New Hire Resources

CELTS provides uniform shirts for all staff, and we provide an annual stipend to all staff to purchase appropriate swimwear and deck apparel as required.  Below are examples of each positions required uniforms. Guest Service Pool Attendants and Bathhouse Attendants may be required to enter the pools as a part of the job and are uniformed accordingly. 

These guidelines are meant as a guide and may not cover all scenarios. Any situation that requires accommodation should be discussed with leadership or Human Resources.

While the guidelines set below are the minimum requirement, center, and department management reserve the right to issue additional guidelines based on business or safety needs, Human Resources is the final authority of the Grooming Guidelines and interpretations.

Uniform: CELTS provides uniform shirts for all staff, and we provide an annual stipend to all staff to purchase appropriate swimwear and deck apparel as required.  CELTS has established a Team Store with SwimOutlet, and you can visit to review examples of uniform items. You can purchase from SwimOutlet or can purchase similar items from anywhere else. Note that closed toed shoes are required for positions.

Team Store Link 

Name Tags: All employees are issued name tags on their first day of employment. Name tags are an essential part of our attire and must be worn at all times on the top right side of the shirt/jacket or outermost garment.

Hair: Hair must be kept clean and neat. Employees working with food and in some safety-sensitive areas must pull long hair back from the face and/or wear additional hair restraints (i.e., hair net). As noted above, any situation which requires an accommodation should be discussed with leadership or Human Resources.

Facial Hair: Must be well groomed and modestly trimmed. Facial hair may not be allowed for some jobs, such as those in which respirators are required and in areas where food handling is required. As mentioned above, any situation which requires accommodation should be discussed with leadership or Human Resources.

Fingernails: Fingernails are to be kept modestly manicured. Employees working with food may not wear nail polish. Employees working in some safety-sensitive areas may be restricted in nail length.

Piercings: No visible piercing other than the ears and nose are allowed, with a maximum of three earrings and/or cuffs per ear. Earrings must be conservative in style, color, and shape. Ear cuffs may not exceed ½ inch in width. Gauges are allowed as long as their size is not distracting.

Jewelry: All jewelry, including but not limited to rings, necklaces, bracelets, etc., must be conservative in style, color, and quantity. Necklaces must be kept inside the uniform shirt.

Tattoos: Visible tattoos are permissible, provided they are not perceived as offensive or inappropriate. Should a tattoo be deemed inappropriate, it must be covered by a uniform. Tattoos should not be a distraction from the uniform.

Personal Hygiene: Employees are expected to practice good personal hygiene, focusing on personal cleanliness. Due to close contact with guests and employees, the use of deodorant or antiperspirant is required. At times, multiple applications throughout the day may be needed.

Head Coverings: Acceptable head coverings include those issued by management or designated as approved for uniform and purchased at the Concession Stands and are required for all staff working outside. As noted above, any situation which requires an accommodation should be discussed with leadership or Human Resources.

Shoes: Shoe color should be predominantly white, black, or grey and complement the uniform given. If work boots are required, they may be black or brown. Employees who work in close proximity to water may be allowed to wear  Krocs or similar defined styles.  Concession Stand workers, Managers, and Head Lifeguards are required to wear close-toed shoes to maintain health and safety while in the concession stand or in the mechanical rooms.

Undergarments: Any item worn beneath the uniform shirt must not distract from the uniform. Employees are required to wear appropriate undergarments to ensure a professional appearance at all times., this includes swim su

Outerwear: Gloves, rain jackets, and windbreakers are permitted to be worn when temperatures warrant. They must not distract from employee’s uniforms.