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IM Sports West Pool Rules

  • LIFEGUARDS must be properly positioned in the stand before any participant can enter the water.
  • REC SPORTS DEPARTMENT STAFF has final authority on all matters.
  • PROPER SWIMMING ATTIRE IS REQUIRED.  THONGS and STREET CLOTHES ARE PROHIBITED. 
  • NO RUNNING ON DECK.
  • NO PROLONGED BREATH HOLDING
  • NO HORSE PLAY or ROUGH PLAY ALLOWED.
  • NO PROFANITY or VULGAR LANGUAGE.
  • NO DIVING IN LAP LANES ALLOWED.  FEET FIRST ENTRY ONLY.
  • NO GLASS or other BREAKABLE MATERIAL ALLOWED.
  • NO FOOD, DRINK or CHEWING GUM ALLOWED in the Indoor pool. (Outdoor Pool: Food and Drink allowed on the lawn)
  • DO NOT HANG or SWIM ACROSS LANE LINES.
  • NO SMOKING or DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED.
  • NO SPITTING and NOSE BLOWING in POOL or GUTTERS ALLOWED.
  • ALL CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE MUST BE SUPERVISED BY PARENTS (PARENTS MUST REMAIN ON DECK AREA AT ALL TIMES).
  • INFANTS MUST WEAR SWIM DIAPER and PLASTIC PANTS IN POOL.
  • ONLY U.S COAST GUARD approved flotation devices are permitted.
  • Purposeful Hyperventilation is PROHIBITED.
  • Participants with an infectious condition or communicable disease such as a cold, skin eruption, or open blister are not permitted to use the pool.
  • Follow Posted Lap Swimming Guidelines.
  • PLACE ALL TRASH IN TRASH RECEPTACLES.
  • NO PETS ALLOWED.
  • KICKBOARDS and PULL BOUYS ARE NOT TO BE USED AS FLOATING DEVICES.

VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE RULE(S) MAY BE GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL FROM AQUATIC FACILITY.

Indoor Diving Area Rules

  • LIFEGUARDS must be properly positioned in the stand before any participant can enter the water.
  • NO SWIMMING IN THE DIVING WELL IS ALLOWED, WHILE DIVING BOARDS ARE IN USE.
  • YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM IN 16 FEET OF WATER TO BE IN THE DIVING WELL.  NO FLOATATION DEVICES WILL BE ALLOWED.
  • NO ONE ALLOWED OFF OF 3 METER PLATFORM

 

1 METER AND 3 METER SPRINGBOARDS

  • ONLY ONE BOUNCE ON BOARD
  • JUMP OR DIVE STRAIGHT OUT FROM BOARDS
  • ONE PERSON ON SPRINGBOARD AT A TIME
  • NO HANDSTANDS ON BOARDS
  • NO BUTT DROPS OFF BOARDS

 

PLATFORMS

  • ONLY 3 METER AND 5 METER PLATFORMS WILL BE OPERATIONAL.
  • ONLY 10 PERSONS PER PLATFORM AT A TIME.
  • NO HANDSTANDS OFF PLATFORMS.
  • JUMP STRAIGHT OUT FROM MIDDLE OF PLATFORM (STAY AWAY FROM RAILINGS).
  • SWIMMERS MUST SWIM TO NEAREST SIDEWALL TO GET OUT OF POOL.  NO SWIMMING IN FRONT OF LANDING ZONES.
  • MAKE SURE THAT SWIMMER HAS REACHED THE SIDE OF POOL BEFORE THE NEXT PERSON GOES OFF PLATFORM.
  • NO ONE IS EVER ALLOWED ON THE 7 METER OR 10 METER PLATFORMS AT ANY TIME DURING OPEN SWIM.  VIOLATION OF THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN A PERMANENT BAN FROM IM POOLS.