3227 Brown Road, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806
(973) 724-7275
usarmy.pica.usag.mbx.frogfalls@mail.mil

Policies

FROG FALLS

MEMBERSHIP POLICY

A Family Member as defined by Army Regulation 215-1:

1. Spouse of a Sponsor

2. Un-remarried widow or widower of a member or former member of a uniformed service.

3. Unmarried child of a sponsor, including an adopted child, stepchild, foster child, or ward, who either:
A. Has not passed his/her 21st birthday.
B. Is incapable of self-support because of a mental or physical incapacity that existed before that birthday and is dependent on the sponsor for over one-half of his/her support.
C. Has not passed hi/her 23rd birthday, is enrolled in a full-time course of study in an  institution of higher learning approved by a Secretary of an executive department specified in 10 USC Section 1073, and is, in fact dependent on the sponsor for over one-half of his/her support.

4. A parent or parent-in-law of a sponsor who is, in fact, dependent on the sponsor for one-half of his/her support and living in the sponsor’s household.

FROG FALLS

ADMISSION POLICY

1. For admission to the aquatic park, a pool identification card must be shown to the attendant at the entrance of the Aquatic Park.

2. There will be a $5 charge for lost badges during the summer months. At season’s end, do not throw away your badges. If you choose to purchase a membership next summer, the badges will be renewed and you will not have to come in to have new badges made. Please bring your badge each time you visit Frog Falls as it will be scanned at the gate which allows us to track visits.

3. If an ID card is used by a person other than the member to whom it was issued, it will be confiscated and Members are subject to having their membership revoked.

4. If an ID card is obtained by fraudulent statement in the application, the membership will be canceled without refund.

FROG FALLS

GUEST POLICY

Military ID card holders and their dependents are entitled to visit at anytime without a membership. A $5 fee per person will be charged for entrance to the park. Guests of Military visitors may visit at any time for a fee of $7.

All other members may bring up to 4 guests per day for a fee of $10 per guest.

Punch cards are available at the front office. One punch card permits 5 total guest visits to the park. Punch cards for guests cannot be used on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Active Duty Military Punch Cards are $28.
General Public & DoD Civilian Punch Cards are $40.

Weather Policy

Our top concern is the personal safety of all our families and guests in our park. We follow DoD policies on water safety, with Red Cross Certified staff.
It is our responsibility to ensure the safety of all who visit Frog Falls. In doing so, we use a highly efficient technological system called LEWS. Our Lightning Early Warning System enables us to receive data concerning weather conditions which is not accessible to the general public. The following protocol is in place for your safety:

RED

Everyone must exit the water and evacuate the water park. It is unsafe for patrons to be on deck and in the bathrooms.

YELLOW

Patrons must exit the water and we must wait to see the next 30 minute report.

GREEN

The Park is safe for all patrons to swim and remain on deck.

PARK RULES

1. All children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a responsible adult 16 years or older. The adult must remain within arm’s reach of children under 5 and within sight of older children. It is your responsibility to ensure the safety of your child. Do not allow your children to enter the water without a lifeguard present.

2. Toys are permitted only in the Tadpole Cove Pool. Please refrain from using toys with small pieces and toys that are breakable. Soaker balls, cars, and dolls are permitted in Tadpole Cove. Water wings and floaties are not authorized for use at Frog Falls.

3. Rough play, dunking, running, intimate displays of affection, loud music, and rude or obnoxious behavior is not permitted at any time. Behavior that is determined to pose a hazard to other patrons will be referred to the police. Recurring inappropriate behavior may result in the loss of park privileges for extended periods of time.

4. Alcohol and controlled substances are not allowed in the park at any time. The police will be called to deal with patrons under the influence of alcohol.

5. Smoking is allowed in designated areas outside of the gates only.

6. Follow lifeguard and staff instructions at all times. Failure to comply with lifeguard instructions will result in loss of privileges.

7. Lap lanes are for lap swimming only.

8. Proper and appropriate bathing attire must be worn at all times. Frog Falls is a family-oriented facility, and extremely revealing bathing attire is inappropriate.

9. Food and eating is permitted in designated areas only.

10. There is no diving or headfirst entry of any type allowed at Frog Falls. Serious injury and/or death can occur from entering shallow water headfirst.

11. Life Vests must be Coast Guard approved and have a mark identifying it as such.

12. Hanging on or swimming under or in front of the slides is prohibited. Please exit the pool immediately after sliding down.

13. Swimmers must be 48 inches tall to ride the slides. There will be no exceptions to this policy. This is due to the manufacturers and the Red Cross recommendation that the slider must have 6 inches of clearance over the water level in the bottom of the pool.

14. Frog Falls staff will perform water-testing procedures every 2 hours and keep an accurate logbook. Bacteria testing will be conducted once a week in accordance with regulations. Food Service Sanitation inspection will be performed in accordance to regulations.

15. Disposable swim diapers (i.e. Little Swimmers) and plastic pants are required to be worn by children who wear diapers or pull-ups or who have problems controlling bowel movement or urination.

16. No person who has a contagious respiratory disease, other communicable disease, disease discharge, or is otherwise ill is permitted to enter the water. Member may be required to obtain a doctor’s certificate of good health before admission. No person reported by a Doctor as having or being a carrier of an infectious disease is permitted to enter the water.

17. Strollers & Wagons can be stored along the wall at the Croaker Soaker when not in use.

18. Tow behind coolers and food delivery is not permitted in the park. Guests may bring a small “six pack” size cooler into the park for things such as baby formula, medicine, etc.