Policies & Rules

 

The following Club Policies and Pool Rules have been developed to help ensure that WMSC provides all its members and their guests with a safe, family-friendly environment. Please familiarize yourself, your family members and your guests with each item listed below.

Club Policies

  1. No Alcohol or Tobacco / Vape products are permitted at WMSC.
  2. All members and their guests must register when entering the club. All guests must be pay the appropriate guest fee and remain with the member family during their visit. Failure to properly register all your guests could result in the restriction of future guest privileges.
  3. WMSC families are asked to limit their guests to four guests per day (beginning June 1st)   Grandparents may accompany family members at no charge. 
  4. All Pool Member Parties (with 5-20) guests should be approved and scheduled in advance through the Aquatics Director. See our web site for member party guidelines/times.
  5. All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or another responsible individual who is at least 16 years of age.
  6. All children ages 5 and under or older children who are non-swimmers are required to have direct adult supervision and assistance when using either pools or when using the restrooms.  Direct supervision is defined as being withing arms reach of your child and free from distractions that would take your focus off them.
  7. No Individuals with any infectious illness (skin, eyes, ears, nose, or throat) are permitted to use the pool.
  8. No food or drink is allowed in the "Pool or the Restrooms".  No glassware is allowed in and around the pool area. 
  9. All members and guests are to be well-behaved and always use appropriate languageModest swimming attire is requested.   If any swim attire is worn that is not deemed appropriate by the management, they will be privately addressed and asked to make the necessary changes immediately. Thongs are not allowed.  No "public displays of affection “are permitted. Members are responsible for the actions and behavior of their guests.
  10. WMSC members are permitted to bring in food and drink from outside the facility. We request that during special events (Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day) that no outside food be brought in as we generally have food trucks that will be providing food on those days. (WMSC does make exceptions for individuals with special dietary needs.) WMSC asks its members to support these local food vendors when they are present at WMSC. Regular club restrictions always include no alcoholic beverages and please no sea food or seeded/shelled items to include popcorn, sunflower seeds, watermelon, or peanuts. 
  11. Members and their guests shall be held responsible for any damage to furniture or facility equipment and will be charged for the replacement cost of such items.
  12. Music devices may be used but only with ear buds or headsets.
  13. WMSC is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items belonging to any member or guest while on WMSC property. (Please remember to lock your car doors)
  14. Dogs and other pets are not permitted on the WMSC grounds, whether leashed or otherwise.
  15. *West Mobile Swim Club does not give refunds for closures due to weather or acts of God.

 

Pool Rules

  1. No one is allowed to enter any of the Pools unless the pool is open and under the supervision of our WMSC lifeguards.
  2. All non-swimmers (those who are unable to swim a minimum of 10 yards {independently, without any assistance of an adult or flotation device} are restricted to the shallow end of the Big Pool or the Baby Pool; and will be asked to wear a neon yellow wrist band.
  3. All non-swimmers must receive direct adult supervision. (being within arm’s reach and free from distractions such as phones, computers or conversations that would take your focus off your child.)
  4. No Runningpushingchasing or rough play is allowed in or around the pool area.
  5. No diving "Headfirst" from the sides of any of the pools except in the diving well of the Big Pool.
  6. Big Slide, Diving Board, and Baby Pool users must follow the posted poolside safety Rules.
  7. All children who are not completely potty trained are required to wear a "Swim Diaper". 
  8. All individuals entering the volleyball SAND AREA are asked to please use the poolside hose to rinse off before re-entering either of the pools.         

Please note: The lifeguards are directed to enforce all the above rules. Any repeated violations by members or their guests may result in temporary suspension from the pool usage or possible membership expulsion from the club. Please cooperate with the WMSC staff as they are here to protect and serve all WMSC members and their guests.

 

Baby Pool Rules

1.The Baby Pool is strictly for the use of only non-swimmers ages 5/under.

2. The Baby Pool is not Guarded by the lifeguards

3. All Baby Pool users are to always receive direct adult supervision from their parents. (Within arm’s reach)

4. We ask that parents and siblings of the children using the Baby Pool please sit on the sides of the Baby Pool.

5. All children who are not completely potty trained are required to wear a "Swim Diaper". (No cloth diapers permitted)

6. No rafts, tubes, or kickboards are allowed in the Baby Pool.

 

Big Slide Rules

1. Non-swimmers are not allowed to use the Big Slide.

2. No flotation devices are allowed. (To include floaties, puddle jumpers, rafts, kickboards, or toys.)

3. The minimum age is 5 years old (or) a height is 44 inches tall.

4. Only one person is allowed to enter up into the "Top Tower Area" at a time.

5. Users are to start only after the "Splash Area” has cleared.

6. All users must slide feet first.

7. No spinningtumblingkneelingstanding, or "stopping" while riding in the slide.

8. All users must promptly exit the splash area after sliding.

9. No recreational swimming in the "Splash Area".

10. Maximum weight is 280 lbs.

11. Not recommended for pregnant women or individuals with back/neck problems.

*Failure to follow pool slide rules could result in injury and your restriction from slide usage.

 

Diving Board Rules

1. Non-swimmers are not allowed to use the diving boards.  

2. No flotation devices, masks, or goggles can be worn when using either diving boards.

3. Minimum age for the "High Dive" is 9 years old (or) a height is 51 inches tall.

4. Only one person is allowed on the diving board or diving board ladder at a time.

5. Users should only bounce oncejump straight offswim to the designated ladder and promptly exit the pool.

6. No stunts are allowed like handstands, cartwheels, sitting on the board, backward or inward dives.

7. No recreational swimming is allowed in the diving well when in use.

8. No diving from the sides of the pool when the diving well is in use.

 

*Failure to follow diving rules could result in injury and your restriction from using the diving boards.