The No-No’s

  • No breath-holding.
  • No running, pushing, roughhousing on deck or in pool.
  • No carrying of anyone on the shoulders or backs.
  • No “chicken fights.”
  • No Band-Aids in pool or open cuts/sores in pool.
  • No skin diving or scuba equipment allowed in pool except during a scheduled SCUBA class.
  • No chewing gum in the pool area.
  • No glass items in the pool area (including shower/locker rooms).

Diving Restrictions

  • No diving in the shallow end.
  • No back dives off side of pool.
  • No hanging from board.
  • No double bouncing.
  • Divers must go straight off board.
  • One person on diving board and one person on ladder at any time.
  • Lifeguard may close board at his/her discretion, if pool is at capacity.

General Regulations

  • Everyone must check in with lifeguard on duty upon entering the pool facility.
  • All persons are prohibited from entering pool without lifeguard on duty.
  • No one except lifeguard allowed on guard stand.
  • Attendance may be limited by guard on duty in accordance with general safety.
  • Persons under 12 will not be admitted to the pool unless accompanied by an adult during Open Swim times only.
  • Lifeguard on duty may order any swimmer out of pool and/or pool area if, in opinion of guard, the presence and actions of swimmer compromises the safety of swimmers or the keeping of order in pool.
  • Swim lessons must be conducted by a Westmont College swim instructor.
  • Groups of 10 or more must observe the group-use policy and receive permission from the aquatics supervisor to use the pool.
  • No flotation devices of any kind. (Noodles may be used if there are not many patrons. Aqua Joggers, kick boards and pull buoys are not considered flotation devices.)
  • Audio/music players should not be brought to pool area, unless used with headsets/earphones.
  • No animals allowed in the pool or locker room area. We ask that you not bring dogs (except service animals) to the Westmont campus.
  • All swimmers must have a swimsuit, moderate in style.
  • Notify the lifeguard immediately in case of an accident or injury.