Pool Rules


  • All patrons must enter the pool through the main entrance and pay a daily entry fee or show a valid season pass/membership. Individuals not using the main entrance will be required to leave the premises, may have pool privileges suspended for the season, and may be prosecuted.
  • All patrons must sign in upon entry and agree to abide by admission rules.
  • Season passes and daily passes are not transferable and may only be used by the person for whom the pass was purchased.
  • Season passes include parents and their children, under the age of 18. Children 18 to 23 are only included on the pass if they are full-time students (proof of current status is required).
  • Proof of identification may be requested at any time to verify the name on the season pass.
  • Children 11 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a responsible person at least 12 years of age.
  • Suspension of pool privileges by City personnel does not entitle the person to a refund of fees paid for the daily admission or a season pass.

Health & Wellness

  • Swimmers should shower before entering the pool.
  • Swim diapers are required for all children who are not toilet trained. Swim diapers are available for purchase at the pool office.
  • Diaper changing on or around the pool deck is prohibited.
  • Please notify a staff member immediately if your child has an accident in the water or on the pool deck. Do not try to clean it up yourself.
  • Do not bring sick children to the pool until they are symptom-free for at least 24 hours.


  • Bathing suits must be worn in the pool. Jeans, shorts, under garments, thong suits, or any sort of non-swimming apparel is not permitted. T-shirts that are not offensive may be worn over swimsuits. The City reserves the right to deem what is appropriate and persons wearing inappropriate suits will be asked to change and/or leave the premises.

Safety & General Rules

  • The City of Marysville is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • The use of the pool is strictly voluntary. The City of Marysville is not liable for any accidents.
  • Any child deemed by a staff member to have difficulty supporting themselves in the water and those 4 years of age and younger or wearing a flotation device must be within an arm's reach of a responsible person at least 12 years of age at all times. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children. Supervise your swimmers at all times and know where they are while inside the facility. The primary responsibility of pool lifeguards is to enforce pool rules and respond to emergencies, not to babysit.
  • After any morning activity at the pool, all participants must exit and re-enter under the normal admission procedures. No saving of lounge chairs, etc.
  • Lewd or inappropriate touching is prohibited.
  • The use of rafts, tubes, and flotation devices is permitted. Any crowded or unsafe conditions may result in the usage of the raft, tube, or flotation device being denied by lifeguard or management.
  • Patrons should not talk to on-duty lifeguards except in case of emergency.
  • Children may be asked to demonstrate adequate swimming ability in the deep end to be able to use the slide and/or diving boards. A swim test will consist of swimming the length of the pool in the deep area.
  • Rest periods are called 15 minutes before each hour.
  • During rest periods, adults are permitted to swim with children 2 years of age and younger, as long as the child is within an arm's reach.
  • There shall be no running, dunking, towel snapping, horseplay, pushing, throwing of litter or any other activity deemed dangerous or inappropriate by the lifeguards or management.
  • Profanity or abusive language will not be tolerated.
  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • There shall be no destruction of property.
  • Patrons with open wounds, wearing band aids, stitches or skin infections are not allowed in the pool.
  • Pets are not allowed in the pool, unless the animal is a guide dog as permitted by law.
  • Alcohol and glassware are prohibited. Coolers may be subject to inspection by pool staff.
  • Persons suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be denied entry or required to leave the premises.

Diving Board Rules

  • Drivers must be able to pass the swim test and be able to swim to ladder independently.
  • One (1) person on the diving board at a time.
  • One (1) bounce is permitted.
  • Divers must enter the water straight off the board, face forward.
  • Only forward dives are permitted. No competitive dives or flips.
  • Divers must exit the pool at the closest ladder or swim straight out and under the rope to exit the diving area.
  • The next diver may not approach until the previous diver has reached the rope or ladder.
  • There will be no diving or jumping from the pool deck as water depths are not suitable for diving, with the exceptions of swim lesson or swim team activities.

Slide Rules

  • Riders must be able to pass the swim test and be able to swim to ladder independently.
  • Riders must be 42" tall to ride.
  • One (1) person on the slide at a time.
  • Riders must go feet first and face up. No spinning, stopping or turning on the slide.
  • The splashdown area must be clear of swimmers before the next rider uses the slide.
  • Riders may not be caught coming off the slide by parents or guardians.
  • No swimming in the slide area.
The City of Marysville Parks and Recreation Division reserves the right to change or amend the rules at anytime for the good of the general public.