The Laws of Village West Pool

ALL PERSONS entering Village West Pool are required to follow these rules:

  1. For safety, members are required to follow the instructions of the life guards, pool manager, and any board member present at all times.
  2. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult member with only two exceptions. First, children 10 and older may use the pool unaccompanied until 6:00pm.  After 6:00pm, only children age 16 or older may use the pool unaccompanied.
  3. CHILDREN MUST PASS SWIM TEST to use SLIDE and DIVING BOARD, or to swim in the deep end unaccompanied.
  4. ONLY CHILDREN 5 YEARS AND UNDER ARE PERMITTED IN THE WADING POOL. ALL CHILDREN WITHIN THE WADING POOL ENCLOSURE MUST BE SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES by someone 16 years or older.
  5. YOUNG CHILDREN MAY WEAR WATER WINGS or USCG approved life vests in the main pool ONLY IF PARENT OR GUARDIAN IS WITHIN ARMS REACH OF CHILDREN IN THESE DEVICES AT ALL TIMES.
  6. ABSOLUTELY NO DIVING ANYWHERE EXCEPT OFF DIVE BOARDS.  For the Dive Boards, NO BACKWARDS OR SIDEWAYS DIVES allowed. Only one bounce allowed. Only one person on the board at a time.
  7. SLIDE USE: ONLY ONE PERSON IS ALLOWED ON THE SLIDE at a time. DO NOT STEP ONTO SLIDE PLATFORM UNTIL PREVIOUS SLIDER HAS CLEARED THE BOTTOM OF THE AREA AND MOVED AWAY FROM SLIDE. NO LOITERING AT SLIDE AREA.
  8. ABSOLUTELY NO RUNNING, PUSHING, ACROBATICS, or WRESTLING.
  9. Please DO NOT DISTRACT LIFEGUARDS on watch duty (in the chairs or with flotation device.)
  10. ABSOLUTELY NO GUM, SMOKING, CHEWING TOBACCO, SPITTING, or GLASS CONTAINERS.
  11. NO PULLING on lane lines. Swimming lane is for lap swimmers only.
  12. All swimmers must be considerate of other swimmers and members in the pool area. Games allowed during uncrowded conditions only.
  13. Rafts are permitted only on Friday Night Dinner and a Float Events.
  14. THROW AWAY YOUR OWN TRASH. Even if your mother volunteers here, pool staff are NOT RESPONSIBLE for picking up after your mess!