About Green Valley Pool

Welcome to the Premier Swim & Tennis Club in Greensboro, NC

Green Valley Park has been in existence over 50 years! Located near Friendly Center, GVP offers a convenient location to some of the finest swimming and tennis programs in the city!

Membership

We offer many different types of membership at GVP to suit each individual and family’s needs.

Fill out our membership application today!

Green Valley Park Rules

Park Rules

**Parents are responsible for oversight of their children on the Park property at all times (including the pool, tennis courts, playground, basketball court, & swing set)**

Age Requirements:

-Before 6pm all children under 10 years old must be supervised by a responsible person 14 years or older in order to be admitted. Pool staff cannot accept responsibility. An exception may be granted if the child has proven ability to swim 50 meters as verified by a lifeguard and written permission from the child’s parent is on file at the pool.

-After 6pm all children 13 years old and younger must be supervised by a responsible person 16 years or older in order to be admitted.

Park Expectations:

-Smoking and vaping are not permitted on park property (including parking lot)

-No skateboards or scooters on park property

-No pets on park property

-No glass or other breakable objects allowed on park property

Pool Expectations:

-No running on the pool deck

-No pushing, shoving, or throwing swimmers into the pool

-No dunking, wrestling, or dangerous horseplay in the pool

-No diving in the shallow ends of the pool

-No throwing balls or other objects to or from the diving board. Only soft splash balls can be utilized in
the pool. No hard balls are to be thrown in the pool (ex. Tennis balls)

-Water basketball is allowed but should be kept within close-range of the goal when crowded

-No hanging on the water basketball goal rim, standing on the base or turning the backboard

-No inner tubes or large floats are allowed in the main pool except after 6pm on Friday Float Nights

-No swim aids (i.e. swimsuits with flotation built in to the suit, inflatable armbands, etc.) Coast Guard approved lifejackets may be worn with adult supervision only and must be cleared by lifeguard on duty

-Only swim diapers are permitted for use in the pools (Standard disposable diapers are NOT permitted. Swim diapers are available at the gate shack for a nominal fee)

-There is a 10-minute rest period every hour when all swimmers 16 years and younger are to be out of the water

-All food, beverages, and chairs should be kept outside the white line around the pool

-No underwater breath holding games

-Report all accidents to the lifeguard in charge immediately

-If dirty or sweaty, please shower before entering the pool

-Chairs must stay behind the white line and are not allowed in the baby or main pool

-Pool manager, lifeguard personnel and tennis personnel have the authority to ask any member or guest to leave the park area if inappropriate behavior or language cannot be controlled

-Please use headphones if listening to personal music on deck as a courtesy to others

-No wearing flotation devices to jump off the diving boards

-No one to be in the water to catch child off diving boards

-No noodles/floats in the pool unless Float Night

-No hanging on lane ropes

-No diving in water less than 5 feet

-No chewing gum

Deep End Rules

All swimmers must be able to swim across the deep end to be allowed in to the diving area.

-In order to use the high dive, the participant must be at least 7 years old AND 48 inches tall. Adequate parental supervision is expected at all times

-When using the diving board, you must wait on the deck until the person before you has jumped before you
climb onto the board

-When on the diving board, you must wait on the board until the person before you has reached the ladder

-No back flips off the diving boards – all flips must be forward

-No double bouncing on the diving boards

-No hanging on the board

-No handstands on the diving boards

-If you step out onto the diving board, you need to jump. Do not walk back to the ladder for your safety.

-While the diving boards are in use, no one may swim in the deep end except in the top corner on the low dive
side. Lifeguards may ask all swimmers to play elsewhere if conditions become unsafe.

-Swimmers may jump off the front of the board only

-If no one is using the diving board(s), swimmers may play in the unused board’s area of the deep end at the
discretion of the lifeguard on duty

Tennis Rules

-PLEASE REGISTER ALL GUESTS IN THE PRO SHOP BEFORE GOING ONTO THE COURTS!! Guest fees are year-round! Please pay the fee of $5 per player BEFORE PLAYING! If the pro shop is not staffed ~ collect the money and DROP IT IN THE DROP BOX (MAILBOX) in front of the pro shop! This is truly an HONOR system.

-All tennis players are required to check the website for court availability and sign up prior to going on the court. You will be bumped if you are not signed up and others are waiting! Please be prepared to show your GVP identification card at this time if asked.

-The use of profanity, throwing of racquets or slamming of balls is prohibited.

-Courts should be surrendered immediately at the expiration of time if others are waiting. This is a courtesy to all members. Let the group finish their point or game

-Members should leave the court when it is time for court maintenance

-Unsupervised children under the age of 10 are not allowed on or around the tennis courts unless they are playing tennis.

-The tennis courts are for tennis only! No other activities are permitted on the courts at any time. If the courts are being used for non-tennis activities, the people involved will be asked to leave the club for a time period designated by the GVP Tennis Committee and Tennis Director.

-Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. No swimming attire is allowed on the courts.

-Only smooth-soled shoes are to be worn on both the hard and soft courts. Help us protect your investment. Bare feet are not permitted. After an initial warning, persons who continue to wear improper footwear will lose their playing privileges for a period of one week. Players not wearing the proper footwear will be asked not to play and/or to leave the facility. NO RUNNING SHOES ALLOWED ON EITHER THE SOFT OR HARD COURTS AT ALL TIMES!

-The tennis courts are closed for use when blocked off on court sign-up online, locked and/or the nets are down. This is the decision of the Tennis Director. We have the safety of the members in mind and to protect the integrity of the courts for future use by the entire membership.

-Tennis players are expected to turn off the lights after evening play. All tennis activities will cease at 10pm – this is year-round. Our court maintenance will start at 10pm, if not earlier, due to court usage. If playing at 10pm you will be asked to stop playing.

-Any tennis lessons held on the Green Valley tennis courts are to be conducted by the Green Valley Professional Staff. The tennis director has the exclusive rights to offer lessons for pay at this facility.

-Only Green Valley members are allowed to take lessons while at Green Valley from a staff professional. If a Green Valley member wants to bring a non-member to be included in on a lesson or team clinic – they may do so but the guest must pay the $5 guest fee in addition to the cost of the lesson or clinic.

-Members may use squeegees only on the hard courts

Guest Policy

Members are welcome and encouraged to bring guests to visit Green Valley Swim & Tennis.

● All guests must accompany a current GVP member.

● Anyone accompanying a member to GVP that does not fall under the direct
parameters of your membership category, is considered to be a guest (Please see
GVP Membership Categories for clarification if needed).

● All guests must check in at the Pool Gate Shack or Tennis Pro Shop prior to using
any GVP facilities.

● A fee of $5 per person/ per day must be paid to GVP prior to use of the facilities.

● Guests residing in Guilford County are limited to 10 visits to the Park per calendar
year, unless said guest is able to provide proof of a current membership at
another swim and tennis club in Guilford County. If proof of current membership
is provided, said guest may visit GVP on an unlimited basis for a fee of $5 per
person/ per day while accompanied by a member in good standing.

● Tennis guests who have not provided proof of membership at another swim and tennis club are limited to one visit per month, unless special permission is granted by the Tennis Director or Board Membership Chair.

● Guests residing outside of Guilford County may visit for free (proof of residence required).

● It is the responsibility of the accompanying member to make sure that their
guests are aware of and follow all GVP rules and guidelines.

● Any unpaid guest usage of GVP facilities is the responsibility of the host member,
and could result in the suspension of park privileges.

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