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THE HUB & HangTime

Welcome to the HUB, the ultimate hangout spot for athletes! Get ready for an incredible Israeli experience packed with fun and excitement. Let's dive right in and explore what awaits you! (Map of the HUB is at the bottom of this page)

HangTime Lounge:

Step into the HangTime Lounge, the coolest Israeli hangout exclusively for the athletes! Inside our spacious air-conditioned tent, you'll find a burst of Israeli flavor. Get ready to have a blast with video games, comfy bean bag chairs, drinks and snacks. Don't forget to strike a pose at our awesome photo booth and capture unforgettable memories.

Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM for epic photography sessions, and mark your calendars for Wednesday when we bring out special game stand from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Get ready for the excitement, and we can't wait to see you there!

Sunday 9AM - 6PM

Monday & Wednesday 9AM - 8PM

Tuesday & Thursday 9AM - 4PM

Chill Zone:

Welcome to the Chill Zone, the most relaxing spot for athletes to take a breath! Step into this cozy area designed for relaxation and fun. Unwind in our comfortable sitting and resting area, perfect for recharging yourself and your devices at our convenient charging stations. Here, you can stay competitive and laugh with your new friends in between tournament play or after the swim meet. Gather around the vibrant lobby to enjoy traditional Israeli games like matkot (paddleball) and foosball.

Sunday 9AM - 6PM

Monday & Wednesday 9AM - 8PM

Tuesday & Thursday 9AM - 4PM


Looking for refreshing fun? Head over to SPLASH! This water-themed area is equipped with water drippers, mats, and fountains creating the perfect space to cool off and take a break from the heat.

Sunday 9AM - 4PM

Monday & Wednesday 9AM - 8PM

Tuesday 9AM - 2PM

Thursday 9AM - 4PM

Athletes Rest Zone:

In our Athletes Rest Zone, we've got you covered. Recharge your energy in a quiet room with comfortable mattresses and air conditioning after a challenging workout or game.

The HangTime Zone:

Welcome to the HangTime Zone, where all the action happens! Our Info Booth is here to assist you and provide all the information you need. If you need directions or have any questions, our friendly staff is always ready to help. Join in the fun with "Maccabi Tzair" counselors and explore educational activities. An Israeli DJ will be playing hits all day long to keep up the good vibes. And don't miss out on our exciting drumming workshops on Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, where you and your friends can jam together. Plus, on Wednesday at 7:00 PM, get ready to experience the joy of Israeli dancing. Try something new and have an amazing time at the HangTime Zone!

Swimming Pool:

Don't forget to jump in at our swimming pool located at Gali Haifa country club. Enjoy the water, soak up the sun, and create lasting memories with your friends.

Sunday 9AM - 1PM

Monday & Wednesday 9AM - 8PM

Tuesday 9AM - 2PM

Thursday 9AM - 4PM

More at the HUB:

At the heart of our hangout haven is the HUB itself. We offer a convenient Bag Drop area to keep your belongings safe and secure while you enjoy all the different zones. Additionally, we have a state-of-the-art Basketball Court where you can shoot hoops, play pickup, and show off your skills.


Join us for inspiring clinics with incredible individuals who have achieved great things. Here are some of the amazing people you'll get to meet:

  •         Dr. Shaul Ladani| Sunday, 14:30AM-15:30PM | Chill Zone

Listen to the incredible story of Holocaust survivor and two time Olympian Shaul Ladani at the Chill Zone on Sunday from 14:30 AM to 15:30 PM. Shaul's survival from the 1972 Olympic Munich 11 terrorist attack, his achievements as an athlete, and his remarkable career as a professor will leave you inspired.

  •         Ori Sasson | Monday, 2:30PM-4:30PM | Hang time zone

Meet Ori Sasson, an Israeli judoka and bronze medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016, at the HangTime Zone on Monday from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Ori will share his journey of courage, commitment, and reaching new heights despite challenges and even teach you a move or two.

  •         Yoni (Jonathan) Erlich | Wednesday, 4PM-6PM | Tennis Center

Meet with international tennis legend and former Israel Davis Cup star/ Australian Open doubles champion at the Tennis Center on Wednesday from 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM. Hear his story and then get on court with Yoni as he coaches a very special JCC Maccabi doubles clinic.

  •         Andy Murez | Wednesday, 9:30PM-12:30PM | Gali Haifa

Andy Murez, an Israeli-American Olympic swimmer, will be joining us for the final competition day of JCC Maccabi swimming, hanging out, sharing her story and presenting medals.

Come and join us for these once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the HUB. It's the perfect place for teens to have fun, learn, and make lasting memories. We can't wait to see you there!