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Copyright 2001

POOL RULES

In order to provide safe and enjoyable swimming all patrons are asked to abide by the following rules which are to be enforced by the lifeguards on duty.

1.        Walk at all times.

2.         Running, boisterous, rough play or excessive noise is forbidden in the pool area, showers or dressing rooms.

3.         No acrobatics- gymnastics and wrestling.

4.         Shower before using the pool.

5.         No spitting in pool- please use drains.

6.         No hanging on safety line.

7.         Use of beach balls, inter tubes at the discretion of the pool supervisor.

8.         Food and drink allowed in designated area only.  Water is the only exception and must be in a plastic sealed water bottle.  No paper or glass containers.

9.         Profanity, improper behavior, and intoxication are not allowed.

10.       Alcohol and other drugs are not allowed.  Smoking is allowed in the food and drink area only.

11.       Abide by rules for use of the wading pool.

12.       Children under the age of 6 will be accompanied by a parent or responsible person.  A responsible person is at least the age 12 and must be in the pool or beside the pool where the child they are responsible for is located. Lifeguards will determine if they are qualified to be responsible for the child.

13.       No swimming or diving during rest periods for those under 16 years of age (Infants up to age 1 are the exception, being allowed in the pool during rest periods with a responsible person 16 or older).

14.       Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, etc., are not allowed in the facility.  Bicycles need to be parked in the bike rack located out front.

15.       No animals in pool or on pool deck.

16.       No talking to lifeguards on duty.

17.       No one allowed on lifeguard stand except lifeguards.

18.       No interfering with a guard attempting to enforce rules.

19.       If requested, do not refuse to demonstrate ability to swim before entering the deep area of pool.

20.       No diving in shallow end.

21.             Do not play in the gutters.

22.             Do not stand, throw or misuse the kickboards or other pool toys.

23.             Children over the age of 5 should use bathing rooms of their same gender.

24.             Infants and toddlers must wear swim diapers.  The diapers will be sold in the office for a reasonable amount.

25.             Lifeguards are city employees.  Therefore, if a patron is behaving inappropriately in the surrounding park area outside the pool facilities (ex: damaging city property), the lifeguard has the right to discipline the patron appropriately.

 

Diving Board General Rules:

1.         Only one person is allowed on the diving board at a time.

2.         Look before diving or jumping to make sure no one is in the diving area.

3.         Only one bounce is allowed on the diving board.

4.         Dive or jump only in a straight line from the end of the diving board.

5.         Swim to the closest ladder or wall immediately after entering the water.

6.                 No swimming under or near diving boards.

7.                 Do not hang on the boards.

8.                 The lifeguard on duty in the deep end will determine whether or not to close the boards for open swim.

 

Rules may be added or amended as needed without notice.

Pool patrons will be expected to accept warnings of guards and failure to abide by such warnings can result in removal from the premises by the pool management!!!