Rules and Regulations



  • The Pool Manager and lifeguards are responsible for the safe and sanitary operation of the pool, grounds and general conduct of members.
  • Management has complete authority to suspend or expel membership or refuse to admit any member or guest for misconduct or disregard of rules and regulations.
  • The pool may be closed by the Pool Manager for maintenance operations, health conditions, weather, or any reason deemed sufficient by the Pool Manager.
  • All members and guests must observe these and any other regulations with the understanding that, should circumstances warrant, the management may cancel membership without refund.
  • Members shall sign in at front desk each time admission is requested.
  • Larchmont Swim Club membership cards must be produced for identification.  No one will be admitted without a membership card.
  • In the event a card is lost, it must be reported at once to the Pool Manager and a new card will be issued for a fee of $5.00.
  • Guests will be admitted only when accompanied by a member of the Barton Run Swim Club and guest fees are paid at admittance.
  • Each member is responsible for their guests. Anyone entering the Swim Club, regardless of whether they are using the Pools, is subject to paying the appropriate guest fee.  If and when sponsoring member leaves the club, the guest must also leave.
  • No child under 13 years of age will be permitted to enter the Swim Club unless accompanied by a responsible person 15 years of age or older.
  • A child will be considered to be 13 years of age if he or she reached the age of 13 by August 31.
  • Persons under the influence of alcoholic or illegal drugs will be denied entrance to the Swim Club.


    • All members and guests must take a shower and female bathers must remove all bobby pins, clips and curlers before entering the pools.
    • No one is permitted in the pools unless a lifeguard is on duty.
    • The pool deck is to be kept clear at all times.
    • Outdoor bathing shall be prohibited during an electrical storm.
    • All persons must leave all the pools when the ALL-OUT whistle is sounded.
    • All injuries, however slight, must be reported to the Pool Manager.
    • No floating devices shall be permitted in the main pools. Small rubber or plastic toys will be permitted in the wading and splash pools
    • No hard or sharp items (such as metal buckets or shovels) will be permitted.
    • No scuba masks that cover the nose are permitted.
    • No running, ball throwing, pushing, wrestling, dunking, rough playing etc., is permitted within the pool or Swim Club area.
    • Tennis balls are not permitted in any of the pools.
    • Non-qualified swimmers, regardless of age, will not be permitted in deep water.
    • Use of the wading pool is restricted to children up to and including the age of five.
    • Children using the wading pool are solely the responsibility of their parents, and are not under the supervision of lifeguards.
    • All untrained children MUST wear a waterproof covering with snug fitting elastic and leg bands over any kind of diaper.
    • Persons suffering communicable illnesses, skin diseases, fungus infections, sore or inflamed eyes, excessive sunburn, open blisters, cuts, bandages, nasal or ear discharges, eye, ear, nose or throat infections are prohibited from using the pool or locker room facilities.
    • Do not enter the water if you are experiencing or recovering from diarrhea or have had any signs or symptoms of a gastrointestinal (stomach) disease in the past seven days.
    • The Pool Manager will bar from the pool and bathroom facilities any person(s) who, in the manager’s opinion, exhibit evidence of any of the above.
    • Diving will be allowed only off the diving board.
    • Only one person will be allowed on the diving board at a time.
    • Persons are to keep off the diving safety line at all times.
    • Children under the age of 12 are required to take a diving test.
    • Once the test is passed the child will receive a diving tag.
    • In the event a tag is lost a $1.00 fee will be charged to replace the tag and the child must repeat the diving test.
    • All trash must be deposited in the trash receptacles.
    • Cigarettes and other inflammables must be discarded only in appropriate receptacles.
    • Chairs and chaise lounges are provided free, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    • Saving or holding chairs or lounges for others will not be permitted.
Radios will be permitted only if it does not disturb others.

  • Locks must be removed at the end of the day.
  • Thong bathing suits are not permitted.
  • Only appropriate swimwear is permitted when entering the pools.
  • Dungarees are not permitted in the pools.
  • Pets are prohibited on club property.

  • Glass and/or glass containers are not allowed on the Swim Club property.
  • This includes baby bottles, which may only be plastic.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs will be permitted on the Swim Club property at any time.
  • Barbecue grills of any type are prohibited.

  • The management will not be responsible for loss of any personal property in or about the Swim Club.
  • All members, including children, using the Swim Club facilities do so at their own risk.
  • The management will not be responsible for any accidents in connection with such uses.
  • Members and/or guests will be responsible for the cost of any damages caused through their negligence and/or carelessness.