Park Info: Pool Rules

Adult Lap Swim Rules in Alligator Alley

  • Two lap lanes will be available to all ages in Alligator Alley during general hours.
  • Lap swimmers are required to share lanes whenever there are more swimmers than lanes available. Circle swimming is to be utilized. At all times, 2 lane lines will be set up, lap swim can still occur without a present lane line.
  • Depending on attendance, management reserves the right to assign additional lanes to aquatic group programs and classes. The manager on duty will be responsible for setting lanes lines as necessary.
  • All Park District Aquatic Programs (i.e., Swim Lessons, Private Swim Lessons, Swim Team, Water Aerobics, etc) have priority over Lap Swim Lanes in the Program Pool.
  • During general open swim hours, 11:30am - 6:30pm, the program pool and its lane lines are available to all ages. If you wish to use a lane line for lap swim, and it is occupied by a guest who is not lap swimming, please ask a lifeguard to clear the lane for you.
  • Adult Swim Only will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Ages 16 years and up are welcome during Adult Swim.
  • The Adult Swim schedule is subject to change without notice. Please feel free to call Cypress Cove for up-to-date information.

Water Slide Information

  • You must be at least 42" tall to ride the tube slide, drop slide and body slides.
  • Only single tubes are allowed on the tube slide. Double tubes are not permitted.
  • In order to access the tube slide, all tubers will be guided forward into the slide by a deck attendant.
  • All persons must slide down in a sitting position or on their back, feet-first. Sliding down head-first and flipping over are prohibited.
  • Only one person is allowed on the slide at a time.
  • Stopping intentionally, standing or kneeling on the slide is strictly prohibited.
  • Pregnant women and people with head, neck or back problems should not use the slides.
  • No glasses, metal objects, keys, goggles, flotation devices or shirts allowed on the slide.
  • Catching children is strictly prohibited.
  • Hands must be kept inside the slide at all times and each person should exit the pool immediately after each slide.
  • Additional rules may be added by the management if necessary.
  • Kiddie slides are only for children 42" and UNDER.

Health, Safety Rules and Regulations

  • Park District IDs must be presented to receive resident rates.
  • Children age 9 years or under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • Children not potty trained must wear swim diapers or plastic pants under their swimsuit. Swim diapers are available for purchase. Swim diapers must have tight fitting elastic around waist and legs or plastic pants will be required.
  • All guests must wear bathing suits if they are swimming in any area of the facility. Leotards, cutoffs, unlined shorts, and color T-shirts are not permitted.
  • U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices are allowed. Water wings and other flotation devices are prohibited, except at designated times. Lifejackets are available for use with collateral (i.e. license, membership card).
  • Food and beverages are available at the concession stand. Food and coolers may not be brought into the park. Sealed water bottles are allowed and must contain water.
  • Chewing gum, oil products and glass containers are not permitted in the park.
  • The Park District can not be held responsible for loss or theft of any personal belongings.
  • Lockers are available in the locker rooms, however, patrons must supply locks or purchase one at the General Store. Locks must be removed each day or they will be cut off.
  • Children age 6 years and older must use appropriate locker rooms.
  • Only clean shoes and sandals are permitted on the deck.
  • Patrons must be 42" tall to ride the tube slide, body slides and drop slide.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the park. Smoking is permitted outside of the facility - 25 feet from entrance.
  • Aquatic facilities may close if wind chill drops below 68 degrees, if attendance drops below 20 swimmers, or under unusual circumstances.
  • Persons violating any personal conduct regulations, either written or verbal, will be subject to eviction without a refund or to other disciplinary actions.
  • Rules can be added or waived by management when appropriate.
  • All other state and local health laws apply.
  • No refunds. Rain checks only given for inclement weather, within guidelines stated in the rain check policy.
  • Photographic devices and cell phones are not permitted in the locker rooms.
  • No shoes on spray pad.
  • No strollers on spray pad.