Edinburg Pool Guidelines

Outdoor Pool

Pool Rules

  • Swimming/sunbathing is permitted only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Swimmers must wear a bathing suit. Cut-offs, sport bras, thongs, sheer swimsuits, undergarments are not allowed.
  • You must have on a shirt, shorts and shoes before entering the facility.  Please dry off completely before entering the Recreation Center.
  • Enter and exit the pool from designated locations only.
  • Bathers are strongly recommended to shower before entering the water.
  • Remove all band aids before entering the pool. 
  • Only US Coast Guard approved floatation devices are permitted.
  • Water basketballs, volleyballs and water polo balls are only allowed in designated areas. Do not hang on the rim.  They are not to be used as floatation devices or thrown at patrons. Sand volleyballs are not permitted in the pool.
  • Adults may use jogging belts provided by the pool for jogging through the water.
  • All swimmers must be able to swim without an aid in deep water and may be subject to a swim test.  Lifejackets may be required depending on the lifeguard’s discretion.
  • Children under 10 yrs. old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children not in swim lessons may use the pools but must not disrupt any swim classes.

 

Prohibited

  • Children under 3 yrs. old.
  • Diving or flipping into the pool in depth below 7 feet.
  • Persons with a communicable disease or an open cut.
  • Portable speakers or loud music.
  • Running, rough play, horse play, and throwing/pushing people into the pool.
  • Public displays of affection.
  • Hanging on the lane lines or safety lines.
  • Spitting, blowing of the nose, spouting of water.
  • Covering the water returns.
  • Splashing of the Lifeguards.
  • Talking to the Lifeguard staff in the stand unless you have an emergency.
  • Sitting in the lifeguard stand.
  • Prolonging underwater swimming.
  • Animals or pets of any kind are prohibited from the pool area.
  • Swim lessons or other private instruction conducted by non- University Recreation staff.
  • Chewing of gum or consuming food or beverage in the pool.
  • Glass containers.
  • Tobacco products of any kind.
  • Profane language or any type of disruptive behavior towards other swimmers.

Indoor Pool

Pool Rules

  • Swimming is permitted only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Swimmers must wear a bathing suit. Cut-offs, sport bras, thongs, sheer swimsuits, undergarments are not allowed.
  • You must have on a shirt, shorts and shoes before entering the facility.  Please dry off completely before entering the hall way.
  • Enter and exit the pool from designated locations only.
  • Bathers are strongly recommended to shower before entering the water.
  • Remove all band aids before entering the pool. 
  • Only US Coast Guard approved floatation devices are permitted.
  • Water polo balls are only allowed in designated areas.  They are not to be used as floatation devices or thrown at patrons.
  • Adults may use jogging belts provided by the pool for jogging through the water.
  • All swimmers must be able to swim without an aid in deep water and may be subject to a swim test.  Lifejackets may be required depending on the lifeguard’s discretion.

 

Prohibited

  • Diving or flipping into the pool in depth below 7 feet.
  • Persons with a communicable disease or an open cut.
  • Children under 13 yrs. old
  • Portable speakers or loud music.
  • Running, rough play, horse play, and throwing/pushing people into the pool.
  • Public displays of affection.
  • Hanging on the lane lines or safety lines.
  • Spitting, blowing of the nose, spouting of water.
  • Covering the water returns.
  • Splashing of the Lifeguards.
  • Talking to the Lifeguard staff in the stand unless you have an emergency.
  • Sitting in the lifeguard stand.
  • Prolonging underwater swimming.
  • Animals or pets of any kind are prohibited from the pool area.
  • Swim lessons or other private instruction conducted by non- University Recreation staff.
  • Chewing of gum or consuming food or beverage in the pool.
  • Glass containers.
  • Tobacco products of any kind.
  • Profane language or any type of disruptive behavior towards other swimmers.

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 956-882-4911

The Aquatic Staff has full authority to ask patrons to leave the pool area for not following polices outline for the area.