Pool and Splash Pad Rules

Rules and Policies are posted at each pool and splash pad site.

Rules and Policies may be tailored to each site according to the amenities available (e.g. slides, diving boards, wading and recreational areas).

Rules and Policies are enforced by staff at all times.

Splash Pad Rules

  • Use at your own risk.
  • Children must have adult supervision at all times.
  • No pets, glass, rocks, bottles, or water balloons.
  • No skateboards, roller skates, rollerblades, scooters,or bicycles.
  • Do not use splash pad during lightning storms.

Help us maintain an inviting and safe environment by practicing good hygiene:

  • Use the restroom before entering the splash pad.
  • Do not allow children who are ill onto the splash pad.
  • Infants and toddlers must wear a swim diaper.
  • Do not change diapers within the splash pad area.
  • Do not drink the splash pad water.
  • No pet washing, clothes washing, or bathing in the splash pad.
  • No food or drinks within the splash pad area.

Pool Rules

  • Safety/rescue equipment is for EMERGENCY USE ONLY.
  • No glass allowed in pool area.
  • Dispose of trash properly.
  • No running, pushing, or boisterous play in pool area.
  • No swimming during lightning storms.
  • No pets allowed in pool area.
  • Persons with cuts, infections, or communicable disease should NOT use the pool.
  • Suntan oils and lotions should be removed prior to using the pool.
  • Use showers and restrooms prior to entering pool.
  • Diving is allowed in designated areas ONLY.
  • No children under 7 years of age will be admitted to the pool area, unless accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.
  • Guests in street clothes must observe from the designated area.
  • Appropriate swimwear is required.
  • Food, drinks, and smoking  in designated areas only.

General Rules

  • Patrons must obey the lifguards at all times
  • Behaviors that endanger or distract other swimmers such as pushing, running, dunking, riding of shoulders or back, or various forms of horseplay are not allowed
  • Patrons may not visit with lifeguards on duty
  • Food and drink (other than water in plastic containers) are not allowed in the pool area
  • Smoking, tobacco products, and gum chewing are not allowed at pool facilities
  • Children who are not toilet trained should wear tight-fitting, waterproof pants and diapers should be changed in the bath house and away from the pool
  • Masks, fins, and snorkels may be used only by adults in the lap lanes or in an organized and supervised class or program.  Persons requiring such equipment because of a disability may do so with the approval of the Pool Supervisor.
  • All flotation devices mus be Coast Guard-approved (USCG on tag).  Such devices may be worn only by non-swimmers actively supervised by and adult on a one-to-one basis.  Specialized non-Coast Guard-approved flotation devices may be worn during instructor-led fitness and adaptive classes.
  • All patrons are required to leave the pool area when lightning is in the area.  Refunds will not be given for inclement weather.
  • Lewd or abusive behavior will not be tolerated.

Proposition 407: PARKS + CONNECTIONS

The PARKS + CONNECTIONS Bond includes $225 million in General Obligation bonds to fund parks and connections improvements throughout the City of Tucson.  Parks projects include improvements at 100 of our city’s 128 parks and focus on existing facilities and amenities as well as adding new amenities and three new parks.  Improvements include pools and splash pads, sports fields and courts, playgrounds, and more. Bond funds also would improve connections with greenways, shared-use paths, pedestrian safety features, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes.