Procedure & Rules for Students

  • WASHING / SANITIZING HANDS – Students MUST wash their hands (with soap and water for at least 20sec) or use hand sanitizer whenever they enter the pool locker rooms and before they exit the locker rooms.
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING: Students, instructors and staff MUST follow social distancing guidelines by staying at least 1.5m away from others when using the pool facilities (swimming pool locker rooms, pool deck and bleachers).
  • MASKS are mandatory in the locker rooms and when students are waiting on the bleachers; instructors and staff will be wearing masks AT ALL TIMES; masks will NOT be used when students have their actual lesson.
  • No parents or spectators are allowed during the swimming practices.
  • Students MUST comply with maximum capacity in each locker room. For all our pool locker rooms (boys and girls). MAXIMUM CAPACITY is 5 STUDENTS at a time.
  • The LOCKER ROOMS are used only as: a. a changing area b. restroom (no more than two people at a time).
  • Students who signed for the swimming program MUST be able to change out and dressthemselves.
  • If a student is not able to change out on his/her own, he/she will be asked to join the 2nd semester swimming program.
  • Swimming instructors will be monitoring and supervising the locker rooms while students are changing out.
  • Students will have 5min to change into their bathing suit and exit the room with all their belongings.
  • Individual lockers cannot be used. No items should be stored in the lockers. Students must take their belongings (swimming bags/shoes/personal equipment) out of the locker rooms–all bags will be taken out in a designated area (swimming pool bleachers). A plastic bag is required in order to put their shoes on.
  • The locker rooms would be cleaned and disinfected after every use (groups).
  • Students are not allowed to SHARE any items, such as towels, goggles, swimming caps, hair brush, etc.
  • Students will take a quick shower before they get in the water.
  • All students should wear flip flops (hygiene safety). Street shoes are NOT allowed anywhere around the pool. Students need to step with their flip flops in the small sanitized pool before entering the pool deck.
  • Swimmers will wait for their swim session on the pool deck (the assigned waiting area for the pool).
  • The number of students swimming per lane is 7. Maximum number of people in our facility is 40 (35 swimmers and 5 instructors).
  • Adequate equipment for swimmers (kickboards, noodles, pull buoys) will be available to minimize sharing to the extent possible or limiting use of the equipment by one group of users.
  • Common equipment (noodles, kick boards, pull buoys) would be cleaned and disinfectedafter use every day.
  • Students can bring their own swimming equipment (swimming net/kickboard/pull buoy/fins) if they wish.
  • All doors and windows will remain open for fresh air.
  • At the end of the swimming session instructors will release students by groups. The students will get their bags from the bleachers and will have 5 min to change out inside the locker rooms. When they return home it is recommended to take a full shower (with soap and shampoo).
  • HAIR DRYERS will not be used. All students MUST have a hat or a beanie.
  • Posters and signs with the swimming guidelines will be placed in highly visible locations (at deck entrance, at sinks, etc).
  • A swimming instructor will escort the young age groups (at 5 o’clock) at the gate so the parents can pick them up.