Menlo Pool Feature Rules

Competition Pool Rules

  • Parents must accompany non-swimming children and children in flotation devices. If a child has a flotation device on, the child must be within arms reach.
  • Hanging, tugging on lap lanes and swimming under ladders is not permitted.
  • Swim test will be administered every hour, on the hour, in the first lane of the competition pool.
  • No diving in shallow end.
  • No swimming between drop slide, rock wall, or diving board. Exit pool immediately.
  • If you are not swimming laps, stay clear of the lap lane. Do not swim under the lap lane or those swimming in the lane.
  • Running, pushing, dunking, or excessive splashing is strictly prohibited. Loud, boisterous, or unruly conduct or behavior will not be permitted.
  • No eating, drinking or gum chewing is permitted inside the pools. No open flames are permitted (portable grills etc..
  • Socializing with on-duty lifeguards is prohibited.
  • No Menlo tubes in competition pool
  • Stay off of the diving blocks
  • Do not enter diving well unless on rock wall, diving board or water slide
  • No standing on tiled wall section near the shallow end stairs
  • Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by and under the direct supervision of an adult 16 years or older

Drop Slide Rules

  • Non-swimmers are not allowed to use the slide.
  • Swimmers under the age of 12 are required to pass the swim test in order to ride the slide.
  • Swimmers must wait for the employee’s approval in order to go down the slide
  • Go down the slide feet first, sitting or lying down.
  • No spinning, twirling, or kneeling in the slide.
  • Exit pool immediately at the closest ladder next to the lifeguard.
  • One person on the slide at a time.
  • Diving masks, snorkels, flippers and tubes are not permitted.
  • Do not sit on the end of the slide.
  • No catching patrons at the end of the slide.
  • Only approved swim suits allowed. No street clothing.
  • No cut off jeans or swim wear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets, or metal ornamentation.
  • No diving from slide.
  • Riders must be in good health. Elderly persons, those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, or persons using prescription medication should consult their physician before using the slide. Individuals with medical conditions including, but not limited to, pregnancy, heart, or back problems should not ride.
  • Maximum weight is 300 pounds.
  • No foreign objects are allowed in pockets and no jewelry can be worn while riding.
  • No tubes, mats, or life jackets are permitted on the slide.
  • Riders assume all risk of injury due to misuse of the slide or failure to follow these rules.
  • No chewing gum.
  • Warning: Deep Water.

Diving Board Rules

  • Only one diving board will be used during normal hours of operation.
  • One person on the diving board at a time.
  • Swimmers may only bounce once while on the diving boards.
  • Exit the pool immediately at the closest ladder.
  • Patrons must wait until swimmers arrive at the ladder before walking onto the diving board or jumping off the diving board.
  • All diving will be a forward jump, i.e., a forward dive straight off the diving board with one bounce.
  • Back dives and dives with flips, rotations, stunts, maneuvers or tricks are prohibited.
  • Do not touch the fulcrum/wheel on the board.
  • Fulcrum is to stay at the highest number, or smallest bounce.
  • You need to pass the swim test or be at least twelve years old to go off the diving board
  • Riders must be in good health. Elderly persons, those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, or persons using prescription medication should consult their physician before using the diving board. Individuals with medical conditions including, but not limited to, pregnancy, heart, or back problems should not jump off diving board.

Rock Wall Rules

  • Swimmers under the age of 12 are required to pass the swim test in order to use the rock wall.
  • No more than two climbers on the rock wall at a time.
  • No horseplay.
  • Patrons must climb the wall vertically.
  • No swimming under the rock wall
  • No diving. Feet first entries only.
  • No hanging on the glass on top of the rock wall
  • No flips off the rock wall
  • Floatation devices are not permitted.
  • Rock wall line forms along wall

Leisure Pool Rules

  • Parents must accompany non-swimming children and children in flotation devices. If a child has a flotation device on, the child must be within arms reach.
  • Patrons must enter and exit only at designated areas.
  • Patrons may not enter from side of pool.
  • All tubes must remain in the lazy river.
  • Patrons must be 48” to ride the river by themselves.
  • Water depth is 3’ 6” and the current is strong.
  • Patrons may not stop, walk the opposite way, or hold onto the wall.
  • Do not stack or stand on tubes.
  • One tube per patron.
  • No tubes in Whirlpool or fountain area
  • Tubes are required in the lazy river.
  • No horseplay.
  • No diving.
  • No congregating in the area after you exit the waterslide
  • No running into the zero grade entrance
  • No sliding with a tube into the zero grade entrance
  • Walking or sitting along the walls in the leisure pool is prohibited.
  • Swimming is not permitted when there is no lifeguard on stand or duty.
  • Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by and under the direct supervision of an adult 16 years or older.
  • Socializing with on-duty lifeguards is prohibited.
  • Running, pushing, dunking, or excessive splashing is strictly prohibited. Loud, boisterous, or unruly conduct or behavior will not be permitted.
  • No eating, drinking, nor gum chewing is permitted inside the pools. No open flames are permitted (portable grills etc.)
  • Do not jump over wall into activity pool
  • No hanging on handrails.

Activity Pool Rules

  • No climbing on the activity structure. You must use the stairs.
  • Do not jump over the wall into the leisure pool.
  • No sitting, standing, or walking on walls near leisure pool.
  • No hanging on handrails.
  • No jumping off of the steps
  • Parents must accompany non-swimming children and children in flotation devices. If a child has a flotation device on, the child must be within arms reach.
  • Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by and under the direct supervision of an adult 16 years or older
  • Running, pushing, dunking, or excessive splashing is strictly prohibited. Loud, boisterous, or unruly conduct or behavior will not be permitted.
  • No eating, drinking or gum chewing is permitted inside the pools. No open flames are permitted (portable grills etc.)
  • No Menlo tubes in activity pool

Leisure Slide Rules

  • Non-swimmers are not allowed to use the slide.
  • Swimmers under the age of 12 are required to pass the swim test in order to ride the slide.
  • Swimmers must wait for the employee’s approval in order to go down the slide
  • Go down the slide feet first, sitting or lying down.
  • No spinning, twirling, or kneeling in the slide.
  • Exit pool immediately at the closest ladder next to the lifeguard.
  • One person on the slide at a time.
  • Diving masks, snorkels, flippers and tubes are not permitted.
  • Do not sit on the end of the slide.
  • No catching patrons at the end of the slide.
  • Only approved swim suits allowed. No street clothing.
  • No cut off jeans or swim wear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets, or metal ornamentation.
  • No diving from slide.
  • Riders must be in good health. Elderly persons, those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, or persons using prescription medication should consult their physician before using the slide. Individuals with medical conditions including, but not limited to, pregnancy, heart, or back problems should not rid.
  • Maximum weight is 300 pounds.
  • No foreign objects are allowed in pockets and no jewelry can be worn while riding.
  • No tubes, mats, or life jackets are permitted on the slide.
  • Riders assume all risk of injury due to misuse of the slide or failure to follow these rules.
  • No chewing gum
  • Warning: Water depth is 3 feet 6 inches

Baby Pool Rules

  • Swim diapers are required for children who are not toilet trained. Regular disposable or cloth diapers are not permitted in any of the pools. Swim diapers can be purchased at the pool.
  • No sitting on the whale’s head or tail. Children may only sit on the body of the whale.
  • Non-swimmers or children with flotation devices must be within arms reach of an adult.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult.
  • No hanging or swinging on hand rails.
  • Running, pushing, dunking, or excessive splashing is strictly prohibited. Loud, boisterous, or unruly conduct or behavior will not be permitted.
  • No eating, drinking or gum chewing is permitted inside the pools. No open flames are permitted (portable grills etc.)
  • Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by and under the direct supervision of an adult 16 years or older.
  • Socializing with on-duty lifeguards is prohibited.
  • No one older than 12 or who have passed the swim test are allowed in the baby pool area unless they are with someone under the age of twelve who has not passed the swim test
  • Do not cover the whales blow hole
  • No running into the baby pool
  • Children must go down the slide feet first.
  • No spinning, standing, kneeling, twirling, twisting, etc.
  • No climbing on frog, other than stairs.
  • No climbing or hanging on ropes.
  • Children must wait until the blue mat is cleared before the next they can go down the slide.
  • Swimmers who have passed swim test or are older than 12 should not go down the slide
  • Have fun!