|Madison Community Pool|
A badge is issued to every member. The badge serves many purposes: it certifies that you belong to the pool for the current year, it color codes swimming ability and privileges, and it serves as your identification in the event of an emergency.
|Age / Swimming Ability*||Color||Privileges / Restrictions|
|Adult: 18 years old and over||Green||May use the Adult Lap Lanes. Permitted in the water when an Adult Swim is called. May sign in Guests.|
|13-17 years old||Purple||May use any part of the pool, except the Adult Lap lanes. Permitted to stay at the pool without an adult on premise. May bring a Guest, if that Guest is signed in by a responsible adult.|
|10-12 years old / Swimmer||Orange||May use any part of the pool, except the Adult Lap lanes. Permitted to stay at the pool without an adult on premise if there is a signed permission form on file.(See Note) May attend the Pre-Teen Party. Not permitted to sign in guests. Not permitted to be responsible for a younger sibling.|
|0-9 years old / Swimmer||Blue||May use any part of the pool, except the Adult Lap lanes. Must have a responsible Adult present on the facility.|
|0-12 / Non-Swimmer||Red||Restricted to the shallow end of the pool. Permitted in 3 foot and 4 foot sections only with an adult by their side. Non-Swimmers who are 4 feet tall are allowed in the 3 foot section without an adult.(See Note) NEVER permitted in the deep water tank. Must have a responsible Adult present on the facility. All new members under 13 are issued a red badge and must take the Deep Water Test before they are allowed in water over their head.|
|Babysitter||Black||Babysitters may only use the pool when they are with the children they are responsible for. If the babysitter is over 18, they are permitted to sign in guests of the children they are responsible for.|
NOTE: Orange badges are "punched" to indicate to the front desk that the badge holder is permitted to enter the pool facility without an adult. Red badges are "punched" to indicate to the Lifeguards that the badge holder is permitted in the 3 foot section without an adult by their side.