Please read carefully!

These rules were made to ensure a pleasant and safe pool atmosphere.

These rules have been established and published by your Pool Board so that everyone may enjoy the Saratoga Pool in safety and comfort.  If you have any questions about their intent or enforcement, please ask a member of the pool staff or the Pool Board.

I.        ENTRY TO THE POOL
 

  • You may enter the pool only with a current year’s pool ID presented to a front desk operator. 

  • You may bring a guest(s) only by using your guest passes.  You must remain with your guests at all times while they are on the pool property. You may only bring a maximum of 5 guests to the pool at a time per family membership.

  • Children 13 - 18 years old may bring one guest or a sibling with parent’s permission.

  • Young people of age 18 - 21 may bring up to 3 guests.

  • Children under 12 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult or a sibling 13 years old or older.

  • Children from 12 to 17 years old may attend the pool unaccompanied by an adult if:

  • He or she has passed a swim test administered by a certified lifeguard employed by pool management.

  • His or her parent or guardian has provided written permission.

  • Has had a check mark placed on his or her pool photo ID card attesting permission to enter the pool enclosure without adult supervision.  




2.        WITHIN THE POOL ENCLOSURE
      

  • Please do not loiter by the front desk.

  • Please take a shower before entering the pool.  

  • No pets allowed on the Saratoga Pool property or within the pool enclosure.  

  • Bicycle(s) must be properly placed in the bicycle rack outside the pool house.

  • No wheeled play equipment such as bicycles, skateboards, roller-skates, etc. allowed into the pool enclosure.

  • No water guns are allowed in the pool. 

  • No basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, footballs, tennis balls, baseballs, or any other heavy sport balls except beach balls, sponge balls, are allowed in the pool or inside the pool fenced area.

  • No acrobatics or other dangerous actions may be performed in the pool perimeters. 

  • No running, chasing, pushing, rough playing allowed on the pool territory (except grassy areas). 

  • No yelling or shouting allowed in the pool enclosure.

  • No profane language anywhere on pool premises.

  • You must be able to swim to be permitted use of the diving board.

  • Only one person at a time is permitted on the diving board.

  • Please turn your radio down not to disturb other attendees at the pool.

  • No food or drinks are allowed in or on the edge of the pool.

  • Drinking alcoholic beverages on pool property is not allowed except at social events sanctioned by the Pool Board.

  • You may drink non-alcoholic beverages when seated at tables or on chairs 12 feet away from the pool’s edge. 

  • No glass containers are allowed on the pool deck or immediate premises.

  • Food is allowed within the pool enclosure only in the two picnic areas. All refuse must be disposed of in the trash receptacles provided.

  • Smoking is allowed only within areas designated for the purpose. 

  • Do not litter at any time.

  • A fifteen-minute “break” period will be observed during each hour of operation, so that children do not get overtired in the water.  When the pool staff whistles and announces “break!” all those younger than 18 must leave the water and may not return to the water until 
    the pool staff has announced the end of break time


 

Anyone violating these rules will have their pool privileges suspended for the remainder of the day; if the conduct is repeated, his or her pool pass could be revoked for the remainder of the season.


3.        BABY POOL AREA RULES

 

  • The baby pool is reserved for children 5 years old and under.

  • No children older than 5 years old can be in baby pool if toddlers are present in water.

  • Small baby carriages and strollers may be taken inside the baby-pool area when space permits, at the discretion of the pool manager.

  • Strollers must employ brakes or be strapped to a fence.

  • If your child is not toilet-trained, swim diaper MUST be worn.

  • Parents or guardians must supervise toddlers at all times.


4.        ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

 

  • Please report any accident or injury immediately to the lifeguard on duty and/or to the pool manager.  First-aid supplies are maintained by the pool staff.  Since a written accident report must be submitted by the pool manager, please provide all the information you have about the accident/injury and its cause(s).

  • Please inform lifeguards or a board member about unsafe activities on the pools grounds to insure your comfort.  

  • For a copy of printed Saratoga Pool Rules you can ask a lifeguard at the front desk.

  • These rules have been established and published by your Saratoga Pool Board and reinforced by lifeguards and pool board members.  



(updated July 15, 2019)