HPHA Pool Rules and Liability Forms

 The HPHA Pool will open on Sat, May 25, 2013.

  • HPHA Pool Rules – PLEASE read. Depending on incidents, rules are subject to change. As a semi-private pool, many of our rules are required by the City of Dallas.
  • Release of Liability Form – must be signed and submitted to the Pool Attendant by every HPHA resident or family who wishes to use the pool each year.                    Click to download and print: HPHA – RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM 2013

HPHA POOL RULES – 2013 (as distributed to members and posted at the pool)

Residents agree to use the pool in accordance with the following rules. Residents are responsible for the safety and actions of themselves, children and guests, whether present at the pool or not. Violation of these rules or requests made by the Pool Manager or attendants may, at the discretion of the Holiday Park Homeowners Association (HPHA) Board of Directors, result in forfeiture of my pool key and right to use the pool.

Pool Access:

  • Every HPHA resident or family who wishes to use the pool must have a current signed Release Of Liability form on file each year with the Pool Attendants (see attached).
  • Each parent is solely responsible for the safety and behavior of their children and guests regardless of the age of their children and guests.
  • Children under 10 years old are NOT ALLOWED in the pool or pool area unless accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) who is responsible for their safety. The presence of the Pool Attendant does not satisfy this requirement.
  • Children 10 to 13 years old are allowed in the pool and pool area at the discretion of their parents, provided the parents sign the waiver in on the release form. For children in this age group, the waiver must be filled out each year.
  • Children 14 years and older are allowed in the pool and pool area at the discretion of their parents, subject to the conditions stated in the “Release of Liability” attached.
  • To gain access to the pool, the door must be opened with a key. Those in the pool area must either possess a pool key or be accompanied by someone who has a pool key.
  • The gate to the pool must be kept locked at all times and should never be propped open.

Pool Safety:

  • No glass or similar material that will shatter on impact is allowed in the pool area.
  • No bikes, roller blades, skateboards, or pets are allowed in the pool area.
  • Swimmers must wear swim attire only; no cut-off jeans, underwear, or street clothes.
  • No running or horseplay in the pool area. No playing with pool furniture.
  • No playing loud radios or creating noise that might be offensive to others using the pool or livingnearby.
  • Residents must clean up after themselves, disposing of trash in the waste containers.
  • No cooking in the pool area.
  • Smoking is allowed in a designated area of the pool deck. Smokers should extinguish anddispose of cigarettes properly. Buckets are available for this use. It is illegal for those under the age of 18 years old to smoke. No smoking IN the pool.
  • Only the Pool Attendant or authorized personnel are permitted to use the pool maintenanceequipment. Life saving equipment is to be used only in emergency situations.

    Guest Policy:

    Guests are allowed, subject to the party policy stated below as well as the rules governing HPHA members use of the pool. HPHA members are responsible for the actions of their guests and must accompany their guests when using the pool. An adult must supervise guests younger than 14 years old. No more than 3 guests between the ages of 14 through 17 are allowed in the pool without the supervision of an adult. Any pool-side activity not specifically covered by the pool rules must be cleared with the Pool Manager.

    Pool Party Policy:

The pool cannot be closed for private parties. Small parties, not to exceed 25, may be held only upon signing of Release Covenant and deposit of $200 with the Treasurer or Pool Manager to cover potential damage or non-cleanup. Groups of 10 or more non-residents, or any group of 20 or more, are considered to be a party. Parties are limited to 3 hours maximum. Advance notice of at least 2 weeks must be given to the Pool Manager. Member must also pay for an additional Pool Attendant to be on duty during the party (at $10/hr). A resident’s HOA dues must be current to be eligible to reserve the pool for a party.

One adult resident (18 years or older), must be present at all parties. Children’s parties must have adequate adult (18 years or older) supervision. Music and noise should not be offensive to other residents. Parties should disband by 9:00 p.m. Failure to comply with these guidelines could result in fines and/or loss of pool privileges for the homeowner.

FINES: If residents do not clean up to the pool’s prior condition, HPHA will charge $50 per hour for clean-up. Repairs: Actual damages plus 20% punitive damages. Any City Code Fines: (e.g. glass containers in the pool area may result in a fine from the city ranging from $50 to $200 levied against both the resident and HPHA).

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