Rec Pool
Comp Pool & Area
Chemicals
Wristband/Swim Test
Miscellaneous
100

What are the depths of the pool?

2.5 ft, 3.5 ft and 4.6 ft

100

How long is the comp pool?

25 yards

100

What is the appropriate range for pH?

7.2-7.8

100

What colors are our wristbands?

Green and red

100

Where do the lifeguard chairs need to be?

IN THE BROWN

200

Are patrons allowed to climb on/around/over the dividing wall/ramp wall?

NO, NEVER

200

What can you wear in sauna?

Anything but sweatclothes, tennis shoes/sneakers, long pants/long sleeves.

Bathing suit is preferred

200

What is the appropriate chlorine range?

2-5

200

What does our swim test consist of?

Jump in the deep end of the comp pool completely submerge, tread water for 30 seconds, swim the length of the pool down & back.

200

When ratio calls for 2 guards, where are guards positioned? If standing, where?

On opposite sides of the pool.

Standing IN THE BROWN on opposite sides of the pool.

You can walk to avoid getting absolutely drenched by swim teams, however this is not to be a show and be laughing/carrying on.

300

What age does someone have to be to use the water weights/water belts?

13 or pass the swim test

300

Can you workout in the sauna/whirlpool?

NO NEVER

300

At what level do you contact Mandi/Audrey/CDLOD if pH is starting to be out of range? (Low and high)

7.2 and 7.8

300

Where can a red wristband swim in the comp pool? Rec pool?

Comp pool: no further than the sauna doors

Rec pool: 2.5 and 3.5 ft

300

What is our EAP for a drowning victim?

Whistle to activate the EAP, enter the pool, perform appropriate rescue, extricate(if needed), perform a primary assessment, then secondary assessment if no life-threatening injuries are apparent. Perform whatever care is necessary.

400

What is the temperature of the pool?

88, fluctuates 2 degrees either way

400

What is the temperature range of the comp pool?

80 degrees, fluctuates 2 degrees either way

400

At what level do you contact Mandi/Audrey/CDLOD if chlorine is getting out of range? Each pool & whirlpool. Low and high

Both pools: 1 & 5

Whirlpool: 2 & 5

400

When does a red wristband NOT have to wear a lifejacket?

Within arms reach of a parent ACTIVELY providing instruction or passes the pole height test

400

When do you fill out an incident report? Who gets the incident report?

Any time you provide first aid more than a bandaid (unless the bandaid is necessary due to a fall or cut from the facility), anytime you enter the water to save a patron, blood, AFR/vomit in the pools, fights

Mandi and only Mandi

500

Where would a spinal injury patron be removed from the pool?

The ramp

500

Who can use the starting blocks?

Swim team, swim lessons

500

What is the full procedure if chemicals are low/high?

Retest chemicals, contact Mandi/Audrey or CDLOD(depending on time of day/day of week), wait to close the affected area until Mandi/Audrey/CDLOD says to, let the front desk know that it is closed until approximately X time, calculate how much chemicals to add, wait 10-15 minutes, retest, reopen if ok, if not, repeat.

500

When does a parent need to be in the pool with their child?

Red wristband: always

Green wristband: Needs to be in the aquatic area.

500

You're completing a locker room walkthrough and you see a member on the floor. What are your next steps?

Activate the EAP by pressing the emergency button, complete primary assessment, immediately start providing care.

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