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Pool Rules 

To ensure the safety of all our patrons, it is required that every person that uses the pool abide by the following rules. These rules will be strictly enforced. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Pool Rules 

  • NO SWIMMING without a medical fitness staff member present. No exceptions.

  • THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR ADEQUATE SUPERVISION. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied in the pool by a parent or guardian at all times.

  • Absolutely NO DIVING or entry into the pool other than via stairs or ladders.

  • IN AN EMERGENCY, NOTIFY THE STAFF ON THE POOL DECK. You may be asked to assist in contacting others in the event of an emergency. An emergency telephone (red in color) is provided at the pool deck, with the telephone numbers posted.

  • Only use this facility during posted hours of operation.

  • Don't drink alcohol and swim. Those suspected of such will be asked to vacate the pool area.

  • POLLUTION of the swimming pool is prohibited. Urinating, discharge of fecal matter, expectorating, or blowing the nose in any swimming pool is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

  • Young children, who are non-swimmers, must be within arm’s reach of an adult at all times while using the pool during family swim.

  • Only Coast Guard-approved floatation devices are permissible in the pool.  Arm floats are not allowed.

  • All locker rooms are available to both parents and children.

  • Cell phones, devices, recording, and photography of any kind are strictly prohibited in the locker rooms.

  • Children under the age of four must be accompanied by a responsible adult and may have access to either gender locker room, specific to the gender of the accompanying adult.  Children four years and above are limited to the same-gender locker room or may use the family bathroom in the pool area.  Adults should do their best to preserve the modesty of adults using the locker rooms.

  • ALL bathers, regardless of gender, age, or volume of hair, must wear a swim cap.

  • All bathers are required to shower prior to entering the pool. 

  • Voluntary Hyperventilating and Extended Breath-holding are prohibited:

    • The practice of voluntarily hyperventilating (taking a series of deep breaths in rapid succession and forcefully exhaling) followed by underwater swimming or holding your breath for extended periods is dangerous and has led to deaths and is strictly prohibited at AHMFC’s pool.

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