The lifeguards and staff are employed to help keep you safe and enjoy your experience at Rutherford Pool. Please listen to staff, follow the rules and remember this is a family friendly place.
Please keep these following rules and guidelines in mind while you are visiting:
RUTHERFORD POOL RULES
Lifeguard has full authority.
Shower before entering the pool.
Horseplay, such as running, splashing, shoving, dunking, chicken fighting and public displays of affection is not allowed.
Children must pass the swim test to go past their shoulders. Children who can not swim should be within arms reach of their adult.
Proper swimming attire is required. No street clothes or underwear in the pool. Diapers must be covered.
Do not sit or hang on the lap lanes, ropes or separation walls.
Only adults may use snorkels.
Food and drinks in designated areas only.
Glass or other breakable containers and hazardous objects are prohibited in the pool area.
Consumption of alcohol and/or drugs is prohibited. This includes any time of smoking or smoking devices.
Do not enter the pool if you have an infectious or contagious disease.
Do not spit in the pool, gutter or grass area.
Three sharp whistle blows: VACATE THE POOL IMMEDIATELY.
SWIM ONLY WHEN LIFEGUARD IS ON DUTY
HOW FAR IS A MILE IN THE POOL
1 LAND MILE = 72 LENGTHS (ONE DIRECTION)
or 36 LAPS ( DOWN AND BACK)
1 POOL RACE MILE = 66 LENGTHS (ONE DIRECTION)
or 33 LAPS (DOWN AND BACK)
THIS IS A 25 YARD POOL