To ensure the safety of the participants swimming, supervsory standards in accordance with the Health Department and Lifesaving Society recommendations will be enforced.
Swim test may be required. If the individual does not pass the swim test they must remain in the shallow end of the pool (the Tarzan rope and large slide are off-limits)
- Children under 6 years must have a parent/ guardian IN THE POOL directly supervising the child (within arms reach)
- Children under 10 years must have a parent/ guardian with them in the pool facility at all times. The guardian must be at least 12 years of age
- Children between the ages of 6 and 9 years who do not pass the swim test, must have a parent/ guardian IN THE POOL directly supervising the child (within arms reach)
- Ratio is 1 parent/guardian for 2 swimmers under the age of 6 years
Facility Swim Test
Swimmers must be able to demonstrate comfort in the water and swim 20 meters in the shallow water without assistance or a lifejacket. Participant must complete the entire distance, swim continuously without stopping to rest, show strong forward movement, and do so with ease. The swim test is administered and supervised by one of the on-duty staff members.