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Homeland Village Community Association POOL RULES & REGULATIONS

The following rules have been prepared to promote the health, safety and welfare of our owners, residents, and their guests. A thorough knowledge of these rules will enable all to enjoy their summer at the pool. These rules may be changed or amended at any time at the sole discretion of the Board of Directors.

Persons using the swimming pool do so at their own risk; the Management Company and Homeland Village Community Association do not assume responsibility or liability for any accidents or injury in connection with such use. Adult pass holders will be held responsible for their actions and those of their children and guests.


  • Emergency clearing of the pool is signaled by three whistle blasts. When sounded swimmers must clear the pool immediately.

  • Each hour there will be a 15-minute rest period for all children under 16, at which time they are required to leave the pool.

  • No children over 5 years of age will be permitted in the wading pool.

  • While a child is in the pool, the adult providing supervision must be on the pool deck or in the pool supervising the child. Adults may bring into the pool and supervise only the number of children to which they can provide supervision and no more than two children that are not their own.

  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult (18 years of age or older) at all times.

  • Children 12 to 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult unless they pass a swim test given by a lifeguard at our pool which will be to swim one length of the pool using any stroke and treading water for 45 seconds.

  • Diving, running on the deck, unnecessary roughness, horseplay (pushing, shoving, dunking), ball playing, spitting in the pool or other activities that may cause harm are prohibited.

  • The use of profane language, inappropriate behavior, or other breaches of the peace as determined by the lifeguards will not be tolerated.

  • Radios are permitted only when used with earphones.

  • Adults are allowed to supervise only two children who are not their own.

  • Babies must wear diapers with proper fitting rubber pants or swim diapers at all times. Diapers must be disposed of properly.

  • Only authorized personnel are permitted in the pool office, filter equipment room or on the lifeguard stands.

  • Deck chairs and chaise lounges are not to be removed from the pool area. Advance holding of chairs or lounges is not permitted.

  • Swimming suits are the only appropriate attire permitted for those swimming in the pool.

  • Persons who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or in an apparent altered state will be denied access to the pool.


The pool season begins Saturday of the Memorial Day Weekend and extends through Labor Day. While public schools are in session, the weekday hours will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Days and hours of operation shall be posted at the pool and shall be as follows:

  • Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


  • All persons using the recreational facilities must be prepared to present legal picture identification to confirm residency. Admission will be denied if identity and residency cannot be verified.

  • Admission to the pool area will be allowed only upon presentation of a current, completed pass and by signing the register.

  • Lost passes are subject to a replacement fee of $5.00 per card. Passes are not transferable.

  • Passes are not to be left overnight in the pass box.

  • Guests must be signed in on the register by another member.

  • One guest pass will be issued per address entitling the household 10 free guest visits per season.

  • Additional guest passes (for 10 guest visits) may be purchased by mail for $20.00 per pass. A maximum of 3 guests per household will be allowed at any one time, unless the member has obtained prior approval from the Management Company.


  • All persons must shower before entering the pool.

  • All persons must rinse-off their feet prior to entering the pool after playing in the grass area.

  • Admission will be denied to persons with colds, nasal or ear discharges, inflamed eyes, skin or any other infections or other communicable diseases, and to persons wearing bandages.

  • Non-alcoholic beverages are permitted in plastic, aluminum or paper containers at the pool. Glass containers are strictly prohibited in the pool house, pool and deck areas.

  • Eating is permitted only at tables and refuse must be deposited in proper receptacles.

  • Smoking is prohibited inside the pool house and pool enclosure.

  • Flotation devices are permitted only with the approval of and at the discretion of the lifeguards. A flotation device may not be used in a manner other than its intended use.

  • No pets are allowed in the pool or the pool area.

  • Towels are to be placed on pool chairs before sitting or lying down to avoid deterioration to chair straps caused by sun lotions and tanning products, and for health reasons.


  • After one warning, the person violating the rule(s) will be asked to leave the pool area for the remainder of the day.

  • After two such incidents, the person violating the rule(s) will be barred from the pool area for one week.

  • Anyone violating the rules three times will be asked to return their pool pass and will be barred from the pool area for the remainder of the season.


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Last modified: 05/28/08