focus on improving overall athletic abilities used in high school sports using techniques like sprinting drills, agility drills, bodyweight strength training, stabilization and mobility.

Free for JCC members 

Teen Connect

Teen Connect is the BBYO experience made just for middle school students who want to enjoy social, recreational, athletic, cultural, and Judaic activities with new friends! Join Teen Connection and be part of something exciting. Something big. Something important. Get a taste of all the great activities that await you as a high schooler in BBYO. Click here to learn more.


BBYO is a youth-led, pluralistic, community-wide youth group for Jewish high school students. Here in Louisville, there are two chapters: Drew Corson AZA (for boys) and Jay Levine BBG (for girls). Programs are planned by teen leaders with support and guidance from professional staff. Click here to learn more.