Pool Policies

  • Admission to the pool shall be refused to all persons having any contagious disease; any infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, foot infections, skin lesions, carbuncles, boils, diarrhea, vomiting, inflamed eyes, ear discharges; or any other condition that has the appearance of being infectious. Persons with excessive sunburn, abrasions that have not healed, corn plasters, bunion pads, adhesive tape, rubber bandages or other bandages of any kind also shall be refused admittance. A person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area.
  • The pool water is not suitable for drinking. Avoid swallowing pool water.
  • Littering is prohibited. In addition, no food, drink, gum or tobacco is allowed in other than specially designated and controlled sections of the pool area. Glass containers are prohibited.
  • All persons are encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool area.
  • Personal conduct within the pool facility must be such that the safety of self and others is not jeopardized. No running or boisterous or rough play, except supervised water sports, is permitted.
  • Only clean footwear, baby strollers or wheelchairs are allowed in the pool area or bathhouse.
  • Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose or otherwise introducing contaminants into the pool is not permitted.
  • Glass, soap or other material that might create hazardous conditions or interfere with efficient operation of the swimming pool shall not be permitted in the swimming pool or on the pool deck.
  • All apparel worn in the pool shall be clean.
  • Proper swim attire is required to be in the pools. Proper swim attire excludes gym shorts, leotards, undergarments, any clothing with metal buttons and other clothing not designed specifically for swimming. Management has the authority to refuse entry to the pools for improper swim attire.
  • Parents or guardians are responsible for insuring that all children in their custody who are not toilet-trained shall wear tight fitting rubber or plastic pants.
  • The changing of diapers on the pool deck and pool furniture is prohibited. Designated changing areas are located in the bath houses.
  • Diving in water less than 5 feet deep is not permitted except when allowed for competitive swimming and training.
  • Caution shall be exercised in the use of diving facilities.
  • Swimming is prohibited at Geneva Park District swimming pools when lightning is present, including a 30-minute period after the last lightning is observed and/or the sound of thunder.
  • Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing safety rules and responding to emergencies. Parents or guardians are responsible for the supervision and conduct of their children.
  • Children under 10-years old must be accompanied by a paid guardian 16-years or older.
  • The pool may be closed if the air temperature is at or below 68 degrees Fahrenheit, inclement weather conditions, low attendance, or unusual circumstances.
  • Refunds will not be given for pool closures.
  • Any child wearing a personal floatation devise must remain within arm's reach of a parent or guardian at all times.
  • Chairs and lounges are allowed only in designated areas.
  • Refreshments are available at the concession stand and may not be brought onto the pool deck. Food storage containers (including and not limited to: coolers, bags, thermoses, etc.) may only be stored in the designated area within the concession area.
  • Geneva Park District is not responsible for loss or theft of any belongings.
  • The pool management has the authority to implement and enforce rules that are more stringent or that supplement those listed here.
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