Pool Rules

The swimming pool is normally open from the middle of May through the end of September. The following are the pool rules and regulations.

  1. The pool is for the exclusive use of Somerset Farm homeowners, tenants, and their guests ONLY. Homeowners are responsible for actions and conduct of their guests and tenants for any damage or liability resulting from their actions or conduct. Each homeowner may have up to four (4) guests at any one time and guests must be accompanied by an owner or tenant at all times.
  2. Somerset Farm homeowners and tenants using the pool must have proper identification, which may be a valid driver’s license with a Somerset Farm address. This is an effort by the Board of Directors to insure that the pool is used by verified owners, tenants and their guests only. Trespassers should be asked to leave. If they refuse, call the police (at 911) and/or the management company (at 919-790-8000).
  3. There is no lifeguard on duty. All persons using the pool and pool areas do so at their own risk and assume all liability. The Somerset Farm Homeowners Association assumes no liability or risk for bodily injury or death of anyone using the pool facility or loss or damage to any personal property.
  4. The pool hours are: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  5. Everyone must shower before using the pool. The oils and sunscreens can build up in the pool and cause the temporary closing of the pool.
  6. No children under 6 years of age will be permitted in the pool area at any time except with a parent or guardian. Children under 14 years of age will not be permitted in the pool area unless accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age.
  7. Beverages are allowed in cans or non-glass containers. NO GLASS OF ANY KIND (including baby bottles) is permitted in the pool area.
  8. No eating, smoking, or drinking is allowed in or around the pool.
  9. Pool users dispose of trash appropriately in the receptacle provided.
  10. NO PETS are allowed in or around the pool area.
  11. No running, pushing, or horse-play is allowed in or around the pool.
  12. No abusive or profane language, or excessive noise will be tolerated. Radios/CD Players/ Tape Players should not be at an excessive volume where they bother others.
  13. No Smoking is permitted within the pool area.
  14. All pool equipment (rope, net, float ring, etc.) must be kept in its proper place. Emergency equipment is only to be used and/or disturbed in the case of an emergency.
  15. No one with any infectious disease, inflamed eyes, nasal or ear discharge, open wound or bandages will allowed in the pool.
  16. Proper bathing attire is required. No “cutoffs” are allowed. Babies must be in waterproofed pants/diapers, etc. The pool will be closed if any feces is in the pool.
  17. The pool may be closed at any time due to weather, breakdown, or other operational difficulties.
  18. Anyone can be barred from the pool area at the discretion of the Management Company or Board of Directors for violations of these rules and regulations or for any reason which, in their judgment, constitutes a hazard to others or the Somerset Farm Homeowners Association and its members. This may also include delinquent HOA dues.
  19. In case of Emergency, dial “911”.