Aquatics / Pool Policies
Swim Age Guidelines
Children ages 8 and under who are unable to pass the swim test MUST have adult supervision in the water with-in an arm’s reach. Lifejackets may be worn, but do not replace the need for adult supervision.
Children 8-11 years and older may be in the pool unaccompanied, but a parent must remain in the facility.
Children 13 and up may be in the pool and facility unaccompanied.
Wear family appropriate and clean swim attire only.
Storm Weather: Lightening
In cases of thunderstorms should lightning strike within 8 miles of the facility the pool will shutdown until the lightning is no longer within the stated distance.
Life-jackets, Inflatables, and Flotation Devices
Life-jackets may be worn, but do not replace the need for adult supervision.
Only U.S. Coast Guard approved life-jackets are allowed. Users must remain within arm’s reach of an adult.
Water wings or other inflatable devices are not permitted unless they are United States Coast Guard approved.
All children that are not potty-trained must wear swim diapers or fitted plastic pants. Standard diapers are not allowed.
Rest breaks may be called at the lifeguards discretion. All swimmers must exit the pool during breaks.
Pool Etiquette & Behavior
A cleansing shower is required before entering the pool.
No running, boisterous or rough play (except during YMCA supervised water sports) is permitted in the pool or on the runways, diving docks, floats, platforms or in the dressing rooms.
Spitting or spouting water, blowing your nose, or any other similar activities in the swimming pool is strictly prohibited.
Diving is only allowed from the far deep end of the pool Anyone jumping off the side of the pool must do so facing forward. No back dives, flips, cartwheels, or pushing is allowed in any area of the pool.
No extended breath-holding or hyperventilation.
Glass and shatter-able items are prohibited in the pool area.
Do not run or engage in rough play in the pool area or locker rooms.