Swimming Pool

Policy and procedures

  •  All children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over. This Person may be responsible for up to two children under the age of 8 years.
  • Children Under the age of 4 years old must be supervised at all times in the water on a 1 to 1 basis regardless of whether they are able to swim or not by an adult over the age of 18 years old.
  •  We advise all non/weak swimmers of any age should wear arms bands or suitable buoyancy aids and swim in the shallow end only.
  •  Please ensure any children over 8 years of age change in the appropriate changing rooms unless help is required from parents, or if the child requires additional specific assistance. If this is the case, we do have a seperate cubicle in each changing rooms, but the parent must be the same gender as the child. We also have the family/disabled room available to use.  
  • No Outdoor shoes to be worn on poolside. This does include flip flops worn outside.
  • No glass or breakable containers on poolside or in the changing area. This does include snorkel goggles made with glass lenses.
  • Photography is forbidden in the changing rooms and poolside
  •  Do not enter the water without a lifeguard on poolside.
  • Please use the shower before entering the water.
  •  While swimming, please be courteous of other swimmers. Lane rage and physical contact will not be tolerated.
  •  Performance related food and drink only on poolside.
  •  During swimming lessons children that are not participating in the lessons should be sat with parents/guardian at all times.
  • All lost property will be logged at reception and will be held for two weeks, for hygiene and safety reasons.
  •  If you have experienced sickness or diarrhoea in the last 48 hours you should not enter the pool.
  •  Please inform the lifeguards if you have a medical condition that may compromise your safety or that of other swimmers before entering the pool.
  •  Appropriate swimwear must be worn at all times..
  • Private swimming lessons only by St Alban's Sports Centre swimming instructors

                               The Lifeguards decision is final.