Fox Valley Park District

Aquatic Policies

The Fox Valley Park District is committed to ensuring the safety of guests and asks everyone to follow these regulations:

  • Parents or guardians are responsible for supervising their children. Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and respond in case of emergency.
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and actively supervised by a guest 16 years and older in order to enter the facility.
  • Adult swim is designated for ages 16 and older. Those age 12 to 15 may use the facility during this time when accompanied and actively supervised by a parent/guardian on the pool deck.
  • Unsupervised children age 12 to 15 may use the facility during family hours only.
  • Everyone entering the facility for open swim must pay admission. This applies to guests that will be swimming and supervising swimmers or those accompanying swimmers with the intention of staying on the deck.
  • Guests under 48 inches tall must be wearing life jackets or be within arm’s reach of their parent or guardian at all times.
  • All life jackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. No other flotation devices are permitted.
  • Guests must be 48 inches tall to ride the waterslides.
  • Fifteen-minute adult swims are provided each hour in the activity pool for guests 18 and older. This excludes the first and last hours of open swim time.
  • Guests are encouraged to make any special needs known to the management, who will be happy to assist guests.
  • Tobacco and alcohol are strictly prohibited.
  • Outside food and beverage, including coolers, are not allowed inside the facility.
  • Cell phone usage is prohibited in the locker rooms.
  • Guests must wear commercially sold swimsuits to participate in recreational aquatic activities.
  • All apparel and footwear brought into the facility and worn on the deck must be clean.
  • Children not yet toilet trained must wear a swim diaper and a plastic liner.
  • Guests are required to shower before swimming.
  • Conduct inside the facility must be safe and courteous. Profane, abusive or threatening language will not be tolerated.
  • Management reserves the right to close the facility due to unsafe conditions.
  • Admission into the facility may be refused to persons with potentially hazardous medical conditions.
  • Please lock belongings. The Fox Valley Park District is not responsible for loss or theft of any personal items.
  • Management may modify these regulations to ensure the safety of guests.
  • Failure to abide by these regulations may result in disciplinary action and the possibility of ejection from the facility.
  • Vigilance Awareness Training will be conducted. Testing provides aquatic staff with training when safety mannequins are placed into the pool for practice rescues.



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