Pool Rules
Approved by the Greenbriar Pool Club, Inc. Board of Directors, May 2017

ALL MEMBERS ARE ADVISED THAT THEY AND THEIR GUEST(S) USE ALL
GREENBRIAR POOL CLUB FACILITIES AT THEIR OWN RISK.

ADMISSION 

  1. All members and their guests will register in the established manner at the entrance every time they enter.
  2. Upon exiting the pool, please check out at the front desk so the pool can maintain an accurate patron count.
  3. Admission shall be refused to all persons having: an infectious, communicable or contagious disease, colds, sore or inflamed eyes, nasal or ear discharges, open sores or cuts. Individuals who appear intoxicated, under the influence, or otherwise incapacitated shall be denied admission.
  4. Only authorized staff members are allowed in the filter rooms, chemical storage rooms, snack bar, guard room, first aid station and manager's office.

ATTIRE

  1. All bathers must wear a bathing suit.
  2. No street footwear on the pool deck.
  3. No life rings, inner tubes, or other floatable toys are permitted in the main pool during normal operating hours.
  4. Fins, mask and snorkel are permitted in lap lanes only.
  5. U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices may be used by children only with close (one arm's length or less) adult supervision. Such flotation devices may be used by those with physical disabilities at any time. 
  6. The management company has the authority to suspend the use of flotation devices and fins when they believe the pool is crowded and safety may be compromised.

FEES

All fees, dues, charges, and damage to Club property caused by a member/renter, a member of his family, and/or his guest shall constitute a lien against his membership. An open balance on any membership prevents all associated members from using the pool until the balance is paid in full. 

TRESPASSERS

Greenbriar Pool Club is a private club. Greenbriar Pool will prosecute trespassers to the fullest extent of the law. Any person who shall use or attempt to use the Club facilities at any time other than when it is officially open shall be subject to prosecution. 

AGE

  1. Age referred to in these rules is the age attained by Memorial Day of the current year and is determined by records on file (no changes will be made by gate attendant).
  2. Adults are defined as persons being eighteen (18) years of age or older.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

  1. The Club will close whenever an on-duty lifeguard hears thunder or sees lightning. In the event of lightning or thunder, swimming and diving will be suspended for a period of 45 minutes following the last lightning bolt or thunderclap. Members may wait in their cars until the pool re-opens and members without access to a car may wait in the front entry area. 
  2. No swimming or diving allowed until the lifeguard chairs are staffed and the whistle is blown.

LAP LANES

Designated lap lanes are to be used only for swimming laps.

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND COURTESY

  1. All bathers must take a soap shower and use the foot-spray where required before entering the pool area.
  2. No spouting of water and other unhygienic actions.
  3. No running, pushing, wrestling, disorderly conduct, public displays of affection, or offensive language.
  4. No glass containers, animals, chewing gum, chewing tobacco, snuff, skate boards, intoxicants, or alcoholic beverages on pool deck or on premises (except as authorized by County Permit for special activities).
  5. Food, candy, and soft drinks may be consumed in designated areas only.
  6. Use of tobacco products or smokeless cigarettes (e-cigs/personal vaporizers) is prohibited everywhere in the facility except for the designated smoking area. .
  7. All refuse must be deposited in the appropriate receptacles.
  8. No reserving deck chairs. 
  9. Socializing with the lifeguards on duty is prohibited. The guards are on duty at all times and should not be engaged in casual or social conversation on the deck or in the office.
  10. Audio devices must be used with headphones.
  11. Lifeguards and staff have the right to make value judgments on safety.
  12. Members are responsible for the behavior of their children and their guests.
  13. Gas cooking grills are available for use and shall be cleaned after using.
  14. Lifeguards’ decisions are considered final. Direct any disputes to the manager on duty.
  15. No one shall enter the pool until the lifeguard chairs are staffed and the whistle is blown.
  16. Injuries occurring within the Club facility must be reported to the lifeguard or manager on duty immediately.
  17. Pool Management is authorized to close the pool whenever necessary.
  18. Internet accessible devices, including personally owned computers, tablets and phones, shall not be used on pool property to access and view pornography or other material that is incompatible with a family environment.

19.   Use of audio or visual recording devices, including cell phones, is prohibited in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms. 

20.   No inappropriate sexual conduct or advance, or other inappropriate oral, written, visual (including through social media), or physical conduct of a sexual or abusive nature at any time directed toward any member or other person.

DIVING

  1. Diving has inherent risks which may result in serious injury; your participation in diving is done at your own risk. 
  2. Back dives or flips from the side of the pool are prohibited.
  3. The diving board may be closed at any time and closure is at the discretion of the management and/or lifeguards.
  4. Only one person is permitted on the diving board at a time.
  5. Divers must wait until the proceeding diver has cleared the area before getting onto the diving board. It is the responsibility of the diver on the board to ensure the dive area is clear of people or obstructions prior to diving.
  6. Divers must swim directly to the nearest ladder and leave the pool.
  7. Divers must dive straight off the end of the board; jumping or diving towards the pool walls or rope floats is prohibited.
  8. Double-bouncing or continuous bouncing on the board is prohibited.
  9. Objects worn or held by a diver diving from the board are prohibited.
  10. Divers may not purposefully cause the diving board to touch or to be submerged into the water.

CHILDREN

  1. All children thirteen (13) years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult after 7:00 p.m.
  2. All children ten to twelve (10 -12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times unless certified as swim safe – see below.
  3. All children nine (9) years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  4. Children seven (7) years of age and under who are not certified as swim safe may use the main pool only if accompanied in the water by an adult.
  5. Wading pool and playground(s) are restricted to children seven (7) years of age and under. An adult must supervise them at all times.
  6. Children who are not toilet trained must wear tight-banded plastic pants over swim diapers. Check your child's diapers often; accidents cause the entire pool to be closed to all swimmers for several hours.

SWIM SAFE TEST

Children between ages 10 and 12 who are certified as swim safe may use the pool without an accompanying adult.  To achieve this certification, the child must demonstrate to a lifeguard that he/she can swim 25 meters (1 length of the pool) without stopping and tread water for 60 seconds. 
        The swim safe test will be administered upon request during the next available break, and must be passed annually until the child reaches the age of 13.

BREAK

  1. The pool will be closed for (15) minutes beginning the last quarter of the hour for adult/family swim.  Swimmers must be 18 years or older, except as noted below.
  2. Parents and guardians may bring up to two children under 10 years old into the pool during this time. They must remain in the wings of the pool and not interfere with adult activity and relaxation. U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices, life jackets, and kick boards may be used.

GUESTS

  1. A member must accompany guest(s) at all times. It is the member's responsibility to see that the guest(s) knows and follows the pool rules.
  2.  Any guests twelve (12) and under must be accompanied by an adult member.
  3. Pool members age thirteen (13) and older may escort a guest(s) that is thirteen (13) and older without an accompanying adult member, as long as they and guest(s) are certified swim safe.
  4. Pool members age thirteen (13)-fifteen (15) years and older may escort a maximum of three (3) guests (age 13 years and older) at any one time.
  5. Payment of guest fees must be made by check at the time of entrance with the exception of long-term passes. Fees are posted at the entrance.
  6. Hired caregivers for whom the long-term guest fee is paid may accompany and supervise the minor children of registered members.

PARKING LOT

  1. Bicycles must be parked in the designated portion of the parking lot. 
  2. Skateboards, scooters and rollerblades are NOT allowed in the pool area. Scooters must be parked in the bicycle portion of the parking lot.
  3. Motor vehicles using the parking lot must be operated in a prudent manner. All vehicles must park in designated parking areas only. Vehicles parked outside designated areas are subject to towing at the owner’s expense.
  4. Parking space(s) designated Handicapped are to be used only by vehicles that display an officially issued parking permit.
  5. No skateboarding, rollerblading or the use of scooters in the designated parking lots.

STROLLER PARKING

All strollers must be parked in designated areas. Strollers are not allowed on the main pool deck for safety reasons.

POOL MANAGEMENT is authorized to close the pool whenever necessary.

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE CONSIDERED SUFFICIENT CAUSE FOR THE POOL MANAGEMENT TO SUSPEND POOL PRIVILEGES.

Violations of the rules may result in suspension of membership privileges for various periods of duration at the discretion of the Board of Directors.  In extreme cases, as determined by the Board of Directors, repeat or egregious violations may result in revocation of membership.

If a membership unit’s privileges have been suspended, no member of the associated family unit may enter the pool as the guest of another member during the suspension period.