Pool Policies


Aquatic Center Rules

Encouraged Behavior:

  • Soap showers before entering the pool
  • Proper swim wear
  • Safety of others
  • Cooperation with the lifeguard

Discouraged Behavior:

  • Running, pushing, horse play
  • Smoking and eating in the pool area
  • Diving in water less than 9 feet
  • Diving from the starting blocks
  • Wearing jewelry
  • Swimming with open cuts or sores
  • Using inflatable flotation device

Pool Access

Only members of the Recreation Center and authorized guests are allowed access to either one of the pools.


Recreational and Lap Swim

Lap Swim

During Lap Swim times, six laps will be available for circle swimming (swim down the right side of the lane and back on the right side of the lane). The maximum number of swimmers per lane is six.


Rec Swim

Recreation Swim is a time when all or part of the pool will have no lane lines and be open for more recreational type activities. Also during this time, the diving board may be available. See the pool hours (above) for specific time information.


Rec Center's Children Policy

Dependants 15 (fifteen) years of age and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian at all times in this facility.

Only children 5 (five) and under may accompany their legal guardian into a locker room designated for the opposite gender.

Individual restrooms are available on the second floor (off the pool balcony) for children 6 (six) and older that are not accompanied by a legal guardian of the same gender.

Lightning and Thunder Policy

The pool and pool deck are required to close during lightning and thunder. The pool will re-open 30 minutes after the last weather event was heard or seen. The Learn to Swim program has additional information for when lightning and thunder occurs during class time. More information.