Pool Rules

Updated 5/10/16

General Rules

  • Lifeguards have the authority to enforce and/or initiate all rules for the health and safety of all patrons.
  • Absolutely no running or dangerous horseplay. Lifeguards will give one warning. If a second warning is given, the lifeguard will notify the parent/guardian. If a third warning is needed, the person will not be permitted back in the pool for 30 minutes.
  • No swimming allowed without a LBC board member or a certified lifeguard present. Swim at your own risk agreements are available for anyone over 21 and they must sign a waiver. Anyone submitting a request must be approved by a LBC board member. Swim at your own risk does not included night swimming.
  • All members are required to sign in family members and guest each visit.
  • Guest fees are required for any guests. Exceptions are those guests from out of town.
  • Guest fees are $3 per person per visit.
  • Members must be 10 years of age to be at pool without a guardian over the age of 16.
  • Parents and/or Guardians shall maintain the responsibility to supervise the actions of their children & guests at all times while on club property.
  • “Break” is called for 15 minutes before each hour. Break becomes a swim at your own risk time as lifeguards are required to perform duties other than strictly paying attention to the water activities during this time.
  • Patrons over the age of 16 may swim at their own risk during Break. Children under the age of 3 may remain in the water at their own risk during Break while in the direct care of the parent/guardian.
  • Patrons under the age of 16 may not touch the water in any way during lifeguard Break.
  • The wading pool is provided for children six years of age and under. Each child in the wading pool must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Lifeguards are not responsible for overseeing children in the wading pool.
  • No glass allowed inside pool enclosure at any time.
  • No running or rough play on pool deck.
  • No diving allowed in shallow end.
  • No hanging on lane lines or diving well ropes.
  • All swimmers must go under lane lines.
  • No playing in lanes when lap swimmers are present.
  • Diving well, diving board and slide rules must be obeyed at all times.
  • No floats allowed in the diving well, on the diving board or on the slide.
  • Float use is at the discretion of the lifeguards based on crowdedness, appropriate use and safety.
  • Only one person per float at a time. No jumping on a float or into the pool with a float allowed.
  • Members and guests are expected to clean up after themselves.
  • Members and guests are expected to exit the pool deck no later than the posted pool closure time.
  • No Bouncing balls on any area of the pool deck.

Diving Well

  • No swimming in the diving well when the diving board or slide is in use.
  • Swimmers must exit pool immediately after entering diving well at side closest to entering.

Diving Board

  • Only one person may use the diving board at a time.
  • No diving until the previous person has reached the pool ladder closest to the diving board.
  • Divers must exit deep end immediately after entering the water.
  • Only one bounce on the board allowed.
  • No lifejackets, inner tubes or other floatation devices allowed on diving board.
  • No one may be at the base of diving board to catch a swimmer.
  • No hanging on diving board.

Slide

  • Sliders must be at least 4’ tall OR pass a 25 yard swim test without assistance to use slide.
  • Only one person may use the slide at a time.
  • No sliding until the previous person has reached the pool ladder closest to the slide.
  • Sliders must slide feet first with hands and feet crossed only.
  • Sliders must exit the deep end immediately after entering the water.
  • No lifejackets, inner tubes, arm floaties or other floatation devices allowed on slide.
  • No one may be at the base of slide to catch a swimmer.
  • No hanging on slide.