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SWIMMING RULES FOR PATRONS


i) POOL RULES are made to ensure a safe and healthy aquatic experience for ALL. In addition to the

        state “Patron Regulations for Swimming Pools” (see attachment).

  • Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing safety rules and responding to emergencies. Parents/Guardians should supervise their children.  All patrons must obey lifeguards.

  • Diving and flipping into pool is only permitted from diving boards.

  • Food, drink, and gum are only permitted in the picnic area.

  • No one admitted with skin rash, open sores, or any signs of un-cleanliness.

  • Proper swim wear only.  No cutoffs, underwear, or unclean wear allowed in the pool.  Management reserves the right to determine what is proper swim wear.

  • No diapers, approved swim diapers only (available for purchase).

  • Swimmers should shower before entering pool.

  • No Refunds.


  • Coolers and outside food are not permitted inside the facility, with the exception of water in sealed, plastic containers. Bags are subject to inspection. No food, gum, drinks, glassware, or tobacco are allowed. Littering is prohibited.

  • Swimmers 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult or member 15 years or older. The manager(s) and/or lifeguards on duty may administer a swim test to the 8-and-under swimmer at their discretion.

  • Children under 5 years of age or non-swimmers must be supervised by a responsible person who is in the water and within arms’ reach of the child. Persons unable to pass a swim test must stay in water that is not over their shoulders.

  • Running, profanity, pushing, causing undue disturbance, or any conduct that may endanger the welfare of self or other patrons is prohibited.

  • No swimming underneath the guard stands; this is out of their line of vision.

  • Diving from the deck is not permitted.

  • No talking with lifeguards on duty.

  • All injuries occurring within the pool area or restrooms must be reported to the manager on duty immediately.

  • Management reserves the right to impose rules not written for health & safety reasons.

  • Swimming is prohibited at outdoor swimming pools when lightening is present, including a 20-minute period after lightening is observed.

  • This is a non-smoking facility.

  • The Morris Pool and/or its employees are not responsible for lost/stolen items.

  • The pool manager or lifeguard on duty has the authority to enforce these rules and may remove any patron who violates these rules from the Morris Pool.

  • We want you to have a safe and healthy experience here at the Morris Pool.  Please follow the rules.  Thank you.


    ii) DIVING BOARD RULES

  • One person on diving board at a time.

  • Swimmers must be able to swim unassisted to the wall to use the boards.

  • Do not climb steps until the other diver has exited the board.

  • Only one bounce on the board.

  • Swim to nearest ladder after each dive.

  • No swimming toward or under diving boards.

  • Goggles are not permitted on the diving board.

  • Thank you!


iii) SLIDE RULES

  • Swimmers must be able to swim or walk unassisted to the steps to use the slide.

  • Swimming is prohibited in the slide plunge area.

  • Move away from the bottom of the slide immediately.

  • One swimmer at a time in each tube.

  • Must wait for plunge area to be clear of swimmers prior to entering the slide tube.

  • Swimmers must go feet first on their back. Headfirst is prohibited.

  • Swimmers must not change position once inside the tube nor stop sliding in the tubes.

  • No goggles or floaties are permitted in the slides.


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