Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club asks its members to respect the following guidelines while using our Pools and Spa.

Wading Pool

  • There is no lifeguard assigned to this pool.
  • Parents of children, using the wading pool MUST remain inside the fence area at all times and must have direct supervision over their Child(ren) or guest(s).
  • Limited to use by children 6 years and under who are non-swimmers.
  • Each child, not potty trained, must wear a swim diaper. Diapers are for sale at the Front Desk.
  • No large toys, balls or floatation devices allowed in the pool (except water wings).

Friends Swimming Underwater in Backyard Pool

General Pool

  • As a courtesy to others, please rinse off before using the pools.
  • Children 13 years and under must be actively supervised by an adult when lifeguards are off duty.
  • Adults always have priority in the lap lanes. Swim team members or juniors who are serious about swimming laps must be approved by the lifeguard on duty before swimming in the lap lanes. If lifeguards are off duty, Front Desk staff may give permission to serious juniors who wish to swim in the lap lanes.
  • The first 15 minutes of every other hour (12:00 noon, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, and 6:00 pm) is reserved for adult swim while the lifeguard is on duty. Only adults may use the pools or spa during adult swim times.
  • Appropriate swim attire must be worn at all times. Boxer shorts, cut offs or thong-type suits may not be used for outer swimwear.
  • All members must wear swimsuits. Each child, not potty-trained, must wear “swim diapers.” Swim diapers can be purchased at the Front Desk.
  • Please eat in designated areas, away from the pools.
  • Smoking is not allowed anywhere at the Club.
  • There is no admittance into the pools with infectious diseases, open wounds or bandages.
  • Do not disturb the lifeguards. The guards’ attention must be undivided.
  • Outdoor shower area is for rise off only. Please do not use soap or shampoo in this area.
  • No one is allowed in the pool before or after hours of operation announced in monthly newsletter.
  • No diving is allowed in the shallow end of the pools. No diving is al-lowed in the small wading pool.
  • One person is allowed on the diving board at a time. A swimmer may bounce once and then must go straight off the board. Please use ladders to exit pools. No hanging on or swimming under the diving board at any time. No back flips, inward dives or any other dive that takes you back toward the board is ever allowed.
  • At no time shall any one swim or play around the skimmer baskets, drains or protective grates.
  • Kick boards and buoys are for adult use and juniors who are lap swimming only.
  • Glass, sharp or potentially dangerous items are not allowed in or around the pools or in the locker rooms. Please use plastic containers.
  • Dunking or boisterous play which may be disruptive to others is not allowed. Wrestling, shouting or contact games are not permitted.
  • Swimming under or climbing on the pool cover is strictly prohibited.
  • Please do not push or throw anyone into the pool at any time.
  • No large toys or tennis balls are allowed in the pools. Note: noodles are not allowed in the wading pool.
  • Spitting, spouting water or nose blowing in the pool is not permitted.
  • A parent must be in the water with children wearing artificial sup-ports – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Parents are not allowed to toss children in hand dives or in similar activities.
  • No running allowed on the pool decks.


  • As a courtesy to others, please shower before using the spa and sauna.
  • The Spa may only be used by members ages three and older. Children must be potty trained (no swim diapers are allowed).
  • No swimming, kicking, diving or rough play is allowed in the Spa.
  • Head must remain above water at all times.
  • No floatation devices allowed in the Spa.
  • Elderly persons, pregnant women, infants and those with health conditions requiring medical care should consult a physician before entering the Spa or hot tub.
  • Hot water immersion while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, drugs or medicines may lead to serious consequences and is prohibited.
  • Do not use alone.
  • Long exposures may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.

Please contact us at us at (408) 356-2136, or email Swim@lgsrc.com for additional information or any questions you may have.