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Week 1 Swimming Pool Reservations - Dennis Malone Aquatics Center

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**COVID-19 Restrictions in Place**

Due to capacity limitations and operational limitations considering COVID-19, there are many operational changes in effect until further notice. All patrons must register ahead of time to reserve space in the pool. Please note: Summer Seasonal Pool Membership is REQUIRED! There will be no exceptions. 

Upon check-in at the front desk, plexi-glass barriers will be in place for safety of our staff and for patrons. Temperatures may be checked upon entry. Any patron displaying signs of illness or coughing, may be asked to leave at the discretion of the staff. Additionally, markers will be on the floor to allow physical distancing. Only one person will be allowed to scan their card or check-in at the desk at one time. SUMMER SEASONAL POOL MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED until restrictions are lifted. No financial transactions are allowed at any of our aquatics facility per the Bristol-Burlington Health District. This is necessary to maintain capacity limits. Swim times will be limited to 1.5 hours. Time slots include time for showering and changing, please plan accordingly as time slots will be enforced. Time between available time slots is used to clean and disinfect all surfaces. Members are limited to one time slot per day on a first-come-first serve basis. In-person or over-the-phone registration will only be done on a case by case basis with availability subject to space not already registered for online.

There will be 3 lap lanes available, 2 patrons will be allowed per lane at a time, at opposite ends of each lane. The additional space in the pool will be open to a maximum of 19 people for a maximum, not to exceed 25 patrons in the pool at one time. Patrons must remain physically distanced from one another at least 6 feet at all times. Physical distancing must occur in entrance, lobby, locker rooms, and on pool deck. Face masks must be worn by patrons while entering the facility, while in the locker rooms, and while entering/exiting the pool. Swimmers are not required to wear masks while swimming, showering, or using the restroom facilities. The drinking fountain will remain closed. All patrons entering the pool must shower with warm water and soap prior to entering the pool (per CT state law, this rule will be actively enforced). Lifeguards will be stationed at the locker room exits to the pool to enforce this policy. Please be respectful of our requirements and of our staff.

Patrons entering the facility to observe family members are asked to remain in the spectator area at a physical distance of at least 6 feet at all times. Face masks are not required to be worn as long as physical distancing is taking place. Those with chronic health conditions or age 65+ are advised to stay home. There will be no gathering in the locker room spaces. 

All entry requirements and policies are subject to change at any time at the discretion of staff. Any patron who refuses to comply with our policies will be asked to leave.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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