Windermere HOA Pool Rules (updated
- The pool monitors have final
authority. Determinations of rule violations made by the pool monitors are
considered final. Obey all verbal instructions.
- Gate(s) are to remain locked at
all times. The pool shall be accessed only with a valid cardkey. Never prop
open the gate(s) or allow others to enter without their own valid cardkey.
- Pool users must have activity
card to enter. Homeowners are responsible for supervising all persons who
accompany them. Based on pool capacity and/or behavior, the pool monitors
have the right to remove anyone or any group from the pool area. During peak
pool-use hours, the pool monitors may give residents preference over guests.
Guests must be accompanied at all times by a resident homeowner.
- No Running. No Diving. No Exceptions.
- No glass items such a tumblers,
bottles, glass swim masks, etc.
- No food in pool area.
- No profanity in pool area. Please
be considerate of others.
- No pets, skateboards, skates,
or bikes in pool area.
- No loud radios, boom-boxes, etc.
- No alcohol, drugs, smoking or
other forms of tobacco in the pool or park area.
- Flotation devices, masks, fins
and snorkels and water guns may be allowed in the pool as long as they do
not create a nuisance or inconvenience to other people in the pool area. These
items are allowed only at the discretion of the lifeguard.
- Proper swim attire is required.
No cut-offs are allowed. Children who are not toilet-trained are required
to wear special disposable swim diapers.
- Persons with communicable diseases,
open sores, wounds, or bandages are prohibited from swimming in the pool.
- Dangerous, unreasonable, or offensive
conduct (including "horseplay") by any person is not allowed. Any
pool user who does not comply with instructions from the lifeguards will have
the pool cardkey deactivated for the rest of the season.
- Pool users are responsible for
disposing of all trash generated by their family and/or guests.
- The Children’s Pool (wading
pool) at the WHOA North Park is not supervised by lifeguards, even when a
lifeguard is on duty. Parents must supervise their child every moment the
child is in the Children’s Pool area.
- Every hour there will be a 10-minute
break, during which time the lifeguards will not be watching the pool. The
lifeguards may clear the pool during this time, at their exclusive discretion.
If anyone is allowed to swim, they do so at their own risk.
- The Lap Lane is delineated by
a lap rope. When a swimmer enters the Lap Lane to swim laps, all other pool
users must leave the Lap Lane and no other pool user may enter the lap lane
area. No swimming or jumping across the Lap Lane, sitting or hanging on the
ladders or lap rope, or throwing objects into the Lap Lane.
- Anyone using the pool after hours
may be prosecuted for criminal trespass and/or lose pool privileges.
- Cardkeys will be deactivated for
unpaid assessments and in other situations as directed by the Board of Directors.
Reactivation of a cardkey can take up to one week.
- Texas State Law requires that
a child 12 and under be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Inattention
by supervising adult may result in the child’s removal from the pool
area. Lifeguards are not babysitters. It is the homeowner’s responsibility
to monitor his or her child.
- Youths 13 to 17 years of age may
use the pool unaccompanied by an adult only if the youth complies with special
rules. Please contact the WHOA office for more information.
- Lost or stolen cardkeys must be
reported to the WHOA immediately. A lost or stolen cardkey will be deactivated
and a replacement may be issued, contingent upon availability, upon payment
of a $30.00 replacement fee.
- Cardkey remains the property of
the WHOA and must be surrendered upon request to a lifeguard, the Property
Manager, or a WHOA Board Member.
Any questions or complaints
should be directed to the WHOA Office at 512-251-WHOA.