No one will be allowed in the swimming area unless the pool is officially open and a lifeguard is on duty. Entering the pool area when it is not open for public use is prohibited and may be considered a trespass.
All persons entering the pool area must pay the appropriate admission fee or present proof of a valid membership.
Family and couple memberships must have all members listed as dependents on their Federal Income Tax Return for membership inclusion. Adult children and grandchildren who do not reside with you are not eligible for pool membership or inclusion in your membership (they shall be treated as paying guests). Inclusion of non-residents on your pool registration form is in violation of your pool membership, which will result in membership termination without refund.
Membership cards will be issued to all members and are required for pool entrance. There will be a $5 replacement fee if lost.
Lifeguards and staff have the authority to enforce all pool rules. Patrons who repeatedly violate the rules or reasonable requests of staff may be ejected from the facility.
Pool we be closed at 3:30 pm on the days of Hollymead Swim Team Meets.
Swim toys, balls and the like may be used at the discretion of the supervisor on duty.
Parties occurring during the day require that all party guests be pool members or paid guests, with no exceptions.
The last 10 mins of every hour will be considered adult swim and person 18 and under must exit the pool until the lifeguard end adult swim.
Childcare passes allow childcare providers access to the pool to supervise child of paying members. Any member or caregiver who is under 16 my only accompany 2 children between the ages of 8 to 12. Childcare passes are $25 and each membership is only allowed one. Childcare providers are only authorized admission when supervising children who are members of the pool. They are not full members and may not purchase or use guest passes for children who are not pool members.
In the event of thunder the pool will be cleared for twenty minutes following the last thunder event. In the event of lightening, the pool deck will be cleared and all patrons must leave the pool area for a minimum of 30 minutes.
Smoking is not permitted indoors or within the fenced in area at the pool.
Diving is permitted in the diving well only. Only one person is allowed on the diving board at any given time. At no time other than swim meets or during swim practice under direct supervision of the swim coach is anyone allowed on the starting blocks.
Hanging or sitting on the lane lines is not permitted.
Food or refreshments may be consumed in designated areas of the pool deck, including the picnic and grassy areas. Coolers are permitted in the grass area but not on deck. All bags, baskets and coolers are subject to inspection. No grills, gas or electric cooking devices may be brought into the pool premises.
Food and drinks (other than water in an appropriate plastic container) are not permitted on the pool decks except in designated seating areas.
Glass containers, alcoholic beverages, drugs and pets are not permitted.
Service animals are permitted in the pool area but not in the pool itself.
Employees are the only persons allowed in staff rooms, filter room, chemical storage areas and offices.
The outdoor pools may be closed and cleared periodically for a safety check or to apply chemicals. This is a good time to head to the restrooms while our staff check and adjust chemicals to ensure proper sanitation of swimming pool water.
No running is allowed on the pool deck.
Failure to clean up after the party may result in suspension of pool privileges.
One swim lane will be setup and open during pool hours Monday through Friday. Swim lanes are not authorized to be used on weekends.
All patrons within the pool area must be attired in swimming apparel. No street clothes are allowed in the pool. Clothing such as cut-offs, gym shorts and underwear is not permitted as swimwear. Swimwear should not have been worn for exercising immediately prior to pool use as soiled clothing can create an unhealthy swimming environment. All clothing must be colorfast and lightweight material suitable for swimwear, such as Lycra, Spandex or nylon.
Socializing with or distracting pool staff, including lifeguards, is prohibited.
No person within the pool area shall behave in such a manner as to jeopardize the safety and health of himself/herself and others. Such behavior, including abusive or profane language, shall be grounds for expulsion.
Loitering will not be permitted on the pool grounds or within any of its facilities.
Running, boisterous or rough play, pushing, acrobatics, dunking, wrestling, offensive or disruptive splashing or yelling, diving or jumping without care and caution, snapping of towels, improper conduct causing undue disturbances on or about the pool area or any acts which would endanger any patron are prohibited.
Spitting, spouting water, blowing nose, urinating or defecating in the pool is prohibited.
No prolonged underwater swimming for time and/or distance. Competitive or repetitive breath holding can be deadly and is not permitted.
Poor behavior, including screaming at or striking any individual, at the pool will result in an immediate ejection from the pool for the day.
Gum chewing is not permitted anywhere in the pool area for health and safety reasons.
Age, Health, and Safety Restrictions
Any child under the age of 13 or has not completed 5th Grade must be accompanied by an adult supervisor (age 18+).
Any member or caregiver who is under 16 my only accompany 2 children between the ages of 8 to 12.
Any child 5 years and older are not permitted to use the baby pool.
Children not potty trained must wear protective wear such as swim diaper or rubber pants while in the water.
Parent or adult must accompany and supervise children using the baby pool AT ALL TIMES. (This means inside the fence surrounding the baby pool.)
A child using a floatation type device, such as water wings or float vest, must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted in the pool area.
Any injury occurring in the pool must be reported to a lifeguard or pool supervisor immediately.
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 to cover an open (unhealed) wound will not be permitted in the pool.
Any adult or child who is experiencing even a mild case of diarrhea may not use the pool. Persons with diarrhea should wait two weeks after symptoms end before returning to the pool. Pathogens of concern may still be shed up to two weeks following the end of symptoms.
Guests are limited to no more than 5 per MEMBERSHIP at a time unless approval has been granted at least 1 week in advance.
Members and their guests must register (and pay for guests) upon entering the pool. Members must accompany their guests at all times. Guests must wait outside the gate until their host arrives.
Guests must be accompanied by a member over the age of 13.
Guests must be under the immediate supervision of the sponsoring member at all times.
Guests may not remain within the pool complex without the sponsoring member.
Guest must sign the assumption of risk and release waiver form. Form must be signed by adult or legal guardian of minors. Members under the age of 13 may NOT bring in a guest without an adult member present.
Youth Disciplinary Policy
The following actions will be taken concerning pool rules violations:
The lifeguard will whistle to alert the individual of a rule violation.
For a second violation the individual will be asked to take a time out. The time out area is under one of the guard stands.
For a third violation the individual will be asked to leave the pool area for the remainder of the day. A parent will be notified of the violations.
Should an individual continue to disobey pool rules they may lose pool privileges for an extended period of time.