Longmeadow Pool Information:

Pool Hours, Evening Swim Sign-up Sheet, Pool Regulations

Swimming  


**Hours of Operation:

Saturday & Sunday, June 14-15:  11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Monday-Friday, June 16-20:  3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 21 – Monday, September 1:  11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday, September 2-5:  3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday, September 6-7:  11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 

A copy of the Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations is attached.  Please be sure to review these Rules with your children BEFORE sending them off to the pool this summer.  All rules will be enforced at the discretion of the swim attendant.

 

Evening pool sign up sheets are attached.  As always, we are looking for responsible adults to volunteer to watch the pool after 7:00 p.m. to allow swimming.  Closing time will be no later than 9 p.m.

 

**Note:  Hours of operation are flexible depending on pool and weather conditions.  We will stick as closely as possible to the above hours and days, but circumstances beyond our control may force scheduling changes.  The pool will be closed on rainy days or when there is a threat of thunder/lightning—this is at the discretion of the swim attendant.

                         
Evening Swim Sign Up Sheet

 

I am willing to watch the pool on the following evening(s) from 7:00 p.m. until no later than 9:00 p.m.

 

Monday  ___________

 

Tuesday  ___________

 

Wednesday  _________

 

Thursday  __________

 

Friday  ____________

 

Saturday  ___________

 

Sunday  _____________

 

 

Name:  ____________________________________________

Address:  __________________________________________

Telephone:__________________________________________

 

Please return to Ruth Nappe, 38 Jackson Drive, by no later than June 20


SECTION V - POOL REGULATIONS
(Revised May 2006)

SECTION I – POOL HOURS
POOL HOURS:

3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (while school is in session, until summer recess.)

11:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. (staff present, all ages, following the end of the school-year)

SECTION II – RULES AND REGULATIONS

1.      No diving or jumping is permitted at any time.

2.      To swim in the big pool alone; a person must be 4 feet tall.  Anyone under 4 feet tall must be accompanied in the water by an adult.

3.      Flotation devices that aid swimming or swimming instruction ARE allowed, provided that they meet state and federal regulations for swimming pools.

4.      Any child swimming with a flotation device must be accompanied in the water and supervised by an adult.

5.      Rafts and other non-swimming aid flotation devices are permitted in the pool at the discretion of the pool staff. These items must be removed upon request.

6.      Food may NOT be brought into the fenced pool area.  All food must remain outside of the fenced pool area and all containers, crumbs and leftovers must be promptly picked up and disposed of.  Anyone leaving a mess will not be allowed to bring food again.

7.      Non-alcoholic beverages in plastic non-breakable containers are allowed within the pool fence enclosure, but not in the water. NO GLASS IS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME.

8.      NO ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME.

9.      The pool staff may restrict the types of beverages allowed based on circumstances (such as if there are insects or for other reasons).

10. Horseplay, teasing, dunking, running or other disruptive physical activity is not allowed in the pool area.

11. Ball-playing, other pool games, toys, etc. are allowed at the discretion of the pool staff.

12. Unaccompanied children under the age of 8 are not allowed in ANY pool area.

13. Abuse or misuse of the pool facilities or equipment will be repaired or replaced and billed, along with applicable fees, to the offender or offenders, pursuant to Section IIIE of Rules and Regulations for Longmeadow Association, Inc. (rev 8/99).

14. First aid supplies may be obtained from the pool staff. All injuries, however slight, should be reported to the pool staff immediately.

15. All persons using the pool or pool area do so at their own risk and sole responsibility.

16. Animals are not permitted in the pool area. Guide dogs for the blind will be admitted to the pool area, but shall not enter either pool and must be leashed.

17. Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, etc. are not allowed in the pool area. A bicycle rack is provided outside the pool area. Do not leave bikes, etc. on the lawn.

18. Playpens are not allowed in the pool area.

19. Each person MUST take a shower before entering the pool.

20. No horseplay or roughhousing of any kind is allowed in the baby pool.

21. Children over the age of four are not permitted in the baby pool unless they are with an adult or are over the age of twelve and watching smaller siblings.

22. Children are not permitted to invite guests unless the intended guest is accompanied to the pool area by a resident parent.

23. Children who are not toilet-trained are ONLY allowed in the pool if they are wearing approved soil- and water-proof garments.

24. Dirty diapers should be changed outside of the pool area or clubhouse.  All dirty diapers should be placed in the large trash dumpsters, not the pool garbage can.

25. Anyone with a contagious disease -- pinkeye, impetigo, strep throat, mono, etc. -- will not be allowed to swim in the pool.  Anyone with an open cut or bandages on an open cut will not be allowed in the water.

SECTION III – POOL STAFF

The pool staff has full and complete responsibility of interpreting and enforcing the rules and regulations. Any infraction of these shall be brought to the attention of the persons involved. Persistent or complete disregard of these rules may mean loss of all pool privileges at the discretion of the pool staff. The Board of Directors will give its attention to any disagreements which are put in writing.

SECTION IV - GUESTS

Residents sponsoring guests must take into consideration the right of Longmeadow residents to enjoy the pool without interference or abuse from any invited guest. In general, and particularly in the case of clubhouse rentals, residents are limited to no more than five guests at a time. Depending on pool usage, the pool staff may further limit the number of guests allowed into the pool. Residents must notify the pool staff in advance of any guests. Residents MUST be on the property in order for guests to use the pool.

SECTION V - ENFORCEMENT

The pool staff has the responsibility for maintaining decorum and adherence to the rules and regulations by all users of the pool, including residents, owners and guests. He/she shall have the right to caution or otherwise request that the offenders desist. The pool staff may take away pool privileges for a specified length of time and report all details to the Board of Directors.

It will be the responsibility of each resident to see that these rules are followed and, if necessary, assist the pool staff in seeking compliance should such an occasion occur.

NOTE: OBSERVANCE OF SOMEONE ELSE NOT COMPLYING WITH A STATED RULE IS NOT A REASON OR SATISFACTORY EXPLANATION FOR COMMITTING THE SAME OFFENSE; IN FACT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO HAVE THE FIRST OFFENSE CORRECTED.

SECTION VI – CHANGE OF AMENDMENTS

No change to these rules is valid unless approved by the Board of Directors and distributed to all unit owners.

SECTION VII – RESIDENTS USE OF THE POOL

Subject to the schedule in Section I: permanent residents have full use of the pool facilities. Residents may be required to identify themselves upon entering the pool area.