Peddie Aquatic Center Locker Room Policies and Etiquette 


Men’s and Women’s locker rooms are provided for use by all patrons. For the respect and comfort of all members, children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult while using the locker rooms. 

Parents are responsible for their children’s behavior while in the locker rooms. Please monitor them while they are using the locker rooms or ensure they are capable of following all the locker room rules. 


Families needing to accompany opposite-gender children, regardless of age, must use the all-gender bathrooms located in the entrance hallway outside the women’s locker room entrance


All patrons, regardless of age, are expected to adhere to the following guidelines: 

  1. No cell phone, camera, or video equipment is to be used in the locker rooms. 
  2. Cover up whenever possible. 
  3. Be quick in the showers and when changing, please do not take excessive time in the showers or locker room area. 
  4. Keep your eyes to yourself, and do not comment on other people. 
  5. Be respectful of others and don’t make uncomfortable conversations with others while showering or changing. 
  6. Keep the floor clean of clothes and gym/swim bags. Use a locker and lock to secure your belongings while using the pool. 
  7. Lockers are for day use, clear your belongings each night, items left behind may be removed by our cleaning service. 
  8. Do not overuse spray deodorant or perfume/cologne
  9. Do not rough house, fight or stand/jump off benches. 
  10. Locker rooms must be vacated when the pool is closed. Please plan accordingly to complete showering/changing to depart prior to pool closing time as listed on the monthly calendar. 

All adults utilizing the locker rooms while minors are present must adhere to USA Swimming's Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP 2.0) 

  1. Undress 
    1. Adult Participants must not change clothes or behave in a manner that intentionally or recklessly exposes his or her breasts, buttocks, groin, or genitals to a Minor Athlete under any circumstance. An Adult Participant must not request a Minor Athlete to expose the Minor Athlete’s breasts, buttocks, groin, or genitals to the Adult Participant under any circumstance. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to areas of the body exposed while wearing swimwear that conforms to the current concept of the appropriate for the individual’s competition category.   
  2. Showers 
    1. Adult Participants must not shower with Minor Athletes unless: 
      1. The Adult Participant meets the Close-in-Age Exception; and/or 
      2. The shower is part of a pre-or post-activity rinse while wearing swimwear. 
    2. Parents/legal guardians may request in writing that their Minor Athlete(s) not change or shower with Adult Participants during In-Program Contact. USA Swimming must abide by such a request. 


The Peddie Aquatic Center is not responsible for personal property that has been lost, damaged, or stolen.