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Pool Rules

Information on Pool Rules.

  • Children ages 10 and younger won't be admitted without an adult or legal guardian present.
  • All children using floatation device, mask-style goggles, and children ages 8 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times while in the water. Therefore, they both need to be in the water.
  • Please Walk. Do not run.
  • Always shower with soap before entering pool.
  • Please keep food in designated areas and out of locker rooms.
  • Only proper swim attire allowed — no street clothes will be permitted.  NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Only one person at a time on diving boards.
  • No diving from sides of pool.
  • No swimming in diving pools.
  • No smoking on premises.
  • No glass containers allowed in the pool area.
  • Only soft balls are permitted (i.e. no tennis balls, footballs, racquetballs, etc).
  • Please don't distract or visit with lifeguards.
  • Please always obey our Lifeguards.

Rules And Regulations For Group Use Of City Pools

  • Adequate supervision is required. One leader per 10 children. Supervisors must be in the water with the group to assist with supervision.
  • Have your group line up in single file. Pool cashiers need a count of all group participants.
  • Take an accurate count of the group before entering and exiting.
  • Have money collected from the group prior to arrival at the pool. Present admission fees to cashier upon arrival.
  • Brief individuals in your group of all pool regulations.
  • Provide the cashier with the name of the person in charge of the group, as well as site and telephone number.
  • Arrive and depart on time and only as scheduled.
  • Inform the pool of cancellations as soon as possible.
  • Problems should be referred to the Pool Supervisor or Head Guard.
  • Groups cannot utilize the wading pools due to the limited size.
  • Bring children dressed to swim.
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