Swimming Pool Safety Rules

Safety at the Pool

Good rules make for safer pools. We suggest you post (and enforce) these rules at your multi-family pools.

If a child is missing, always look in the pool first. Seconds count in preventing death or disability.

  • Parents and guardians must watch children at all times.

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied.

  • Parents and guardians should always keep a phone with them.

  • No running, diving, or playing rough.

  • Do not push others into the pool.

  • Check the depth before entering.

  • Be aware and considerate of others.

  • No electrical appliances in the pool area.

  • No swimming after drinking alcohol or taking medications.