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Natatorium

Natatorium Rules and Regulations

  • All pools will be cleared of members and guests during severe weather.
  • For your safety, the leisure pool has 10-minute hourly safety breaks.
  • Showers must be taken before entering any of the pools.
  • Appropriate swimming (swimsuit) attire must be worn.
  • No T-shirts, gym shorts, sports bras, thongs etc. (Lifeguard has final say on what is acceptable)
  • Chewing gum, food, and glass containers are not permitted in or around pools.
  • Street shoes are not permitted on the pool deck.
  • When requested, lap swimmers shall circle swim in a counter clockwise direction.
  • Kickboards, pull buoys, dumbbells, wet belts, etc. are used for exercise only. Wet belts are not to be used as flotation devices for children.
  • Diving, running on the decks and horseplay in or around the pools is not allowed.
  • At the discretion of the lifeguard, diving rings, noodles and balls may be used in the leisure pool but not in the vortex.
  • Large floating devices are not permitted.
  • Swim diapers or plastic pants are required for children not toilet trained.
  • Please do not talk to the lifeguard while he/she is actively scanning the pool.
  • People using the vortex must be able to swim in deep water.
  • People using the vortex for exercise have priority.
  • Vortex capacity is six people.
  • Public display of affection is not permitted.
  • Underwater swimming and breath-holding is not permitted in any pool.