Aquatics Center Rules and Regulations

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Diving Board Rules & Regulations

  • Children under 12 must pass a deep-water test before using the diving board. (This test may also be required for anyone who does not demonstrate the ability to swim safely in the deep end).
  • Only one person is allowed on the diving board at any given time.
  • Before diving, the water surrounding the diving board must be clear of all swimmers.
  • Only one bounce is permitted per dive.
  • Divers must go straight off of the diving board – not to the sides.
  • Only forward jumps, forward dives or forward flips may be attempted from the diving board.
  • The following dives are prohibited: INWARD, REVERSE, TWISTING, SITTING, HANDSTAND or BACK DIVES – If in doubt, please check with the Lifeguard on duty.
  • After diving, you must immediately swim away from the diving area. Do not swim under the diving board.
  • Diving (starting) blocks are off limits to all patrons during recreational swim times.
  • Any diver acting dangerously or disobeying any rule will be prohibited from using the diving board and may be dismissed from the facility.
  • The City of Santa Clarita reserves the right to refuse and/or revoke admittance as a safety precaution to protect all patrons.

Water Slide Rules & Regulations

  • All riders must be at least 48 inches tall to ride the water slide.
  • Do not stop, slow down or form a chain of riders on the slide.
  • Do not stand up on the slide at any time.
  • The riding position is lying on the back with feet first or sitting facing forward.
  • No lifejackets may be worn on the slide at any time.
  • No eyeglasses, sunglasses or goggles may be worn on the slide.
  • No T-shirts may be worn on the slide.
  • Riders must wait until the lifeguard signals them to enter the slide.
  • Only one patron on the slide is permitted at a time.
  • No roughhousing or horseplay is permitted on the stairs at any time.
  • Swimsuits with metal rivets are not permitted on waterslide.

Pool Facility Rules & Regulations

  • All patrons, ages 3 and older, must pay the mandatory facility entry fee.
  • All patrons must obey the direction of Lifeguards and Aquatics Section Staff.
  • Appropriate swimwear must be worn.
  • Children ages 2 and under must wear swim diapers under their swimsuits. remove i.e. swim diapers.
  • Only Coast Guard approved life jackets are permitted in the pool during recreational swim times.
  • The use of masks, fins, or snorkels in not permitted in the pool during recreational swim times.
  • No running on the pool deck, or in the pool building.
  • No diving in the shallow end of the pool (or other designated areas).
  • Dangerous horseplay, including hanging on other swimmers backs is prohibited.
  • No sitting or hanging on the deep-water buoy line.
  • No glass containers permitted in the pool facility.
  • No coolers, outside food or drink (except bottled water) allowed in the facility.
  • The use of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco products is strictly prohibited.
  • No pets allowed in the facility at any time (service animals permitted).
  • Only Lifeguards are permitted to use the Lifeguard towers.
  • Patrons must keep clear of areas under the Lifeguard towers.
  • Children, ages 12 and under, must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Active in-water supervision by an adult is required for all non-swimmers.
  • Children, 12 and under, must pass a deep-water test before entering the deep end of the pool (this test may also be required for anyone who does not demonstrate the ability to swim safely in deeper water).
  • Leaders of organized groups are responsible for the conduct of their group at all times. Additional rules may apply, check with the Lifeguard on duty.
  • The City reserves the right to refuse and/or revoke admittance as a safety precaution to protect all patrons.