Pool Rules

Things to Remember before Swimming at the Aquatics Center (AC) or Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)
All of our pools promote a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy your visit, but remember you are responsible for your safety.

All guests must comply with the following rules:
  • General admittance to the facility requires a CRC/AC membership, a season pass, or a daily fee
  • Guests must obey all pool rules and follow the directions of lifeguards and staff at all times
  • The CRC/AC are smoke, tobacco and alcohol free facilities
  • Guests must be at least 48” tall to ride the large slides and less than 48” tall to use the play structure
  • Adults may accompany small children within the play structure
  • Diving is only allowed in designated parts of the Competition Pool at the AC
  • No running on the pool deck
  • No dunking, sitting or standing on shoulders, rough play or throwing objects
  • Infants and children under 4 years of age:
    • Parent or guardian must be in the water and within arm’s reach of the child while they are in the water
    • Must wear a swim diaper and diaper liner under proper swimwear at all times in pool or water features
  • Children under 10 years of age: Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times
  • Children under 11 years of age: Must pass a swim test to use competition pool
  • Youth 10-11 years: Can be at the CRC/AC alone as long as a parent or guardian is somewhere in the facility
  • Youth 12 years and older: Can be at the CRC/AC alone; parent or guardian does not need to be in the facility
  • All swimmers must shower before entering the pool and wear proper swimwear (No Cotton)
  • No outside food, drink, glass, cans, or ice chests are allowed anywhere in the Aquatics Center, including grass and table areas (Plastic water bottles are allowed). Outside food and drink are allowed at the CRC on the Pool Patio only.
  • No lawn chairs or umbrellas should be brought (The Aquatics Center has chairs and umbrellas on site)
  • All bags and personal belongings are subject to search upon entering the facility
  • Portable music players and other electronic devices may only be used with headphones
  • No water toys and floating objects permitted in the water
  • Only Coast Guard approved lifejackets are allowed in the pools. Swimwear with built in lifejackets may be allowed on a case by case basis at the discretion of facility staff
  • No animals except for service animals
  • No inappropriate touching or extreme public displays of affection
  • The CRC/AC is not responsible for lost or stolen items
  • Pool rules are subject to change
Failure to follow this code of conduct may result in disciplinary actions, which may include immediate eviction from the premises, loss of privileges and suspension or termination of membership. Have fun and use the pool safely at your own risk.