Pool Rules

Burlington Aquatics: Pool Rules

These pool rules apply to all Burlington Aquatics facilities.
  • All children ages 5 years and younger are to have a parent in the water with them, within arms reach
  • Any person wearing a PFD (personal flotation device) must have a parent in the water with them, within arms reach
  • PFDs must be COAST GUARD APPROVED.  Inflatable flotation devices and mono-fins are not permitted
  • Proper swim attire is required.  Street clothing (i.e. gym shorts, denim, cotton, under garments, etc.) will not be allowed
  • Swim diapers with rubber swim pants must be worn by children not yet potty-trained.  Disposable or cloth diapers will not be permitted
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a person 18 years or older
  • Smoking, vaping, and tobacco will not be tolerated on the premises
  • No glass, gum, profanity, horseplay, or pets (except service animals - not in the water)
  • No diving in shallow areas
  • Adults should not swim alone
  • All patrons should shower before entering the pool
  • Food and drinks in approved areas only
  • Burlington Aquatics staff and/or facilities are not responsible for lost or stolen items
  • Swim tests will be given at pool breaks
  • Band-aids and open wounds are not permitted