Charles City Family YMCA Events



800 Hulin Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Phone 641 228 2254
Fax 641 257 1155


Visit the front desk for more information.

Swimming Pool Rules

Our Promise…
To make the health and safety of our participants and staff our number one priority.

• Lifeguards are responsible for the safety of the pool, enforce rules and respond to emergencies. All lifeguard decisions are final.
• Parents or guardians are responsible for supervising their children.
• There is NO food or drink allowed in the pool area. Please keep food and drinks in the lobby area.
• All swimmers younger than 12 years of age must take a swim test in order to swim in the Deep End.
• Water in plastic water bottles is permitted.
• Profanity is not tolerated.
• No glass, gum, tobacco, alcohol or coolers.
• No street shoes allowed in the pool.
• All swimming patrons entering the water MUST be wearing a swim suit.
• Diving in specified areas only.
• No running or rough play in the hallways, shower rooms, or pool area.
• No water guns.
• Tight-fitting PLASTIC PANTS are REQUIRED on all children age 2 and under.
• Children under the age of 9 MUST have someone 18 years old or older within arms reach of them at ALL TIMES.
• Please do not leave personal belongings in the pool area. Please put in a locker in the locker room area.
• Shower before entering the pool area.
• Only soft toys are allowed in the pool area.
• Never distract the lifeguards unless assistance is needed.
• Swimmers must be at least 16 years old to use lap swim equipment. (ex. Fins, kickboards, etc.)
• Lifeguards do not replace parental supervision.
• Lifeguard decisions are final!