Cannon Memorial YMCA
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Cannon YMCA

Pool Guidelines & Policies

  • The lifeguard has the authority to enforce any rule necessary to ensure a safe pool environment.
  • All persons using the swimming pool must take a soap shower before entering the pool.
  • Please keep noise level down.  Screaming and yelling are discouraged.
  • A parent or responsible adult supervisor must accompany all children under 9.
  • Non-toilet trained children must wear rubber pants or swim diaper.  Regular diapers are not allowed.
  • Coast Guard approved swimming devices only.  Inflatable devices are not allowed.
  • A responsible adult within arm’s reach must accompany all children who are non-swimmers or using Coast Guard approved flotation devices.
  • Swim attire must be appropriate and suitable for a YMCA family atmosphere.
  • Basketball shorts, nylon shorts, sports bras, t-shirts, and other cotton appearal may not be worn in the pool.
  • One piece swimsuits, tankinis or two piece swimsuits that do not tie in the back and provide full coverage are allowed.
  • Any person having an infectious or communicable disease is prohibited from using the pools.
  • Persons having open blisters, cuts, sores, etc. are not allowed to use the pools.
  • Please remove bandages before entering the water.
  • Spitting, spouting water, blowing nose or discharging body waste in the pool is strictly prohibited.
  • Please walk in the pool area.
  • Please dispose of food, drink and gum before swimming.
  • Diving is not allowed.
  • Glass is not allowed in the pool area.
  • Hair longer than 3” must be tied back or secured with a swim cap.
  • Horseplay, dunking, pushing and jumping toward side of the pool are not permitted.
  • Noodles, weights, barbells and other YMCA pool equipment are for exercise and instructional classes only.
  • Lap lanes, kickboards and leg buoys are for swimmers only.
  • If 2 or more swimmers are in a lap lane, please circle swim.
  • Diving blocks are for swim teams and instructional use only.
  • Please stay off of lane lines and lifelines.
  • Emergency telephone is located on pool wall.