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Indoor Pool Policies and Guidelines
Indoor Pool Weather Policy
In the event of thunder and/or lightning, the indoor pool will be closed for 30 minutes after the last sound of thunder or visible lightning.
For pool closings and current conditions, call the Pool Hotline at 205-739-SWIM (7946).

Pool Guidelines
  • Swimming is allowed only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • All Swimmers must shower before entering the pool.
  • No food or drink allowed in the pool area. Water and ice only.
  • No glass containers allowed in the pool area.
  • Proper swim attire is required in the pool at all times (lined swim trunks for males, swim suits for females).
  • Infants and toddlers not potty trained must wear a swim diaper while in the pool.
  • Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult in the pool area. (Children ages 9 through 11 may take a swim test to be permitted to swim without an adult. However, the responsible adult must remain in the Recreation Center Building at all times).
  • Horseplay, such as running, splashing, shoving, dunking or any other activity deemed unsafe by the lifeguard is not permitted.
  • Profanity, improper behavior and intoxication are not allowed.
  •  Diving is allowed ONLY in designated areas.
  • Open Swim and Lap Swim is allowed ONLY in designated areas at designated times.
  • One person allowed on the Diving Board and ladder at a time.
  • Diving board should be mounted at the ladder only. 
  • Make sure diving area is clear before entering the pool.
  • All children must pass a swim test to be allowed in the deep end.
  • Children wearing or using floatation devices are not allowed in the deep end.
  • Equipment should be properly stored after use.
  • Be considerate and share your lap lane (Circle swim).
  • Do not remove aqua joggers or any other equipment from the Aquatic Center.