Pool Rules

  1. Showers must be taken prior to entering the pool using the deck shower.
  2. Practice common courtesy to other swimmers using the pool.
  3. Swimming is only permitted when a LHWC Staff Lifeguard is on duty and in the lifeguard chair.
  4. During open swim, there can be no more than 12 people in the pool at a time.
  5. Running and diving are strictly prohibited.  Any patron doing so will be asked to leave the facility.
  6. Appropriate swimwear is required.
  7. Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent/guardian/teacher/coach on the deck.
  8. Use caution when traveling between locker rooms and the pool as these areas may be slippery.
  9. No shoving, dunking or horseplay of any kind is permitted.  Any patrons doing so will be asked to leave the facility.
  10. Liquids in closed, reseal able plastic containers are allowed.  All other drinks, food and glass are prohibited.
  11. All lane swim patterns are counter clockwise.
  12. Individuals having skin lesions; mouth, nose or ear discharges; or any other communicable disease may not use the pool without written permission from a medical professional.
  13. No electronic equipment may be brought into the pool area.
  14. Swimmers needing steps or the handicap lift take precedence in those lanes.
  15. Lane lines are dividers and should only be used as floatation devices in an emergency.
  16. Please dry off before leaving the pool area to avoid slipping or falling.
  17. Appropriate footwear must be worn to and from the pool as well as on the pool deck.