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Pool Rules

General Rules:

  • You must be 8 years old to enter the pool without an adult

  • Boys must wear swimming trunks with liners, no cotton material is allowed in the pool, including underwear

  • Girls must wear a swimming suit that is made of a non-absorbent material, cotton and velvet are examples of materials that are not allowed

  • Food and drinks will be allowed ONLY on the grassy areas of the facility

  • No glass containers are allowed

  • No smoking in and around the pool facility

  • No alcoholic beverages allowed

  • No gum allowed

  • Use of the facility by anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited

  • All swimmers must take a cleansing shower before entering the pool

  • Swimmers with open sores, cuts, a communicable disease, diarrhea or that have been vomiting within the last 2 weeks are PROHIBITED from pool use

  • All patrons requiring a diaper, must have appropriate swim diapers for pool use and the changing of diapers must be done in designated areas

  • No flotation devices of any kind, including life jackets, are allowed in the pool.  Any person with a disability requiring a floatation device must check in with the Pool Manager or Head Lifeguard prior to entering the pool

  • No running or horseplay allowed

  • No diving in the shallow end, diving only allowed where marked on the deck

  • No flips off the side of the pool

  • You must enter the water feet first and facing the pool

  • No belly flops except where diving is allowed

  • No carrying people on backs/shoulders

  • No unwanted or excessive splashing

  • No snorkels or goggles that cover the nose are allowed

  • Lifeguards reserve the right to administer a swim test to all patrons wanting to swim in deep water

  • Patrons are not permitted on the lifeguard stands at any time

  • No unnecessary conversation with the lifeguards on duty

  • Leaders of visiting groups or clubs shall assume the responsibility for the conduct of their group while visiting any of the pool facilities

  • No playing on ladders is allowed

  • Anyone with seizure, heart, or circulatory problems should swim with a buddy and alert the staff in case of emergency

  • Disciplinary action is at the discretion of the lifeguards and pool manager on duty, if you are asked to leave you must do so, and you will not receive a refund

  • Anyone refusing to obey the pool rules is subject to removal from the premises

    Slide Rules:

    Orange Slide Entrance Rules

    1. Maximum operation load: 1 person, 300 lbs (136 Kg).

    2. Children under 48 inches (1.22 m) tall are not permitted on this ride.

    3. Eyeglasses must be securely affixed to riders with head straps.

    4. Swim wear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation are not permitted.

    5. Only one rider to enter the flume at a time.  Single Riders Only!

    6. Never form chains.

    7. Slide must be ridden feet first lying on your back with legs firmly crossed at the ankles and arms folded across the chest (to prevent elbows contacting the flume).

    8. Riders must wait for the attendants start signal before starting the ride.

    9. Do not uncross your legs or attempt to sit up until you come to a stop in the shutdown lane.

    10. Do not run, dive, stand, kneel, rotate or stop in the slide.

    11. At the end of the slide, obey all instructions by attendant and exit quickly.

    12. CAUTION: For safety reasons, pregnant women or persons with heart conditions or back trouble should not ride this slide.

    Orange Slide Exit Rules

    1. Do not block the end of the slide.

    2. Leave the shutdown lane quickly and orderly.

    3. No swimming or flotation devices allowed in the shutdown lane.

    Red Slide Entrance Rules

    1. Maximum operation load: 1 person, 300 lbs (136 Kg).

    2. Children under 40 inches (1.02 m) tall are not permitted on this ride.

    3. Eyeglasses must be securely affixed to riders with head straps.

    4. Swim wear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation are not permitted.

    5. Only one rider to enter the flume at a time.  Single Riders Only!

    6. Never form chains.

    7. Slide must be ridden feet first lying on your back or in a sitting position (sit up to go slower, lie down to go faster).

    8. Riders must wait for the attendants start signal before starting the ride.

    9. Keep arms and hands inside the flumes at all times.

    10. Do not run, dive, stand, kneel, rotate or stop in the slide.

    11. At the end of the slide, obey all instructions by splash pool attendant and exit quickly.

    12. CAUTION: For safety reasons, pregnant women or persons with heart conditions or back trouble should not ride this slide.

    Red Slide Exit Rules

    1. Do not block the end of the slide.

    2. Leave the splash pool quickly and orderly.

    3. No swimming or flotation devices allowed in the splash pool.

    Diving Board Rules: 

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

    • Swimmers using the diving board must wait until the previous diver has cleared the area before they are allowed to dive

    • No running allowed on diving board

    • Only one bounce is allowed on the diving board

    • You must be able to swim across the pool to use the diving board

    • You must exit the diving area by ladder only

    • Divers must jump straight out from the end of the diving board


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