Risk of COVID-19

The coronavirus, COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The Texas Pool board of directors has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, the Texas Pool cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19.

By coming to the Texas Pool, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you and your family may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Texas Pool and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death hereby release and hold harmless the Texas Pool, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from all claims. Refer to the FAQ for more information.

General Rules and Regulations

A membership at the Texas Pool entitles all family members living in the household and listed on the application to swimming privileges and use of the facility. Anyone accompanying a member is a guest and is subject to guest fees. Non-member guests and tourists have opportunities to swim at the Texas Pool as determined by the Texas Pool board of directors.

Members may bring guests to the pool and must accompany guests at all times. A fee of $5 per guest will be charged for admission. Babysitters are considered guests and will be charged the guest fee. Members are limited to 10 guests without prior approval from the staff. Guests must fill out a Guest Registration & Liability Form.

Snack cards and guest cards will be available at the snack bar for purchase by members. Pricing will be determined by the Texas Pool board of directors.

Swimmers must wear swimsuits. No one will be allowed in the pool wearing cutoffs. All swimsuits must be opaque and appropriate for a family pool.

Glass or ceramic containers are not allowed on the grounds.

Alcoholic beverages are strictly forbidden during regular open hours.

This is a family pool. Rowdy behavior, swearing, abusive language, inappropriate gestures, excessive PDA (public displays of affection) and lewd behavior are not permitted on the premises. First offense will result in a one day suspension. The second offense will result in a three day suspension and telephone notification to parents and/or guardian. The third offense will result in a family meeting before the board of directors to determine if revocation of’ membership is warranted. If a date has been set to meet with the board and the family members do not attend the meeting, termination of membership is automatic.

Running, pushing, throwing of large or weighed objects are all considered to be dangerous activities. Violators will be subject to discipline by the staff as stated in paragraph number six  above. Long distance throwing of small balls or pool toys at or near small children and adults will not be tolerated.

No extra large floatation devices are allowed in the pool during normal pool hours. These include air mattresses, rafts and inner tubes. Small children may wear floatation assistance devices but MUST be accompanied by an adult/guardian at all times.

The diving board and slide require special skills. Only one person will be allowed on any one structure at any time. Diving into shallow water that is less than 6 feet deep from the pool edge is not allowed. No floating devices, goggles, masks or swim fins are allowed on the dives or the slides.

Smoking, including vapor cigarettes smoking, is not allowed on the Texas Pool property.

Members are responsible for their own items including their refuse. Please be respectful of the cleanliness of the deck area, bathrooms and the pool water. Waste containers are provided.

The Texas Pool is located in a residential neighborhood. Please be considerate regarding noise volume.

Lastly, enjoy your time at the historic Texas Pool. The Texas Pool is maintained, marketed and managed entirely by volunteers. The Texas Pool board of directors appreciates suggestions for improvement and offers opportunities for involvement. Swim across Texas!

Terms and Conditions of Membership and/or Use

By paying the membership/guest fee and using the Texas Pool facility, all members and guests agree that swimming can be dangerous.

Members and visitors to the pool are responsible for their own actions and for the actions of any individuals listed on the membership application and/or accompanying guests.

Members and guests have had an opportunity to read the Rules and Regulations of the Texas Pool and agree to abide by them. The Texas Pool Rules and Regulations are posted above and available at the facility.

Members, guests and visitors release the Texas Pool, its board members, and its employees (collectively, “the Pool”) from any liability for personal injury or property loss arising out of their membership in or activities at the Pool. They will indemnify, defend, and hold the Pool harmless from and against any claim, demand, or damages (including attorneys’ fees) alleged or asserted against the Pool by any individual listed in their membership application and/or any guests for any reason.

Members and guests intend this release and indemnity to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Texas; if any portion of it is held invalid, the balance will continue in full legal force and effect.

In case of accident or illness, the Pool may request an ambulance or other emergency treatment for them at their expense.

The Texas Pool Photographic Zone

When you enter the Texas Pool you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by the Texas Pool and/or its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar pool events in the future, highlight the event, and exhibit the capabilities of the Texas Pool. You release the Texas Pool, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.

By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by the Texas Pool or the
person or entity designated to do so by the Texas Pool.

The publication of this notice means that you have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the pool premises.