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    Guidelines On Pool Use

    • The lifeguards are responsible for the Health & Safety of everyone in the building – please adhere to their instructions at all times and observe the pool rules displayed in the building.
    • Please shower before entering the water to help maintain our water quality and for all bathers to enjoy a pleasant and hygenic swim. 
    • During the school term, members of the public are requested not to enter the changing rooms without permission from the pool staff.
    • Please vacate the pool by the end of the timetabled session. Your co-operation with this is appreciated as it allows our pool schedule to run on time. 
    • We want all our customers to enjoy their swimming at Kimbolton - please respect the other swimmers in the pool! 
    • For safety reasons, all children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult into the water. One adult may accompany up to two under 8's in the pool at any one time. 
    • Children over the age of 8 must use the correct changing room for their gender; alternatively, a family changing room is available should families wish to change together. 
    • Please ensure swimwear is left on when showering in the communal facilities. Private showers are available in the changing rooms. 
    • Lockers are provided for you to secure your clothes or valuables - Kimbolton School cannot be held responsible for any items left in the changing rooms unattended. Please collect a locker token from reception when you pay for your swim. 
    • Last entry to the pool is 30 minutes before the end of the session. 
    • Kimbolton School Swimming Pool reserves the right to refuse admission.

    Pool Rules - Staying Safe when Using the Pool

    • Non-swimmers and swimmers wearing buoyancy aids are not allowed in the deep end. 
    • Diving is from the deep end only and strictly not in any swimming lanes.
    • Running dives are not allowed.
    • No jumping backwards into the pool.
    • Bombing into the pool is not allowed.
    • Running is not allowed on poolside or around any part of the building.
    • No handstands/Acrobatics in the water. 
    • Somersaults into the pool are prohibited at all times.
    • Balls, snorkels, full face masks and fins are prohibited from all sessions - please ask at reception if you are unsure.
    • During 'Float Fun' the pool is divided in half and the floats are prohibited from the deep end.
    • Standing on floats is not allowed.
    • Jumping onto the floats from poolside is not allowed.
    • Swimming under the floats is not allowed.
    • Diving from the floats is prohibited.
    • Stacking of floats is forbidden.
    • When entering the changing rooms or poolside, please use the overshoes provided. 
    • Photography or filming is prohibited except for private hire bookings.
    • Mobile phones/ipads must not be used on poolside

    These rules are not exhaustive, please follow the lifeguard's instructions at all times.

    Please also read Lane Etiquette for Swimmers