Rules & Regulations

Pool Rules

To provide a safe and enjoyable pool facility for all residents, unruly or dangerous behavior, activities, and actions will not be tolerated and are prohibited. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Running, chicken fights, dunking, towel snapping, horseplay, pushing, throwing of litter or any other activity deemed dangerous or inappropriate by the lifeguards or management
  • There shall be no kissing or any other inappropriate contact. Violations of this rule shall be at the discretion of the pool staff. Violators shall be removed from the facility.
  • Alcohol, drugs, loud or abusive language, food or drink in the immediate pool area
  • Smoking at the pool facility, which includes the pool entrance and steps
  • Destruction of property
  • Persons having open sores, communicable diseases, wounds, severe sunburns, or bandages
  • Pets are not allowed in the Municipal Pool, unless the animal is a guide dog as permitted by law
  • The use of t-shirts or tank tops while in the pool, unless there is a religious or medical exception (with proof provided)

Pool Regulations

  • There shall be no glass containers brought into the Municipal Pool
  • To provide for safe use of the diving facility, only one (1) person at a time on the diving board or tower. Divers must go straight off the end of the board and are permitted only one bounce.
  • Only forward dives are permitted, no flips at anytime.
  • Divers must exit the pool at the closest ladder or swim straight out and under the rope to exit the diving area.
  • The next diver may not approach until the previous diver has reached the rope or ladder.
  • There will be no diving or jumping from the pool deck as water depths are not suitable for diving, with the exceptions of the swim lesson activities or swim team activities.
  • After 6:00 pm a lap lane will be established, if there is no swim practice being conducted. Only persons swimming laps will be permitted in these lanes. The swimming pattern should be on the right side of the lane as you swim down and back, as multiple swimmers are possible.
  • Only bathing suits are to be worn on the pool deck and in the water. No "cutoff shorts" are allowed. Please remember this is a public pool and all bathing suits should be appropriate. The city reserves the right to deem what is appropriate and persons wearing inappropriate suits will be asked to change and/or leave.
  • Infants must have on a "swim diaper"; Swim diapers may be available for purchase at the office.
  • The only street clothes permitted will be the adult(s) supervising a child/children in the pool.
  • The use of rafts, tubes, and flotation devices are permitted. Any crowded or unsafe conditions may result in the usage of the raft, tube, or flotation device being denied by lifeguard or management.
  • No one shall talk to the lifeguards while they are on duty in the lifeguard chair, unless it is an emergency.
  • Children may be asked to demonstrate adequate swimming ability in the deep end or to use the diving boards. A swim test will consist of swimming the length of the pool in the deep area.
  • The last fifteen (15) minutes of each hour will be a safety break. During this time, the pool may only be utilized by adults. Minors will be prohibited from being in or around the pool except those infants of "holding age" being held by parents.
The Parks and Recreation Division reserves the right to amend these rules and regulations for the safety of the general public at anytime.

Admission Regulations

  • All persons entering the pool must pay a daily entry fee or show a valid season pass.
  • Upon payment of the daily entry fee, the purchaser agrees to abide by admission regulations and the pool rules.
  • All patrons must sign in as requested by the Union County Health Department.
  • Admission to the pool must be made through the main entrance. Anyone caught falsifying identification or gaining illegal entry, may be prosecuted and will not be permitted to enter the pool that day.
  • Suspension of pool privileges by city personnel does not entitle the person to a refund of fees paid for admission and/or a season pass.
  • Proof of identification may be requested to verify the name on the season pass at any time.
  • The City of Marysville is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Use of the Municipal Pool is strictly voluntary. The city is not liable for any accidents or theft of property.
  • Loitering at the entrance or fences outside the pool area will not be permitted.
  • Persons under the influence or suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall be denied entry into the pool and may be removed by city personnel.
  • All children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by a responsible person who remains in attendance. The responsible person must be in close proximity (within the pool gates) to those children who are non-swimmers. Parents will be requested to pick up unaccompanied children.
  • After any morning activity at the pool, all participants must exit the pool and re-enter under the normal admission procedures.
  • There will be no saving of lounge chairs, areas, etc.

The City of Marysville Parks and Recreation Division reserves the right to change or amend the rules or regulations at anytime for the good of the general public.