CODE OF CONDUCT


The Code of Conduct is intended to establish clear expectations for acceptable behavior at Galt Country Club which apply to members, guests and employees. It is not intended to restrict individual rights, but rather to ensure that all members, guests and employees can expect to be treated with respect while playing, working or attending Galt Country Club.
 
Only Members in good standing and guests are entitled to use the clubhouse, golf course, and curling facilities. The rights of any member to the privileges of the Club shall coexist with the period of his or her membership. The Club deems that all members have given their consent to be bound by the by-laws, policies and rules of the Club; both to the restrictions and the penalties imposed.
 
The Board of Directors shall set policy and the Management of the Club shall deal with all matters pertaining to the conduct of the members, their guests and Club employees.
 
All persons shall:
 
  • Conduct themselves in a sportsmanlike behavior at all times
  • Respect the rights of other golf and curling members
  • Adhere to all Galt Country Club by-laws, policies and rules including, but not limited to; the Dress Codes, Course Etiquette, Cell Phone Policy, Alcohol Policy, Smoking Policy etc.,
  • Obey the laws of the land.
 
All Persons shall not:
  • Attempt to reprimand other members or staff
  • Physically or verbally abuse or harass (including sexual harassment[1]) any member, guest or staff
 
Breach of Code of Conduct
 
Management and staff are authorized, to take steps necessary, (including temporary resolutions), to ensure club policies/rules are observed and to contact police in the event of criminal conduct.  Any member, guest or employee involved in or who observes breaches of the Code of Conduct, shall inform the General Manager or Head Professional or Management Staff of such a breach. Once notified the General Manager may contact staff, members(s), guest(s) or witnesses involved to review the incident.  The General Manager will report his or her findings and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for any offences that require informal or formal disciplinary action, up to and including suspension of privileges, the further involvement of legal authorities and or expulsion from the club as detailed in the By-Laws.
 
[1] Sexual Harassment; includes any conduct, comment, gesture or contact of a sexual nature that is likely to cause offence, humiliation or that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome. Although the offender may not perceive their comment or actions to be discriminatory or unwelcome because the defender did not communicate their discomfort, does not excuse the behaviour.
 
Updated August 27, 2015
 

 
NOTICE TO MEMBERS AND GUESTS
Members and guests are responsible for their actions at all times including their actions while playing golf and while using sports equipment. Members and guests are responsible for any damages caused to Galt Country Club property or that of others.
All club rules must be strictly adhered to for the benefit and safety of all. 
It is the responsibility of all members and guests to read and be familiar with the Galt Country Club Code of Conduct.  It is posted outside of the pro shop at the clubhouse. 
Please be particularly aware of holes that may back on to neighbouring properties and obey all on course signage.