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Pool Rules


Chester Hills Pool Membership Waiver Form (72.77 KB)
Chester Hills Pool Rules (163.78 KB)

Chester Hills Recreation Area POOL RULES

Revised 06/2018

Read and save. Signed acknowledgement of pool rules must be submitted with member dues. ONLY MEMBERS WHOSE DUES ARE PAID AND MEMBERSHIP IS IN GOOD STANDING ARE ELIGIBLE FOR POOL PRIVELAGES.

I. ADMITTANCE TO AREA

  1. The gate to the fenced pool area is to be kept closed at all times.

  2. No pets or wheel toys shall be allowed in the fenced area.

  3. Swimmers shall check in with the Lifeguard upon entering the area. Lifeguard must verify punch card if you are using guest passes.

  4. Leave all valuables at home; there is no provision for checking or storing these items at the pool.

  5. The use of speakers or similar noise-making equipment is discouraged.

II. HOURS AND SCHEDULE

  1. Regular swimming hours 7 days per week are Monday through Friday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. The pool will be open from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for ADULTS ONLY swim.

  2. The pool will be closed at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. for a 10-minute Lifeguard break. NO PERSON may be in the pool during the Lifeguard break. Failure to comply is a violation of Pool rules.

  3. Closure of the pool during cold or inclement weather will be determined by the management.

  4. Swimming lessons and special events are to be arranged with the Pool Board of Directors.

III. SAFETY RULES

  1. No one may swim alone. No swimming at night without the use of lights.

  2. The head lifeguard is given authority to test a child for swimming capability and regulate when and where the child may swim. This includes all SWIMMERS AGE 12 and OLDER. a. Children ages 12 and older may attend the pool unaccompanied by an adult. With written parent permission, older siblings may supervise younger siblings. Written permission MUST BE INCLUDED ON WAIVER.

  3. The following applies in the fenced area and large pool: a. No running, pushing, throwing or causing undue disturbance. b. The lifeguard has discretionary authority with regard to appropriate use of objects such as toys, balls, masks, fins, etc. c. No bottles, fireworks, glasses or other potentially dangerous articles. d. No alcoholic beverages. e. No smoking, vaping or e-cigarettes.

  4. Diving board rules MUST be followed. The lifeguard will enforce these rules. Consistent failure to follow diving board rules will result in removal of diving board.

  5. The following applies to the wading pool. a. Each child must be accompanied and supervised by and adult or authorized person. b. The lifeguard is NOT responsible for this area.

IV. HEALTH RULES

  1. Take a quick soapy shower before entering the pool.

  2. Children not toilet trained are required to wear swim diapers.

  3. Keep pool area clean, put garbage in appropriate containers.

  4. All members are responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the pool.

  5. No on with an infectious disease, cough, cold, fever, sores, or wearing bandages or band-aids will be permitted in the pool.

  6. Limit shower time to a minimum.

V. GUEST RULES

  1. Members are responsible for the registration of their swimming guests at the pool and for their compliance with these rules.

  2. All guest must be accompanied by a member in the pool area.

  3. Guest passes must be purchased in advanced. Each member may purchase a punch card of 5 guest passes for $15. It is the Members responsibility to give the pass to the lifeguard and receive a punch for use. Nonmembers will not be permitted to use the pool without a Member and their punch-card. Each guest pass punch admits 2 guests. Guest passes are limited to 4 people (2 punches) per visit (includes swimmers and non-swimmers).

  4. Member families shall be permitted to make reservations for parties or groups not to exceed 20 persons for a fee of $75 paid prior to the date of event. Advanced reservations are a must to ensure necessary lifeguard staffing and reservations shall be posted on a calendar at the pool. Reservations shall not exclude use of the pool by other members.

VI. ENFORCEMENT

The lifeguard or person in charge is required and directed to eject any person from the pool area whose actions or conduct endanger the safety of others or who violate any of the swimming pool rules. Children who disobey the rules may be sent home for the day. Continuous infractions may be punished by several days suspension to be levied by the Board of Directors. Disagreements will be referred to the Board of Directors, but the lifeguard on duty must be obeyed. Any questions can be directed to the Board of Directors at chesterpoolmembership@gmail.com


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Chester Hills Pool
2008 Balfour Rd.
Spokane Valley, WA 99206