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Rules and Bylaws

All members are responsible for knowing the Rules and Bylaws of the association. To view the SORA Rules and Bylaws, click the links below.  SORA Bylaws were amended on May14th, 2016 by Stockholding membership, the updated bylaws are attached below.

SORA Bylaws

 

Shadow Oaks Recreation Association

General Rules 

  1. Lifeguards have absolute authority for enforcement of pool rules. Questions regarding a lifeguard’s decision should be brought to the pool manager or pool board member.
  2. NO RUNNING is allowed on any of the concrete surfaces.
  3. Members are NOT ALLOWED in the office or concessions area without a staff member.
  4. FOUL LANGUAGE is not permitted.
  5. Hazardous conduct is not allowed. Lifeguards determine hazardous conduct. Hazardous conduct my result in immediate dismissal from the pool grounds.
  6. Poor swimmers may be restricted to the shallow end by the manager or lifeguard on duty. Lifeguards may request very young children be attended by an older capable swimmer.
  7. There is no lifeguard for the wading pool. Only children five years of age and younger are allowed in the wading pool. An adult must accompany and remain inside the fenced enclosure when their child(ren) are in the wading pool area.
  8. NO GLASS containers of any kind are allowed within the pool fence area.
  9. NO ALCOHOL may be consumed anywhere on SORA property. A patron appearing to be intoxicated will be asked to leave and maybe subject to loss of membership.
  10. NO ANIMALS are allowed within the pool fence area. Seeing Eye dogs are an exception.
  11. All members and their guest must sign in upon arrival and before entering the pool area.
  12. Members are responsible for placing their trash in the appropriate receptacles.
  13. Bicycles are to be parked in the bike rack. Bicycles, skateboards, skates and any other moving devices with wheels are not to be utilized on the property.
  14. All pool property and facilities are the property of the membership. No property may be removed without board approval.
  15. In the event of an injury resulting in a call to 911, the pool will be closed until the emergency has been resolved.
  16. An adult SORA member must accompany any child with three (3) written disciplinary warnings for the remainder of the season. Continued discipline problems may result in forfeiture of membership and dues.
  17. Children 8 years of age and younger must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult.
  18. Children 9 years of age and older may come to the pool unaccompanied provided that: (1) There is a means of contacting a responsible adult, (2) There is a means of transportation for the minor within 15 minutes in the event of severe weather or disciplinary action, and (3) a completed Unaccompanied Minor Permission Form and Emergency Medical Information and Release Form are on file at the pool


Contact Us!

Office Phone: (713) 464-1055

mail@sorapool.org 

Address:

10502 Westview Drive

Houston, Tx 77043

SORA is a 501c (7) organization  

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