Don Day Pool

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Recreational Swim | Swim Lessons 

Don Day Pool has closed for the season and will reopen May 2022.

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  1. Pool Guidelines

Covid-19 Procedures

  • Anyone experiencing any symptoms of symptoms of illness should stay home and refrain from public facility use. 
  • All patrons must pre-register online for Aqua Aerobics. In-person registration will not be taken. 
  • Face masks are required while in the facility, but are not to be used while swimming. 
  • The locker rooms and showers are closed. Please arrive ready to swim.
  • Patrons must enter the facility through the gate near the ticket booth. The lobby will be closed to through traffic. 
  • All patrons will be screened for temperature and COVID-19 symptoms before entering the facility. Plan to arrive 5 minutes before start of class for screening. If turned away due to the presence of symptoms and/or a temperature of 100.4 or above, a credit will be issued.
  • Patron belongings must be kept in a designated area at the end of each lane. Pool equipment will be available, but patrons may also bring and use their own if desired. 
  • Facility is for active use only - lounging or loitering on deck is not permitted. Amenities such as drinking fountains, deck furniture and planter seating will not be available.  
  • There are no transfers, credits or refunds for any Aquatics programs. Unattended program, activity registration and/or reservations will not be refunded.

Pool Rules

  • All persons entering pool complex are required to pay the admission fee; including non-swimmers.
  • Proper swim wear must be worn at all times*.
  • Provocative and/or thong swimsuits are not permitted.
  • Children 6 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • No person shall enter the aquatic facility without a lifeguard present.
  • Swim diapers are required for all children who are not toilet trained.
  • A complete head and body shower must be taken before entering the pool.
  • Flotation devices are not permitted.
  • Pool toys, balls, masks, and fins are not permitted in the pool.
  • Hanging on ropes or lane lines is not permitted.
  • Hanging, swinging, and sitting on hand rails is not permitted.
  • No smoking, alcohol, or illegal substances. Individuals assumed to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will not be permitted to enter the aquatic facility.
  • No gum chewing.                                
  • No glass or open flame.
  • No running, pushing, shoving or horse play in the pool or on the deck.
  • Chicken fights, intentional splashing, and foul language will not be permitted.
  • No weapons or items used to cause harm.
  • Cell phones, cameras and video cameras may not be used in locker rooms.
  • The City of Fontana is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged articles.
  • No animals - with the exception of medical assistance dogs are allowed on deck.
  • Emergency equipment is for lifeguard use only.  Only lifeguards are permitted on lifeguard stands.
  • Diving is only permitted from diving board.

 Diving Board Rules

  • A swim test is highly recommended prior to using diving boards.
    • Please ask a lifeguard to administer the test.
  • Only one (1) bounce on is permitted.
  • Only one (1) person on the ladder at a time.
  • Upon entry, swimmer must swim directly to closest ladder at the side of the pool to exit.
  • Intentionally splashing lifeguards is strictly prohibited.
  • The following is prohibited on the diving board:
    •  Running on the board.
    •  Diving from the side of the board.
    •  Swinging on the rails.
    •  Horseplay (flips, back dives, etc.)
    •  Wearing goggles

We reserve the right to deny entrance to:

  • Persons who are hostile or a threat to the staff and others.
  • Anyone who does not follow pool rules.
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Children 6 and younger who are not accompanied by an adult.
  • Persons with colds, coughs, nasal or eye discharges, open wounds, bandages, etc.

Pool rules are designed for the safety of everyone. The City of Fontana reserves the right to amend these rules for the safety of the participants. The City of Fontana also reserves the right to remove any participants who violate any of these rules or ignores direction from aquatics staff. Failure to follow the pool rules will result in non-admittance or expulsion from the pool grounds.

 No Refunds Will Be Issued.

*Aquatic staff reserves the right to have final interpretation of pool rules and proper swim wear.


*IMPORTANT: Don Day Pool will not be available for Private Rentals for our 2021 summer season.

Aquatic Facility Availability

Due to low staffing and Covid-19, not all City of Fontana pools will be available for Private Rentals during our 2021 Summer season. Rental times and dates are subject to approval. For more details and available dates and times, please contact the Fontana Park Aquatic Center at (909) 854-5111. Be sure to read over the Facility Reservation Application before making your reservation.

Fee Schedule

There is a two-hour minimum for all City of Fontana pool rentals. A refundable trust deposit of $150 is required at the time of reservation. Deposit does not go toward facility balance. A $50 Non-Resident Fee will be applied to Non-City of Fontana Residents. The entire cost of the Private Reservation must be paid at least 30 days before the date of the event.

Offered Facilities
Group Size
Rental Fee
Days Available
Heritage Pool, Martin Tudor Splash Park (No Slides)
Fri - Sun

Making your Reservation

1. Contact the Fontana Park Aquatic Center to find out if the date desired is available and get further information.
2. When ready to book your rental, verify with Aquatics staff that a Manager at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center will be available to book the rental.
3. Fill out the Reservation form available at the Aquatic Center and pay the facility deposit.
4. Make your final payment of the balance at least 30 days before your event.
5. Attend and enjoy your event with the City of Fontana Aquatic Staff.

NoteCancellations less than 60 days prior to the event will result in 100% loss of funds. All final payments must be made 30 days prior to the event. If the balance is not paid off 30 days in advance, the reservation will result in a cancellation and 100% loss of all paid fees.

**All rentals are on a first come first serve basis. Reservations will not be taken over the phone and dates cannot be temporarily reserved.

 Questions about rentals? Call the Fontana Park Aquatic Center at (909) 854-5111.

Don Day Pool | (909) 349-6997 | 14501 Live Oak Ave. Fontana, CA  
​For all activities, proper swim attire is required.