Pool Rules and Information
ALL MEMBERS AND GUESTS MUST SIGN IN WITH
THE LIFEGUARD ON DUTY UPON ENTRANCE TO THE FACILITY.
The following are based on
Washington State and Whatcom County Health Department guidelines:
- Until Whatcom County
reaches Phase 4, occupancy will be limited to 65 persons, including
- Each member must show
their membership card.
- No person with a communicable
disease is permitted on the pool grounds (inside the fence).
- Everyone must shower
before entering any pool or hot tub. Only 1 person or members of a
family or group may use the shower at a time.
are encouraged to wear a mask when not in the pool.
must practice social distancing. No furniture within 6-feet of other
furniture. No moving of furniture!
No regular diapers (cloth or disposable)
are allowed in any pool or hot tub. Swim diapers are required.
No one under the influence of drugs or
alcohol is permitted in any pool or hot tub.
No candy, food or beverage permitted
within 12 feet of any pool or hot tub.
No chewing gum is permitted on the pool
No smoking allowed on pool property.
Only unbreakable containers are allowed
on pool grounds. NO GLASS
PERMITTED AT ANY TIME!
- Lifeguards have the authority to
ask anyone to leave the pool grounds at any time.
- Lifeguards have the authority
to exercise Club Discipline Policy for infractions.
- The lifeguard shall determine who is
capable of swimming in the deep end and using the diving board.
- The lifeguard on duty must approve
pool play toys. The lifeguards will exercise their own judgment.
Toys and games allowable will depend on the number of persons in the
pool. No floatation toys are allowed in the pool or wading
pool. Floatation vests are allowed for infants and toddlers.
- Lifeguards will monitor the hot tub
and wading pool, but are not responsible for guarding.
CLUB DISCIPLINE POLICY:
Verbal warning from life guard.
- 2nd warning results in time
- Member or guest removed from club for the rest of the day (phone
call home from Manager).
- Member privileges revoked for up to 2 weeks.
may be revoked for rest of summer. Phone call home from Manager)
Running, pushing or other pool
misbehavior is not allowed and will be subject to Club Discipline
No water guns or tennis balls allowed
inside the compound.
Those engaged in ball games
(particularly basketball) should be mindful of the safety of
non-participants around them.
Non-swimmers are restricted to the
shallow end of the pool.
All children under the age of 6
(regardless of swimming ability) must be accompanied in the pool and
supervised by an individual approved by the lifeguard on duty.
The wading pool is for children 7 years
is limited to 4 children at a time and a maximum 15-minute period.
Children must be supervised by an adult. Lifeguards will monitor the wading
pool but are not responsible for guarding.
No one is permitted to use the pool
unless a lifeguard is on duty.
Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed
in the hot tub.
No children allowed within 6-feet of the
hot tub at any time.
Occupancy is limited to 4 persons at a
time and a maximum 15-minute period.
Lifeguards will monitor the hot tub
but are not responsible for
DIVING BOARD AND SLIDE:
Only 1 person at a time may be on
the diving board or on the slide.
No running or horseplay on the diving board
or on the slide.
Area under the diving board and the
slide must be
clear before use.
The lifeguard may close the diving
board and/or the slide during periods of heavy pool use.
- Refer to additional rules posted at the slide.
Pool hours will be posted on the bulletin board.
Adult Only (noon) lap swim: Use
during this time is restricted to persons 18 years of age or older.
- Early Bird and 6pm lap swim: Teens 13 and up may
Split Lane swim: From 1:30 to 2:00pm
on weekdays, and 6:00 to 7:00pm on all days, the pool will be
divided, with the west lanes reserved for lap swim and the east
lanes available for open swim. The diving board and slide
will be closed. No games may be played in the pool and noise shall
be kept to a minimum. The hot tub and wading pool will remain open
for regular use.
- Only 1 guest per member allowed in pool during lap
swim (but no guests will be allowed until Whatcom County reaches
Phase 4; except as noted below).
The lifeguard will have a portable phone at all times which is reserved
for emergency use. Members can make brief local calls on the
wall-mounted phone outside of the pool office. Please check with the
NO GUESTS will be allowed until
Whatcom County reaches Phase 4, except that members who reserve the pool for
private parties may bring invited guests at no charge as long as the total
number of persons does not exceed 65 people, including staff.
NOTE: Childcare providers,
including grandparents, who bring member children to the pool, shall be
considered members of a household (rather than guests) and may therefore use
the pool, as long as the parent/legal guardian is not also in attendance.
Once Whatcom County reaches
Phase 4, the following rules for guests shall apply:
$5.00 per day, per person, whether
they use the pool/hot tub or not.
Guest passes are available in
books of 10 passes for $45.
No charge for out-of-county guests, sitters,
or children under 4.
Guests must be accompanied by
Guests who reside inside Whatcom
County are limited to 15 visits per swimming season.
Families are limited to 3 guests at
any one visit or 1 guest family.
Siblings and friends of children in swim
lessons may not be left unattended at the pool.
Active club members may rent the
pool before and after hours for $115 for two hours
(Monday-Saturday evenings from 9-11pm and Saturday and Sunday mornings
from 9:30-11:30am; any Saturday/Sunday morning rental slot not booked by
the end of business on the previous Monday will revert to a regular
Saturday/Sunday morning open swim).
A non-refundable $25 deposit
(applied toward the cost of the rental) is required to secure the reservation. Call Ken Ericson, Pool Manager, at
or the pool answering
machine during non-operating hours at 360-647-2168.
the What's New for additional information).
In consideration of our neighbors,
please keep noise down after 9:00 PM (including music and noise in
the parking lot).
Park cars in designated areas only. Overflow lot next door may be
PICNIC AREA & GAS GRILL:
The picnic area may be reserved for a 2-hour period – please sign up on
the whiteboard located in the picnic area. Please refrain from large
groups during adult swim, adult swim with children on deck rules are in
Please use bicycle rack provided in
the parking lot or bike rings on outside wall of pool building.
No bicycles within the pool area
unless property of a lifeguard on duty.
No dogs or pets within fenced area.
Please clean up after yourself and
place recyclable cans in the container provided.
THIS CLUB BELONGS TO YOU. PLEASE KEEP IT CLEAN.