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Children's Pool Party -

Rules, Terms & Conditions

You, the group leader understand and agree to the following:

Please arrive no more than 5 minutes before your swim time and please leave the building no more than 15 minutes after. As soon as all swimmers are changed please make your way out to the car park. This is to minimise disruption to other Private Hires. Please respect residents and do not walk around the grounds.

Footwear must be removed in the viewing room and not worn inside the changing rooms. 

FOOD FOR POOL PARTIES IS NOT PERMITTED AT ALL ON SITEGlasswear must not enter the building.

Please take belongings into the pool room with you, do not leave belongings in the cubicles. The Lakeside Pool holds no responsibility for anyone's personal belongings.


We will provide inflatables. You are welcome to bring your own but strictly no hard objects or balls. No dinghies or very large inflatables. Pool noodles can be used as floatation devices and not as toys. Please be extra careful with the ceiling as this is very fragile and will damage easily.

Rough Play, Running, and Diving is not permitted. Ball games are not permitted.

Please be aware there is an electric fence around the lake to keep otters out. PLEASE KEEP YOUR CHILDREN AWAY FROM THE FENCE.

All swimmers must shower and use the toilet before entering the pool. Ammonia in any pool can cause stinging eyes and a chemical smell. Please help keep this to a minimum by using the toilet as a toilet, and not the pool as a toilet.

This is an unmanned pool with no lifeguard, therefore all persons swim at their own risk. The Lakeside Pool will not be held liable for any accidents, injury or death.

The depth of the pool is 1.2 meters throughout.

Lone swimming is not permitted, a minimum of 2 adults is required. 

All adults in the group should be made aware that a phone is located in the viewing room, in an emergency use it to call 999.

The following Adult to Child Swim ratio applies; (Please note a minimum of 2 adults is still required).

  • Age 0-3 must be accompanied on a one adult to one child basis

  • Age 4-7 must be accompanied on a one adult to two children basis

  • Age 8-15 must be accompanied on a one adult to three children basis

We strongly recommend that any child who is not a confident swimmer be accompanied on a one to one basis.

The pool hoist is to be used at your own risk. Please notify us in advance if you wish to use the hoist as it is only available upon request.

Hen and stag parties are not permitted.

For everyone's safety and security CCTV is in operation.

The First Aid kit is located in the viewing room. All accidents must be written in the accident book and The Lakeside Pool must be notified as soon as possible.

Any equipment must not be tampered with. Any damages must be reported to The Lakeside Pool as soon as possible.

Users not yet fully toilet trained must wear a 'Double Nappy'. This is a disposable swim nappy with a snug fitting neoprene nappy (or other similar fabric) on top. All nappies including swim nappies must be taken home.

If any user has experienced diarrhoea, they must wait 14 days before using the pool.

Please be considerate to other pool users and leave all areas how you would like to find them.

Fire exits are located in the viewing room and swimming pool room. In the event of a fire the assembly point is the car park. 

Pool parties are non-refundable and not transferrable.

Anyone not abiding by these terms and conditions may be asked to leave and banned from using The Lakeside Pool.

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