- Everyone using the pool should show the CPC membership card to lifeguards, before
entering pool. A copy of the membership list is kept at the pool. Any adult visiting the pool for the purpose of providing child care (e.g., nannies, au pairs, occasional babysitters, visiting relatives, etc.) will be admitted free of charge when accompanying a member child.
- A guest fee of $5.00 per guest per day shall be charged for each guest. Guest passes are available in books of
5 for $25.00
payable by check only made out to the Cleveland Park Club.
A member may only bring 5 or fewer guests at any onetime, otherwise the pool must be rented for a party of 6 or more guests. No individual will be permitted as a guest
more than 10 days in a season.
- A member must reserve the pool for private functions and when there will be 6 or more guests with a family member at the pool. The pool is only available for rental outside the normal pool operating schedule.
Renting the clubhouse does not entitle use of the pool.
- Use of the pool during closed periods or in the absence of a qualified lifeguard employed by the Club is prohibited.
- All members and their guests using the pool, pool decks, or bath house facilities do so at their own risk. The Club assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property.
- Lifeguards have ultimate discretion to keep kids and
adults safe, and children must follow guard instructions.
- The pool may be closed at any time due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or any DC code violations, including overcrowding; the number of people inside the fence is limited to 32. In the event of a thunderstorm, the pool manager will close the pool for a period of 30 minutes for thunder and 60 minutes for lightening from the last time either is heard or seen by the lifeguard. If it is only raining, the guards will remain on duty.
- Running on the pool deck, stunt diving (including back dives), diving in the shallow end, unnecessary roughness, dunking and other similar behavior is strictly prohibited.
- Children age 9 and under must always be accompanied by an adult. Children 10 and over may come to swim unaccompanied by an adult only after they have passed a water safeness test (pool test) administered by a Club lifeguard. Children must take the test up until age 11.
Guards are provided to oversee the safety of children in the pool only. They will not “babysit” outside the pool area.
- Each swimmer must take a shower before entering the pool. To conserve energy and water, only brief showers are permitted when leaving the pool for the day.
- Noisy or disruptive games and other pool activity
may be limited, stopped, or prohibited at any time at
the discretion of the lifeguards.
- The throwing of sand is prohibited. Children must rinse off all sand before entering the pools.
- No drinking of alcoholic beverages will be permitted within any part of the pool area, pool fence, bathhouses, or sun deck. No glassware or breakables will be permitted on the pool deck, sun deck or other concrete areas surrounding or leading to the pool.
- Eating will be allowed only on the house porch or grounds.
No food will be allowed on any pool deck because of bees. Everyone is responsible for disposing of their own trash in a proper receptacle.
- Radios are not permitted at the pool.
- Pets are not permitted within the pool area or bathhouse.
- Water guns are not permitted at the pool.
- Small children who are not toilet trained must wear waterproof pants under swim wear and will be allowed in the toddler pool only.
No child with diapers or “pull ups” or swim diapers is allowed in the big pool.
- Remind all children to use toilet instead of pool.
- Soiled diapers must be disposed of in a proper trash receptacle.
Do not flush diapers in the toilet.
- The toddler pool is only for small children 5 years old and younger.
The toddler pool is not supervised by the pool lifeguards. Use of the toddler pool requires supervision by a parent or guardian. Children capable of swimming in the big pool are too big for the toddler pool.
- Small floatation devices worn as an aid while swimming in the big pool are permitted, and all children using them, must have a parent present in the pool. Kick boards are
only permitted during lap swim.
- The last fifteen (15) minutes of each hour during open swim will be set aside as “Adult Swim”. The exception to this is at times when open swim is the last session before the pool closes for the day. Teenagers 15 and older may swim laps during “Adult Swim” and “Lap Swim” if there are lanes available but must relinquish the lane to make room for adults who want to swim.
- “Family Swim” is for CPC members and their children. This time does not include other people’s children with your family.
- Lifeguards, under the direction of the pool manager, are instructed by the Board of Directors to interpret and enforce all rules governing the use of the pool, pool decks, and bathhouse facilities.
- The telephone on the outside wall next to the Men’s Locker Room is intended to be used for: 1) emergencies and 2) BRIEF incoming or outgoing calls, primarily to assist children and parents in arranging or confirming plans. The phone is
not intended to be used for long social or business calls by the CPC members, guests, or employees.
No long distance calls.
LACK OF COMPLIANCE WITH RULES INVOLVING SAFETY MAY RESULT IN