Aquatics Center Policies

By purchasing a swim pass or paying the daily fee, you are agreeing to follow all the rules which have been established for the safety and enjoyment of all patrons. Staff has the discretion to create and enforce additional rules as necessary.

Please enjoy yourself while at the Aquatic Center and assist us in maintaining a safe and pleasant atmosphere for everyone.

  1. General Rules
  2. ADA Policy
  3. Inclement Weather Policy
  4. Fair Play Policy
  5. Diving Board
  6. Tower Slide
  7. Family Pool
  8. Lazy River
  9. Lap Swimming
  10. Competition Pool
  11. Lily Pad
  12. Climbing Wall


  • Obey the lifeguards and other pool staff at all times. Our lifeguards are trained to prevent accidents and to perform first responder care, it is your responsibility to make sure your children follow the rules.
  • Pool management reserves the right to modify these rules as situations dictate. Failure to follow directions from pool staff may result in removal from the facility with no refund and/or suspension of your pass.
  • Everyone entering the facility must pay the daily rate or have a season pass even if they do not plan to swim.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied at all times by a responsible person age 15 or older.
  • Swim diapers are required for infants and toddlers swimming in the facility. Positively no disposable diapers of any kind will be allowed. Swim diapers may be purchased at the concession stand
  • No coolers, outside food or beverages of any type may be brought into the facility except for water bottles.
  • Cameras may only be used inside the facility with a camera pass obtained from the manager. No camera or cell phone usage in locker room areas.
  • Chewing gum will not be allowed inside the facility at any time.
  • No tobacco products, (smoking or chewing) will be allowed inside the pool enclosure. Those wishing to use tobacco products may have their hand stamped and can then pass outside the facility.
  • The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted inside the facility during normal operations. Use of facility while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.
  • Running, rough play, roughhousing and obscene gestures or language are not allowed. Determination that these acts are occurring is left solely to the discretion of the pool staff.
  • Proper swim attire must be worn at all times (No cut-offs, shorts, leotards, etc.) and appropriate body coverage must be maintained at all times (no thong suits).
  • Swimmers with contagious conditions or open wounds will not be allowed admission.
  • The City of Crestwood is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. The Lost and Found will be cleaned out each Wednesday prior to opening.
  • Appropriate swimming skills must be demonstrated through water testing before using the diving boards or entering deep-water areas. Testing will consist of treading water for 30 seconds and swimming across one width of the competition pool without stopping.
  • Patrons wishing to listen to music or other audio on personal devices must use earphones or headphones at a volume that cannot be heard by others.
  • No glass containers or any other type of glass allowed inside the facility.
  • Avoid prolonged breath holding, this can lead to shallow water blackout and drowning.
  • No conversing with guards while they are on duty.
  • Footwear is not allowed in the water.
  • Family changing rooms are for immediate family members only.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Aquatic Center.
  • Deck furniture may not be placed in any pool or beach entry, and must remain in a position so as to allow free access to pools at all times. Deck furniture may not be moved off of paved areas.
  • The City of Crestwood reserves the right to reduce pool operations or close the pool due to inclement weather and low attendance.