What to know
These rules have been made to protect your health and safety. Please review them before coming to the pool.
The manager may dismiss any person from the pool or end a membership for due cause at any time. Fraudulent information will also lead to cancellation of membership. Pool and Club activities may be dangerous. Members must have signed the Participant Agreement to participate in pool activities. Participate at your own risk. All Members and Guests agree to abide by the following rules:
List of rules
Please park in the parking areas only. Load and unload in marked areas and do not block loading zones. Handicapped parking is provided at both pools.
Enter by the path from the parking area to the bathhouse. Members will check-in with the phone number provided on membership application. Pictures will be taken/updated on your first visit. Memberships are NOT transferable.
Guests must be accompanied by a member and must register and sign the Participant Agreement Form.
Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult member at all times.
Child Disciplinary Action
Manager may require parental supervision, membership suspension or revocation for any child under the age of 18 who does not follow the club rules.
An adult who will be responsible for their safety and conduct must accompany all children using the baby pools. The 1-foot depth cloverleaf pool at Hidden Hollow is to be used by children age 3 and under only.
Children who are not toilet trained must wear pool-appropriate diapers in the baby pools with plastic pants over the diapers – no exceptions! Children in diapers may not use the 25 or 50-meter pools at HHSC. Plastic pants will be available at each pool for a nominal fee. Huggies Swimmies also require plastic pants.
Deep Water Badges
A child age 12 & under at either pool is entitled to take the badge test to be eligible to swim in the 25 or 50-meter pools. Managers will be available at certain times to give the test. After successfully passing the test, children 8 years of age or older will be given a Blue Badge and children under 8 will receive a Red Badge. These badges must be worn at all times.
No one is permitted in the pool unless a lifeguard is on duty.
Lap Pool at Hidden Hollow
Lap swimming only in the 5 designated lanes. Swim team practices in this pool from 12:45pm - 3:45pm Monday to Friday through July.
Conversations with the lifeguards on duty is strictly prohibited.
The use of the showers before entering the pool is requested, especially after active sports. See COVID Addendum
The club will not accept responsibility for belongings left in the dressing rooms or for the loss of or damage to personal property.
Safety and Enjoyment
Loudness, rudeness, dangerous games, horseplay, and vulgarity will not be permitted. This includes: running, wrestling, shoving, and dunking.
Running on the pool decks and pathways is prohibited.
Use of the big slides at either pool requires riders to be minimum of 8 years of age and wearing a Blue Deep-Water Badge or a maximum of 270lb. or 6’5”. Only one person at a time on each slide, ladder or slide platform. Small slide at Knowlton is for 8 years of age or younger. Use of the slides may be restricted.
Minimum of 8 years of age and wearing a Blue Deep-Water Badge is required for Platform Diving Boards. One person at a time on each diving board, platform or ladder. Diving and jumping must be from the ends of the boards. No running on the boards. The use of the ten-meter platform is restricted.
Participants must face the ladders at all times while using them.
No floating devices in the diving areas. Use in other areas is at discretion of the Manager.
Smoking is not permitted within the facilities.
Glass must be kept out of the entire facility and is strictly prohibited.
Eating in the pool or on the decks surrounding the pool will not be permitted.
The use or presence of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs on the pool premises will not be tolerated.
Swim Team Events
Members are encouraged to use the other club during swim team events. Visit Swim Team Page for Schedule.
All injuries must be reported to the management immediately.
Either or both pools may be closed if the temperature drops below 68 degrees or if there is a thunderstorm. Visit our Swim Club Calendar Page for updates.
Participant Agreement and Related Addenda
All members and guests will use the facility at their own risk. All members and their guests must sign a Participant Agreement, COVID Agreement and other related addenda releasing HHSC, KSC, and Linvilla Orchards from liability and related addenda.
Personal Business Transactions
No personal business transactions may be conducted at either swim club. All transactions must be approved by the club managers. ie: private lessons, coaching, daycare's, etc.
Pets are NOT permitted at either club.
COVID Rules Addendum
All Members and Guests are required to follow current PA State Guidelines for masks and social distancing.
Vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask. Unvaccinated people are strongly encouraged to wear a mask indoors, and should wear masks outdoors in crowds or when close to others for prolonged periods.
If you are displaying symptoms of sickness (such as the common cold, any flu symptoms, or general symptoms of illness) to please stay home and wait until you are symptom-free before visiting both Hidden Hollow & Knowlton Swim Clubs.
Participate at your own risk. All Members and Guests agree to abide by all rules. The following rules supersede the standard club rules. All club rules are still in effect.