Safety and pool rules
South Taranaki District Council Public Swimming Pools Bylaw prevents any child under the age of eight entering a pool without a supervisor 16 years or older. Active supervision means that they are ready to respond and are within easy reachable distance from the swimmer. The supervisor must be within or around the same pool as the child and undistracted (not reading a book etc). Leaflets ‘Your Child, Your Responsibility’ are available at reception for use in these situations, and customers must be advised that this is a bylaw.
- Swimming attire must be appropriate to a family recreation environment.
- Smoking or vaping is not permitted within the facility or carpark
- No-one under the influence of alcohol or drugs is permitted within the facility, including the carparks
- No glass bottles or containers allowed in the facility
- No alcohol containing drinks are permitted within the facility or carpark
- No dogs allowed, with the exception of specialist disability support dogs
- Persons with open wounds are not permitted to swim
- All under 8 year olds must be actively supervised by a caregiver 16 years or older. Non swimmers not allowed in pool unless competently supervised by an adult
- Keep off the lane ropes
- Laned areas are for lane swimmers only
- No running
- No person may use indecent, obscene, insulting or threatening language or behave in an indecent, offensive, disorderly or improper manner.