I am currently researching the minimum age allowed to enter aquatic facilities without an adult. We have been allowing children 9 years and older to enter our facility during public swim without…Continue
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"We have a rule 12 yrs and over can be in our facility without a parent. New CDC MAHC on Bather Supervison/Lifeguarding states any facility that allows children under 14 yrs of age is required to have lifeguards on duty. Depending on how…"
"We use height restrictinos verses age, age is too difficult to prove or disprove. Under 54 inches requires adult in building. Under 48 inches requires adult in the pool area. Under 42 inches requires adult within arms reach in the…"
I operate an indoor/outdoor facility with an 8 lane lap pool, zero-depth play pool and a hot tub indoor, and a wave pool, lazy river, slide catch pool, and wading pool outside. We do not allow children under 10 in the facility without…"
I am currently researching the minimum age allowed to enter aquatic facilities without an adult. We have been allowing children 9 years and older to enter our facility during public swim without adult supervision. I will be advocating that we raise the minimum age requirement in the future and am curious to what you do.What is your minimum age to enter your facility without adult supervision? Do you operate a pool or a waterpark?See More
"If I understand this correctly, the Greenville County Recreation District operates a waterpark that I assume has a large body of water such as a wave pool or maybe a lazy river. If they have a wave pool then I applaud their initiative to require a…"
"We received returning staff notices in January and had 72% of my staff returning for this summer. Currently we are down to 65% as others have decided to stay at school, have found other jobs, or are "too busy". That means I will need about…"
"During the off-peak winter months (October-April) we heat our pools to 80 degrees. During the peak summer months we heat to 78 degrees and let the sun do the rest. All our pools are outdoors and we tarp daily."
"It is unfortunate but time has come that I can no longer afford multiple memberships and thus do not receive information from NRPA any longer. However, I did hear about this and I find it fishy that NRPA can possibly negotiate with the ARC on a fee…"
"We have not experienced a severe problem with rotations, but have a simple sign on the guard office clock reminding them to rotate 2-minutes before their scheduled rotation so that no one is cheated. However, rotations are scheduled with the seasons…"