-Learn to swim and never swim alone. -Only swim when lifeguards are on duty. -Always go to the beach with an adult - and swim in front of the lifeguard between the green flags designated as the swimming area. -If you are in trouble, call out for help & wave your arms above your head. Do not panic. -Do not hesitate to call a lifeguard for help in any medical situation on the sand or in the water. -Stay off the rock jetties and never swim near them. -Check water conditions with lifeguards for undercurrents or sandbars. Both can be dangerous. -Report dangerous situations to the lifeguard. -Check the depth of underwater surface by jumping or walking, not diving head first! -Don’t attempt to make any rescue yourself. Get a lifeguard; they are trained to do the job. Do not interfere with lifeguards making a rescue. -When you hear the whistle, look at the lifeguard chair. They may want your attention. -Beaches close at 6pm. Swimming prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty!
For Your Safety, Please Remember:
-No alcoholic beverages on the beach or boardwalk. -No bonfires or barbecues on the beach or on the boardwalk. -Swimming is prohibited without a lifeguard on duty. -No dogs are permitted on the beach or boardwalk. -No glass on the beach.
Body Board Rules and Regulations
-All Body Boards must have a leash cord attached. Leash cord must be used by the rider. -All children must be watched by a parent or guardian. -Flotation devices such as inflatable tubes and water wings are strictly prohibited. -Body board use: It is at the discretion of the beach patrol to restrict body boards (distance from shore, number permitted and rough water or other conditions.) -Please listen to lifeguards instructions.
- Completely fence in your pool on all four sides & keep it locked when unsupervised. Use self-closing self-latching gates as part of fencing. - Never leave a child unsupervised near a pool. - Do not use flotation devices as a substitute for supervision. - Never use a pool with its pool cover partially in place. Remove cover completely. - Remove step to above ground pools when not in use. - Have a telephone at pool side. - Learn CPR and keep rescue equipment by pool.