Pool Rules

Unsupervised Child Release Form

  • ERC Indoor Pool Rules
    ★ Children must be 7 years or older to use the pool without an adult
    ★ Unsupervised Child Form must be filled out by parent/guardian and brought to ERC with valid ID for all children 7-15 yrs. who wish to
    use our pool without adult supervision. 16 and older must show valid ID before swimming.
    ★ Food and drink are not permitted in the pool area
    ★ No running on pool deck or in locker rooms
    ★ All valuables should be LOCKED in a locker ($0.50 to rent)
    ★ All participants 5 years and older must use appropriate locker rooms for their gender
    ★ Diving is only permitted in the deep end                                                                                   ♦ Diving Area must be clear before using diving board
    ★ No one is permitted to use the deep end when the diving board is being used
    ★ Cutaways, inwards, and other jumps deemed unsafe by Aquatics staff are not permitted
    ★ All children in a flotation device must be within arm’s reach of an adult at all times
    ★ ERC does provide lifejackets for use
    ★ Non-toilet trained children must wear swim diapers, disposable diapers are not permitted
    ★ Once swimmers leave the pool area, they will be required to pay for re-entry                    ♦ No flotation devices in deep end                                                                                                ♦ Children must be supervised in locker rooms at all times                                                       ♦Non-swimming participants will be asked to stay in shallow water within armpit depth or with an adult at all times.

Jones Aquatic Center Pool Rules
★ All children under 7 years of age must be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older at all times in the facility
★ Only Coast Guard-approved flotation devices are permitted in the pool
★ All children in flotation devices must be within arm’s reach of an adult at all times
★ Children in flotation devices are not permitted in the diving area, the slides, or the lazy river
★ Height requirement for the yellow JAC slide is 48” .
★ Height requirement for the blue slide is 42” tall. Patrons under 42” tall may ride the blue slide with a guardian 16 years of age or older.
★ Metallic items (buttons, zipper, rivets, etc.), jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, rings, wedding bands, etc.), sunglasses, goggles, and accessories of any kind are not permitted on the slides
★ Everyone must enter and ride slides feet first on their backs and maintain proper body position the entire time
★ Stopping in the middle of the slide is prohibited
★ Riders under 48” tall in the lazy river must be riding with a guardian 16 years of age or older and remain on the tubes at all times
★ All youth under the age of 15 must take a swim test administered by available JAC staff to use the diving area/deep end
★ One diver on diving board or steps at a time
★ Inward/Cutaway dives and any other dives deemed unsafe by the Aquatics staff are not permitted
★ Dive straight- diving to either side of the diving board is not permitted
★ Goggles, jewelry, toys or restrictive devices that could cause injury are not permitted in diving area
★ Horseplay on tubes, gator, equipment is prohibited
★Hanging on basketball rims or ropes is prohibited
★ Dunking, riding on shoulders, and “tossing” other patrons is prohibited
★ Outside food and drinks are prohibited
★ All food and drink must be kept in the concession area for sanitary reasons
★ JAC is a tobacco/alcohol/drug free facility
★ Running is strictly progibited in all areas of the facility
★ Please consider appropriate swim attire for the family environment at the JAC
★ Only swim attire can be worn in the pool, on the slides, and in the lazy river (no cut-off khakis or jeans, sport bras, etc.