Center Rules

ABSOLUTELY NO GLASS ALLOWED IN POOL AREA
Glass objects are not permitted anywhere in the facility at any time. If broken glass is found in the pool or near the pool edge, state regulations require the pool be drained, cleaned and re-filled.

CHILDREN AGE 5 AND UNDER MUST BE WITHIN ARMS REACH OF AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES SWIM DIAPERS MANDATORY AT THE POOL 
Swim diapers must be worn by all children who are not toilet trained. Swim diapers are available for purchase at each pool.

HORSEPLAY, RUNNING, SPITTING, UNDUE SPLASHING, AND EXCESSIVE NOISE ARE NOT ALLOWED 
Swimmers are not to play or hang on safety ropes or lane ropes in the pool.  Abusive/explicit behavior or language will not be tolerated.  

FLOTATION DEVICES AND OTHER TOYS 
Frisbees, tennis balls and other hard balls are not allowed. Small flotation devices, sponge balls and beach balls will be allowed in the shallow end of the pool subject to the lifeguard’s discretion. Patrons with fun noodles, water wings, or other non-Coast guard approved flotation devices must prove swimming ability by swimming one length of the pool for the lifeguard when asked to do so. Patrons who cannot pass the swim test shall not be allowed in the water with the non-Coast guard approved flotation device unless they are accompanied by an adult who will remain within an arm’s reach of them at all times. 

DIVING IS PERMITTED ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS 
No diving is allowed in the shallow end of the pool. There is absolutely NO DIVING allowed at either the Puddle Jumper, F-15 or Maverick Pools. 

ALL SWIMMERS MUST WEAR SWIMMING ATTIRE 
No cut-offs or street clothes allowed 

LIFEGUARD AUTHORITY 
The lifeguard has total authority regarding control of persons using the pool. The lifeguard has the right and obligation to close the pool whenever conditions (or weather) present a hazard. The lifeguard is to be treated with respect at all times. Anyone who disregards the policies and rules of the facility may be removed from the pool area and/or have resident membership cards suspended or revoked at the discretion of the Stapleton MCA. 

BICYCLES, SKATEBOARDS, ROLLER-SKATES 
Wheeled play equipment is not allowed in the facility. All wheeled equipment (excluding strollers/wagons) must be left and secured outside of the fenced enclosure. The facility is not responsible for lost or stolen equipment. 

PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED 
For health and safety purposes pets are never allowed inside the facility. Animals may not be left unattended anywhere outside of the facility, whether leashed or not.