Rules of the Pool

Every now and again a reminder of proper behavior in and around the pool area is helpful for all of us. Please take the time to review the Pool Rules as well as the codes of conduct for both swimmers and parents. Keeping mindful of these simple rules will help us all to NEVER SETTLE. Thank you!

Pool Safety Rules

  • No running on deck
  • Stay off the railings around the pool. No sitting on or playing in or around the railings.
  • Equipment can be placed in front of the locker room are prior to and during practices.
  • To respect the CRC team practices, all swimmers must remain on the bleachers until their practice begins.
  • NO swimmers allowed outside the pool gates before or after practices without adult supervision.
  • Swimmers need to arrive to practice 15 minutes before practice and must be walked through the pool gates if age 10 or under.
  • Parents are not allowed in the pool offices unless meeting with the coaches or board members.
  • Bottles, glass and other hazardous objects are prohibited within the pool area or bathroom facilities.
  • Parents must remain in the bleachers or in front of the office area. They are not allowed on deck.
  • Children under 6 years of age, or in the Green Practice Group must be accompanied by an adult when in the locker room.
  • Locker room and shower usage is limited to 10 minutes or less.
  • People who appear to be afflicted with cuts, skin disease, communicable diseases, colds, fever, infection or other physical ailments are prohibited from entering the water.


Parent’s Code of Conduct

  • Encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all swimmers, coaches, Board members, and o cials during practices and swim meets.
  • Place the emotional and physical well-being of my child ahead of my personal desire to win.
  • Forgive individual actions by coaches with which I/we don’t completely agree, while focusing on the overall objective of working to help my child(ren) grow up to be stronger, more selfcon dent and better adjusted.
  • Remember that the sport is for the youth, not the adults.
  • Encourage my child(ren) to treat other swimmers, coaches, and families with respect regardless of race, sex, creed or ability and set an example by doing so myself.
  • Encourage my child(ren) to routinely attend practices and attend swim meets.
  • Bring my concerns to the coaches or b oard members directly, in a spirit of fundamental mutual interest, and refrain from fruitless discussions of such concerns with third parties.
  • Participate in volunteer and fundraising activities


Swimmer’s Code of Conduct

  • Treat the Coaches and their assistants with respect and follow their directions.
  • Treat swim meet workers and officials with respect.
  • Treat other team swimmers and families with respect, regardless of race, sex, creed or ability.
  • Treat the pool facilities with care and respect.
  • Treat competitors with respect and congratulate them after each race, win or lose. • Strive to always give your best, whether at practices or swim meets.


Coach’s Code of Conduct

  • Make the best interests of the children in the program the priority in my heart and mind.
  • Maintain the delicate state of balance between what is best for the individual (the swimmer) and the needs of the group (the team).
  • Communicate honestly, openly, and in a mature manner and to be approachable and receptive to parents’ and swimmers’ reasonable concerns.
  • Acknowledge my frailties, imperfections, and my humanity, and within those constraints, pledge to strive to be consistent and fair in dealings with team members and to treat each swimmer according to his/her needs.