Aquatics

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Now hiring for Water Aerobics Instructor and Swimming Lesson Instructors.  Apply online or for more information email Aquatics Supervisor Ashley Creller.
Register Onlinefor aquatic programs held at our two indoor aquatics facilities.
General Pool Rules 
 
  • Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 years of age or older, wearing a swimsuit. Weak/non-swimmers must be accompanied in the water
  • Running, horseplay, and profanity are not allowed in or around the pool area.
  • Diving is allowed off of the diving boards only.
  • No prolonged or repeated breath holding.
  • Flotation devices, including life jackets, may only be used when a parent or guardian is in the water, directly and attentively supervising the child.
  • Appropriate swimwear is required for use of the pool, including swim diapers for all non-toilet trained guests. Any attire with offensive language or symbols is prohibited.
  • Glass containers, tobacco, alcohol, and weapons are prohibited. Guests who are under the influence of alcohol will be asked to leave without refund.
  • Persons with an open wound, a rash, diarrhea, or an infectious communicable disease, will not be admitted into the pool.
  • The Springfield Greene-County Park Board is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal items.
  • Certified lifeguards are on duty for your safety. Please obey lifeguards at all times. The aquatics division reserves the right to modify these rules at any time to ensure order and safety.

Wading Pool Rules

  • All children must be accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 years of age or older, wearing a swimsuit. There must be at least one adult for every four children in your party.
  • Running, horseplay, and profanity are not allowed in or around the pool area.
  • Certified lifeguards are on duty for your safety. Please obey lifeguards at all times. The aquatics division reserves the right to modify these rules at any time to ensure order and safety.

 General Waterslide Rules

  • Riders must remain feet first. No stopping or rotating in the slide.
  • No shirts, goggles, or flotation devices. Clothing with buttons or zippers is prohibited.
  • Riders must follow additional posted manufacturer’s guidelines at each facility.

General Diving Board Rules

  • Diving boards shall be used by strong swimmers only. A swim test may be required.
  • This area is restricted to diving only when boards are open for use.
  • One person on a diving board at a time. Divers shall wait to dive until previous diver exits the diving area.
  • Dive or jump forward; do not dive off the side of the board.
  • Exit the water immediately using the closest ladder, or by swimming under the rope.
  • Shirts, flotation devices, and goggles are prohibited. The Aquatics Staff has the right to prohibit any dive that seems too dangerous to perform.