More than 10,000 visited lodge pool in July


July was a busy month for pool staff. According to the POA, approximately 10,628 people visited the pool in July, 489 people visited on July 4 and 349 kids participated in swim lessons. There was one pool closure.

Summer open swim pool hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Summer pool hours end Sept. 1. Beginning Sept. 2, the pool will close at 8 p.m.

To use the pool, members must be in “good standing” with the POA, present a valid POA card and sign in.

Members are permitted to bring up to six guests per tract/lot. Guests are defined as any individual who is not listed on the POA account as a resident.

Children five years of age and younger must be under the direct supervision of a responsible person of age at all times. Toddlers and babies are not allowed to wander around the deck or sit on the edge of the pool unless accompanied by an adult.

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Kids 14 to 17 years of age may be unaccompanied by an adult and bring one guest to the pool; however, they are required to have their own valid POA card.

Proper swimwear must be worn. Garments must be designed as swim-wear; cut-offs are not permitted. 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. The pool sells toddler swim diapers for $2.50 per diaper.

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

Flotation devices, balls, boards, etc., are not permitted on crowded days. Horseplay, such as shoulder games, launching persons, etc., is not allowed.

Animals are not allowed at the pool; service animals are an exception.

Smoking, alcohol and glass containers are not permitted.

There is no lifeguard on duty. Members and guests use the pool at their own discretion. Pool visitors are required to notify pool attendants immediately in the event of any incident, accident, or emergency.

The pool facilities include outdoor showers, dressing areas, restrooms, shade areas and a handicap lift.

For additional information about the pool or classes, visit the POA website at or inquire at the pool office.