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Youth Policy

Middletown Recreation Youth Policy
Facility Age Requirements

Participants under age 18, are limited to visiting the facility based on program registration.
Participants 16 and over, may purchase a rec pass.
Participants age 12 and over, may use age appropriate facilities, independently.
Participants 6 years of age or older must use gender appropriate locker rooms.
There are family changing rooms for your convenience.
Indoor Aquatics Center

Participants, 5 years and under, must be accompanied into the water by an adult (18 years or older) who
is within arm’s reach. This includes their swim instructor.

Participants, 6 – 9 years old, who have passed a swim test must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) who remains with them in the pool area.

Participants who are 10 and over who have passed a swim test are allowed into the pool and pool area without an adult.

Swim tests consist of swimming one length of the pool (25 yards), treading water for 30 seconds, and a 10 second back float, without assistance and without touching the sides or bottom of pool.

Coast-guard approved life jackets and life vests are permitted in the pool. Any participant wearing a life jacket or life vest must be accompanied into the water by an adult (18 years or older) and must be within arm’s reach. No noodles, inflatables, swimmies or water wings are allowed.

Participants who are not yet toilet trained must wear appropriate swim diapers, no exceptions.
Circuit Training Room

Individuals must be registered for a specific program to use this space. Programs will be vary and there will be programs to safely support youth in strength training.
Youth After school Offerings

Available to Participants in grades 6 – 12.
All youth participants must complete an online registration signed by a parent or guardian prior to participating in youth after school offerings.
Youth participants must check-in with program instructor upon arrival.