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Pool Rules

INDOOR POOL

GENERAL

·          A parent or adult must supervise children 7 years of age and under at all times, children 5 years of age and under must be directly accompanied by an in-water adult.
·         Swimmers must take a head to toe shower.  Adults remaining in the shallow area and not intending to submerge may take a neck to toe shower.
·         Infants and toddlers who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper.  Disposable diapers or heavy cloth diapers are not allowed.
·         Purposeful hyperventilation and/or breath holding is prohibited.
·         Proper swimsuit attire must be worn at all times.  No cotton t-shirts, running shorts or cutoffs allowed.  To cover the body for medical or religious reasons, please wear shirts or shorts constructed of swim suit material.
·         Toys and flotation devices are subject to the approval of the Pool Supervisor.  Floatation devices for non-swimmers only under adult supervision and at the discretion of the staff.

PERSONAL CONDUCT

  • No running at any time.
  • No diving in water less than five feet deep.
  • Abusive or profane language is prohibited.
  • Aquatic staff reserves the right to limit or prohibit any behavior that may lead to injury or property damage.

AQUA CLIMB

  • Experienced swimmers only.
  • Only one climber at a time on the AquaClimb.
  • Only one swimmer at a time in the Drop Zone.
  • Feet first entries only.  No diving, flips or launching.
  • Exit pool using ladder at the side of the pool.
  • Floatation devices are not permitted.
  • One climb up wall per turn.
  • Swimming is allowed in climbing area only when diving board and climbing walls are not in use.

DIVING BOARD

  • Swimming is allowed in diving area only when diving boards are not in use.  Check with lifeguard.
  • Diving or jumping off sides into diving area when boards are in use is prohibited.
  • Divers must be comfortable in deep water.  Divers may be asked to perform a swim test.
  • Divers must receive hand signal lifeguard before stepping up on the board.
  • Only one person on the board at a time.  Divers must wait on deck until previous diver exits diving area.
  • Divers must walk to the end of the board.
  • One bounce only on the board is permitted.
  • Divers must jump or dive straight off board.
  • Divers must enter water with both arms overhead.
  • Exit immediately to ladder or shallow area after entering water.
  • Diving board users must use the ladder to exit diving well.
  • Forward dives only (no back flips, back dives, or back jumps) unless approved by Aquatics Director.
  • Adjustment of diving board fulcrum is prohibited unless participating in a supervised diving program.
  • Safe diving practices are required.  Cartwheels, sitting on the edge and hand stands are prohibited. 

POOL BASKETBALL

  • No dunking.
  • No touching the rim or net.
  • Players must be in the water to participate.
  • No rough play.

LAP SWIMMING

  • Children under eight (8) are not allowed in the lap lanes unless enrolled in an organized program.
  • Children 8-10 must be accompanied in the lane by an adult to swim laps.
  • If two patrons swim laps in the same lane, the swimmers shall decide whether to swim on each side of the lane or circle swim. 
  • If three or more swimmers are in the same lane, all must swim in a circular manner.
  • Lifeguards reserve the right to reorganize persons using the lap lanes.

 PLEASE COMPLY WITH POSTED RULES AND OBEY INSTRUCTIONS FROM STAFF. 

PERSONS NOT ADHERING TO THE RULES AND/OR LIFEGUARDS INSTRUCTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY MEASURES. 

FAILURE TO COMPLY COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.