Club Rules

Club Rules

FACILITY AND POOL RULES

  • All members must sign in at the front desk and register their guests.
  • When the main pool is closed, the wading pool is also closed.

  • No one is allowed in the pool with infections cuts or sores. No one is allowed in the pool with bandages, tape or ointments on one’s body.

  • Children under 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 9 – 11 are not to be left at the pool unaccompanied by an adult unless they (i) pass a swim test (which includes one 25-meter lap in the pool), and (ii) have a completed form signed by their parents on file at the club. L

  • Any child using a flotation device (such as water wings, an inner tube or ring, or bathing suit built-ins) must be within arms reach of the adult accompanying the child.

  • Children 6 years of age or older are not allowed in the wading pool.

  • All patrons must have proper swim attire in order to enter the pool.

  • No diving into the shallow water.

  • Pool use is limited to general operating hours, unless attending a specific Club-sanctioned event.

  • No one under the age of 16 is allowed in the pool during the hourly break.

  • Patrons must shower before entering the pool deck.

  • An adult must accompany each non-swimming child in the main pool and its surrounding deck.

  • Children not toilet trained must wear plastic pants with fitting elastic at the waist and legs under their swim attire in both the main pool and wading pool. Disposable diapers alone are not acceptable.

  • An adult must accompany and supervise children using the wading pool.

  • Rough play is not allowed: no running, splashing, shoving or dunking.

  • No flips off the side of the pool.

  • No talking to lifeguards who are on watch, either in the stand or on the deck.
  • No smoking is permitted in the facility.

  • Adults have priority use of the furniture.

  • Nerf balls and other pool equipment are allowed only at the lifeguards’ discretion.

  • No swimming across the lap lanes.

  • No skateboarding, rollerblading, or bicycle riding on Club property.

  • Board approval is required for parties with more than thirty guests. Parties must be scheduled in advance with the pool manager in accordance with the pool party policy.

  • Drinking and eating are allowed in designated areas only.

  • No glass articles allowed at the facility. THIS MEANS ANYWHERE INSIDE THE FENCE.

  • No tennis balls or hard balls allowed in the pool.

  • Lap lanes are reserved for lap swimming with a maximum of four per lane. Please swim on the right side of the lane in both directions.

  • No hanging on the lane lines.

  • Prior reservations are required for pool parties where the pavilion and/or gas grill use is requested.

  • Patrons will be dismissed from the facility for the following reasons: causing injury to others, use of foul language, faking drowning, disruptive behavior, failing to obey all rules, and refusal to obey lifeguards.

DIVING BOARD RULES

  • Children under the age of 7 are not allowed to use the diving boards unless under direct supervision by an adult.
  • Rough play is not allowed: no running, splashing, shoving or dunking.

  • After diving, the diver must swim directly to the nearest ladder and exit the pool via that ladder. Divers are not to remain under the boards after diving.

  • No one is allowed to remain beneath a diving board to catch another diver. Novices are not permitted to jump into waiting arms, or to be dropped off the board.

  • Lifeguards are authorized to regulate diving board use, and, if necessary, to revoke individual board privileges if the above rules are violated repeatedly.

  • Divers must be able to swim one length (25 meters) of the pool to dive unaccompanied by an adult.

  • Only one person is permitted on the diving board at a time. The next diver may not go up the ladder until the previous diver is off the board.

  • Divers may take only one bounce on the diving board.

  • Swimming in the diving well is permitted only at the lifeguard’s discretion.

CLUBHOUSE RULES

  • Children 8 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times on the second floor and deck. Those children ages 9 to 11 who have signed a permission form allowing them to use the pool without adult supervision may also use the deck and second floor without supervision. No supervision is required
  • Everyone must first go through the locker rooms and use the deck stairs to gain access to the second floor. The lobby stairs may be used if the pool is closed, for special events, or at the discretion of the manager on duty.

  • The multi purpose rooms are available for reservation on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • The Club Board sets the fee to reserve the room.

  • No smoking on the deck or in the Club House.

  • When hanging decorations or signs, no stapling or nailing is allowed to the deck.

  • No affixing signs or decorations on the walls of second floor rooms. (Party balloons are ok)

  • Those not obeying the rules or directions from staff will lose the privilege of use.

  • There is no running, throwing objects or horseplay allowed.

  • Board members have priority for the official use of the second floor and balcony areas. During special events and swim meets, the deck and second floor rooms will not be available for general use, instead reserved for the event, even if not actually occupied.

  • A maximum of 2 birthday or other small gatherings are allowed at any given time. Reservations will be managed through an online system.

  • Members are expected to clean up after themselves. (after parties and regular use)

  • Alcoholic beverages may be not consumed except during Club authorized events.

  • Use tape that can be easily removed and leaves no marks.

  • No tables or chairs may be moved on or off the deck without permission.

  • These rules are subject to change at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

  • The maximum capacity of the deck is 42 people.
  • All lifeguards have the authority to enforce the rules. The pool manager has final authority.

  • The maximum capacity of the entire second floor interior is 90 people without tables.

TENNIS RULES

  • If you use the Hydroblend courts, please remember that it is your obligation to “sweep” the court after each use with one of the 8’ wide “Aussie Clean Sweep” drags which hangs on the fence at each court.
  • Please place empty cans, bottles, tennis cans in the BLUE recycle bins located at each court and only place trash in the green cans. Thanks in advance.

  • Proper Attire is Required. We ask all members to wear athletic attire on the courts at all times.

  • Outside Instructors: a member is not allowed to bring an outside tennis instructor to provide a private lesson on the Hamlet Courts. Private lessons can be obtained through our tennis management company.

  • All guests MUST be accompanied by an active member when playing on the courts. All guests must be registered at the front desk during normal club hours and pay the appropriate guest fee.

  • There is a tennis wall on the far hard court for members to use anytime that court is open.

  • The club now has a NO GLASS policy for the pavilion.

  • Tennis Shoes: While playing on the Hydroblend courts, it is required that you wear tennis shoes. Running shoes, in particular, damage the courts.

  • Courts are for the use of members and their guests only. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

  • Court reservations can be made on the Tennis Central App. Players with a court reservation have the ability to “bump” existing players without a reservation to another court.



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