Pool Rules
11617 Hunt Club Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
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Pool Rules

General Swimming Pool Rules


  • Swimming allowed only during posted hours and when lifeguard is on duty.
    (normal hours: pool hours, 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday through Monday)
  • All swimmers must sign the register. Members will be responsible for the fees of their guest(s). This payment will be due before entering the pool and shall be made to the lifeguard on duty.
  • Guest fee is $5.00.
  • Swimmers will conduct themselves in a manner so as not to disturb other members.
  • Members are responsible for his or her family and guests conduct, safety and lives while in the swimming pool area.
  • Children or adults not responsible for their own safety will not be left in the pool area without proper supervision. The lifeguard is not a baby sitter.
  • A responsible adult must accompany all children under the age of twelve.
  • Everyone in the pool area must clean up their own trash, using the trash cans that are provided. (this includes soda cans, paper and cigarettes).
  • No picnicking in the pool area. The pavilion is available for this purpose.
  • Any failure to comply with all rules by a member or their guest will result in the immediate review of his or her membership by the board.
  • No horseplay
  • No dunking
  • No splashing
  • No chicken fights
  • Exit the pool on the ladder, not the walls.
  • Do not hang on the rope or ladder.
  • Do not jump onto people in the pool.
  • Do not jump or dive onto others in the deep end.
  • No diving in the shallow end of the pool.
  • No food, drink, or smoking in the pool.


Diving Board Rules:

  • Only one bounce is permitted on the diving board.
  • Only one person is allowed on the diving board at a time.
  • No backwards dives or jumps.
  • Do not hang on the diving board.
  • Do not swim underneath of the diving board.
  • No diving from the sides when others are using the diving board.
  • Do not dive when there are people in the area in front of or around the diving board.

Swimming Pool Deck rules:

  • No spitting on the deck.
  • No running.
  • No wet swimmers in the game area.
  • No bottles or glass in the pool area.
  • No skateboards or bikes in the pool area.
  • No one is allowed on the guard stand except the lifeguard.
  • Do not push people into the pool.


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