Pacific Community Pool

Facility Rules & Regulations

Facility users are expected to adhere to the following pool rules along with any posted rules at the pool site.  In addition, all Community Services & Parks Department Rules & Regulations must be followed.  The Department Rules & Regulations can be found at

  1. For your safety and enjoyment, please remember, there is NO safe substitute for close parental supervision.

  2. Always obey the lifeguard, and avoid distracting any lifeguard, especially those designated to guard the water. 

  3. Walk at all times.  No running. 

  4. Always shower before entering the water. 

  5. Children under 4’2 (50 inches) tall must be accompanied by an adult 16 years of age or older, in the water, within an arm’s reach, unless a proper swim test is passed. 

  6. Non-swimmers must stay in the shallow area and must take a swim test to enter deep water. 

  7. Diving is only permitted from the side of the pool in water at least 9 ft. deep.  In water less than 9 ft. deep, you may only enter the water feet first. 

  8. Stay off the ladders unless entering or exiting the pool. 

  9. No climbing or hanging on safety ropes or lane lines. 

  10. All swimmers must wear proper swim attire and all children requiring diapers must wear a proper swim diaper.

  11. No horseplay or carrying anyone on the back or shoulders.  Parents may carry their children in the front only.

  12. Water wings are not permitted.  Inflatables may be used at the discretion of lifeguard staff. 

  13. Smoking, vaping, alcohol, glass objects and intoxicated persons are not permitted in the facility.

  14. No tripods or underwater photos or filming are allowed.  

  15. Lifeguards will periodically hold drills in an effort to maintain all necessary emergency response skills.  Whenever the whistle is blown and you are directed to exit the pool, please do so immediately and follow all staff instructions accordingly. 

  16. The City of Glendale is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.  Do not leave personal belongings unattended. 


COVID Pool Use Rules & Regulations

  1. All patrons & staff must maintain 6 feet distance between people not in their household at all times, including while in the lobby, when waiting in line to enter facility, or when walking to and from.

  2. All patrons & staff are required to wear an appropriate cloth face covering at all times, except when in the water or when staff are on guard tower or on deck teaching lessons. 

  3. A shower before pool entry is required.

  4. Patrons should arrive ready to swim & be prepared to leave wet.

  5. On-deck restrooms and showers are available, however, locker rooms/changing facilities are closed. 

  6. Upon arrival, facility patrons confirm that they do not have any of the symptoms that the CDC has indicated are symptoms of COVID-19 prior to entering the facility.

  7. Patrons will be directed to a designated area to place belongings while swim session is occurring.  

  8. At the end of swimming or lesson session, patrons will be asked to leave immediately.  No showering, lingering, sun bathing or loitering will be permitted.


Current Program Modifications due to COVID

  1. Lane/space reservation is available for individuals who wish to lap swim, One person per lane/space allowed.   Reservations are strongly recommended.

  2. Swim sessions are 50 minutes long, and begin at the top of each hour.

  3. People with a reservation must check-in at the pool lobby at least 5 minutes prior to the reservation time or their reservation may be given to a walk-in patron.

  4. All patrons must leave the pool deck immediately after the swim/lesson session ends.  If you need more than 5 minutes to dry off and leave the deck, you should exit the water before your 50-minute swim session ends.