Facility Rules

Competition Pool & Instructional Pool Rules

 

  • Patrons are prohibited from entering the water without a lifeguard present.
  • All persons entering the pool area will be charged an admission fee. 
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult in attendance and in a bathing suit. 
  • Children 6 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.
  • Children 3 years old and younger as well as any child who is not potty trained must wear a swim diaper.
  • All swimmers must shower before entering the pool.
  • Persons with open sores or rashes are not allowed in the pool.
  • Appropriate bathing attire must be worn.  No cut-offs or bathing suits with metal or hard plastic items are allowed in the pool or on the slide.
  • Horseplay such as running, splashing, shoving, or dunking is prohibited.
  • No spitting, spouting of water or blowing nose in pool is allowed.
  • No food, drink, or wrappers are allowed in the pool area.
  • No glass articles allowed in or around pool, deck, and locker rooms.
  • Sitting or hanging on lane lines is prohibited.
  • Diving is prohibited in the Competition Pool except in areas 7 feet deep or greater.  Diving is prohibited in the Instructional Pool.
  • Certified coaches are required to be present during all swim and diving practices and meets.
  • Diving from starting blocks is permitted only when a certified coach is present.
  • Use of diving boards is allowed only during organized practices & meets, under supervision of a certified coach.
  • Lifeguards are authorized to enforce all safety rules and facility policies posted or otherwise approved by facility management. 

 

 

Outdoor Leisure Pool Rules

 

  • All persons entering the leisure pool area must pay admission fee.
  • Customers must show their receipt in order to gain re-entry to the Outdoor Leisure Pool. 
  • Use Ticket Booth Entrance ONLY when entering the Outdoor Leisure Pool (not the Front Lobby).
  • Customers are not permitted to bring food & drink items in to the Outdoor Leisure Pool unless they have rented a cabana.  Concession services are available inside.
  • The Aquatic Center is a “Government Building” under O.C.G.A. § 16-11-127 – weapons are not permitted inside.
  • Bags may be checked so please place all weapons and other unpermitted items in your vehicle. 
  • Patrons are prohibited from entering the water without a lifeguard present.
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult in attendance and in a bathing suit. 
  • Children 6 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.
  • Children 3 years old and younger as well as any child who is not potty trained must wear a swim diaper.
  • All swimmers must shower before entering the pool.
  • Persons with open sores or rashes are not allowed in the pool.
  • Appropriate bathing attire must be worn.  No cut-offs or bathing suits with metal or hard plastic items are allowed in the pool or on the slide.
  • Horseplay such as running, splashing, shoving, or dunking is prohibited.
  • No spitting, spouting of water or blowing nose in pool is allowed.
  • Diving is strictly prohibited.
  • No food, drink, or wrappers are allowed in the pool area.
  • No glass articles allowed in or around pool, deck, and locker rooms.
  • No other flotation devices are allowed other than lifejackets and arm bands.
  • Children must be 48” tall to ride the slide.
  • Pool and deck area will be cleared when thunder and lightning is heard or seen.
  • Lifeguards are authorized to enforce all safety rules and facility policies posted or otherwise approved by facility management.

 

Water Slide Rules
  • All riders must be at least 48” tall.
  • Maximum rider weight is 300 pounds.
  • Water depth is 3 feet 6 inches.
  • Non-swimmers are not permitted to ride the slide.
  • All riders must ride feet first while lying on their back with their arms crossed across their chest.  Do not go down the slide head first.  Do not sit up while riding the slide.
  • Riders must enter the slide in a sitting position and wait for instructions from the lifeguard stationed at the bottom of the slide.
  • Once off the slide, swim away from the exit. 
  • Do not propel yourself into the ride.
  • Only one rider at a time.  No trains or chains of riders permitted.
  • No running, standing, keeling, rotation, tumbling, or stopping in the flume.  Arms and hands must remain inside the flume at all times.  Riders should remain in proper riding position until forward movement is terminated.  At no time should the rider attempt to stand up while on the slide or prior to coming to a complete stop in the splash area.
  • No tubes, mats, or lifejackets are permitted on the waterslide.
  • No swim masks are permitted on the slide (tempered glass).
  • No foreign objects are allowed in pockets and no jewelry may be worn while riding the slide.  Only approved swim suits are allowed.  No cut-off jeans or swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation is allowed.
  • The line should form on the deck with one rider on each landing and one rider in the starter tub.  Wait until landing area is clear before entering.
  • Riders must be in good health.  Elderly persons, those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, or persons using prescription medication should consult their physician before using the slide.
  • Individuals who are pregnant or have heart or back problems should not use the slide.
  • Do not use this slide while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • No diving from the slide.
  • Leave the plunge pool promptly after entering the water.
  • Rider assumes all risk of injury due to misuse of the slide of failure to follow these rules.  Failure to follow rules can result in serious injury.

 

Play Structure Rules
  • Water depth of spray station goes from 1 foot to 2 feet. 
  • This station is designed for small children, both swimmers and non-swimmers, to enjoy.
  • Spray features are not to be sat on or put in mouth.
  • Lifejackets are permitted on the station, however adult supervision is advised. 
  • No horseplay of any kind is permitted on the station. 
  • No running up or down the stairs of the platform.
  • Older children may not enter the station and over-crowd the platform. 
  • Only one child at a time may go down the slide. 
  • Slide is reserved for small children only. 
  • No adults are permitted to slide with their children. 
  • Patrons must go down the slide feet first. 
  • Leave the splash out area promptly to prevent pile-ups.
  • Do not hang on the netting at the foot of the slide.

 

Lazy River Rules
  • No swimmer shall climb over the walls or on to the island for any reason.
  • Water depth in this area is 3 feet 6 inches.
  • The river is to be used only by swimmers.
  • Lifejackets are only permitted in the river if child is accompanied by an adult.  No other flotation devices are allows other than lifejackets.
  • No horseplay, pushing, dunking, or trampling is permitted in the river.
  • No stopping or standing in the river area.  Swimmers must keep moving at all times and exit appropriately.
  • No flotation devices are permitted except for those listed in Rule 5.

Outdoor Leisure Pool Opening Postponed

Unfortunately, the Outdoor Leisure Pool will not be opening this weekend as expected, due to the cold and rainy weather in the upcoming forecast. The season opening will be postponed to next weekend, May 11-12, weather permitting. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes, and hope to have a great opening in a week.

 

 

Outdoor Leisure Pool Hours - Summer 2014

 

May 24th - August 6th, 2014 (Open Daily)

Monday through Saturday:  2 sessions from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sundays:  1 session from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*Please note that separate admission is required for each session.

 

 

August 9th - September 1st, 2014 (Weekends only)

Saturdays:  2 sessions, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sundays:  1 session from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*Please note that separate admission is required for each session.

 

 

Holiday Hours

July 4th & September 1st (Labor Day):  Open 1 session only, from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Healthways Fitness Program

SilverSneakers New SilverSneakers® Program

  We are pleased to announce our partnership with Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program at the Cumming Aquatic Center. Our basic memberships will be available to SilverSneakers and Prime members for the use of all three pools, not including facility programs such as swim lessons and water exercise classes. We will be offering two signature SilverSneakers classes starting March 4, and the schedule can be viewed here. So please check with your insurance provider to ensure that you are eligible and then stop by the Aquatic Center to enroll.

Get Directions

From Georgia 400/US 19 North

Take exit 16 for Pilgrim Mill Road toward Lake Lanier (0.4 miles)

Turn left onto Pilgrim Mill Road (0.8 miles)

Turn left on to Aquatic Circle (299 feet)

Destination will be on the left

 

From Georgia 400/US 19 South

Take exit 16 toward Pilgrim Mill Road/Cumming (0.4 miles)

Turn right onto Pilgrim Mill Road (0.6 miles)

Turn left onto Aquatic Circle (299 feet)

Destination will be on the left