Pool Rules

General Rules

  • Follow all lifeguard instructions
  • No running
  • No diving in the shallow water
  • No diving off the side in the diving area – only from diving boards
  • Stay off starting blocks and bulkhead
  • No food, drink, gum or smoking allowed
  • Lap swimming only in lap lanes
  • Anyone under the age of 7or with a lifejacket must be accompanied in waterby someone over the age of 16 years old
  • There must be two people 16 years of age or older in the water for every 10 children that qualify for the rule above.
  • Wet swimming suits are not allowed in the lobby
  • Stay off lane ropes
  • Shower before entering the pool
  • Swim diapers must be worn by those who need them

Slide Rules

  • One at a time on slide
  • Check mouth of slide for swimmers before sliding
  • Feet first entries only
  • No holding yourself or stopping on the slide
  • Clear catch pool
  • No sliding on knees or stomach
  • No water wings or inflated tubes on the slide
  • Listen to the lifeguards

Diving Well Rules

  • The diving well is for diving, swimming lessons and staff instructed water aerobics classes
  • A lifeguard must be in the lifeguard chair before entering the diving well
  • No free swim in the diving well
  • Only one bounce per dive
  • Diver must exit straight off the board- not to either side
  • Front dives only unless under the supervision of a qualified dive coach
  • Swim to the closest side immediately after diving
  • Goggles are not permitted on the diving boards due to potential for eye injury
  • Water aerobics participants must wear a water jogging flotation belt at all times

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