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Posted on: August 19, 2019

New Age Requirements for Plano Parks and Recreation facilities

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Change takes effect Sept. 3, 2019.

Plano Parks and Recreation is implementing a new age requirements policy effective Sept. 3, 2019. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian 16 years of age or older at any Plano recreation center or pool. This change in policy comes after careful consideration of staff and customer feedback, as well as a review of age requirements for other cities. Below is a complete list of detailed age requirements for the various areas within the facilities:

RECREATION CENTERS
•    Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 16 or older.
•    Children under 7 must be actively supervised by a parent or guardian 16 or older.

POOL
•    Children under 7 must be actively supervised by a parent or guardian 16 or older. The parent or guardian may supervise up to three children.
•    Children 7-9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 16 or older.

WEIGHT ROOM
•    Children under 13 are not allowed in the weight room.
•    Children 13-15 must be actively supervised by a parent or guardian 18 or older.

WALKING TRACK
•    Children 8-11 must be supervised by a parent or adult 16 or older.
•    Children under 8 must be actively supervised by a parent or guardian 16 or older.

RACQUETBALL COURTS
•    Children 15 and under must be supervised on the court by a parent or adult 16 or older.

BILLIARDS
•    Children under 10 must be supervised by a parent or guardian 16 or older when playing pool.

LOCKER/CHANGING ROOMS
•    Boys 4 and older are not allowed in the women’s locker/changing room. Family changing rooms are available.
•    Girls 4 and older are not allowed in the men’s locker/changing room. Family changing rooms are available.

Accompanied: parent or guardian is in the facility
Supervised: parent or guardian can see child at all times
Actively supervised: parent or guardian is within arm’s reach of child at all times

   

Plano Parks and Recreation Age Requirements
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