Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center

Mandatory Waiver

Any individual entering the JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center must have a signed waiver on file, regardless of planning to swim or not.
Those age 18 or older, must sign their own waiver. Individuals 17 or younger must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.

Click here to access the waiver form and sign electronically


JCYS Pool Policies

  1. All individuals to enter The Lil’ must have a signed waiver on file. Participants aged 18 and older must sign their own waiver. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.
  2. Children aged 12 and under must undergo a swim evaluation (details below) to determine pool access.
  3. Inflatable floatation devices are not allowed in the pool.
  4. Appropriate swim attire is required of all people entering the pool.
  5. While in the pool, all children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
  6. Children age 11 and under must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible party aged 16 or older.
  7. If the air temperature is below 68 degrees, or at the pool management’s discretion, the pool may be closed without warning. There will be no refunds issued for days closed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
  8. No products containing peanuts or tree-nuts, or food from outside restaurants, will be allowed at the facility.

The Lillian R. Lutz “Test, Mark and Protect” Wristband Policy:

In order to maintain the highest standards of aquatic safety at our facility, The Lil’ adheres to a “Test, Mark and Protect” policy. All guests aged 12 and younger must be identified by a colored wristband that represents their pool access, as determined by a simple evaluation. Children may test at any point of the summer to move up a swim level.

 Red Wristband: Non-Swimmers

Children do not need to test to be labeled as a non-swimmer. Parents may self-identify.

  • Children with red wristbands must either remain in a shallow end, in which the water hits below their shoulders, or they must be in the arms of a caregiver (this excludes the 10.5’ section of the pool).
  • Children with red wristbands may use the pool slide only if a caregiver is at the bottom, available to catch them.
  • Children wearing red wristbands are prohibited from entering the 10.5’ section of the pool under any circumstance.

Yellow Wristbands

Child must be able to swim the short length of the pool without touching the bottom and then exit the pool from the side, without the use of a ladder

  • Children wearing yellow wristbands may independently enter waters up to 3 feet deep (the “top of the T”), or they may enter the 5’ section if they are in the arms of a caregiver.
  • Children wearing yellow wristbands may use the slide independently.
  • Children wearing yellow wristbands are prohibited from entering the 10.5’ section of the pool under any circumstance.

 Green Wristbands

Child must be able pass the yellow wristband test AND must be able to tread water in the deep end for one minute without interruption and exit the pool from the side, without the use of a ladder.

  • Children wearing green wristbands have access to the entire pool.

Any individual to enter the JCYS Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center must have a signed waiver on file. If you are 18 or older, please read our pool policies and waiver carefully and provide your electronic signature. Individuals 17 or younger must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.