Pool Rules

General Rules:

  1. Keep the entrance clear. Absolutely no parking in the Red Zone, as this is for emergency vehicles.
  2. Intoxicated persons are not permitted on association property and will be asked to leave.
  3. Bicycles should be parked in the rack provided to avoid blocking the entrance. Bicycles should not be parked in the planter beds.
  4. Please place all trash in the proper receptacles.
  5. No employee of the Association shall be reprimanded or punished by any member or guest. Any inattention to duty or lack of courtesy on the part of the employee shall be reported to the Pool Manager or the Vice President, Pool.
  6. Employees, members and guests will at all times conduct themselves in a manner which demonstrates respect for others and for those observing their behavior.

Entry Rules:

  1. All Members and Guests must check in at the gate. All guests must pay a $2 /person guest fee.
  2. Members must accompany guests while using the facility.
  3. Prior notification must be given when the total number of guests exceeds ten (10). This total includes swimmers and non-swimmers.
  4. Guests are subject to the same rules as members.
  5. Members are fully responsible and liable for guests.
  6. Children age twirteen (13) and under must be accompanied to the pool (and supervised) by a parent or person sixteen (16) years of age or older.
  7. The gate is to remained closed at all times. It shall be unlocked during pool hours.

Main Pool Rules:

  1. Swimming is permitted only when a Lifeguard is present.
  2. No running or horseplay is permitted on the deck or in the pool.
  3. Lifeguards and pool staff are responsible for the safety of members and guests at the main pool. These duties do not include the wading pool.
  4. Children who cannot swim must have parental supervision.
  5. Use of inflatable or other swim/game equipment is at the discretion of the pool manager or Lifeguards. When the pool reaches a capacity of more than 50 people, any pool rafts must be removed from the pool.
  6. Appropriate swimming attire shall be worn when using the pool.
  7. All swimmers must shower before entering the water.
  8. No diving in less than four feet of water.
  9. No breakable containers are permitted in the pool or on the deck. There is NO glass allowed on the pool deck. This includes glass bottles of any kind. Patrons may bring glass into the premises, however, it must be kept in a cooler. Patrons may pour the contents into a separate cup to walk around.
  10. Spitting in the pool or pool area is prohibited.
  11. No gum allowed in the pool.
  12. Any person consuming alcohol must be 21 years of age or older.
  13. Persons with colds, runny noses, skin diseases, or other communicable diseases may not enter the pool. Bandages may be worn in the pool only with the approval of the lifeguard.
  14. Patrons are not allowed to sit directly under the lifeguard stand due to visibility issues. If anyone is there for an extended period of time, they will be asked to move.
  15. Diving blocks are for the strict use of the swim team during their practices and swim meets. No one, at any time other than these specified times, is to be on the blocks.
  16. No flips or pinwheels may be used to enter the pool. When jumping into the pool patrons must be sure they are not jumping on anyone and must be facing the water.
  17. During pool hours the last 15 minutes of each hour will be restricted to adults only. Nobody under the age of 16 is allowed in the pool during adult swim. This includes filling up squirt guns, retrieving balls, and sitting on the edge of the wall with feet in the water. Adults with infants/toddlers are allowed in the shallow, roped off areas during this time.
  18. Children are not allowed to wear water wings without a chest strap in the pool. This is because the wings can slip down to a child’s wrist and suspend them in the water dangerously.
  19. Skimmers and skimmer flaps are not to be touched by patrons. If a skimmer flap is found it should be given to a lifeguard to be put into the pump room so it can be reinserted when the pool is serviced next.
  20. There are no water balloons allowed inside the pool with the exception of the ones provided by the staff on the Fourth of July.
  21. The general safety rules and common sense for the pool and facility use apply at all times.

Wading Pool Rules:

  1. Only non-swimming children six (6) years of age or under may use the wading pool, and only under the direct supervision of a caretaker sixteen (16) years of age or older.
  2. Children using this area are the sole responsibility of the individuals responsible for these children. There is no lifeguard on duty at the wading pool.
  3. The wading pool may not be used during swim team practice or during meets.
  4. Children not potty trained must wear “swim diapers”.

Enforcement:

  • Lifeguards are permitted to talk directly to patrons to enforce pool rules.
  • All persons use the club facilities at their own risk. Any loss or damage to the pool or club area as the result of negligent or deliberate acts of misconduct of any member and/or their guest will be the responsibility of that member.
  • The Association, its Board of Directors, nor its staff shall be held responsible for loss of personal property belonging to members or their guests due to theft.
  • If any child has refused to listen to the lifeguard after multiple corrections, the lifeguard may put them in a “time-out”. This means sitting under the lifeguard stand completely out of the pool for some time during kid swim. This is usually five to fifteen minutes depending on the infraction.
  • The pool staff is empowered by the Board of Directors to enforce all of the above rules and when required may expel or exclude any person violating them. Questions and suggestions may be referred to the President or the Board of Directors.