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Childcare Policies

The Children’s Center looks forward to entertaining your youngsters in a safe, rewarding and exciting environment while you enjoy your fitness or recreational experience at the club. The following will introduce you to procedures in the Children’s Center.

If you have questions that are not answered below please contact Childcare at extension 203.

PLEASE REMEMBER - RESERVATIONS ARE ALWAYS REQUIRED (EXT. 203)

  • We reserve the right to close if we have no reservations.

  • Weekend reservations must be made by 12:00 noon on Fridays.

  • You may make reservations via phone or e-mail, or complete a reservation form (located on the counter at the Children's Services desk).

 

FEES

Original/Gold Family Membership: 2.5 hours/day per child (complimentary)

Silver Family Membership: 1.5 hours/day per child (complimentary)

 

Children of Individual/Couple Memberships:

  • $7/hour for the first child

  • $6/hour for the second child

  • $5/hour for additional children

 

Members may charge their account or pay with cash, check, or credit card.

DROP OFF & PICK UP

  • The majority of the Childcare staff has been at the club since it opened and knows which parent goes with which child.

  • The parent that drops off the child should be the parent that picks up the child unless you indicate otherwise, in person, to our staff.

RATIOS

  • Infant Room:

    • Childcare can accommodate up to 6 infants and 12 toddlers in the back room at one time. 

    • There is always at least 2 staff, if not 3, in the Infant Room during peak times (usually 9:00 am-11: 30 am).

  • Main Room:

    • Childcare can accommodate up to 50 children in the main room at one time and there is always at least three staff on during peak times. We do not usually have maximum capacity unless it is a No School Day or school/summer vacation.

FOOD AND DRINKS

You may bring snacks and drinks for your children. Please label your food and drink. The Center is NUT FREE and no snack may contain nut products in any form.

CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFICATION

The majority of the Childcare staff is CPR/First Aid certified. The MOD (Manager on Duty) is always certified.

SHOP ALONE

Shop Alone is a service that allows member children to remain in Childcare while parents leave the club. Shop Alone is only available on weekdays when the Director is on-site. Reservations must be made in advance. Shop Alone fees are $8/hr for the first child, $7/hr for the second child, and $6/hr for additional children.

Guest Policy

  • Members must be at least 16 years old to sign in a guest.

  • Student & College members do not have guest privileges.

  • The same guest can visit the Club twice per month and for a total of 8 times per year.

  • The Member registering a guest is responsible for their guest and must remain with them at all times.

  • The Member may bring a maximum of 3 guests per visit. 

    • If the Member would like to bring more than 3 guests, manager approval is required prior to arrival ​

  • During the Summer season, members are required to make guest reservations up to 24 hours in advance for the pool. 

    • The number of pool guests per day is limited ​

  • Guests are required to fill out a guest form and pay the published guest fee for each visit

Childcare
Guest Policy

Cancellation Policies

Cancellatons

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

We require a 24-hour notice to cancel a private or semi-private lesson. Cancellations received with less than a 24-hour notice will be charged for the full price of the lesson.

 

PERSONAL TRAINING

We require a 24-hour notice to cancel a private training session.  Cancellations received less than 24 hours before the scheduled session time will be charged for the full session.

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS & PEAK COURT TIME

We require a 24-hour notice to cancel a private tennis lesson or peak court times.  Cancellations received less than 24 hours before the scheduled lesson time or court time will be charged for either the the full lesson or the full court time rate.

MEMBERSHIP STATUS CANCELLATIONS

Membership cancellations require a 30 days notice and are effective as of the 1st of the month. If you cancel your membership and wish to rejoin after a year has passed you may be subject to an account reactivation fee. Upon rejoining, a new contract is required.

MEMBERSHIP DOWNGRADES

  • Membership downgrades require a 30 days' notice and are effective as of the 1st of the month. 

  • Full members downgrading to a fitness membership lose their access to recreational swimming and tennis.

    • Lap swimming is still included in a Fitness Membership but has limited hours during the summer season. ​

    • Fitness members may not bring guests to the pool fore recreational purposes at any time. 

  • Any membership downgrading to a Tennis Membership lose all access to the Club except for Tennis and Pickleball 

    • Tennis members may not use the pools, fitness areas or participate in Group Exercise classes​

  • There are additional changes to privileges with downgrades. It is the member's responsibility to inquire about these changes or ask specific questions they may have.

MEDICAL MEMBERSHIP FREEZE

  • The Club only honors membership freezes for medical reasons 

  • Medical freezes require a note from the member's physician stating they are unable to use the Club. 

  • Freezes will place the entire membership on hold, including any additional members on the account for the time frame specified; minimum of 1 month, maximum of 3 months. 

  • The membership will automatically reactivate after the specified time frame is complete.

  • During the medical freeze, any members listed on the membership are not permitted to use the Club and all will be considered non-members for Club programming.

Refund Policy

Refund

The Adirondack Club does not provide refunds for any Club programs or membership fees, with the exception of requests made as a result of an injury or illness that prohibits the participant from attending or participating in a minimum of 3 weeks of programming.  A physician's note must accompany a written request provided to the department director to qualify for a refund. All membership changes, freeze, and cancel requests require a 30-day notice.

Pool Policies

Pool

Our goal is for your experience to be enjoyable and safe.  Our Lifeguard staff is here to ensure a safe environment and provide assistance in the unlikely event of an emergency.

KEY POOL AREA RULES

  • All members and guests must follow instruction from Staff and Lifeguards

  • No person is allowed in the pool area unless a Lifeguard is on duty

  • Parents of non-swimmers MUST accompany children in the water and be within arm’s length (non-swimmers are children who cannot swim at least 15 yards of the pool unassisted or who require a swim aid of any kind)

  • No glass is allowed in the pool area - including deck, grass, and patio areas

  • Junior rest periods will take place every hour in the afternoon during the outdoor season – everyone under the age of 18 will have to exit the pools for 10 minutes

  • Non-toilet trained swimmers must wear swim diapers WITH rubber pants or a bathing suit over the swim diaper

  • The Adirondack Club reserves the right to alter rules and regulations, hours of operation and procedures at any time

POOL RULES

  • All members and guests must follow instruction from Staff and Lifeguards

  • No person is allowed on the pool deck unless a Lifeguard is on duty

  • Parents of non-swimmers MUST accompany children in the water and be within arm’s length (non-swimmers are children who cannot swim at least 15 yards of the pool unassisted or who require a swim aid of any kind)

  • The lifeguard is not a babysitter! - Parents or guardians are responsible for their children at all times, in and out of the water

  • Swimmers under the age if 14 need to be under direct adult supervision

  • No diving into shallow water (less than 4 feet)

  • Changing clothes, diapers, etc., on the pool deck is not permitted

  • Non-toilet trained swimmers must wear swim diapers WITH rubber pants or a bathing suit over the swim diaper

  • Proper bathing suit attire is required in the pool

  • Kickboards, barbells, belts and noodles are for swim lessons and lap swim only

  • No spitting water in the pool or gutters

  • No running on the deck

  • No flips, twists, turns or back dives allowed off the ends of the pool

  • Playing on the stairs or ladders is not permitted

  • Do not hang on or swim over the lane lines (swim under them)

  • Starting blocks are for swim team and swim lesson use only

  • No hard balls are allowed in the pool area, i.e: tennis balls, footballs, gel balls, etc

  • Rough housing of any kind is not permitted (excessive noise, dunking, throwing people, jumping on heads, necks or backs, splashing people, pushing, or sitting on shoulders)

  • Unauthorized pool parties are not allowed

  • Only Adirondack Club employees are allowed to provide swim lessons

  • The Adirondack Club strongly recommends using U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets for non-swimmers - Flotation devices do not substitute for parent supervision in the water *The Adirondack Club provides these free of charge

  • No flotation devices are permitted in the deep end of the pool

  • Any action or activity the lifeguard feels is a potential danger will be stopped immediately - The staff has the right to suspend anyone from the pool if unsafe behavior continues

  • Sunscreen is recommended, but spray types must be applied outside on the grass

  • State law requires all persons to take a cleansing shower before entering the pool

  • Anyone having a communicable or infectious disease, open wound, or planter's wart is prohibited from using the pool

  • The Adirondack Club reserves the right to alter rules and regulations, hours of operation and procedures at any time

GENERAL POOL AREA (INCLUDING POOL DECK, GRASS & CAFE PATIO)

  • No glass is allowed in the pool areas

  • No gum, tobacco or drugs are allowed

  • Trash and litter shall be placed in proper containers

  • No loud, abusive, or profane language or other breach of good behavior will be tolerated

  • Food must be consumed at the picnic tables or on the café patio

  • No intoxicated persons shall be allowed in the facility

SPA

  • Swimmers must be 12 or older to use the hot tub/spa

  • Swimmers under the age if 14 need to be under direct adult supervision

  • No swimming, jumping or inappropriate behavior while in the hot tub

  • Please no sitting on the hot tub stairs, people need the steps to enter

SPLASHPARK

  • Parents or guardians are responsible for the safety of their children in the Splashpark 

  • The rock slide is only for children under 48”

WATERSLIDE

  • Height Requirement: While standing flatfooted on the pool deck and at the top of the slide, children MUST be at least 48 inches tall, NO EXCEPTIONS

  • The slide will close during junior rest periods 

  • Users must read and Follow all posted rules on the stairs up to the slide 

  • Users MUST be swimmers (able to swim one length unassisted)

  • Only one person on the slide at any give time

  • Lying down position with arms crossed, head back

  • No bubbles, water wings or any other type of flotation devices are permitted on the slide

  • No masks, goggles, snorkels or other swim devices permitted

  • Do not allow children to use the slide without adequate supervision

  • No items may be thrown to the person using the slide

  • No swimmer, parent or other bather is permitted in the slide discharge area when slide is in use

  • Pregnant women may not use the slide

  • Handicap persons should use caution and may require additional supervision.

  • People who weigh over 225 pounds may not use the slide

  • People who have back and heart problems should not use the slide.

Swim Lesson Policies

Swim Lesson

GROUP LESSONS

  • ​​There are no make-up classes for holidays, illness, or personal vacation.

  • The Adirondack Club reserves the right to close the pool to free swim according to programming size. 

  • Non-members are not permitted to swim recreationally before or after their swim lesson.

  • If The Adirondack Club cancels class, the make-up will be determined by The Aquatics Director.

  • Program credit, not a refund, will be issued with a doctor's note if 50% or more of the classes are missed due to illness.

  • There must be a minimum of 3 students for a class to be held.

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

  • Non-members are not permitted to swim recreationally before or after their swim lesson.

  • Semi-private lessons are to be coordinated between the participants.  If one participant cancels, the other participant may choose to cancel the lesson or opt for a private lesson at the private lesson rate.

Nanny & Sitter Policies

Nanny/Sitter

Whether you are a family with an employed nanny or a family with multiple sitters, we have a few options to help assist you in getting your children's caregivers access to the Club. We encourage you to read on below to learn about what those options are. If you have any further questions or need clarification, do not hesitate to reach out to our Member Services team here.

GENERAL CLUB NANNY POLICIES

  • A nanny is defined as an employee of the family. 

    • If you use an occasional sitter or family as caregivers, please scroll down to our sitter policy.​

  • A nanny must be at least 18 years old.

  • A nanny application may be submitted, as a request, to the Member Services Director who will confirm via email if/when the nanny is added. 

    • ​A nanny form will not be accepted until it is fully complete and signed by both parties.

    • A nanny may not bring the children to the Club until the nanny form has been approved and processed.

  • A nanny can be added to an active Family Membership, in good standing, for a designated length of time. 

    • If a time frame is not designated the nanny will automatically expire in 3 months.

  • There is no fee for a nanny if they are present only to supervise children.

  • If a nanny is present WITH a parent, the nanny is considered a guest and must pay the guest fee.

  •  A nanny is expected to stay with the children at all times and is required to be in the water with any non-swimmers in accordance to our non-swimmer policy. 

  • Nannies may not use the facilities on their own.

  • Nannies do not receive a scan tag.

  • Nannies may not bring their own guests. 

  • A maximum of 2 nannies are permitted per membership.

    • If 2 nannies come at the same time, 1 is considered a guest and must pay the published guest fee

NANNY WITH FITNESS PRIVILEGES 

  • An active family membership, in good standing, with a nanny may opt to add on fitness privileges for (1) nanny for a designated length of time. 

    • If a time frame is not designated the nanny will automatically expire in 3 months

  • A nanny with fitness privileges has access to the following services:

    • Fitness & Cardio Floor

    • Training Deck 

    • Group Exercise Classes

    • Basketball Court

    • Outdoor Track 

    • Field House

  • A nanny with fitness privileges may not use any area of the pool on their own 

  • A nanny with fitness privileges may not bring their own guest(s) 

  • Only 1 nanny per account is permitted to have fitness privileges 

  • A nanny with fitness privileges will not receive a scan tag and must always check in at the front desk

  • A nanny with fitness privileges is an additional $50 per month

NANNY WITH POOL PRIVILEGES

  • A family membership, with a nanny, may opt to add a nanny with pool privileges which allows (1) nanny to accompany (1) parent and the children at the pool for a designated length of time.

    • If a time frame is not designated the nanny will automatically expire in 3 months

  • The nanny must always stay with the children

  • The nanny may not access the pool or facilities without children

  • The nanny is not required to pay the guest fee when they are accompanying (1) parent to the pool

  • The nanny MUST pay the published guest fee if they are accompanying both parents

  • Only 1 nanny per account is permitted to have pool privileges

  • A nanny with pool privileges is an additional $25 per month ($40 per month during June, July & August)

SITTERS

  • A sitter must be at least 16 years old.

  • A sitter form must be presented EACH TIME a sitter brings children.

  • There is no fee for the sitter if they are here without the child’s parent(s).

  • Sitters do not get added to the Family Membership.

  • Sitters do not have use of the club except to supervise children.

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