WEST ARUNDEL SWIM CLUB

POOL RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

 

 

GENERAL RULES

  1. Profane language and/or unruly conduct will not be allowed or tolerated in or around pool property
  2. No running on deck or around the area of the tables

3.      Running will be permitted behind the swings and wading

  1. No eating or drinking on the deck or in the pool (All food  must be consumed in the grassy area)
  2. No playing with trash cans or lids
  3. No sitting on the tables
  4. No misuse of chairs, umbrellas, tables, or light poles
  5. No climbing/jumping any fence in or around the pool
  6. No chewing gum within the pool area
  7. No squirt guns in the pool area
  8. No littering (Please dispose of litter in trash cans)
  9. No glass containers or bottles in the pool area
  10. Telephone will be answered only by the staff
  11. Only staff will be allowed in the office
  12. No talking to guards while they are in the chair
  13. No using or climbing on guard chairs except by the guard
  14. No use of safety equipment except by staff
  15. No towel snapping
  16. Smoking is prohibited in the pool, on the deck, and in the bath house
  17. No Alcoholic Beverages permitted on pool property
  18. All children under the age of ten must have ADULT SUPERVISION unless they pass the swimming test given by the guard staff

 

 

 

 

POOL RULES

  1. No pushing or pulling anyone into the pool
  2. No diving off the shoulders of another person
  3. No dive/jump over the hand game
  4. Ladders are used for entering and exiting the pool
  5. No balls allowed in the water (excluding small nerfs)
  6. No sitting or hanging on the ropes in the pool
  7. No using ropes as ladders to exit the pool
  8. No removing drain covers or skimmer lids
  9. No cartwheels, handstands, etc. into the pool
  10. No throwing rocks in the pool or pool area
  11. No sailor dives except in the 12 feet section
  12. No back dives from the edge into the pool (Backdives will be permitted from the boards)
  13. No spitting water
  14. No hats or other non-swimwear allowed in the pool
  15. No diving in the 3 feet
  16. No dunking, horseplay, or wrestling in the 3, 4, and 12 feet
  17. No body slams, ˝ nelsons, or full nelsons
  18. No dunking by the head or neck
  19. No rings or any flotation devices permitted in the pool (excluding water wings - must be accompanied by a parent or adult)

 

WADING POOL RULES

  1. No one over the age of six allowed in the wading pool
  2. Children in the wading pool must be supervised by an ADULT
  3. No diapers in the pools (Please ensure that your child has on a “SWIM diaper”)

 

BATH HOUSE RULES

  1. No ball playing will be allowed in front of the bath house, against the bath house, or in the bath house
  2. No playing with the hoses
  3. No playing in  the bath house or in the showers

 

DIVING BOARDS (All swimmers 12 and under using the boards MUST pass the Swim Test)

  1. One Bounce
  2. Everyone must go straight off the boards
  3. No sitting to jump or dive
  4. No handstands or cartwheels
  5. One person on the board at a time
  6. Person preparing to dive must first wait for the exit of the previous diver
  7. While the boards are open the well is off limits to swimming - While the well is open the boards are off limits to diving
  8. No goggles, glasses, masks, water wings, or flotation devices will be worn on the diving boards
  9. If there is nobody in the well or going off the dives, then the person(s) wanting to use the well or dives must ask if the boards or well are open
  10. No hanging on the spicket under the low board
  11. No hanging on the boards
  12. No crisscrossing
  13. Any person using the diving board or well may be called upon to demonstrate his/her swimming ability

 

SWINGS AND ANIMALS

  1. Six and under only on the baby swings
  2. Ten and under only on the animals
  3. Only one person on the swings or animals at a time
  4. No twisting on the swings
  5. No standing on the swings or animals
  6. No climbing on the swing set

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUBE SLIDE

 

·        All swimmers using the slide MUST pass the swim test

·        All swimmers using the slide MUST remain seated at all times
·        One person on the slide at a time

 

 

 

 

NEW RULES MAY BE ADDED OR THESE RULES MAY BE CHANGED VERBALLY BY THE MANAGEMENT IF IT IS FELT THAT THEY WILL PROVIDE A SAFER SWIMMING ENVIRONMENT.  IF A VERBAL CHANGE SHOULD OCCUR, THIS CHANGE OR ADDITION WILL BE ADDED TO THIS LIST.