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JCC POOL & SWIM LESSONS

Green check mark in a box.Pool rules

  1. Upon entering the pool area, all swimmers must check in at the lifeguard desk.
  2. No swimming without a lifeguard on duty
  3. No glass containers of any kind are allowed in the pool area (food, beverages, lotions, etc.).
  4. No food or gum is allowed in the pool area at anytime. Beverages are allowed and must be in a can, plastic bottle or paper cup. Please help keep the pool area clean and free of bugs by promptly placing all garbage in trash receptacles.
  5. No running, pushing or boisterous play.
  6. No urination, defecation, spitting or nose blowing.
  7. Persons with rashes, open sores, inflamed eyes and/or communicable diseases are not allowed in the pool. Remove all bandages before entering the pool area.
  8. Shower before and after using the pool.
  9. Diving is permitted only in the designated area at the deep end of the large pool.
  10. The decision of the lifeguards in all matters concerning the pool and the enforcement of these rules is final.

Children and the pool

  1. All children under age 15 must be supervised at the pool by an adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older.
  2. Children who are unable to stand with their heads completely above the water in the pool's shallow end must be accompanied in the water by a supervising adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older, unless they pass a test with the lifeguard. The test consists of swimming two widths of the pool and treading water for 30 seconds.
  3. Swimming accessories such as inflatable toys, kickboards, water noodles etc. may only be used in either pool with permission from the lifeguard.
  4. Permission may be denied if the pool is crowded or if items are deemed potential safety hazards.
  5. No child is allowed in the small pool unless accompanied by an adult, sibling or babysitter age 15 or older.
  6. The small pool is intended for non-swimmers. It is not to be used as a play area by those with swimming ability. At the lifeguard's discretion, older children may be asked to leave the small pool.
  7. Children who are not toilet trained must wear disposable diapers and plastic pants or special swimming diapers while in the pool.
  8. Lifeguards have the final authority regarding safety issues in the pool and pool area.

Please remember to follow all pool rules both in and out of the pool. Questions? Contact us at 315-445-2360 or jjaworski@jccsyr.org.

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