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)
  • Swimsuits 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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701 E 6th St
Rochester, IN 46975
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City Hall Offices  •  320 Main Street, Rochester, IN 46975  • (574) 223-2510 (574) 223-6509