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Aquatics & Safety (Red Cross)

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Pool Rules

  • Enter the water only when a lifeguard is on duty. 
  • Shower before entering the water. 
  • No running is allowed on the pool deck. 
  • Circle swim when necessary. 
  • Use non-breakable plastic containers (NO GLASS).
  • No food/gum allowed on deck. 
  • No oversized floats, rafts, or inner tubes during open recreation hours. Soft pool toys allowed; no hard plastic or metal toys. 
  • No riding or standing on shoulders. 
  • Diving is allowed from starting blocks only. 
  • No hanging or dunking on the water basketball rim. No hanging or sitting on the lane lines. 
  • Fins are allowed in the lap lanes only. The running belts are not to be used as flotation devices.
  •  Kick-boards, pull buoys, fins, and running belts are allowed in the pool but the lifeguard may limit their use if the pool is crowded or they are not being used for their intended purpose.
  •  Arm floats and floating rings for children are allowed in the shallow end only. 
  • Children with flotation devices must have an adult in the water with them at all times.
  •  Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times. 
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the aquatic area. 
  • Any child using a flotation device (life-jacket, belt, etc.) must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times. 
  • Plastic, leak-proof pants must be worn by infants. 
  • Proper swimming attire is required for use of the pool.

Spa Rules

  • The following individuals should not use the spa: those with heart disease, diabetes, high or low blood pressure, circulatory or respiratory problems, seizures, epilepsy, pregnant women, those who are using prescribed or illegal drugs or under the influence of alcohol. 
  • Children age 5 and under are not permitted in the spa. 
  • Shower before entering the spa. 
  • Limit your use of the spa to 15 minutes; long exposure may result in nausea, dizziness, or fainting. 
  • Do not use body lotions, oils, or suntan preparations before entering the spa. 
  • Do not submerge to the bottom of the spa. Hair/clothing may become entangled in the drain suction. 
  • Children between the ages of 6 and 14 must be accompanied by an adult in the spa at all times. 
  • Only 12 persons at a time are permitted in the spa. 
  • Proper swimming attire is required for use of the spa.

Sauna Rules

  • The following individuals should not use the sauna: those with heart disease, diabetes, high or low blood pressure, circulatory or respiratory problems, seizures, epilepsy, pregnant women, those who are using prescribed or illegal drugs or under the influence of alcohol. 
  • Children age 5 and under are not permitted in the sauna. 
  • Limit yourself to 15 minutes. 
  • Allow yourself at least 5 minutes after exercising to cool down before entering the sauna. 
  • Shower before entering the spa or pool after a stay in the sauna. 
  • Strenuous exercise is prohibited in the sauna. 
  • Children between the ages of 6 and 14 must be accompanied by an adult in the sauna at all times. 
  • All individuals using the sauna must sit on a towel. 
  • Only swim wear may be worn in the sauna.