Inclement Weather Policy

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Please check back throughout the day for further updates as weather conditions change.

The JCCGW makes every effort to remain open during inclement weather. Please see codes below that address specific weather situations. If you have a question regarding preschool schedules and children’s programming changes, call 301-348-3830 after 6:30 a.m., or watch your local TV. If you feel that driving presents any risk to you or your child, please remain at home. Information will be updated as weather conditions require. Please call 301-881-0100 for updates.

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CODE BLUE

Code Blue will be used primarily when Montgomery County Public Schools have a delayed opening.

Preschool will open at 9:15 a.m.; there will be no early drop-off.

The Fitness Center:

  • The Fitness Center will be open regular hours.
  • For group exercise classes, check jccgw.org or call 301-881-0100 for an updated schedule.
  • Babysitting will open at 9 a.m.

Other Programs

  • Senior lunch programs are cancelled.
  • All other JCCGW classes scheduled to begin at or after 10:30 a.m. will be held as scheduled.
  • Call 301-881-0100 for information on other programs.

CODE YELLOW

Code Yellow will be used primarily when Montgomery County Public Schools are closed, but the JCC is open.

Preschool will open at 10 a.m.; there will be no early drop-off.

The Fitness Center:

  • The Fitness Center opening time will be determined by road and parking lot conditions; please check www.jccgw.org or call 301-881-0100 after 5 a.m. for the Fitness Center schedule.
  • For group exercise classes, check jccgw.org or call 301-881-0100 for an updated schedule.
  • Babysitting will open at 10 a.m.

Other Programs

  • Kids After School is closed.
  • Senior lunch programs are cancelled.
  • All other JCCGW daytime classes (until 6 p.m.) are cancelled.
  • Decisions on evening classes will be made at 3 p.m.
  • Call 301-881-0100 for information on other programs.

CODE GREEN

Code Green will be used primarily when Montgomery County Public Schools are closed and a determination has been made that it is unsafe to travel.

Preschool is closed.

The Fitness Center:

  • The Fitness Center opening time will be determined by road and parking lot conditions; please check www.jccgw.org or call 301-881-0100 after 5 a.m. for the Fitness Center schedule.
  • For group exercise classes, check jccgw.org or call 301-881-0100 for an updated schedule.
  • Babysitting is closed.

Other Programs:

  • Kids After School is closed.
  • Senior lunch programs are cancelled.
  • All other JCCGW daytime classes (until 6 p.m.) are cancelled.
  • Decisions on evening classes will be made at 3 p.m.
  • Call 301-881-0100 for information on other programs.

CODE ORANGE

Code Orange will be in effect when Montgomery County Public Schools have been open for classes during the day, but their after-school and evening activities have been cancelled.

Preschool is open on a regular schedule.

After-school and enrichment programs:

  • Walkover will be held for registered children.
  • All enrichment classes are cancelled through 7 p.m., but a supervised environment will be available until 5 p.m. for children enrolled in walkover only.
  • After-school programs for K-4th grades and the Teen Center will be open on a regular schedule.

Other Programs

  • Call 301-881-0100 for information on other programs.

CODE RED

Code Red will be used very seldom, such as during a state of emergency.

The JCC is closed.