Patterson Aquatic Center Rules

  • No Running
  • No eating and No drinking in the pool
  • No hanging on and no touching the ropes and lane lines
  • No flips off the wall (flips may only be done off diving board)
  • No inappropriate language or behavior – This is a family environment
  • Only adults may rent a life jacket for children
  • No smoking in and around the facility
  • No glass containers in the facility
  • Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult in the facility
  • Children under 5 years old must be accompanied by an a responsible adult in the water, within an arm’s reach at all times.
  • No Life Jackets in the Deep End
  • No gang colors and no gang signs in the facility
  • No feet hanging on the deck.
  • All ages must pass the swim test every day
  • Only U.S. Coast Guard approved Life Jackets are allowed inside facility
    • No inflatables and no swimsuits with floaties
  • No alcoholic beverages in the facility
  • Outside food, candy, gum and drinks are not permitted inside the facility
  • Parents or responsible adults are required to supervise their children
  • PACissued swim diapers are the only diapers allowed in the pool.
    • If you need a swim diaper, please see the office staff.
  • All ages must pass the swim test every day

  • No long or repetitive breath holding under water.

  • Only swimwear is allowed in the pool.

  • No Horseplay:

    • No Dunking
    • No Pushing
    • No Hitting
    • No Biting
    • No Excessive splashing
    • No Throwing people
    • No climbing on one another’s shoulders or bodies

Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Respectful.

Rules