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Reopening Pool Policies and Rules

Wayside Athletic Club will be following the state and federal guidelines as well as other safety protocols.   Wayside Athletic Club will conduct employee training to inform each staff member of the CDC guidelines, including social distancing, as well as the proper cleaning protocol that is expected of staff and of our members, along with each new operating protocol.

To facilitate a safe and healthy working environment for our staff and our members, we have established the following criteria for the indoor and outdoor pools. Complete club protocols can be found here



  • Inflatables, noodles, balls are prohibited
  • Glass containers and alcohol are prohibited
  • Outside food delivery is prohibited
  • Bringing your own chair is prohibited


  • Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device that attaches to your body
  • Members may bring their own food from home to the outdoor pool area and are required to place any trash in the cans provided

INDOOR POOL AREA (lap swim only)

  • Lap lanes must be reserved through the front desk. (begins phase 3)
  • Facemasks are required when entering the indoor pool area
  • Lap swimming is for ages 14 and over
  • One person per lane
  • Reservations are for 30 or 55 minutes
  • Reservation may be made 24 hours in advance
  • Lane one may be reserved for family swim for 30 mins
  • If you are more than five minutes late your lane will be forfeited if there is a waitlist
  • Place your facemask in a ziplock bag at the end of the pool while swimming
  • Put your facemask on when exiting the indoor pool
  • Follow the marked traffic pattern for entering and exiting
  • Weekdays the indoor pool is open 5:30 am – 7:30 pm
  • Weekends the indoor pool is open 7 am – 2:00 pm
  • A cleansing shower is required before entering the pool by Massachusetts state law
  • In the first stage of reopening we will not open the hot tub out of an abundance of caution and to ensure social distancing

Thunder/Lightning Policy

  • If thunder and/or lightning is within 20 miles of the club, the outdoor pools will be closed for a minimum of 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder, as determined by the Aquatics Director.
  • The all-clear whistle will blow when you can return
  • Chairs will be disinfected prior to returning
  • When returning you will need to check back in
  • Delayed opening or closure will be posted on our homepage and social media pages
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