Pool Rules

POOL RULES:

GENERAL:

  • No Running – walking only
  • No dangerous or rough play – throwing, pushing, dunking, hanging, sitting, or standing on people, hitting with anything, swinging on the handrails
  • No annoying or inappropriate behavior – swearing or unwanted advances are unacceptable
  • Stay clear of lifeguard equipment, doors, and emergency zones – zones are typically marked in red

SPECIFIC:

  • Children 4 and under must be within arms reach of an adult while in the pool
  • Weak and non-swimmers must stay where they can stand unless accompanied by an adult.
    • A swim test may be required for weak swimmers to enter the deep end.
  • The shallow end is for small children and non-swimmers
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult as required by law (IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED)

Failure to comply with these rules may result in a verbal warning, whistle, or shout, temporary or permanent removal from the water

DIVING:

  • Diving area is for divers only
  • Dive starting from the red square
  • Area must be clear before diving
  • Swim to the side after diving
  • No pushing pulling or hand-holding
  • No back dives, cartwheels, or handstands
  • No flips spins or twists
  • No jumping over the stairs or onto flotation devices

EQUIPMENT:

  • Equipment is at the discretion of the lifeguard
  • No Kickboards, snorkels, water mattresses, or large tubes
  • No flippers on deck
  • No diving rings in the deep end

LIFEGUARDS ON DECK ARE THERE TO WATCH THE POOL. PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS TO LIFEGUARDS IN THE FIRST AID STATION OR THE OFFICE.

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Alcohol, drugs, smoking, lighters, and matches are prohibited
  • No glassware anywhere on the facility
  • Food, drinks, and/or gum must be kept as far as humanly possible from the pool.
  • No animals on the facility (except seeing-eye dogs)
  • Bathing suits are required
  • Shower before entering the pool.
  • Apply sunscreen at least 15 minutes before entering the pool
  • By state law, you may not use the pool with bandages, open wounds or infectious disease.