BCC Pool Rules

Brillion Community Center Open Swim and Private Rental Pool Rules

General Rules:
  • Persons with infections or open sores/cuts are not permitted in the pool.
  • Shower before entering the pool and after using bathroom facilities.
  • No band-aids allowed in the pool.
  • Any child under the age of 7 MUST be accompanied by a parent/adult in the pool and must be within an arm’s reach at ALL times.
  • Non- toilet trained children are required to wear swim diapers. Diaper changing on the pool deck is prohibited.
  • No one is allowed in the pool without a guard on duty. Violators will be asked to leave.
  • Spectators are not allowed on the pool deck. Please use the balcony for spectating.
  • Only children age 5 or younger who are accompanied by a parent/guardian will be allowed in locker room of the opposite sex. If the child is older please use the Family Locker Room.
  • Tie hair back out of eyes
  • No street shoes on deck
  • Swim attire must be worn in the pool (No street clothes allowed).

Prohibited Items/ Behavior
  • Running, pushing, or dangerous play
  • Food, drink, gum, or tobacco products in the pool, on the deck, or in the locker rooms
  • Animals
  • Glass or shatterable items
  • Diving off the deck in the lap area
  • Breath holding games
  • Cell phones / recording devices on pool deck or in locker room

Deep Well
  • Headfirst entry is only allowed off the pool deck in over 9 feet of water.
  • Swim Test
    • Patrons must be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) using a strong forward stroke (i.e. front crawl, breaststroke- no doggy paddle) to be able to enter the deep area. You will be given a wrist band upon successful completion of the swim test.
Jumping Board
  • No headfirst entries off the jumping board
  • Only one patron allowed on jumping board at a time
  • No goggles
  • No twisting, flips, or other dangerous actions

Weather Policy
  • The pool will not operate during thunder, lightning, or severe weather conditions. The pool will remain closed for 30 minutes after the thunder or lightning ends.

Swim Lesson Progression

Swim Lesson Progression

Swim Lessons

Grown-up & Me
For children ages 6 months-3 years old. At least one parent/guardian is required to be in the water with the child at all times. This class is designed to help children become more comfortable in water, not teach them how to swim.

Starfish Preschool
Early level preschool (usually 3-4 yr. old) with little to no water experience. Class focuses on making children more comfortable in the water and starting a foundation for basic skills (i.e. floats, glides, kicking, etc.)

Seahorse Preschool
For preschool students who have passed the Starfish level or an equivalent at another facility (usually 3-5 yr. old) who have some water experience and are fairly comfortable being in the water. Class focuses on building comfort levels and skills for swimming strokes.

ARC I: Intro to Water Skills
For children who have completed Seahorse Preschool level, or an equivalent at another facility, or are 5 yrs. old or older and are fairly comfortable in the water. Class focuses on floats, glides, treading and basic front crawl and back crawl motions with some assistance.

ARC II: Fundamental Skills
For children who have completed Seahorse School level, ARC I or an equivalent at another facility.  To enter this level students must be able to hold their breath, blow bubbles, and must be willing to start performing some skills on their own.  Class focuses on doing floats, glides, treading, minimal front & back crawl without assistance, and rhythmic breathing is learned.

ARC III: Stroke Development
For children who have completed ARC II or an equivalent at another facility.  To enter this level, students must be able to show understanding of rhythmic breathing and be able to do all floats, glides, and treading for the appropriate amount of time. Class focuses on improving endurance and technique in front crawl & back crawl, and learning elementary backstroke, scissors kick, and breast stroke kick.

ARC IV: Stroke Improvement
For children who completed ARC III or an equivalent at another facility.  To enter this level, students must be able to swim front crawl for 15 yards with rotary breathing, swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards, and do the breast stroke and scissors kicks.  Class focuses on improving endurance and technique in previously learned strokes. Learning breast stroke, side stroke, and butterfly.  Other new skills include open turns, feet first surface dive, and survival swimming.

ARC V: Stroke Refinement
For children who completed ARC 4 or an equivalent at another facility.  To enter this level students must be able to swim 25 yards of front crawl, 15 yards of breast stroke, 15 yards of butterfly, 25 yards of elementary back stroke, 15 yards of back crawl, and 15 yards of sidestroke.  Class focuses on mainly on improving endurance and technique.  New skills include shallow angle dives, headfirst surface dives and flip turns.

ARC VI
***Students have a choice of 4 different level VI directions...students may take any or all level VI choices.***
Personal Water Safety:
 All flip/open turns for all strokes, all 6 strokes at least 50 yards each, various personal water safety skills.
Fundamentals of Diving:  All flip/open turns for all strokes, all 6 strokes at least 50 yards each, various diving skills and positions.
Fitness Swimmer: All flip/open turns for all strokes, all 6 strokes at least 50 yards each, fitness swimming using different equipment, training programs and swimming races.


 
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