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Swimming pools rules and admission policy

In accordance with national guidelines, all children under eight must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, with a maximum of two children per adult.

Carers can enter and participate free of charge when assisting a paying disabled swimmer. A maximum of two carers per swimmer will be admitted for free.

Rules for the pools

To improve your swim, we ask that you:

  • Shower before entering the pool
  • Read and obey all signs
  • Familiarise yourself with the pool's depths
  • Follow the lifeguard's instructions at all times
  • Wear a buoyancy aid and stay within safe standing depth if necessary
  • Do not eat or drink alcohol immediately prior to swimming
  • Tie back long hair
  • Use the protective blue overshoes provided