Aquatic Center Participant Policies

In accordance to standards of care for the fitness industry, the following policies are to be understood and followed by EVERYONE that uses the aquatic center.

Before using the facility, all participants must complete the registration packet, to include the Membership Agreement and the Aquatic Exercise Risk Assessment Questionnaire, and pay appropriate fees. Staff led orientations will be required for all members. Orientation sessions are scheduled at 7pm every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month and at 9am on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Pre-registration is required by calling Becky at 737-5324.

No lifeguard will be present or on duty at the aquatic center at any time. All persons using the pools will do so at their own risk unless otherwise provided by OCAHS policies.

Individuals age 12 to 18 will not be permitted to use the aquatic center without adult supervision. No one under the age of 12 is permitted to use the facility without prior approval. Children under 12 are not allowed to accompany parents or other adults into the aquatic center without prior approval.

No food or drinks other than water in a closed container are permitted in the aquatic center except as provided for in the case of medical exceptions requiring prior approval.

The aquatic center is not responsible for lost or stolen articles from either the locker rooms or the aquatic center.

Participants are expected to be courteous of each other and staff. Courteous behavior includes, but is not limited to appropriate language and gestures.

Appropriate swim wear and shoes are required for use of the aquatic center.

Abuse of the equipment will not be tolerated.

Aquatic center membership carries with it the responsibility of appropriate conduct. Violation of any rules or other abusive or irresponsible behavior may result in a suspension, or revocation, of aquatic center privileges.

Orange City Area Health System is a comprehensive health system encompassing four family medicine clinics, sports medicine clinic, behavioral health clinic, award-winning hospital, birth center, surgical center, radiology and laboratory services, occupational health services, specialty outreach services, physical and aquatic therapy, home health and hospice, a retirement community, and a senior care center. The health system campus – designed with privacy and total healing as its foundation – is situated on 37 acres, including a pond with fountain, a healing garden, and a field of prairie grasses and wild flowers adjacent to the PuddleJumper Trail.

A team of family medicine providers, along with dedicated nurses, medical specialists, and 500 support staff, are committed to serving the region with the Core Values of Integrity, Commitment to Excellence, Dedicated Colleagues, and Extraordinary Customer Experience. Orange City Area Health System has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation, one of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the U.S., and a Women’s Choice Award recipient for Outstanding Patient Experience for three consecutive years.