Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-28-2011, 07:46 AM   #1
3 Rivet Member
Snedwid's Avatar
2011 23' FB Flying Cloud
Perry , Florida
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 238
Es-capin' the cold and a Question

When the temperature dropped in N Fla, we did the only smart thing possible, hooked up the Airstream and went to S Fla to warm up. We checked into a nice resort in Loxahatchee, and stayed till the temps started rising at home. Wonderful time.
Now for a question: While enroute we overnighted at a nameless RV park. I went to the pool for a dip, and there were several moms with youngsters. A couple of the tykes were in diapers and arm floats, and to my shock and horror, they went into the pool for a swim. Being essentially child free all my life, I'd never faced this before, and found that I really didn't want my refreshing dip after all. Somehow the thought of a dirty diaper being dunked into the pool like a tea bag just turned me off. The next morning during check out, I mentioned this to the Mngr, and to my surprise found out that it was acceptable conduct. Both the Mngr and his wife assured me that as long as the kid was wearing a diaper, all was well. Is This true? Am I overreacting? Some one please give me a reality check here. Tnx.

"If you don't know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else." Yogi Berra
Snedwid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2011, 07:53 AM   #2
Rivet Master
SteveH's Avatar
2005 39' Land Yacht 390 XL 396
Common Sense , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 5,315
I would have felt the same as you. We have a son, grown now, but still would not like the idea of that.

SteveH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2011, 07:56 AM   #3
moosetags's Avatar

2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,996
Images: 5
Regular diaper - NO, swim diaper - YES.

There are disposable diapers specifically designed for an infant or toddler to go into a pool. They are sealed and waterproof on the outer layer. They are called swim diapers and are required for infants and toddlers in public swimming pools.
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2011, 08:09 PM   #4
Rivet Master
1999 25' Safari
Currently Looking...
Somewhere , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 825
Well, I wouldn't have wanted to see any type of a diaper in there.

I recall several years ago that a pool here in central Ohio was closed due to a child being in the pool in apparently a dirty diaper and the water was contaminated with bacteria (I forget which one just now).

I would be the first one to say (admit) that I am probably too far out there when it comes to cleanliness -- I wash my hands often, especially while cooking. I've been kidded quite a bit about this by family and friends, however, it's very strange that I've never had anyone question me about the safety of any food which I have cooked -- it vanishes very quickly.

Last October, we flew down to Tampa and stayed at a very nice condo on Sand Key (Clearwater Beach area). I remember our discussing the rules, etc. which were posted on a very large sign at the pool -- no diapers in the pool.

Air Cruiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2011, 08:13 PM   #5
Rivet Master
DanielB's Avatar
1974 31' Excella 500
Charleston , South Carolina
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,073
Blog Entries: 8
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie
DanielB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2011, 08:28 PM   #6
Rivet Master
TBRich's Avatar

2006 19' Safari SE
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,507
Images: 64
TB & Greg and Abbey Schnauzer
AirForums #21900 . Prez & Membership Chair, 4CU/WBCCI
Travel Log: AZBambi...On the Road Again
TBRich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2011, 07:25 AM   #7
Rivet Master
pappy19's Avatar
2002 30' Classic S/O
Garden Valley , Idaho
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,456
A poopy diaper is one thing and a real nono and the baby should have a swim diaper or rubber pants cover. On the other hand, a baby has a very small bladder but what about some HD senior that usually wears Depends sliding into a warm pool and peeing about a gallon?
2008 F-250 4X4 Lariat V-10
2002 Airstream Classic 30' w/SO #2074
2007 Kubota 900 RTV
1996 Ford Bronco
2007 Lincoln LT
pappy19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2011, 08:18 AM   #8
Rivet Master
2010 27' FB Classic
N/A , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,725
This reminds me of the scene of the floater in the pool in the movie Caddy Shack.
That made quite a stir with the people who were in the pool when it happened.
Funny stuff, but in reality, pretty disgusting if it happens when your in the pool.
Bluto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2011, 10:37 AM   #9
3 Rivet Member
2001 19' Bambi
Ashland , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 100
My grandson wore a swim diaper in the pool at their home and it seemed to work pretty well in keeping moisture, etc. inside. Still, I can understand the reluctance of adults to share a pool with little ones. I like places with kiddie pools. Apart from hygiene, kids tend to detract from the peace and quite of a pool. It's great for them have a ball and I don't begrudge them, being a 'kid' person, but I am not always in the mood.

Kathleenh is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vintage Advantage Newsletter Buttercup VAC | Vintage Airstream Club 14 11-23-2012 08:47 PM
Original AS Converter Question Hummer Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 4 02-25-2011 04:22 AM
HELP! I think my plumbing is frozen! dgray Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 16 02-22-2011 01:43 PM
How cold is it then with You? cruiser54 Winter Living 192 02-12-2011 06:16 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.