This page is a summary of some of the main rules governing use of the Catalina Terrace Pool. A full list of our rules are posted at our pool, and issued to every person enrolling in facility access membership at any level. For more information on membership, see this page.
The rules presented here are in no way meant to be complete. In all areas of contest, the lifeguard’s decisions are final. Should there be any disagreements, the lifeguards decision is still final; however, one may appeal to the board for mediation.
ALL MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS USE THE FACILITIES AND POOL AT THEIR OWN RISK. CTAP will not be responsible for any accident, injury, loss or damage of personal property in connection with the use of the facilities or pool. By accepting membership in CTAP and utilizing the CTAP’s facilities, the member waives any liability of CTAP for accident, injury or personal property losses or damages of any kind. The cost of CTAP property damage will be charged to the responsible party.
NO FOOD, DRINK, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR GLASS IS PERMITTED ON THE TENNIS COURTS AND POOL DECK. Food may only be consumed in the grassy areas, picnic areas and under the ramadas. NO GLASS BOTTLES ARE PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS.
ACTIVITIES WHICH MAY ENDANGER OR DISTURB OTHER MEMBERS ARE NOT PERMITTED. Running, pushing, rough behavior, or misusing the diving board or other equipment are examples. NO PROFANE LANGUAGE OR ABUSIVE LANGUAGE IS PERMITTED. NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES.
SWIM TEAM ONLY MEMBERS ARE WELCOME DURING OFFICIAL SWIM TEAM FUNCTIONS ONLY or when invited guests of members.
MEMBERS WILL PAY $1.00 PER DAY FOR EACH NON-MEMBER GUEST. MEMBERS MUST ACCOMPANY THEIR GUESTS AT THE POOL—NO UNACCOMPANIED GUESTS!
Adults are responsible for the actions of their children, including cleaning up the dressing room and the pool area after them.
THE WADING POOL IS LIMITED TO CHILDREN 6-YEARS-AND-UNDER, WHO MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT IN THE FENCED AREA AROUND THE WADING POOL.
FLOTATION DEVICES: NO INFLATABLE FLOTATION DEVICES ARE PERMITTED IN THE POOL. Balls, masks, fins, kick boards, and noodles may be used with the permission of the lifeguard on duty. Solid flotation devices are allowed ONLY at the discretion of the lifeguard(s) on duty. The only flotation devices allowed are solid-fill COAST GUARD CERTIFIED LIFE-VESTS. Lifeguards may restrict use to shallow-end only. THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED ON DIVING BOARD OR DIVING BLOCKS.
No fins on deck. Fins are to be worn only in the water. Sit on edge of pool, put on fins, and enter the water. When leaving the water, sit on the deck & remove fins.
THE POOL WILL BE CLOSED AS NECESSARY FOR MAINTENANCE AND SANITATION.
NO ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY EXCEPT THOSE ASSISTING THE DISABLED.
Clear the pool if within five miles (25-sec flash-to-bang); clear the FACILITY if within 2–3 miles (10- to 15-sec flash-to-bang).
NO ROLLER BLADES, SKATES, SKATEBOARDS OR BICYCLES ON THE POOL DECK.
Members are expected to follow accepted norms of courteous behavior such as: If you take something out, put it back where it belongs; leave things cleaner than you found them; clean up after your children; clean up all food items and don’t take items that aren’t yours.
WHEN LIFEGUARD IS ON DUTY All General Policies above, and:
AN ADULT MUST ACCOMPANY CHILDREN AGE 12 AND UNDER.
LIFEGUARDS MAY ORDER SWIMMERS FROM THE POOL FOR violating the rules or because of unsafe conditions: THE DECISION OF THE LIFEGUARD(S) IS FINAL. The board of directors may suspend membership privileges for a period of time for serious or recurring violations or terminate membership altogether in the case of conflict over these rules.
LIFEGUARDS MAY BENCH A SWIMMER FOR REPEATED INFRACTIONS!! The bench on the east side, for 3, 5 or 10 minute time-outs will be used for this.
GUESTS of Members:
Members will register guests with the lifeguard and pay $1 per day per guest for use of the facility.
GUESTS MUST ACCOMPANY MEMBERS AT THE POOL—NO UNACCOMPANIED GUESTS!
The lifeguard has secondary duties and is also entitled to a break wherein the guard cannot always see the pool. Therefore the lifeguard will call “Adult Swim!”—18 & older only in the main pool, for a period of time not to exceed 15min per hour, typically ten minutes every top of the hour, at the guard’s discretion. Everyone under age 18 must leave the pool.
POOL FLOOD LIGHTS MUST BE TURNED OFF BY 10:30 PM (CITY OF TUCSON LAW). After sunset and during guarded hours the underwater pool lights must be kept on. With no lifeguard present no swimming allowed after sunset, and all pool lights must be off.
WHEN NO LIFEGUARD IS ON DUTY All General Policies above, and:
The main gate must be locked at all times.
An adult must accompany children under 18 at all times.
No swimming alone.
No swimming after sunset (City of Tucson law). When the pool is not guarded the pool is closed at dusk.
Before leaving, all chairs must be returned to the bathrooms, bathrooms MUST be locked.
With parent permission, children age fourteen or older may use their key to play tennis. They cannot use the pool facilities.
Regular rules concerning safety and cleanliness are in effect at all times.
Each Member is responsible for any violation of the rules or any abuse of the facilities. Fines may be charged, keys confiscated, and/or membership may be suspended.
TENNIS COURT RULES:
You must be able to prove you are a member of CT to use these courts. Members must pay for and accompany their guests at all times, and guests must follow these same rules.
All Players must wear tennis shoes
Small unattended children are not allowed to play on the courts.
No toys, roller blades, skates, skateboards, scooters, or bicycles allowed in the tennis area.
Tennis lights are currently non-functioning.
No food of any kind permitted on tennis courts
Be considerate of other players. WAIT YOUR TURN!