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Rochester Community Pool General Rules and Policies

  • Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Showering is required before swimming (state department of health regulation).
  • Swim suits are required; no street or gym clothing.
  • Obey the lifeguards.
  • No running on the deck.
  • Do not push, fight, jump on, or dunk other swimmers.
  • No throwing hard objects (such as tennis balls).
  • No glass containers.
  • No litter on the deck.
  • Fins, masks, rafts, and large floating toys are prohibited in the pool during open swim hours.
  • No diving from the sides.
  • Floatation devices (wings, vests, seats, etc) are not to be used past the first black line, and only under adult supervision.
  • Children must stay behind the red line during rest periods (ten minutes each hour).
  • Adults may swim during the rest period and may be accompanied by their small children (under age 6).
  • Street shoes are not be worn on the deck.
  • Vulgar or intimidating language will not be tolerated.
  • No rain check or pass outs.
  • The pool and its staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • This park facility is for swimming only; unauthorized loitering will not be tolerated.
     

Diving Well Policy

  • Large persons have an increased risk of hitting the bottom.
  • Only one bounce is permitted before the dive.
  • Do not dive past the ladders as the floors slope up.
  • Swim directly to an exit ladder after the dive.
  • Sailor dives (head first with hands to the sides) are not permitted.
  • Dives where the diver approaches in the forward position and turns before take-off are not permitted.
  • Seat drops are not permitted.
  • Difficult competitive dives will be permitted by experienced divers only.
  • Diving from the sides and swimming in the deep end will be permitted by guard discretion when the boards are not in use.
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City of Rochester     320 Main Street     PO Box 110     Rochester, IN 46975     Phone: (574) 223-2510     Fax: (574) 223-6509