Pool Rules

Cumberland Pool Rules

  1. Flotation devices of any kind including, but not limited to, lifejackets, water wings, rafts, noodles, and inflatable toys, are strictly prohibited.
  2. Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes or vapor devices, is strictly prohibited throughout the entire facility.
  3. Glass items and containers are prohibited.
  4. Alcoholic beverages and any substance that could cause impairment are strictly prohibited. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be denied entry.
  5. Diving is prohibited in all areas of the pool except from the diving boards.
  6. All swimmers must wear proper swimsuits. All swimsuits must have a liner.
  7. Audio devices that are audible to others are not permitted.
  8. Valuables should not be brought to the pool. The City of Cleveland Heights and pool personnel are not responsible for loss of personal property.
  9. Staff reserves the right to inspect any bag or personal property.
  10. Staff reserves the right to restrict or prohibit the use of any toy or object.
  11. Staff reserves the right to restrict or prohibit any action or behavior.
  12. Any act that could be a threat to the safety and welfare of others or in any way interferes with the proper operation of the pool may result in ejection from the facility and/or the suspension or revocation of one's pass.
  13. Management reserves the right to add, amend, or modify any rules or policies at any time.
  14. Management reserves the right to make adjustments in daily operating hours at any time, without advance notice, including closing the pool due to cold or inclement weather, or for any reason as deemed necessary by management.
  15. Profane language will not be tolerated.
  16. Walk at all times; NO running.
  17. The “Adult Deck” is for adults only. 
  18. No horseplay, sitting on shoulders, carrying others on backs, or engaging in any conduct deemed to be dangerous by staff. Dunking others or pushing anyone into the pool is dangerous and is not permitted.
  19. Never jump over, on, or near a swimmer. 
  20. Swimming is not allowed under the diving board or in the immediate diving area.
  21. Swimmers must share lap lanes. Circle swim when more than 2 swimmers are in a lane. Special lap lane rules may be enforced and lap lane availability may be restricted by staff for use by other activities or programs at any time. 
  22. Anyone under the age of 18 is prohibited from using the Adult Lap Lanes (#1-9). 
  23. Non-swimmers and poor swimmers must use the shallow end of the pool. Staff reserves the right to determine eligibility as a deep-water swimmer and to restrict access to any area of the pool for any swimmer.
  24. Pool privileges will be denied to anyone who willfully breaks the rules, endangers or disturbs others, fails to comply with pool policies or staff directives, or who in any way interferes with the operation of the facility.

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