Monday - Thursday, 5:30 AM - 10:30 AM and 4:00 - 6:00 PM Friday, 5:30 AM - 10:30 AM Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
INDOOR ADULT SWIM
Monday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Thursday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Friday, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
OUTDOOR POOL GENERAL FAMILY SWIM HOURS
Recreational swimming concludes Thursday, October 8.
Metairie Pool Hours
Swimming at the Metairie J has closed for the season. Reminder that all membership levels include access to the Uptown J outdoor pool.
Enhanced Safety Procedures
Members must complete a waiver prior to using the facility. Print and complete at home to save time, or fill one out after you check in. The parent or guardian member must complete prior to a minor's use of the facility.
The JCC follows “Test, Mark, Protect” swim skills assessment for children ages 5 to 12. Read more at nojcc.org/testmarkprotect.
To ensure the comfort and safety of all members, please observe the following rules and regulations. Lifeguards are authorized to enforce all rules. The JCC pool operates under American Red Cross recommended guidelines.
No swimming without a lifeguard on duty.
Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and must be within arms length of any child in the water who cannot swim.
Children ages 5 - 12 will be tested to determine swim level.
Refrain from cell phone use while watching children at the pool.
No diving! No running! No breath holding!
The JCC and the pool are designated non-smoking/non-vaping areas.
Proper swim attire is required. The supervisor on duty has discretion in determining whether specific swim attire is appropriate.
Food and drink are not allowed within 3 feet of the pool. Chewing gum is not permitted in pools or on the pool deck.
Glass containers, alcoholic beverages, drugs and pets are not permitted.
Service animals are permitted in the pool area but not in the pool. Emotional support animals are prohibited.
Any person suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall be prohibited from entering the pool.
Snorkels, face masks that obstruct the nose, rafts, hard plastic toys or noodles are not allowed in the pool.
Swim toys, small balls and the like may be used at the discretion of the supervisor on duty.
Splash pool is for ages 5 and under.
Non-swimmers must be accompanied by an adult and must wear a JCC-provided Personal Flotation Device. Water wings may not be worn.
Running, roughhousing and boisterous play, using foul language, dunking, hanging on lane lines, improper conduct causing unique disruption or damage and any acts which could endanger oneself or another individual are strictly prohibited.
There will be a 10-minute rest period for people under 18 years of age every hour during open swim period.
Roped off lanes are reserved for lap swimmers and swim testing.
Persons having or reasonably suspected to have any known or recognizable contagious communicable diseases, cough, cold, cuts, open sores, blisters, bandaged wounds, fever, inflammation of the eyes, nasal or ear discharges shall not be allowed to enter the pool.
Spitting, urinating, blowing of the nose, spouting of water or depositing foreign matter in the pool shall be strictly prohibited.
Use of pool shall be prohibited during lightening, thunder, and severe weather conditions at the discretion of the supervisor on duty.
Infants/children who are not toilet trained and adults who are incontinent, who wish to enter the pool, must wear a disposable swim diaper covered by separate rubber/vinyl pants, all of which must fit snugly around the legs and waist.
Any injury occurring in the pool area must be reported to a lifeguard or pool supervisor immediately.
Any adult or child who is experiencing even a mild case of diarrhea may not use the pool. Persons with diarrhea should wait after symptoms end before returning to the pool.
The use of starting blocks is restricted to approved swim practices, swim meets and instructional programs only under the supervision of a certified Water Safety Instructor or swim coach.
Check in at the Fitness Desk to gain entry to the pool area. All members must show their membership cards or a photo ID. All guests must show a photo ID, sign in and complete the guest waiver form to gain admission.
The JCC reserves the right to revoke the swimming privileges of those members and guests who do not follow pool rules and regulations.
As we reach the end of 2020, a year that has been filled with disruptions and uncertainty, we are glad to welcome a holiday about light and celebration. Chanukah is all about looking for beauty and celebrating life’s miracles. To honor that tradition, we’ve put together eight fun facts about the New Orleans JCC.
The Jewish community is partnering with Tulane Medical School students for a holiday fooddrive for CrescentCare, a New Orleans clinic that offers comprehensive health and wellness services to the community, advocates for empowerment, safeguards the rights and dignity of individuals, and provides for the public.
This year, the Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series will feature four feel-good movies shown in socially distant screenings at the Uptown JCC. In addition, three authors will speak in virtual book events held in partnership with the Nashville and Memphis Jewish Community Centers.