Pool Rules




  1. Swim only when a BBMAC Lifeguard is on duty.
  2. Lifeguards have the responsibility for the safety of all facility users, follow their directions at all times.
  3. Proper swimming attire is required, including bathing suits, board shorts, or rash guards. Cotton clothing, cut off jeans, Brazilian or G-string bathing suits are NOT APPROPRIATE SWIMMING ATTIRE AND NOT ALLOWED. For females, appropriate swimwear is that which covers the breasts, buttocks, genitals and pubic regions. For males, appropriate swimwear is that which covers the buttocks, genitals and pubic region, i.e., specifically street clothes, thong and see-through swimwear are prohibited.
  4. “Deck Changing” or changing your clothes on the swimming pool deck is prohibited at all times.
  5. Please DO NOT enter the water if you have any open wounds or infectious diseases.
  6. Please DO NOT enter the water if you have had diarrhea, stomach flu or have been severely sick in the last two weeks.
  7. Smoking, illegal drugs and alcohol are prohibited at all times.
  8. Swimmers are NOT allowed to practice hypoxic breathing or under water breathing control drills at any time.
  9. Rough housing and horseplay are not permitted.
  10. In an emergency, you will hear one long blast of a whistle; stop whatever you are doing and follow the BBMAC staff’s instructions.
  11. Always walk on the pool deck, don’t run.
  12. Children, who are not toilet trained, MUST wear NON-DISPOSABLE swim diapers. No exceptions! These may be purchased at the front desk.
  13. BBMAC employees are not responsible for personal belongings. All participants are encouraged to lock their valuables up at all times.
  14. Glass containers are prohibited inside the BBMAC at ALL times.
  15. Before entering pool area, a hot soapy shower is highly recommended.
  16. Please put your sun screen on at least 15 minutes before entering the pool.
  17. Participants who become verbally abusive or use explicit language with the BBMAC staff will be asked to leave, and may be banned from the facility.
  18. No roller-skates, roller blades, skateboards, scooters or bicycles are permitted to be ridden within the BBMAC. Skateboards may be checked into the guest services staff.
  19. Chewing gum is NOT allowed in the BBMAC facility at any time.
  20. Pets are not permitted in the facility at any given time unless they are trained for assisted living.
  21. In the event of inclement weather, the BBMAC may close certain sections of the pool or the entire facility due to visual and safety limitations.
  22. Do not swim under the bulkhead or over the lap lanes at anytime.
  23. Somersaults, back dives and other inappropriate entries from the deck or bulkhead are not permitted.
  24. Return all equipment (kick boards, pull buoys, noodles, etc.) to the storage bins after using.
  25. Hanging on the lane lines is not permitted.
  26. Lifeguards or any staff member reserves the right to remove anyone from the pool.
  27. Do not hang or play on the railings.
  28. NO DIVING into the Instructional pool at any time.