PRSR Rules and Regulations

Please familiarize yourself with PRSR's rules prior to entering the facility. For everyone's safety and continued enjoyment of the Club, the Manager reserves the right to refuse admission to, limit the access of, or eject any member or guest for repeated violations of these rules and regulations.  

 

 

PART I: PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

A. PURPOSE

These Rules and Regulations have been enacted by the Board of Directors for the purpose of facilitating the operation of the PRSR pools and facilities, and the safety and enjoyment of our members and their children and guests.

 

B. RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The Club is expected to operate its pools and facilities in a manner that is safe, orderly and conducive to the enjoyment of our members and their children and guests

  2. All members, their children and guests are expected to comply with these Operating Regulations and Rules. Failure to comply with these Operating Regulations and Rules may result in the suspension of Club privileges or, where non-compliance is serious and/or repeated, the cancellation of Club membership. 

  3. Members and employees will be held responsible for any damage to, or removal of, Club property by them, their children or their guests. 

  4. The Club is not responsible for the loss of or damage to the automobiles, personal equipment, clothing or other personal property of members, their children or guests. 

  5. All members are responsible for ensuring that their children and guests comply with these Rules and Regulations.

 

 

PART II: OPERATING REGULATIONS

 

A. MEMBER PROFILE

  1. No member or guest of a member will be admitted to the Club’s facilities unless that member has completed a membership profile.

 

B. PAYMENT OF DUES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INDEBTEDNESS

  1. No member will be admitted to the Club’s facilities unless that member has paid his/her annual dues and has satisfied any outstanding indebtedness to the Club.

 

C. OPERATING SEASON AND HOURS

  1. Weather permitting, the Club will be operate each day from the commencement of the Memorial Day weekend through the Labor Day weekend. 

  2. The Manager and the Board of Directors will evaluate the weather, the availability of guard staff and other factors in determining whether to extend operations for beginning- and end-of-of-season “Bonus Days.” The club’s normal hours of operation may be curtailed from time to time to accommodate special events. A notice will be emailed to members in advance of such special events. 

 

D. ADMITTANCE PROCEDURE

  1. Entrance to the Club’s facilities during usual operating hours shall be through the main gate. The patio gate is only permitted to be used by staff and authorized personnel. Members and their children are required to provide their names to the front desk guard to enter into the membership system. The front desk guard has the responsibility to verify that information prior to admitting members, their children and their guests.

  2. Guests must be accompanied by sponsoring Members or authorized children of Members; and sponsoring Members or authorized children are required to enter the names of their guests, as well as their own signatures and membership numbers in the guest log book on the front desk. No guest will be permitted without providing contact information.

  3. Family memberships shall include the head of the household and individuals who are legally related to the head of household or spouse, and whose principal residence is the residence of the head of the household.

  4. Guests, child care providers, out of town visitors and relatives are welcome, but are not included in the membership. Please check with the Membership Director for rules covering these cases. 

  5. Each guest is permitted a maximum of five (5) visits during the season. All guests, regardless of age, must provide a name at the front desk to enter. A photo ID may be required, at the discretion of management.

 

E. GUESTS

  1. Guests are welcome at PRSR, provided they are accompanied by their sponsoring Member at all times; their sponsoring member complies with the admittance procedure for guests set forth above; and they otherwise comply with these Operating Rules and Regulations.

  2. No member may utilize guest privileges or otherwise utilize the Club’s facilities for commercial reasons.

  3. Members are responsible for the behavior of their guests.

  4. Each guest is permitted a maximum of five (5) visits during the season. All guests, regardless of age, must provide a name at the front desk to enter. A photo ID may be required, at the discretion of management.

  5. The fee for guests is $5 per visit.

 

F. PHOTO POLICY  

  1. The photography of members by other members or guests is prohibited without the consent of the subject or the subject’s legal guardian. 

  2. PRSR staff and volunteers may take photos for use in club promotions and marketing efforts, and PRSR will make every effort to ensure that photos are only used with the permission of the subject or the subject’s legal guardian. 

  3. Photography of any kind inside PRSR’s rest rooms or showers is strictly prohibited and subject to criminal prosecution. 

 

PART III: RULES

 

A. MANAGEMENT

  1. The Club’s Manager on duty is responsible for the daily operation of the Club’s facilities and the direct supervision of the members of the guard staff. 

  2. The Manager on duty and the members of the guard staff are responsible for maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the Club’s facilities, maintaining the safety of all members and their children and guests who use the Club’s facilities, and enforcing these Operating Regulations and Rules.

  3. Any injuries must be immediately reported to the Manager on duty.

  4. All members, their children and guests are expected to comply with the direction of the Club’s Manager on duty and members of the guard staff while on the Club’s premises.

  5. Members, and members of children with special needs, are encouraged to advise the Club’s Manager on duty of such needs in order that the guard staff may provide better assistance.

  6. In the enforcement of these Operating Regulations and Rules, the Club’s Manager on duty and members of the guard staff have the authority to “sit out” persons who do not comply with these Operating Regulations and Rules; and the Club’s Manager on duty has the authority to suspend, for a period not exceeding one full day, the Club privileges of any person for serious and/or repeated non-compliance with these Operating Regulations and Rules or with the direction of the Manager on duty or members of the guard staff.

  7. Members should refer to the Club’s Manager on duty and/or to the Club’s President any grievances or complaints they may have regarding the conduct of any member of the Club’s guard staff.

 

B. GENERAL

  1. Conduct anywhere on the Club’s premises that is deemed by the guard staff to be unsafe or unhealthy (e.g., running on the deck, non-approved diving from the deck, eating food on deck, towel snapping, roughhousing, wrestling, hitting, pushing, shoving spitting, spouting of water, the throwing of objects, etc.), or to interfere with the enjoyment of the Club’s facilities by others (e.g., profane or otherwise unacceptable language, obscene or otherwise unacceptable behavior, unnecessarily loud shouting, unnecessarily loud radios or CD players, the careless throwing of objects, etc.) is not permitted.

  2. Profane or otherwise unacceptable language, obscene or otherwise unacceptable behavior, and improper attire, are not permitted on the Club’s premises.

  3. No glass of any kind (except eye glasses) and no hazardous objects are permitted on the Club’s premises.

  4. All persons must wear swimsuits while in the pools; cutoffs, shorts, undergarments, etc., are not permitted.

  5. No pets (other than working seeing-eye dogs) are permitted on the Club’s premises.

  6. Only authorized persons are permitted into the following areas: large pump room, small pump room, small shed, rear garage, snack bar and storeroom. Loitering at the front desk is not permitted.

  7. No roller skates or roller blades, no skateboards, no bicycles and no scooters are permitted to be used or parked within the fenced areas of the pool deck. Bicycles and scooters must be parked and locked in the bike racks.

  8. Due caution must be used by members, their children and guests in the operation of motor vehicles in the Club’s parking lots. Under no circumstances may motor vehicles either be driven in excess of 5 mph in the Club’s parking lots, or left unattended while their engines are running.

  9. All motor vehicles must be parked in the designated parking spaces; except persons dropping off or picking up supplies, but only for the purpose of, and while, unloading or loading. The parking spaces designated for disabled persons may be used only by those legally permitted to do so. 

  10. The Manager on duty has the discretion, in the interest of safety, to limit the number of persons on the Club’s premises, as well as in any pool.

  11. Members may not move tables or other club equipment without the approval and direction of the manager on duty. No deck furniture is permitted to be moved if, by doing so, obstructs or otherwise impairs the ready access to the deck and the pool by members of the guard staff or swimmers. To prevent damage to furniture and deck, no dragging of chairs and tables on the deck is permitted. 

 

C. HEALTH

  1. All persons must shower in the bathhouse prior to entering either pool. However, the showers are not a recreational area. No loitering or playing in the showers is permitted. Showers must be turned off after use. 

  2. Any person having an obvious skin disease, open sore, nasal or ear discharge, sore or inflamed eyes, excessive sunburn or communicable disease, or is wearing bandages of any description, is not permitted to enter either pool. 

 

D. CHILDREN

  1. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

  2. Under no circumstances may a child wearing a diaper enter any pool. Tight fitting rubber pants and training pants under a regular swimsuit are required.

  3. Children under the age of 16 must observe a 15-minute rest break hourly (whistled by a member of the guard staff).

 

E. PROHIBITED USE OF THE POOLS

  1. Under no circumstances may any person swim in or otherwise use either the main pool or the wading pool unless the Club facilities are open and there is a Manager and guard staff on duty.

  2. Under no circumstances may any person swim in, or otherwise use, either the main pool or the wading pool, other than during the hours of operation except for:

    • Members of the Club’s swim and dive teams during regular, sanctioned practices under the direct and immediate supervision of their coaches;

    • Participants in scheduled Club-sponsored swim and dive meets;

    • Persons receiving scheduled swim instruction from a guard staff member, and then only during such instruction and under the direct and immediate supervision of the guard staff member; and

    • Members of the guard staff and instructors during scheduled Club-sponsored in-service training sessions.

 

F. ON THE DECK

  1. No running is permitted on the deck.

  2. No swim fins or masks are permitted to be worn while walking on the deck or anywhere else out of the water.

  3. No eating, gum chewing, smoking or vaping are permitted on deck, except in designated areas.

  4. No balls or other play equipment may be used on the deck. 

  5. No playing with, or around, the foot washer is permitted.

  6. Members may not move tables or other club equipment without the approval and direction of the manager on duty. No deck furniture is permitted to be moved if, by doing so, obstructs or otherwise impairs the ready access to the deck and the pool by members of the guard staff or swimmers. To prevent damage to furniture and deck, no dragging of chairs and tables on the deck is permitted. 

 

G. WADING POOL

  1. Only children no more than 6 years old and their parents or guardians may use the wading pool and the surrounding fenced-in deck area unless accompanied by a parent with another child no more than 6.

  2. Under no circumstances may any child use the wading pool or be in the fenced-in deck area surrounding the wading pool unless under the direct, immediate and constant supervision of a parent or a guardian at least 16 years old.

  3. The gate to the fenced-in wading pool area must be closed after each use.

  4. No playing with the skimmers is permitted.

 

H. FAMILY POOL

  1. No diving of any kind is permitted in the Family Pool. 

  2. Any person in the pool who demonstrates an inability to swim will be restricted to chest-deep or shallower water.

  3. Conduct in the pool that is deemed by the guard staff to be unsafe or unhealthy (e.g., non-approved diving from the deck, roughhousing, wrestling, hitting, pushing, shoving, spitting, spouting of water, the throwing of objects or non-approved balls, etc.), or to interfere with the enjoyment of the pool by others (e.g., obscene or otherwise unacceptable language, unnecessarily loud shouting, the careless throwing of otherwise approved balls or other objects, etc.) is not permitted.

  4. Persons are not permitted to ride on the shoulders of others.

  5. The pool ladders and stairs are for entering and exiting the pool only; and they should be used only when facing the pool deck and not when facing the pool.

  6. The lap lanes are for lap-swimming only. Crossing a lap lane is permitted only with the permission of a member of the guard staff.

  7. No hanging on or pulling along the lane lines, shallow area line or diving well line is permitted.

  8. No playing with the skimmers is permitted.

 

J. LAP POOL: DIVING BOARDS & SLIDE

The following rules regarding the use of the diving boards will be strictly enforced:

  1. Only one person may be on the board/slide at a time. Persons waiting to use the board/slide must remain on the deck (and not on the board/slide ladder) until the person using the board/slide has left it.

  2. The person using the board/slide must wait until the person before him/her has reached a side ladder before initiating his/her dive/jump/slide.

  3. Persons must dive/jump/slide straight off the board and not toward the side of the well.

  4. No running on the boards is permitted.

  5. Only one bounce off the boards is permitted.

  6. No stopping on the slide is permitted.

  7. Divers/jumpers/sliders may not loiter in the water, and must exit the well at a side ladder.

  8. From time to time, the member of the guard staff at the diving/sliding well may “close” the boards/slide, thereby opening up the wells to swimmers. Under no circumstances may the boards/slides be used when the wells are “open” to swimmers.

 

K. LAWN AREAS & GRILLS

The Club encourages the use of its lawn areas for parties, casual dining, playing, picnicking or just relaxing, but subject to the following:

  1. Standing on tables or chairs, or sitting on tables, is not permitted.

  2. Members, their children and guests are expected to pick up after themselves, put all trash in the proper receptacles and leave the area free of litter and debris.

  3. Persons wishing to use a gas grill must first check-in with the Manager on duty, who will provide assistance. Note that gas grills can be reserved for use.

  4. Gas grills must be turned off and tank valves closed after each use.

 

L. CLOSING

  1. Fifteen minutes prior to the daily closing of the Club’s facilities: the guard staff will announce that the Club is closing for the day; the guard staff will follow this announcement with a whistle and an instruction that both pools be cleared; and, upon that instruction, all persons must exit both pools.

  2. The Manager on duty has the discretion, in the interest of safety, to close both pools, either pool or a portion of the main pool in the event of inclement weather, an emergency, a fouling of the water or other circumstance deemed by him/her to warrant such action.

  3. When the Manager has cleared the pools because of thunder or lightning, all persons must also leave the decks, the lawn areas and the parking lots. Temporary shelter can be sought under the patio roof or in the clubhouse.

  4. In the interest of safety, the Club’s pools and grounds will be closed for a minimum of 30 minutes following the sound of thunder and 45 minutes following the sighting of lightning.