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Important Swimming Pool Rules

To access the pool area, you will need to use either your fitness center key card or a FOB specifically designed for the pool gate entry. If you already have a fitness center card, you can use it directly at the pool gate. If not, please visit the HGRD Administration Office during business hours to obtain a key card or FOB.

Swimming Pool:

  1. Swimming is permitted between the hours of dawn and dusk daily, except when closed for maintenance purposes. The hours may be changed by the General Manager.
  2. Use of the pool is at the swimmer’s own risk. The pool is not tended by a lifeguard.
  3. Anyone under the age of eighteen (18) must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
  4. Showers are required before entering the pool to remove all suntan oils and lotions. This is a Health Department Regulation. When using suntan oils and lotions, place a towel on the pool chairs/lounges so as not to stain the furniture.
  5. If open, food and/or beverage is to be purchased from the Food & Beverage Operation. Glass objects, drinking glasses, and sharp objects are not permitted in the pool area. 
  6. Swimmers must wear proper swim attire. Cut-offs, dungarees, and Bermudas are not considered appropriate swimwear.
  7. Babies and small children using the pool must wear approved swimming diaper suits.
  8. Running, diving, jumping, ball playing, and any noisy or hazardous activity is not permitted.
  9.  Snorkeling equipment, other than a mask, is not to be used in the pool except as part of an organized course of instruction.
  10. Music may be used only at very low volumes or with personal earphones.
  11. Saving chairs for persons who are not at the pool area is not allowed.
  12.  Diving and jumping into the pool is not permitted.
  13. Rafts and similar large flotation devices are not permitted.
  14.  The pool area may not be reserved for the exclusive use of individuals or groups of residents or members.
  15. All umbrellas must be closed upon leaving the pool area at the conclusion of use.
  16. ADA lift equipment is to be used only when required to assist a person to enter or exit the water.



  1.  The maximum water temperature shall be 104°F.
  2. No one under the age of eighteen (18) is permitted in the Spa.
  3. Pregnant women, people with health problems, and people using alcohol, narcotics, or other drugs that cause drowsiness should not use the Spa pools without first consulting a doctor.
  4.  The maximum time of use shall be fifteen 15 minutes.
  5. ADA lift equipment is to be used only when required to assist a person to enter or exit the water.


Picnic Facilities:

  1. Application for group reservations should be submitted to the Administration Office
  2. Barbecue grills, tables, and the surrounding areas must be cleaned of debris and litter at the conclusion of use by user(s).

If you have any questions or require further information, please don't hesitate to contact the HGRD Administration Office at (239) 731-4501. The office is open Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The office is closed on holidays.

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