Never swim after consuming alcohol or food.
Obey all the usual safety rules that apply
in any properly run pool e.g. no running, no
running dives, no horseplay etc
Be particularly careful of young children
Check for pool depth markings. There may not
be any so you must check the depths yourself
if you are a competent swimmer.
Ensure that you do not dive into shallow
Watch out for children/baby pools that may
be next to the main pool without any barrier
Watch out for sudden drops or changes in the
gradient of a pool floor
Check for missing, uneven or slippery tiles
surrounding or in the pool
Do not swim or do not allow children to swim
in a pool with discoloured water.
Always swim, in areas patrolled by
Swim in the designated swimming area when
swimming in the sea. Normally, the red and
yellow flags indicate the zoned area for
Swim with family or friends - never alone.
Swim within your depth and parallel to the