JCC Code of Conduct

The Shalom Austin Jewish Community Center (JCC) is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all members, guests, visitors, and staff. Failure to abide by the Code of Conduct may result in the suspension or revocation of membership privileges.

JCC members, guests, and visitors play an important role in campus security and safety. Please adhere to the policies below and immediately notify a staff person of any inappropriate behavior, rules violations, or security concerns.

• JCC members are required to affix a campus parking decal to their vehicle or provide proof of membership before entering campus.

• JCC members must check in at the Welcome Desk before entering the fitness area by scanning their membership ID card or providing proof of identity.

• Non-members (including visitors, guests, and program participants) must register and check in at the Welcome Desk before entering the fitness area or utilizing any JCC fitness, athletic, or aquatic facilities or equipment.

• Use of the JCC fitness, athletic, and aquatic facilities is reserved for JCC members, registered visitors and guests, and participants of certain programs. Unauthorized use of the facilities is theft of service.

• Do not leave bags, backpacks, or personal belongings unattended anywhere on campus.

• Motor vehicles and bicycles must be operated with care; operators must follow all directional signage and adhere to state and local traffic laws. Speed on campus should not exceed 10 miles per hour. Inconsiderate operation, excessive speed, or reckless driving can result in the loss of campus privileges.

• Please park in designated parking spaces only. Parking spaces for disabled or mobility impaired are clearly identified by signs and are reserved for vehicles displaying appropriate tags or placards. Failure to obey parking guidelines may result in towing at the owner's expense.

JCC members, guests, visitors, and staff are expected to behave in a mature and responsible way, respecting the rights and dignity of others in the facility. Members, guests, and visitors shall be respectful of staff and comply with reasonable requests. Please adhere to the below facility usage and behavior policies in the JCC and the common areas of the Dell Jewish Community Campus:

• Children under the age of 8 years old must be directly supervised by a parent, guardian, or staff person at all times;

• Children under the age of 12 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult while inside the aquatics fenced areas at all times;

• Children under the age of 13 must have an accompanying adult present on campus at all times;

• Attire appropriate to the activity is required. Shirts and shoes must be worn in the lobby, fitness area, and fitness hallway;

• Members, guests, and visitors shall observe posted facility usage schedules, including the gym, public areas, pools, fitness center, etc.

• Any behavior that endangers the life, safety, or health of others is prohibited;

• The use of offensive, vulgar, indecent, or abusive language in a public space is prohibited;

• Abusing, harassing, or antagonizing others, or engaging in hostile, menacing, or threatening behavior is prohibited;

• Smoking, including vaping and the use of electronic cigarettes, is prohibited;

• The possession or consumption of alcohol is prohibited (unless approved for special events);

• Disrupting or interfering with business operations or with the production, viewing, or enjoyment of any scheduled or approved campus event, program, or activity, is prohibited;

• Obstructing hallways or interfering with the flow of pedestrian and vehicle traffic is prohibited (unless approved for special events);

• Using electric, electronic, or mechanical devices to amplify sound is prohibited (unless approved for special events);

• Distributing flyers, leaflets, booklets, hand-bills, or other literature is prohibited without prior approval;

• Carrying, posting, or otherwise displaying signs, banners, flags, exhibitions, and other advertisements is prohibited without prior approval;

• Operating remotely controlled airplanes, drones, helicopters, gliders, or other unmanned aerial vehicles is prohibited;

• Photography in the fitness and aquatic facilities is prohibited;

• Professional or commercial photography/videography is prohibited anywhere on campus without prior approval;

• Pets are prohibited on our campus and inside buildings (service/assistance animals are excluded from this policy); 

• Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly-carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government may not enter this property, the Dell Jewish Community Campus, with a handgun that is carried openly.

The Shalom Austin JCC and the Dell Jewish Community Campus is private property. We reserve the right to remove from the premises any individual acting in an inappropriate manner and to take further disciplinary actions including, but not limited to, the suspension or termination of membership.