• All children who are not fully potty trained are required to wear reusable i play-brand swim diapers (available for purchase at the Welcome Desk). In addition, the families of individuals who are responsible for fecal contamination of a pool will be fined $500.
  • Alabama state law requires that all participants shower with soap before entering a pool, sauna, or steam room.
  • Participants with open wounds or infectious diseases are prohibited from using the pools. 
  • All pools will temporarily closed whenever lightning strikes within 10 miles of the LJCC. 
  • A pool will be closed for 24 hours in cases of fecal contamination. 
  • Appropriate swimming attire must be worn (gym shorts, cutoff shorts, sports bras, thongs, etc. are not allowed). 
  • Chewing gum and glass containers are prohibited in or around the pool. 
  • Spitting, spouting water, and blowing your nose in the water are prohibited. 
  • Diving, running on the deck, and horseplay in or around the pools is prohibited. 
  • Individuals 15 years of age and younger must be directly supervised by a guardian who is at least 18 years old and who must be present on the pool deck or in the water. 
  • Extended underwater breath holding is prohibited. 
  • Only U.S. Coast Guard-approved floatation devices are allowed in the pool.


  • Lap lanes are utilized on a first-come-first-served basis. During peak usage, however, it may become necessary to share lanes and circle-swim with others.
  • Do not grasp, sit on, or otherwise disturb lane lines. 
  • Diving blocks may only be used by the swim team with a coach present. 
  • Diving is not permitted from the sides of the pool. 
  • The use of “mermaid” tails or mono-fins is prohibited. 
  • Kickboards, pull buoys, dumbbells, wet belts, etc. are for exercise only. These items are not to be used as floatation devices for children.
  • No running or jumping backwards off diving boards.
  • Flotation devices are not allowed on the diving boards.