Watch Around Water

In conjunction with Lifesaving Victoria we are implementing changes to our Watch Around Water (WAW) policies as of Monday 23 December 2019


Policies

1. Children under 5 years: 0-4 years require a PINK wristband

  • must be accompanied into the centre and the water by a responsible parent / guardian over 16 years
  • must stay within arm’s reach during recreational play activities

2. Children under 10 years: 5-9 years require a YELLOW wristband

  • must be accompanied into the centre by a responsible parent / guardian over 16 years
  • 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

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
Ratios

Children under 5 years:

  • maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 2 Children

Children under 10 years:

  • maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 4 Children
  • Can be a combination of maximum 2 children under 5