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Pool Rules and Policies

Dress Code

Pool Rules

  • Any person using the pool must take a cleansing shower using warm water and soap. Any person who has exercised, applied lotion, or used a spa prior to entering the pool must shower before using the pool.
  • All persons must enter the pool area through the locker room doors only. The lobby doors are for emergency use only.
  • Any person with or suspected of having a communicable disease that could be transmitted through use of the pool shall not be permitted to use the pool.
  • Any person with any area of exposed sub-epidermal tissue, open blisters, or cuts must cover completely and shall not be permitted to use the pool.
  • Any individual under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an individual 18 years or older while in the facility.
  • Infants and toddlers who are not toilet trained are required to wear swim diaper products such as “Little Swimmers” underneath swimsuits. Children wearing non-swim diapers are not permitted in the water.
  • Spitting, spouting water from the mouth, or blowing the nose in the pool is prohibited.
  • No running, or boisterous or rough play, except supervised water sports, is permitted in the pool, in locker rooms, on the pool decks, or on the diving board or platforms.
  • Glassware and similar material with a tendency to shatter on impact are not permitted in the pool enclosure area.
  • Diving is not permitted except in designated areas.
  • Lifesaving equipment is prohibited for use unless in the event of an emergency.
  • The capacity of the pool must not exceed posted numbers.
  • Approved swimming apparel as listed in the Liberty Way must be worn in the pool at all times.
  • Starting blocks may only be used by permission from the on-duty lifeguard.
  • Hanging or sitting on lane line ropes is prohibited.
  • Sitting on, standing on, jumping on, or throwing kickboards is prohibited.
  • Aquatic facilities can be closed at any time and remained closed as designated by the Campus Recreation Staff due to weather conditions, mechanical failures, or over-occupancy. 

Spa Policies & Procedures

  • Spa users must be 18 years or older.
  • Women that are pregnant may not use the spas.
  • Elderly participants, and/or participants with respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems should not use the spas without prior medical approval from their doctor.
  • Any person with or suspected of having a communicable disease that could be transmitted through the use of the spa shall not be permitted to use the spas.
  • Any person with any area of exposed sub-epidermal tissue, open blisters, or cuts must cover completely and shall not be permitted to use the spas.
  • Showering is required before entering the spas.
  • A time limit of 15 minutes must be observed due to the fatiguing effects of prolonged use of the spa.
  • Avoid food or beverages before using the spa.
  • The capacity is 8 participants per spa.
  • After using the spa, participants must shower prior to entering the pool.
  • Aquatic equipment is prohibited in the spas.