SWIMMING POOLS RULES - ENTERING POOLS:

  1. Use of the swimming pool facilities at the Club at any time is at the swimmer’s own risk. Lifeguards will not be on duty at all times.
  2. Attire. Any member and/or guest planning to enter the water must be wearing a family friendly swimsuit (cutoff shorts are not accepted).
  3. Registration. All members and their guests are required to register before entering the pool area. Members must accompany their guests to the pool. Any member failing to sign in a guest will automatically be charged. Daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal guest rates will be set by May 1st by the Board of Directors.
  4. Clubhouse access. Those in bathing attire are not permitted in the clubhouse except when using the pool locker rooms. All members and their guests must wear family friendly cover-ups and footwear when entering or leaving other areas of the clubhouse.
  5. Lost & found. The Club is not responsible for valuables. A lost & found container is provided at the pool.
  6. Toys. No items other than swimming toys and aids will be allowed in the pool.
  7. Glass. Glass objects, drinking glasses, and sharp objects are not permitted in the swimming pool areas.
  8. Groups. Groups of more than nine (9) people requiring food & beverage service must make arrangements with the Club before requesting food service or using the pool.
  9. Diving boards.
  • Only one person is allowed on a diving board at a time and the diving area shall be cleared of other swimmers before diving is allowed
  • Diving boards should be entered only by the ladder or steps.
  • Divers must use the diving boards in a safe manner.
  • Diver must jump or dive straight off the end of the diving board.
  • Divers must clear the diving area immediately after diving.  No swimmers are permitted near diving area.
  • The 10-meter tower is not to be used by Pinetree members or guests.
  1. Hourly break. Each hour there will be a ten-minute break during which adults may use the pool. Parents in the water with their own children under the age of six (6) (in a one-on-one situation) may use this time for the purpose of aquatic education. The lifeguards will not be on the stands during this time.
  2. Towels. Members should bring their own towels. Locker room towels should not be used in the pool area.
  3. Radios. Please respect the rights of other members by keeping radios at a reasonable level. Blaring radios will not be allowed.
 

GENERAL POOL RULES:

(Hours of operation: 10:00 a.m. to dusk, daily, during June, July and August.)

  1. Infection. No person shall enter the water who is suffering from any infections or contagious disorders.
  2. Horseplay.  Running, noisy or hazardous activity will not be permitted in the swimming pool areas. Pushing, dunking, and dangerous games are not permitted. The pool staff has the authority to expel anyone from the pool area who does not follow the pool rules or conducts themselves in an unbecoming manner.
  3. Tag.  Tag games must be restricted to the water only.
  4. Age. Children under the age of fourteen (14) are not permitted to use the swimming pool facilities unless accompanied and supervised by an adult.
  • No exposed diapers are allowed.
  • Non-toilet trained children must wear swim diapers with a tight fitting swim.
  1. Balls, squirt guns.  Ball throwing and squirt guns in the pool are strictly forbidden.
  2. Penalty. The penalty for violation of any of these rules can result in suspension from the pool and other penalties as provided.
  3. Lifeguards. The lifeguards have full power and authority to enforce all rules and their orders must be obeyed. Any question or criticism of their conduct should be made according to #16, General Rules, to the Pool Manager or General Manager
  4. Guests. The swimming pool is reserved for the use of members, their families and guests. Grandchildren are not considered immediate family and will be charged a guest fee. Any member who knows of a non-member using the pool will be doing the Club, themselves and Club membership a favor by reporting the person to management. Member cooperation is needed to maintain the pools exclusively for Club members and their families.
  5. Food & beverage. All food and beverage must be purchased through the Club. No food and beverage are allowed in the pool. Food and beverage purchased from the Club may be taken to available pool deck tables or to the adjacent tennis area. Food and beverages may not be consumed while in any swimming pool.
  6. Tobacco Usage.  E-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco use are prohibited, whether inside of buildings or outside at all Club Facilities and Club property, except in areas specifically designated by the Club, if any, in its sole discretion.