POA extends pool hours


The pool is on summer hours now. Summer hours began May 25 and run until Sept. 3. The new hours extend hours for open swim, lap swim and aerobics classes.

Daily lap swim hours are 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Summer water aerobics are offered Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. There are evening classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Classes are $2 each or $25 per month for unlimited classes. Signups are taken at the pool office or over the phone at 951-244-6841, ext. 617.

Open swim hours are Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Use of the swimming pool is for the entire community; however, classes and swimming lessons are offered for a fee through the Activities department. The swimming pool is located at the lodge and is a Jr. Olympic size pool. The facility includes restrooms, dressing areas, handicap lift, outside showers and shade areas. Non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase in the pool office.

The pool rules have been established for the protection and safety of members, member’s family, guests and / or invitees. Violations of the pool rules may result in a fine and / or POA management has the authority to write a citation or ask the person to leave.

The pool rules are as follows:

SP.2.1: In order to enter the pool area, a valid POA card must be presented.

SP.2.2: Members must be “Members in Good Standing” to utilize the pool.

SP.2.3: Members must accompany and stay with their guests.

SP.2.4: No more than six guests per tract / lot are allowed to use the pool at any one time. Guests are defined as any individual(s) who are not listed on the POA account as a resident.

SP.2.5: Weak, inexperienced or non-swimmers must be accompanied by a responsible person who is of sufficient maturity, size and swimming ability to assist the person in the event of distress or emergency.

SP.2.5a: It is required that children five years of age or younger be under the direct supervision of a responsible person of age at all times. Toddlers and babies will not be allowed to wander around the deck or sit on the edge of the pool unless accompanied by an adult.

SP.2.5b: Persons under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older. Persons 14 to seventeen 17 years of age may be unaccompanied by an adult; however, they are required to have their own valid POA card and are allowed to bring one guest to the pool. All swimmers are encouraged to use the buddy system. A Drivers License, State I.D. or other form of I.D. may be requested in order to determine age.

SP.2.5c: Individuals who cannot swim 25 yards unaided must be accompanied by an adult who is an experienced swimmer.

SP.2.5d: Any individual using water wings or any other type of flotation device must be accompanied by an adult who is an experienced swimmer.

SP.2.6: No Animals No animals are allowed in the pool or the surrounding pool deck area. An exception will be made for any individual(s) who require the assistance of a “service animal.”

SP.2.7: Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the pool deck area.

SP.2.9: No glass containers or objects allowed in pool area.

SP.2.10: Bicycles are not permitted at the pool area.

SP.2.11: No skateboard riding allowed at the pool area.

SP.2.12: No scooters are permitted at the pool area.

SP.2.13: Members and their guests must obey pool attendants at all times.

SP.2.14: No running, pushing, or throwing allowed. No horseplay allowed such as shoulder games, launching persons, etc.

SP.3.1: No cutoffs. Garment must be designed as swim-wear.

SP.3.2: All babies, toddlers and incontinent adults must wear proper waterproof swim pants or briefs in the pool. The swim pants or briefs cannot disintegrate in the pool and must have waterproof containment to ensure leak-proof protection.

SP.3.3: No flotation devices, balls, boards, etc. on crowded days (at pool attendants’ discretion).

SP.3.4: Notify pool attendants immediately in the event of any incident, accident or emergency.

SP.3.5: Members and / or guests use the lodge pool, lake, beaches and docks at their own risk. No lifeguard on duty.

SP.3.6: Pool passes are available to members requesting them for use of the pool for adult non-members who are responsible for the resident minor children of members of Canyon Lake. This would include, but not be limited to: nannies, babysitters, or any other individual responsible for the Member’s minor children. Certain conditions, however, will apply.

SP.3.6a: Pool passes are issued at the CLPOA offices. Photo ID is required.

SP.3.6b: The passes are only effective for use by the adult non-member when he or she is accompanying and supervising the resident minors at the pool.

SP.3.6c: These passes are available for a time period of two weeks and up to one year.

The rules are posted on the Canyon Lake POA website at canyonlakepoa.com.