YMCA SWIMMING POOL RULES print  |  close window  
  • No swimming when lifeguard is not on duty!
  • All swimmers must shower before entering the pool and/or spa.
  • Obey lifeguards at all times and enter/exit pool thru locker room.
  • No gum, food, drinks, or smoking in locker rooms/pool area.
  • No glass containers in pool or locker room areas.
  • No running, pushing, dunking or horseplay at ANY time.
  • The pool will close during thunderstorms–and will remain closed until the threat has passed.
  • Children ten (10) years old and under MUST take a swim test to swim in the deep end of the pool.
  • Kick boards and pull buoys are for instruction, swim team, and lap swimmers only.
  • Circle swim etiquette will be used when there are more than two (2) swimmers in a lane.
  • Jumping and diving are only permitted off the green mat located in the deep end.
  • No back dives, flips or twists.
  • No jumping or diving in the shallow pool.
  • Proper bathing attire must be worn AT ALL TIMES.
  • Children five (5) and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult (minimum of eighteen [18] years old) at all times.
  • Children five (5) and under must remain within arm's reach and or wear a US Coast Guard approved PFD at all times.
  • Children six (6) to eight (8) must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (minimum of eighteen [18] years old) in the pool area.
  • An adult must sign-in children nine (9) to thirteen (13) years. Sign-in book is located in the lifeguard office.
  • Infants or young children that wear diapers MUST wear disposable swim pants/diapers covered by a swimsuit.
  • Swimmers must be sixteen (16) years of age to utilize lap lanes.
  • Children who wear PFD must have an adult in the water within arm's reach at all times.

PLEASE NOTE: Additional Spa (Hot Tub/Sauna) rules are posted as well, and your cooperation in following them is greatly appreciated.

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