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Pool

Pool Manager

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the pool or its operation or policies, please contact the Pool Manager, Candis Brink, at (425) 821-3992 or poolmgr (at) kingsgate.org.

General Hours

Memorial Day Weekend through the Last Day of School

Mondays through Thursdays, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (the pool is used for swim team practice from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and closed to those not on the swim team)

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day, 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Day after the Last Day of School through Labor Day

12:00 to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week, except for home swim meets (see the Kingsgate Monarchs Swim Team web site for the meet schedule) when the pool closes at 4:00 p.m., and other special events. Check the bulletin board in the pool office, email k3poolhouse (at) kingsgate.org, or call 821-3300 for information other closures.

After Labor Day

Weather (and budget) permitting, the pool might be open limited hours. Watch the blog, email list, and bulletin board for announcements.

Unexpected closures may occur at any time for maintenance, repairs, weather (thunder or lightning), or other unforeseen circumstances.  Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Private Pool Parties

The pool can be rented for private parties with a prior reservation. The rental hours are listed below. Contact the pool staff at 821-330 or k3poolhouse (at) kingsgate.org for a pool reservation form. See the Pool Rental section of the Homeowner’s Guide on the Documents page for more details.

One Hour Parties:

8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (seven days a week)

11:00 a.m. to Noon (weekends)

One and One-half Hour Parties:

8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (seven days a week)

10:30 a.m. to Noon (weekends)

The Association’s large BBQ grill, which is kept at the pool house, can be rented for use at pool parties for an additional fee.

Swimming Lessons

Registration for swimming lessons begin in early June. Pick up forms and information at the pool office. Lessons are open to individuals who are not residents of Kingsgate 3&4, but residents have priority.

Pool Rules

The Board of Trustees has adopted the following rules governing use of the pool.

  1. Admittance to the pool is restricted to members in good standing of Kingsgate Highlands Divisions 3 & 4 Homes Association, and their guests.
  2. All persons entering the pool must check in at the desk and give their name and lot number.  Guest must also give an emergency contact telephone number.
  3. No glass, sharp-pointed, breakable, or other dangerous objects are permitted in the pool area.
  4. Any child in the wading area must be accompanied by an adult. No other persons are allowed in this area.
  5. Any child 8 years of age or younger who cannot swim at least one length of the pool must be accompanied by an adult or person considered competent by the pool staff.
  6. Conduct of a disorderly nature, including abusive language, will not be permitted.
  7. Admission will be refused to any person with an infectious disease, open sore, or wound. All bandages must be removed.
  8. State Law requires that all people using the pool must take a full shower (hair included) with soap and water before entering the pool.
  9. No metal hair clips, baby oil, or tanning oil while in the pool.
  10. No pets allowed in the pool area.
  11. No alcoholic beverages or smoking allowed in the pool area.
  12. No swimming in street clothes permitted (including cut-off shorts, halter tops, etc.). Clean T-shirts and lightweight shorts may be worn over swimsuits at lifeguard discretion.
  13. Non-potty-trained swimmers must wear swim diapers; no regular disposable or cloth diapers are permitted in the pool, and non-potty trained swimmers may not enter the pool without a diaper.
  14. No running on the decks or walkways in the pool area.
  15. No water toys or floatation devices are to be used without permission from the pool staff.
  16. Children requiring floatation devices (rings, water-wings, etc.) must be within arm’s length of an adult supervisor who is in the water.
  17. No loud playing of tape decks or radios.
  18. Lifeguards have the right to refuse pool use to any patron who disrupts a safe pool environment.
  19. Adult swim time is for adults only. The baby pool is not open at that time. Children are not to be in the pool area during adult swim.
  20. Family swim time is set aside for immediate families only. Please do not bring in all the neighborhood kids posing as your family.
  21. The occupant of the Kingsgate property is assumed to have all park and pool privileges in rental situations unless the renter has been removed from the privileges list and replaced by the homeowner. It is the responsibility of the homeowner to notify the Board of this decision, in writing.
  22. Pool hours will be posted at the pool and published in the Association newsletter before each swimming season. The hours are subject to change, such as to accommodate swim meets and other special events.

Violation of pool rules will result in the following penalties:

  • First Violation (after verbal warning): Choice of two week suspension, or cleaning duties (including locker rooms)
  • Second Violation: One month pool suspension.
  • Third Violation: Pool privileges suspended for the remainder of the summer, or up to 180 days.

For each action, the parents or guardians of children involved will be contacted by the pool staff or the Board of Trustees.

Guests of members will pay $2.00 per person per day. However, overnight guests will not be charged if a parent informs a staff member at least 24 hours before use of the pool. Guests are limited to 1 per child, 2 per adult member, but may be further limited by pool staff if crowded conditions warrant.

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