Pool Rules




All swimmers must shower thoroughly with soap before entering the pool. (state law)


Any person having a skin disease, sore or inflamed eyes, cold, nasal or ear discharge, communicable disease, or who is wearing any kind of bandage or band-aid, will not be permitted in the pool. (state law)


Spitting, blowing the nose, and urinating in the pool is prohibited. (state law)


Running, boisterous or rough play (except supervised water sports) is prohibited. (state law)


Bathing caps are required for anyone with hair longer than three inches. Anyone choosing to swim without getting his/her hair wet is required to put their hair up or wear a turban or shower/bathing cap.


Parents or guardians are responsible for the safety of their children. All children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. All children under the age of six and all children who are non-swimmers must have a supervising adult, dressed appropriately for swimming, in close proximity at all times unless the child is participating in scheduled swimming lessons.


Diving is prohibited in water less than 4 feet deep. Only shallow dives are permitted into water that is 4-8' deep. Only standing front dives are allowed from the pool deck. (No back dives, inwards, flips, or trick jump/dives from the pool deck allowed.)


Use of the starting blocks is only allowed with the lifeguard's permission. The diving boards are available only during scheduled diving hours.


No food, gum, candy, drink or any glass container is allowed in the pool area.


Hanging from the lane line dividers is not allowed.


Non-swimmers may use only approved backfloat-type Personal Flotation Devices (ÒPFDÓ) and then only in the presence of an adult within arms length. (If in doubt regarding your PFDÕs acceptability, please ask the lifeguard.) Training equipment (kick boards, pull buoys, etc.) are for workout use only, not recreational/play use. (Serious injuries can result from accidents caused by swimmers jumping onto kickboards or other floating objects and hitting heads on side of pool, other swimmers, etc.).


The use of masks and snorkels is only allowed by trained users age 16 and older.


For safety reasons, electric wheelchairs are not allowed on deck.


Young children and handicapped adults must be accompanied by someone able to assist them in dressing/undressing, showering, and entering/exiting the pools. For safety reasons, lifeguards and front desk staff are prohibited from leaving their posts to assist with these functions.


Proper swim attire is required in the water. Children who are not toilet-trained must wear one of the following: Disposable Òswim diaperÓ; Fabric Òswim diaperÓ; or Tight-fitting plastic pants over a cloth diaper or training pants. Regular disposable diapers are prohibited.


All injuries occurring on the premises must be immediately reported to the lifeguard or staff member on duty.


Only swimming attire is permitted on the pool deck. Street shoes and street clothing are not allowed on the pool deck.


Observe posted rules regarding Lap Swimming Guidelines.


Enforcement of rules is subject to the lifeguards' discretion. Rules are subject to change without prior written notice. Management reserves the right to eject anyone who fails to comply with these safety rules.