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Can Someone Clarify New Rules at Rincanada Pool?

Original post made by John B. Sails, Midtown, on Jul 4, 2021

They seem very confusing with mixed messaging to me. For example, you are told in red, No more COVID rules starting July 5th/we are fully opened.

but...then there are seemingly Covid rules, such as they don't answer the phones anymore due to COVID, so you must email them questions, which they warn, will take a long time to answer due to COVID; there are still rules about coming dressed for swim--without changing room (?), and for entering and exiting. There will now (instead of a very restrictive 30 minute lap swim window to book) a family booking of 50 minutes (with 10 minutes, arriving and leaving). Sorry, that sounds like a Covid rule. The charge is 40$ an hour, for your less than one hour. Per person? or per family? So the single people ...are cheated? Why? Finally, they warn that so many people want to schedule a reservation from their phones (which again, sounds like a COVID rule), that you should not expect to get in any time soon. Right?

Unfortunately, the Menlo Park pool employs the identical confusing and obtuse instructions. Why is it this hard to go swimming in July?

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 6, 2021 at 4:25 pm

Bystander is a registered user.

No comment about Rinconada, but have encountered similar confusing rules or restrictions in various other locations, some business and some government/official/leisure facilities.

We are still being played by officialdom.

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