ASHBOURNE POOL RULES

These are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the board.  Members will be notified of any changes

Food and Drinks:

No food or drinks are allowed on the lower deck (except by the rear seating area near the fire pit) or inside the dolphin ring around the baby pool. 

Chewing gum is not permissible anywhere on the pool grounds.

NO GLASS containers or items of any kind are allowed inside the pool area or pool grounds.

Everyone is responsible for cleaning up the trash around their areas.

                                    -Please Help To Keep Our Pool Clean-

Safety Outside the Water:

Everyone must walk in and around the pool area. Running is not permitted for any reason.

The playground area is for children 12 and under.  Parents/Guardians must supervise their own children.

Water Safety:

Horseplay is prohibited in the pool. i.e. chicken fights, grabbing or dunking others, twists or flips off of the side.

Only sponge water balls may be used for catching games in the main pool. The use of these items are at the discretion of the guards. No other toys are permitted in the main pool.

The use of the basketball hoop in the pool is limited to one ball at a time and can be used at the discretion of the guards.  The guards also reserve the right to limit the area of play. 

All swimmers MUST wear swimming attire, No cut offs or street clothes are permitted.

Children using floatation devices in the main pool MUST wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket or a full body suit with flotation materials build in.  No Swimmies are allowed.

No spitting in the water or on the deck areas.

Adult swim:  individuals must be 16 years or older; Children under 3 years are allowed in the pool with parent.  All other children must leave the lower deck during Adult Swim.

Use of tubes and noodles will be allowed on Tube Nights only. 

Diving Board and Slide Rules:-see additional rules at the equipment

Only one person at a time is permitted on the board or slide.  All others wait at the bottom of the ladder.

No one is permitted in the diving area while the diving board or sliding board is in use.

The deep end will be open for swimming only at the direction of the lifeguard. During that time the diving board and the sliding board will be closed.

You must pass the DEEP WATER TEST to be allowed on the board/slide or in the deep end. See the lifeguards for details.

Baby Pool Rules:

Children MUST be 6 years or under to be in the Baby Pool.

If not potty-trained, children MUST wear swim diapers AND rubber pants in both the baby and main pool at all times. (The pool may have some for purchase if you do not have them.  Please ask a guard)

Food and drinks must remain outside of the dolphin ring at all times.

Parents are responsible for supervising their children at all times. 

Special Notice:

INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  This includes:  bad or foul language, any attempt to cause physical harm to anyone, arguing with any member of the pool staff, fellow member or visitor, refusing to follow directions given by a member of the pool staff.

Anyone demonstrating these behaviors may have their pool privileges suspended.

All parents/guardians are responsible for their own children.

Under NO circumstances should you ever approach the parent(s) of the other child.

Under NO circumstances should you ever touch someone else's child.

If, as a parent, you have a problem with someone else's child, please inform the pool manager who will handle the situation.

This is a FAMILY pool environment and under NO circumstances should parents be arguing with one another in front of children.  This behavior from parents will NOT be tolerated.

The pool is NOT responsible for any personal belongings.