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Ridley Township Swim Club

RULES AND REGULATIONS – 2017

APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MARCH, 2017

 

The following rules and regulations have been established for the protection  and benefit of all the members of the Ridley Township Swim Club and their guests.  They have been established to assure safe and sanitary operation of the club facilities.

 

Parents are requested to caution their children to observe these rules and regulations and to obey the instruction of the manager, lifeguards, and other pool personnel.  Failure to comply with these rules may be considered cause for suspension of the pool privilege.

 

SECTION I – DEFINITIONS

1.  Recreation Area – Land owned by the Ridley Township Swim Club.

2.  Pool Area – the fenced-in swimming area including the bathhouse.

3.  Parking Area – the paved area in front of the bath house reserved for the parking of automobiles.

4.  Picnic Area – fenced-in area at North end of grounds, set aside for picnics and recreation.

5.  Adult – one who has reached their 15th birthday by opening day.

6.  Child – one who is over 1 year old but has not reached their 15th birthday by opening day.

 

SECTION II – SAFETY

1.   No one is permitted in the pool unless a lifeguard is on duty.

2.   Children in the wading pool are solely the responsibility of their parents and are not under the supervision of the lifeguards.

3.   Children under 12 years old and over 8 years old may be permitted to enter the Swim Club alone if he or she can pass a test given by the manager or assistant manager.  The manager or assistant manager will provide the child with

certification of successful completion of the test.  If they do not qualify, they must be accompanied by an adult, or qualified swimmer 15 years of age or over.

4.   Non-qualified swimmers are not permitted in deep water beyond the 4-foot rope line.

5.   Use of the wading pool is restricted to children under the age of 6 years.

6.   No floating devices will be permitted in the main pool, except on designated float nights.  Small inflatable rubber or plastic toys will be permitted in the wading pool.  However, no hard, sharp, or breakable items such as buckets, shovels, skin diving equipment, etc., will be allowed.

7.   Swimmies are permitted only with adult supervision.

8.   No Swimmies permitted beyond the 4 foot rope line.

9.   Only one person is permitted on the diving board and/or slide at a time.  Area must be clear before diving.  All divers must enter the diving area of the pool via the diving boards, and exit via the ladders.

10.  No running, pushing, wrestling, dunking, rough play, etc., is permitted within the pool area. Management may prohibit ball throwing at their discretion.

11.  No glass containers may be brought into the recreation area.

12.  All injuries, however slight, must be reported to either the manager or assistant manager.

13.  The diving and swimming sections of the main pool shall be separated by a floating lifeline; sitting on, standing on, or pulling along the lifeline is not permitted.

14.  The use of the pool apron for sun bathing is prohibited.

15.  Members shall drive slowly and carefully at all times in the club parking area.

16.  Recreation Area – members must abide by rules and regulations governing athletic activities.

17.  No spitting.

18.  No loitering in breezeway.

 

SECTION III – CLEANLINESS AND HEALTH

1.   Appropriate swimwear is required – i.e. no jeans or cutoffs.

2.   If necessary, please shower before entering pool.

3.   Use toilet facilities before entering pool.

4.   Persons suffering communicable illnesses, skin disease, sores, fungus infections, eye, ear, nose or throat infections are prohibited from using the pool.  The pool manager will bar from the pool any person who, in his/her opinion, exhibits evidence of the above.

5.   No pets are allowed on club grounds at any time.

6.   Food or refreshments of any description may be consumed only in prescribed areas.  No food or any description may be carried to or eaten on the pool apron.

7.   Gum and tobacco chewing is positively forbidden in or around the pool area.

8.   All trash must be deposited in the trash receptacles.  Cigarettes and other inflammables must be discarded only in those receptacles so designated.

9.   Street shoes may not be worn within the pool apron.

10.  CHILDREN NOT TOILET TRAINED MUST WEAR RUBBER PANTS WHILE IN THE POOLS.

11.  Sitting or putting your feet on the tables is strictly prohibited.

12.  A changing area is provided in the restrooms – do not use tables for changing diapers.

13.  Member’s barbecues are only allowed in the rear of the pool, a suitable distance from the basketball and volleyball courts.

 

SECTION IV – INTOXICANTS AND TOBACCO

1.   No alcoholic beverages are permitted on the club property at any time (with the possible exception of a Board sanctioned Adult Program).

2.   Persons under the influence of intoxicants will be denied access to the pool property.

3.   No smoking of any form  is permitted on the club property except for those designated areas.  Smoking is NOT permitted by teenagers at ANY TIME on or around club property.

 

SECTION V – AUTHORITY OF STAFF

1.   The pool manager or lifeguards may at their discretion penalize or dismiss from the pool and picnic area any person who violates the rules of the club, or exhibits conduct unbecoming a lady or gentleman, or who fails to show evidence of his right to use the pool when requested, for a maximum of three days, unless

extended by the Board of Directors.

2.   The staff may prohibit or allow certain activities within the pool area when conditions warrant.

3.   The staff may, at their discretion, declare the pool closed for health or safety reasons.

4.   The staff may prohibit diving or ball throwing when, in their judgment, conditions warrant this action.

5.   The manager may, at his/her discretion, declare guest privileges closed for the balance of the day.

 

SECTION VI – POOL HOURS

1.   Pool Hours: 11:00AM to 9:30PM

2.   Swimming instructions are available for a reasonable fee – see management.

3.   Pool hours for special events will be posted on the bulletin board by the activities committee and the athletic committee at least 3 days before the event. You can also visit our website: www.rtscgators.com for special calendar events.

4.  Pool Schedule – 2017

              Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Pool Opens at 11:00AM to 8:00PM

              Sunday, May 28, 2017 and Monday, May 29, 2017 – 11:00AM to 8:00PM

              Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to Friday, June 2, 2017 – 4:00PM to 8:00PM

              Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Sunday, June 4, 2017 – 11:00AM to 8:00PM

              Monday, June 5, 2017 - Friday, June 9, 2017 – 4:00PM to 8:00PM

              Saturday, June 10, 2017 – Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 11:00AM to 8:00PM

              Monday, June 12, 2017 – Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – 4:00PM to 8:30PM

              Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 11:00AM to 8:30PM

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Pool opens regular schedule 11:00AM to 9:30PM;       

              Monday, September 4, 2017 – Pool closes at 7:00PM

             

SECTION VII – ADMISSION

1.   NO MEMBER SHALL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT PRESENTING THEIR MEMBERSHIP CARD.

2.   MEMBERSHIP CARDS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE.

3.   MEMBERS GUILTY OF TRANFERRING CARDS WILL LOSE SWIM CLUB PRIVILEGES.

4.   A FEE OF $5.00 SHALL BE CHARGED FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF A LOST CARD.

5.  RAIN CHECKS NOT ISSUED AFTER 4:00PM.

 

SECTION VIII – GUESTS

1.   Each family shall be allowed guest privileges.

2.   Daily guest rates shall be as follows:

              a. Weekdays                                                                    $8.00

              b. Saturday and Sunday                                                $10.00

              c. Holidays                                                                    $12.00

              d. Buddy Day                                                                  $4.00

              e. After 6:00PM                                                              $4.00

3.   Members guilty of violating the guest regulations shall be subject to loss of all privileges.

4.   Members shall assume full responsibility for the conduct of their guests, and for any damage, breakage, or indebtedness incurred by such guests.  Guests are subject to the same regulations as members.

5.   When sponsoring member leaves the pool, sponsored guests must also leave.

 

SECTION IX – RESPONSIBILITY

1.  THE CLUB WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF JEWELRY, VALUABLES, CLOTHING OR PROPERTY IN OR ABOUT THE POOL AREA, GROUNDS AND PARKING AREA.

2.  ALL MEMBERS AND GUESTS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, USING THE CLUB’S FACILITIES AND PARKING AREA DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.  THE CLUB WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENT IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH USE.

 

SECTION X – GENERAL RULES

1.  Adults Swims are open to members over 18 years of age.

2.  Chairs and tables provided by the club cannot be reserved.

3.  Bicycles shall be parked in the bicycle stands in the prescribed area.

4.  Bicycles must be walked on the pool property.

5.  Use of rollerblades or skateboards is prohibited within the pool area and the picnic area.

6.  No lacrosse playing permitted on pool property.

7.  Any questions as to the meaning or interpretation on the rules for the use of the Ridley Township Swim Club shall be determined by the pool manager and approved by the Board of Directors and will be posted on the appropriate bulletin board at the admissions entrance of the pool.

8.  Any changes in or additions to the rules for the use of Ridley Township Swim Club; may be made at any time by the pool operations, sub-committee with Board approval, and members shall be expected to abide by such changes or additions.  Such changes or additions shall be posted on the appropriate bulletin board at the admissions entrance to the pool.

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    Steve Daluisio,
    Jun 11, 2016, 6:50 AM
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    Erik Nelson,
    Jul 13, 2017, 11:35 AM
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