Aquatics Etiquette & Safety Policies

Please use the following pool rules while using the pool area:
  • Be Respectful of others around you.
  • Shower before entering or re-entering the pool.
  • No outside footwear is permitted on the pool deck.
  • No running or sliding on the pool eck, the floors are very slippery.
  • A swimming adult must accompany children under the age of 7.
  • Children under the age of 3 have to wear swim diapers or plastic covers.
  • No glass containers are allowed on the pool deck.
  • No food, drink or gum is allowed on the pool deck (water is permitted in a non-glass container).
  • No flotation devices in the deep end without adult supervision.
  • Diving is permitted from the diving block ONLY
  • No persons infected with communicable diseases or having open sores on his/her body shall enter the water
  • No persons shall pollute the swimming pool waters in any manner. Spitting, spouting of water and blowing the nose in the pool or on the deck are strictly prohibited.
  • No persons shall engage in boisterous activities in or around the swimming pool
  • Take note of our whistle system:
    • Short Blast - attention
    • Long Blast - exit water and listen for instructions.

    Thanks you, and have a fun safe swim.

Group Swimming Lessons
(Registration Required)
The Cumberland YMCA offers Group Swimming Lessons to our Members. Group lessons give learners the opportunity to develop new skills and improve their strokes in a group setting. These lessons run several times per year for Cumberland YMCA Members.

Private Swimming Lessons
(Registration Required)
At the Cumberland YMCA we also offer Private and Semi-Private Swimming Lessons. Private Lessons are an excellent opportunity to improve your swimming skills or as an alternative to group swimming lessons. Private lessons are not just for kids either, they are great for people of all ages. For more information click on Registration Information above or call the YMCA.

Junior Lifeguards
(Registration Required)
The Jr. Lifeguard Club gives teens and pre-teens the chance to see what lifesaving and lifeguarding are all about. You will improve skills in many areas such as stroke technique, leadership, lifesaving skills and lifesaving knowledge.