METU INDOOR SWIMMING POOL RULES & REGULATIONS 

The following rules and regulations have been established for the benefit of all users of the swimming facilities to assure the safe operation of the pool and to provide enjoyable recreational opportunities for all. Users are requested to cooperate in following these rules and to obey the instructions of the lifeguards.

General

1. Individuals and groups must obey the schedule declared.

2. Users are not allowed to swim during the session breaks, users who have paid double session fee can wait at the pool deck.

3. METU Swimming Pool Management is not responsible for any loss or accident.

4. Users are not permitted to take photos in and around the pool.

5. Food and beverages (except for bottled water) are not permitted in and around the pool.

6. Drinking alcoholic beverages and smoking are not permitted.

Health

1. Users must have a shower before entering the water.

2. Spitting, spouting water, blowing nose, urinating or defecating in and around the pool are prohibited.

3. All users within the pool area must be attired in swimming apparel. No street clothes are allowed in the pool. Clothing such as gym shorts and underwear is not permitted as swimwear.

4. Any person having a skin disease, communicable disease or who is wearing any kind of bandage or Band-Aid to cover an open (unhealed) wound will not be permitted in the pool. In addition, user must have their swimming apparel above their knee level.

5. Children who are not toilet-trained must wear a clean diaper or disposable swim diaper produced for pool usage.

Safety

1. All users must know how to swim.

2. Children who are under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult supervisor.

3. T-shirts are not permitted.

4. Running, rough play, pushing, acrobatics, dunking, wrestling, offensive or disruptive splashing or yelling, or improper conduct causing undue disturbances on or about the pool area or any acts which would endanger any user are prohibited.

5. Diving or jumping without care and caution is not permitted.

Lanes

1. Lane use is scheduled as announced on METU Swimming Pool web page.

2. Users who cannot swim 50m without stopping must stay on lane 1 and 8.

3. Users at lanes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 stop only at turning walls and have equal rights to use the lanes.

4. Users must swim counterclockwise near the lane markers.

Equipment

1. Swim toys, balls and the like may be used upon the discretion of the supervisor on duty.

2. Inflatable boats, back floats etc. are not permitted in the pool. Swimming tubes and water wings can only be accompanied by an adult supervisor.

3. Fins, snorkel and face masks are not permitted. Users are suggested not to use hand paddles during crowded swimming sessions.

METU Swimming Pool Lifeguards and Staff have the authority to enforce all pool rules. Users who repeatedly violate the rules or reasonable requests of staff may be ejected from the facility.

 

METU OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL RULES & REGULATIONS

The following rules and regulations have been established for the benefit of all users of the swimming facilities to assure the safe operation of the pool and to provide enjoyable recreational opportunities for all. Users are requested to cooperate in following these rules and to obey the instructions of the lifeguards.

General

1. Swimmers should carry their belongings (bag, shoes etc.)to pool deck.

2. Individuals and groups must obey the schedule declared.

3. Swimmers are not allowed to swim during the session breaks, swimmers who have paid double session fee can wait at the pool deck.

4. METU Swimming Pool Management is not responsible for any loss or accident.

5. Swimmers are not permitted to take photos in and around the pool.

6. Drinking alcoholic beverages and smoking are not permitted.

7. The community of scholars and teams have to obey regulations and also directions and warnings of lifeguards.

Health

1. Swimmers must have a shower before entering the water.

2. Spitting, spouting water, blowing nose in and around the pool is prohibited.

3. All swimmers within the pool area must be attired in swimming apparel. No street clothes are allowed in the pool. Clothing such as gym shorts and underwear is not permitted as swimwear.

4. Any person having a skin disease, communicable disease or who is wearing any kind of bandage or Band-Aid to cover an open (unhealed) wound will not be permitted in the pool. In addition, user must have their swimming apparel above their knee level.

5. Swimmers cannot bring their pets together.

6. Children who are not toilet-trained must wear a clean diaper or disposable swim diaper produced for pool usage.

Safety

1. All users must know how to swim.

2. Children who are under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult supervisor.

3. Running, rough play, pushing, acrobatics, dunking, wrestling, offensive or disruptive splashing or yelling, or improper conduct causing undue disturbances on or about the pool area or any acts which would endanger any user are prohibited.

4. Diving or jumping without care and caution is not permitted.

Equipment

1. Inflatable boats, back floats etc. are not permitted in the pool. Swimming tubes and water wings can only be accompanied by an adult supervisor.

2. Fins, snorkel and face masks are not permitted. Users are suggested not to use hand paddles during crowded swimming sessions.

METU Swimming Pool Lifeguards and Staff have the authority to enforce all pool rules. Users who repeatedly violate the rules or reasonable requests of staff may be ejected from the facility.


Last Updated:
06/11/2018 - 10:58