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Rules and Policies
Pool and Water Safety Rules
Obey the instructions of pool staff at all times.
Adult supervision is required in the water for all non-swimmers.
Children six (6) & under must be accompanied by an adult and within arm’s reach at all times. The only exception are children participating in aquatics programs.
Children who are not toilet trained must wear special swim diapers under the bathing suit. Disposable diapers are not permitted.
Only Coast Guard approved floatation devices, such as life vests, are permitted.Toys permitted at the discretion of the aquatics staff to ensure a safe environment.
Only proper swim attire allowed. No street clothes allowed.
All patrons are required to wear swim caps regardless of hair length. The only exception to this rule are swimmers with special needs.
Children ten (10) & under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Shower & remove band-aids before entering water.
Pool Deck Rules
No street shoes permitted on the deck.
No food or eating is permitted anywhere on the deck.
Only water in plastic containers is permitted on the deck.
No bags or street clothes allowed on deck (day lockers are available in locker rooms).
Only aquatics staff and JCC program staff are allowed on main deck. All others must use observation deck upstairs or benches next to training pool.
Only authorized JCC instructors and coaches are permitted to provide swim instruction.
Lap Lane Etiquette
Be courteous to and considerate of fellow swimmers.
Try to swim in the same lane as someone of comparable speed.
Do not swim on your back with two or more people in the lane.
Adult lap swim is open to members ages fourteen (14) & up.
When entering an active lane, inform fellow swimmers.
Do not dive into lap lanes.
Circular swim pathway required for three or more people in a lane.
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