Watch around Water
The Y follows the Watch Around Water guidelines.
Children under 5 must be accompanied in the water and remain within arms reach.
Children under 10 must be accompanied and constantly supervised by an adult.
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Supervision for parents / caregivers while supervising children as per the Guidelines For Safe Pool operations (GSPO) are as follows:
Children under 5
- 1 adult to 2 children. Includes babies in prams
- All children 0-4 years must be accompanied in the water at all times by a parent / caregiver
Children under 10
- 1 adult to 4 children
- All children 5-9 years must be actively supervised at all times by a parent / caregiver
- 1 adult to 1 child aged 0-4 and 3 children aged 5-9