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A beautiful view and convenient centralized location make Bookcliff's swimming complex a great place to spend a summer day; however, that is not the true magic of the swimming program at Bookcliff Country Club. The magic lies in the programs offered by the staff. There is literally a program for everybody.

The pool area is a summertime hub with everything from "learn-to-swim" programs for children, to pool exercise programs and relaxation for adults. You can also spend the day soaking in the sun and never leave the complex, with full access to locker rooms and a poolside menu with poolside service, Bookcliff gives new meaning to the phrase "lounging the day away!"

Summertime also brings a host of pool activities for your children & grandchildren. They can participate in special camps, swim lessons, BCC’s own swim team and they can invite their friends to join them... or make new ones at the club. We even have an active calendar of summer special holiday events designed for the entire family. The pool is open 7 days a week for your enjoyment during our summer season, which is Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
 

Refreshments

Need a little refreshment? Well... you never have to leave the pool. Just visit our Poolside Café for everything from bottled water, candy bars, soft serve ice cream to something heartier like sandwiches, salads, burgers & fries or even a beer or cocktail. Having dinner poolside is always a highlight of the summer at Bookcliff Country Club!

Pool Regulations

The pool is for the mutual enjoyment of all members and their guests, these policies are to ensure that the club provides both a safe and enjoyable pool experience for all. We ask that you ensure your family and guests all support these guildelines as outlined.

  • Pool Hours
  • Guests
  • Safety & Conduct
  • Under Age 11

Summer open swim is 7 days a week Memorial day through Labor Day yearly.

Sunday - Thursday Noon to 8pm | Friday & Saturday Noon to 9pm

  • Individuals 18 & over may “Swim-at-Your-Own-Risk” when lifeguards are not present from 6am to Noon. (swim team, lessons and aqua fit classes always take precedence when in session).
  • During the summer season if lifeguards are not able to be present, open swim hours are “Swim at Your Own Risk”. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a competent adult or guardian over age 18.
  • All guests must be accompanied by an active member.
  • The guest fee is $5 per person for one day, for persons 4 and older.
  • Guest fees are waived for babysitters/nannies when solely responsible for children of active members.
  • Guests residing within Mesa County are limited to 12 times per year.
  • Guests whom reside outside Mesa County may use the pool during their stay and must be accompanied by an active member, paying the guest fee each day of use.
POOL RULES
 
  • Members and guests MUST register upon entry to the pool area.
  • You are required to obey all instructions given by lifeguards.
  • Appropriate swim attire required.
  • Swimwear is not allowed in the Clubhouse.
  • No Glass containers.
  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • No eating and drinking between the edge of the pool and the drainage grate.
  • One person on the diving board at a time.
  • Do not swim under or hang from the diving board.
  • Floatation devices are not allowed in the deep end.
  • No rough play.
  • Hard throwable toys are not allowed.
  • Only adults eighteen (18) or older may swim during rest breaks.
  • When is use, lap lanes are reserved for lap swimmers only.
  • The Wading Pool is for children five (5) years of age and under and must be accompanied, at all times, by an adult. Parents assume full responsibility for children in this pool at all times
  • Children 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted.
  • Parents, please use changing tables in the locker rooms.
  • No fitness center equipment on the pool deck.
  • If lightning is detected the pool will be cleared at lifeguard’s discretion.
  • Violators risk losing pool privileges.

Parents of children under the age of 11 are reminded that you are responsible for the supervision of your child when in the pool area. Lifeguards are in place to ensure the pool experience is safe for all and to react to emergences that may arise.

  • Children 6 and under - Parent or guardian must be in the pool with swimmer 
  • Children 7-10 – Parent or guardian must be on pool deck in close proximity to swimmer
  • Children 11 -17 Parent or guardian not required when lifeguards are on duty.  Maximum 3 hour time limit.

Swim Programs

Swim lessons are held Monday through Thursday 10:30am or 11:45am during the pool season and the pool is closed to open swim during swim lessons. Swim lessons are available to member children and grand children & sponsored non member guests.

Group Swim Lessons and Swim Team Registration Form

Private Swim Lesson Registration Form

  • Group Lessons
  • Private Lessons
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Lap Swim

Children will be grouped by ability into levels. Children must be 5 yrs on or before June 1st to participate in Level 1. Preschool (ages 3-4 years) class is also offered. Member accounts are billed $85 for group lessons. Sponsored non member lessons are available for $120 per child. No shows will be charged. Registration is by mail or delivery of completed registration forms to the business office. No phone reservations.

For maximum individual attention, arrange private lessons with the BCC swim instructor of your choice. Private lessons must be scheduled in advance with the Aquatics Department.
 

Semi-Private Lessons

Arrange a semi-private lesson with one of the BCC swim instructors at a time that best suits your schedule. Semi-private lessons can be 30 or 45 minutes long, limited to 2-3 children, and must be scheduled in advance through the Aqauatics Department.

This class is a blast!  All members are welcome – swimmers & non-swimmers, young & old, all fitness levels. Water is an excellent medium for great cardiovascular workout as well as an easy way to increase your strength and flexibility. Classes are drop-in and will begin June 1st and end upon close of the pool for the season. Aqua Fit Classes are $7 a class for non-golf members.

Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9:15am to 10:15am

The pool is open for lap swimming from 6am to noon 7 days a week (swim team, lessons and aqua fit classes always take precedence when in session). Lifeguards are not on duty at this time. You are required to be 18 years of age or older for lap swim. Please be courteous and share the lane with other members by swimming on the right side of the lane and do not cross or stand in the lanes when they are in use.

CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR COMPETENT GUARDIAN OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE AT ALL TIMES.
 
No children in the pool prior to 9am. Structured classes, lessons & swim team will have use of the pool 9:30am to noon. Open free swim with lifeguard supervision will begin at noon.