October 27, 2017
Tiger Sharks Swimmers, Parents, and Coaches,
There have been numerous complaints by YMCA members, swim team parents,
and swimmers regarding a wide range of misconduct in the 6 lane pool bathrooms.
It stops today !
Starting Monday, October 30th,
The 6 Lane pool locker rooms (Family Locker rooms)
will be off limits to Tiger Shark swimmers.
Coaches will direct all swimmers to use the 12 Lane locker rooms between the two pools.
The only exceptions will be younger swimmers that need assistance from their parents.
Coaches will NOT be monitoring the inside of the locker rooms at any time,
Unless there is an issue or emergency. This is for your child’s safety and the coaches!
Parents, please discuss appropriate behavior a locker room:
LOCKER ROOM POLICY:
The 12 lane locker room is a changing area shared with many members of the Ocean County YMCA
as well as six different High School teams during their season (November – February).
Please BE RESPECTFUL of others and their stuff.
There is no loitering or playing in the locker rooms.
Anyone who is found damaging or misusing the locker room will be
immediately dismissed from the facility and or suspended from the team
Locker Room Reminders:
- Please keep your bags off the benches.
- Put your bags in the lockers or in the bleachers as a group or team
- Please secure all valuables
- Please do not leave the showers or sink faucets
- If you see them on, turn them off !
- Please keep the locker room clean and safe for everyone (Throw away your trash).
- Don’t touch other people stuff.
- Respect privacy
- Put your phone away. Phones are prohibited in any locker room.
Coaches will make every effort to recognize when an athlete goes to the locker room during practice, if they do not return in a timely fashion, coaches may send another swimmer to check on the athlete’s whereabouts.
If locker rooms are left dirty the coach or YMCA Employee may require the swim team to clean up.
The 12 lane locker room will be closed to all members and parents during major invitational meets.
This will be a space for swimmers only during swim meets.
Parents should NOT be entering the locker rooms for any reason.
Parents can use the bathrooms in the hallway to the right of the
double doors before entering the main building.
Head Swim Team Coach
OCEAN COUNTY YMCA
1088 W Whitty Road, Toms River NJ 08755
(P) 732-341-9622 ext 2221 (F) 732-341-1629
(E) firstname.lastname@example.org (W) www.ocymca.org
Swim Team Website: www.ocytigersharks.com
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