Craiglea Lodge – Swimming Pool Policy

Craiglea Lodge – Swimming Pool Policy

General Information

  • The pool is unsupervised – members and guests are advised to exercise extreme care when using the swimming pool facilities and swim at their own risk.
  • Persons under 16 years of age are permitted to use the facilities only when accompanied by an adult who shall be responsible for that person’s conduct.
  • No smoking and no food to be consumed in or around the pool area.
  • NO GLASS OR BREAKABLES in or around the pool.

Terms and Conditions of Use

  • The swimming pool facilities are provided for use by guests at Craiglea Lodge only.
  • The Pool may be closed for essential maintenance work, or for any other reasons Craiglea Lodge may feel necessary.
  • Craiglea Lodge accepts no liability for any illness or injury resulting from overexertion of or any precipitation of any medical condition caused using the swimming pool facilities.
  • No responsibility will be accepted for loss or damage to the property or valuables of any guest.
  • Craiglea Lodge reserves the right to alter the rules and available facilities at any time and for any reason.
  • In the interest of SAFETY all users must observe the Swimming pool user’s safety code and follow the Pool Rules always.

In the Interest of Other Users

  • If a piece of equipment is broken and/or faulty it should not be used and the fault reported to Craiglea Lodge, Intermercantile House, 168 Granville Road, NW2 2LD

Mobile: 07860 278449

Please follow the Swimming Pool User’s Safety Code

1. Spot the Dangers

  • Take care, swimming pools can be hazardous. Water presents a risk of drowning and injuries can occur from hitting the hard surrounds or from misuse of the equipment. Every pool is different, so make sure you know how deep the water is before swimming.
  • Be careful when entering or exiting the pool as surfaces may be slippery.
  • No diving.
  • People with skin infections, open sores or wounds should not use the pool because of the possibility of spreading infection.
  • No glass, breakables, food or alcohol to be brought into the pool.
  • No jewellery to be worn in the pool.
  • For sauna use, please exercise common sense in setting the temperature.  The sauna must not be used by young children.

2. Always Swim Within Your Ability

  • Never swim after a heavy meal or after alcohol. Avoid holding your breath and swimming long distances under water. Be especially careful if you have a medical condition such as epilepsy, asthma, diabetes or heart problems. If you are unable to swim unaided please make sure you are accompanied by a competent adult swimmer.

3. Look Out for Yourself and Other Swimmers

  • It is safer to swim with a companion. Keep an eye open for others, particularly younger children and non-swimmers.
  • Guests swim at their own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty.
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a competent adult.

4. Learn How to Help

  • If you see someone in difficulty, dial 999 and call for help. In an emergency keep calm and do exactly what you are told.

5. In the Interest of Hygiene

  • Please shower before and after using the pool.
  • Infants must wear aqua nappies.
  • Always encourage children to use the toilet and shower before they swim.

Jacuzzi Spa Conditions of Use

  • If you have a medical condition or if you are pregnant you should check with your doctor before using the Jacuzzi.
  • Never use the Jacuzzi after consuming alcohol or drugs.


It is the responsibility of the lead guest to ensure that all members of their party have read and

understand these rules and guidelines before using the swimming pool.

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