Aquatic Centre Conditions of Entry

Risk and Responsibility

  • You must only swim where you are medically and physically fit and able to swim.


Supervision Requirements

  • In accordance with Royal Lifesaving Society Guidelines and Council's Keep Watch program all children under 6 years and non swimmers are to be within arms reach of the supervising adult at all times.
  • In accordance with Royal Lifesaving Society Guidelines, any child under the age of 10 years will not be permitted entry to the pool without the continuous supervision of a responsible person over the age of 16 years.
  • Lifeguards are an important safety feature, but they cannot and do not replace the close supervision of a parent or guardian.


Prohibited Use / Items

  • No bottles, glassware or metal utensils are to be bought into the pool area.
  • No alcohol or drugs or persons suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol are permitted on the premises.
  • No bikes, skateboards, scooters etc are to be ridden in pool grounds.
  • No pets are permitted in the centre, with the exception of guide dogs.


Prohibited Activities

  • Please respect other patrons by not running, bombing, pushing, swearing, littering. Abusive or offensive behaviour is not permitted.
  • Diving is considered to be dangerous and is only permitted in training situations.
  • Only persons approved by the centre are permitted to conduct swim lessons or coaching sessions.


Personal Hygiene

  • All toddlers and babies who are not toilet trained must wear approved nappies.
  • People who have had diarrhoea within the previous two weeks should not swim in a public pool.
  • All patrons are encouraged to shower thoroughly before entering the pool.
  • Recognised swim wear must be worn.


Lap Swimming Etiquette

  • Swim to the left hand side of the lane
  • Please swim in a lane appropriate for your swimming ability
  • Overtaking should occur at the ends of the lanes only


Use of Change Rooms

  • Children over the age of 8 are to use same gender change rooms or family change rooms only.
  • No recording devices or mobile phones are to be used in the change rooms.


Please listen to the Pool Lifeguard at all times.
3 loud whistle blasts indicates that there is an emergency and everyone must get out of the pool.