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Pool Rules and Regulations


Pool Rules and Regulations 2017-2018

 

  1. Proper swimming attire must be worn in the pool. Proper attire is subject to lifeguard’s discretion. 
  • Bathing Suits only. No athletic shorts or cotton t-shirts. Rash guards are allowed only if properly fitted. 
  1. Non-disposable swimming diapers are required for all children who are not potty trained.
  2. Admission requirements and facility schedules must be adhered to.
  • All patrons must be out of the building by 9:15pm weekdays and 6pm on weekends. During seasonal outdoor swim hours at Page Park Pool and Rockwell Park Pool, patrons must be out of the buildings by 7:15pm.
  1. Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied in the building by a parent or adult at least 18 years of age. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied in the water by an adult at all times.  No exceptions.
  2. Per public health code, all persons must shower before entering the pool. Any person known or suspected of having a communicable disease shall not use the pool.
  3. The pool is not to be used unless there is a lifeguard on duty.
  4. Breath-holding games or similar activities are prohibited.
  5. Per public health code, spitting or blowing the nose in the pool is prohibited.
  6. Use of flotation equipment is limited to supervised classes and adults. Children will not be allowed to use flotation belts, face masks, snorkels, fins, water wings, inflatables, beach balls, kickboards, noodles, goggles with nose pieces, life jackets, and other equipment during open swim sessions. We do not allow life jackets or any other "coast guard" approved flotation devices. 
  7. Any activity that may endanger patron safety or the facility including running, “horseplay”, hanging on the lane lines, or improper use of equipment, is not allowed.
  8. Food and/or glass containers are not allowed in the pool or locker room areas. Plastic beverage bottles may be used on the pool deck.    
  9. Tobacco, narcotics, vapor, and alcohol products of any kind are not allowed in the facility or on facility grounds.
  10. Bandages, bobby pins, or chewing gum are not to be used in the pool.
  11. Visiting with or distracting lifeguards on duty is prohibited.
  12. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to schedule swim lessons, swim meets, team practices, special events, and to limit swimmer capacity for health and safety reasons as needed.
  13. Private swim lessons are not allowed at any time unless it is a Parks & Recreation sanctioned program. Furthermore, outside entities/groups wishing to use the facility as a group must adhere to additional policies and/or fees. More information can be obtained from the Aquatic Supervisor.
  14. Use of any media devices, including but not limited to: cameras, video recorders, and cell phones are strictly prohibited in all restrooms and locker rooms. Furthermore, regarding electronic devices: safety first, please keep a constant eye on your child and do not become distracted.
  15. The Parks and Recreation Department is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If locks are used, they must be removed by the end of each business day or they will be cut off.
  16. Spectators must remain in the bleacher area. For health and sanitation reasons, street shoes may not be worn on the pool deck.
  17. Recreational Diving Board Use (Dennis Malone Aquatic Center):
  • Only one person on the diving board or ladder at a time.
  • The fulcrum must remain in the forward-most position.
  • Be sure that the pool area in front of and below the diving board is clear before diving or jumping.
  • Do not swim in the area in front of the diving board when it is in use.
  • All reverse and inward dives are prohibited- forward motion only.
  • Anyone using the diving board must be able to do so independently, including climbing the ladder, jumping off the board, and swimming safely to the side.

 
It is your responsibility to adhere to these rules and regulations while using our facilities. Please ask questions of the management staff if you need clarification.