Watch Around the Water Policy (WAW)

  • Date: 13 June 2019
  • Category: Programs
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Mandatory Policies

1. Children under 10 years:

• must be accompanied into the centre by a responsible parent / guardian

• must be constantly and actively supervised

• Parents / guardians must position themselves to have a clear view of the child with no physical or structural barriers between them and the child / children

• must wear a yellow band while in the centre at all times

2. Children under 5 years:

• must be accompanied into the centre and the water by a responsible parent / guardian

• must stay within arm’s reach during recreational play activities• must be constantly and actively supervised

• must wear a pink band while in the centre at all times

3. Children 10 years old and over:

• Parents must use their knowledge of an individual child’s swimming ability and general development to determine the level of accompaniment required

 

Recommended Policies

Children under 10 years:

• Maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 4 Children

Children under 5 years:

• Maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 2 Children

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