1. Please bring your own towel. To help keep our pricing as affordable as possible, the Kroc Center does not provide towel service.
  2. A shower is required before pool entry.
  3. A lined bathing suit is required for the pool. Street clothing, cutoffs and gym shorts are not permitted.
  4. The following items/actions are prohibited:
    • Running, diving and horseplay that includes sitting on the shoulders or riding on backs of others, throwing patrons and hanging on lap lanes
    • Hard plastic toys and balls that may cause injury if thrown
    • Food, gum and beverages besides water in a non-glass bottle
    • Use by anyone with a communicable disease or open sore
  5. Lifejackets will be provided by the Kroc Center. All outside lifejackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. No outside inflatables or noodles are permitted. Personal water fitness and swimming equipment is permitted during lap swim only and at the pool supervisor’s discretion.
  6. Children who are not toilet-trained are required to wear swim diapers and plastic pants.
  7. Children aged 6 and younger must have a responsible adult (aged 16+) in the water with them at arm’s length at all times.
  8. Children aged 7–11 must be accompanied in the water by a responsible adult (aged 16+). Once the child has passed a swim test, the supervision may be poolside.
  9. An adult may supervise a maximum of five children aged 11 and younger, whether or not any of the children pass a swim test.
  10. Lifeguards may stop any activity that may cause injury or conflict. Persons refusing to obey the rules are subject to removal from the facility.


  1. Members and guests of all ages should use a gender-appropriate locker room. Guests with children of the opposite gender are required to use the family changing room.
  2. Personal items should be locked in a locker. The Kroc Center is not responsible for lost or stolen belongings.
  3. Lockers are for daily use only. Locks will be removed by staff if left overnight.
  4. Breakable items are not permitted in the aquatics center.
  5. The use of cell phones or cameras in the locker room is prohibited and may result in the immediate expulsion from the facility.


  1. Riders must be at least 48″ tall.
  2. Only one rider is permitted at a time. When finished, the rider must immediately exit the catch pool.
  3. No person may catch another at the bottom of the slide. Due to risk of injury, lifeguards are not permitted to stand at the bottom of the slide to catch non-swimmers.
  4. Riders must slide down feet-first on their back or bottom. Kneeling, standing, spinning or stopping is not permitted.
  5. Goggles, glasses, jewelry, life jackets, flotation devices, metal objects such as swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles or rivets, or anything that may damage the slide are not allowed.
  6. The slide may be closed at the discretion of the lifeguard.
  7. No horseplay while waiting in line.
  8. Maximum rider weight is 300 lbs.
  9. Anyone suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy or any other medical condition should consult their physician before using the slide. Women who are pregnant, and anyone with heart or back problems should not use the slide.
  10. Ride at your own risk.


  1. Children must be 48″ tall or able to pass a swim test to be allowed in the lazy river or vortex alone.
  2. Standing on, sliding over, or swimming under tubes is not permitted.
  3. Tubes are not permitted in the vortex or outside the lazy river.
  4. Horseplay, climbing on walls, and walking on the center island is not permitted.


  1. Hot tub capacity is 17 persons.
  2. The minimum age to use the hot tub is 12. Children under the age of 12 may sit on the side with their feet in. If the hot tub is at capacity, the aquatics staff may ask that children under 12 wait to sit at the side.
  3. Pregnant women, elderly and persons suffering from heart disease, diabetes or high or low blood pressure should not enter without prior medical consultation and permission from their doctor.
  4. Soak time should be limited to 15 minutes.
  5. Submerging one’s head is not permitted in the hot tub, nor is horseplay.


  1. Children under 12 years of age must be supervised by a responsible adult (aged 16+).
  2. Children who are not toilet trained are required to wear swim diapers and plastic pants.
  3. The following items/actions are prohibited:
    • Running and horseplay in the splash pad area
    • Hard plastic toys and balls that may cause injury if thrown
    • Food, gum, and beverages (water in a non-glass bottle is permitted)
    • Use by anyone with a communicable disease or open sore
    • Hanging on splash pad features


  1. Lap swimming is permitted only during scheduled lap swim hours.
  2. A circular pattern will be used when more than two swimmers are in a lane. Swim in a counter-clockwise direction and with those of similar ability. Swimmers continually being passed or passing others should consider switching lanes. The lifeguard has authority to assign lanes for maximum usage.
  3. Kick boards, pull buoys, paddles and fins may be used for fitness training during lap swim only. Most outside equipment is permitted but at the discretion of the pool supervisor.
  4. The minimum age to use the lap lanes is 12. Anyone under the age of 12 wanting to swim laps must first receive permission from the pool supervisor.
  5. Stopping, standing and aqua jogging in the lap lane area is prohibited during lap swim. Aqua jogging and other exercises can be done in the plunge pool.

For a complete list of guidelines, please refer to the pool office.

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