Pool Rules

POOL RULES – FOR YOUR SAFETY AND WELL BEING

  • A lifeguard must be on deck before anyone enters the pool
  • Swimmers must follow rules and lifeguard and staff instructions when requested. The lifeguard has final say in all situations.
  • Everyone must rinse off before entering the pool
  • Everyone must wear a swim cap
  • Everyone must wear a bathing suit. No underwear, lingerie, cut off shorts, basketball shorts, or sweat pants.
  • Religious or modest cover-ups are allowed. Please ask Aquatics staff for suggestions on best type of material to wear.
  • Swim diapers are required for those who are not potty trained and/or for those with incontinency issues.
  • No swimmer with open sores, infection or contagious diseases may use the pool
  • No spitting, urinating or defecating in the pool gutters or on the deck
  • Do not use the pool if you or your child has had diarrhea within the previous 2 weeks
  • The pool will close during thunder and lighting
  • The starting blocks are only for use during swim lessons and swim team
  • Prolonged underwater swimming or breath holding is prohibited
  • When 3 or more swimmers are in a lane. All swimmers within that lane must circle swim in a counter clockwise manner.
  • It is the responsibility of the entering swimmer to inform others that they are entering and their desire to change format. (i.e. ‘circle’ or ‘split’)
  • Please use the lane that fits your general speed. (i.e. slow, medium, or fast)
  • Please enter on shallow side during lap swim
  • No diving start during lap swim
  • No children under the age of 16 during lap swim. Special Youth/Teen lap times available. Special circumstances cleared by Aquatics Director.
  • The use of fins, hand paddles or kick boards etc. are appropriate only when there are 3 or less people in a lane.
  • The only equipment allowed during free/family/rec swim are noodles, life vests, and workout belts.
  • No running on the deck
  • No rough play or foul language
  • No diving in the shallow end. Feet first entries for depths under 6 feet
  • No flipping, twists or back dives into the pool.
  • No glass, pins, or food on the pool deck or in the pool
  • Inflatable flotation devices are not allowed. Coast guard approved life vests are allowed and are available for your convenience.
  • No balls or throwing of any objects
  • All children must take a deep water test if they wish to swim past the 4ft marker.
  • Non-swimmers with a floatation device are not allowed past the 4ft mark.
  • Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water, or must have a swim evaluation and pass. 3 kids max per adult.
  • No outdoor shoes allowed on the deck.
  • Please do not hang on the lane lines
  • Please direct questions to the front desk not the lifeguard
  • Swimmers must exit the pool when prompted by the lifeguard. No exceptions.
  • Please be courteous to all pool users and staff. Abusive behavior and/or language to staff and members may result in suspension or revocation of membership