Swim Club at Park

The Swim Club at Park team strives to create a fun and welcoming environment for all of our members. Please read through these rules and regulations fully before visiting the Swim Club at Park to ensure everyone can enjoy the summer at its fullest!​​

Swim Club at Park Rules and Regulations

Conditions of Membership

  • Members agree to abide by all Swim Club at Park rules outlined herein

  • Members will complete a verbal health attestation upon arrival to the Swim Club at Park each day

  • Members should maintain physical distancing from all other members who are not a part of their party

  • Face masks will be optional in outdoor areas

  • Face Masks or Face Coverings are required for all Staff and Members in the locker and bathroom area

    • The Pool House Locker Rooms will be open at a limited capacity. Please be respectful of other members and limit your time in the locker room area

  • Members will enter the pool deck via the pool house and exit through the gate located south of pool house

  • Members (and their party) using the pool, fields, and facilities do so at their own risk. Park School or its personnel are not responsible for accident, injury, or the loss or damage to personal property 

    • Lost and found items will be collected and donated every other Friday

  • While you may bring your own chairs to sit on, their placement on the pool deck is at the discretion of the lifeguards in order to keep everyone safe

  • All members (and their party) must check in with the lifeguard on duty at the entrance (including members having a lesson)

  • No dogs, alcohol, or audio devices inside the pool gate or on the school grounds

  • Picnics on the grounds are acceptable, but members and their guests are responsible for their own cleanup. Please use a carry-in, carry-out trash/waste procedure at all times


Parking Guidelines for the Swim Club at Park

  • Parking is allowed ONLY in Lots A & B at Park School’s Main Building (171 Goddard Avenue)

    • Members should park in the marked spaces provided, then walk to the pool/tennis court area via the service road (unpaved) or across the Main Field

    • Handicapped persons may be dropped off near the pool area, following which the driver should park his/her vehicle in the main lots (A & B) at 171 Goddard Avenue

  • There will be NO parking at the 255 Goddard Ave address. This is a private residence.

  • Parking is not allowed along any roadside area

    • All cars must be parked in designated or marked spaces

    • These are fire lanes and must be clear (for fire apparatus) in case of an emergency

  • These parking restrictions will be strictly enforced

    • Repeated parking violations are grounds for loss of Swim Club at Park membership without refund. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in this matter. Thank you.

Deep End Test

ALL SWIMMERS MUST PASS DEEP END TEST EVERY SUMMER (to be given in the deep end of the pool)

All swimmers must perform the following in order to pass the deep end test:

  • swim from the deep end wall to the center rope using the front crawl stroke / freestyle

  • tread water for 1 minute

  • float on back for 10 seconds

  • swim back to the deep end wall using the front crawl stroke / freestyle

  • swimmers must swim with their face in and arms out of the water

  • swimmers must swim calmly and not appear tired or nervous

  • strokes must be strong and recognizable

  • swimmers may not hold on to the wall at any point during the test

Pool Rules of Safety

  • All swimmers must take a shower before entering the water

  • Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

  • All who wish to swim in the deep water must pass the Deep End Test (once every Summer).

  • No diving in the shallow end of the pool – only from 10 foot end wall

  • No running, pushing, rough-housing, smoking, or flotation devices of any kind

  • No eating, gum chewing, drinking, or glass containers in the pool area

  • No one may swim with open sores, infected eyes, a cough, congestion or a head cold

  • Only small children are permitted in the baby pool and must be accompanied by an adult

    • Infants needing diapers may ONLY wear swim diapers in the pool

    • Please discard soiled diapers into a plastic bag prior to disposal

  • Discreet breast-feeding is allowed

  • Locker rooms will be closed except for use as a restroom

    • Changing of clothes within the locker rooms will not be permitted​

    • We are hopeful that the the locker rooms will be open this summer, but cannot make that determination currently

  • Cell phone use is prohibited in the pool area

  • Members must be within arms reach of their small children at all times within the pool area

  • While outside of the pool area, members must closely monitor their children's activities

Pool Closings

  • Any National Weather Service storm warning, thunder, or heavy rain will cause the pool to close – please call pool office before you come to ensure that the pool will be open.

    • We close for 30 minutes every sound of thunder during these weather conditions.

  • Foreign matter in the pool such as blood or feces will cause the pool to be closed for extended periods of time, sometimes for 24 hours depending on the situation.

Failure to comply with these rules and regulations may result in loss of membership without refund.