Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Water Slide, and Sauna

General

  • A Campus Recreation lifeguard must be present before entering the water.
  • Patrons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are prohibited.
  • All users are encouraged to shower in the locker room before entering the pool.
  • Refer to the Proper Swimwear Attire sign for appropriate attire.
  • Proficient swimming ability is required to swim in deep water areas. You may be asked by a lifeguard to show an ability to swim before using a pool or pool equipment.
  • These items and activities are prohibited:
    • Personal displays of affection
    • Running or rough play in the pool, deck area, diving boards, platforms, or in the hallway nearest the pools
    • Extended underwater breath holding, hyperventilation, or hypoxic training – an extended period is 20+ seconds or a distance of 25 yards
    • Diving in shallow areas and where marked ‘NO DIVING’ – backflips and inward and reverse dives are prohibited
    • Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose and regurgitating pool water
    • Using the pool with open sores, cuts, bandages, or infectious diseases – do not swim when you have diarrhea or for two weeks after the last incidence of diarrheal symptoms
    • Glass containers and all food items, including gum, are prohibited – water in a sealed non-glass container is allowed
    • Backpacks, handbags, purses, or any personal bags – mesh bags holding swimming equipment are allowed
  • Use headphones or earbuds while listening to personal music.
  • Campus Recreation is not responsible for any damaged, lost, or stolen items. Day-use lockers and rental lockers are available.
  • Unauthorized use of facilities for instructing, training, or coaching is prohibited.
  • Unauthorized use of video, photography, and recording devices is prohibited.
  • All flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved.
  • All state bathing codes apply to this facility.

Proper Swimwear

  • All patrons and guests within the pool area must comply with our dress code focused on providing patron safety, operating efficiency, and maintaining a family- friendly image.
  • Permitted swimwear must be clean, designed specifically for in-water use, and non-restrictive to necessary body movements.
    • Males: Must comply in wearing swimwear that covers the buttocks and pubic region.
    • Females: Must comply in wearing swimwear that covers the breasts, buttocks, and pubic region.
    • Swimwear attire must be colorfast and lightweight material designed for swimming, such as nylon, spandex, polyester, and high tech trunks. Swim trunks must have a mesh or nylon liner. Swim briefs are also acceptable.
    • Religious and modesty swimwear is permitted so long as
      the attire is designed for in-water use and complies with
      the coverage guidelines mentioned above.
    • Rashguards (including thermal) are acceptable to be worn and are encouraged for individuals seeking sun-protection
      or a layer of warmth in the cooler water.
  • These items are prohibited:
    • Street clothes in the water
    • See-through and revealing swimwear
    • T-shirts (including those intended to be worn for modesty purposes and/or sun protection), cut-offs, compression shirts/shorts, athletic shorts, jeans, pants, casual shorts, leotards, dresses, sarongs, sports bras, undergarments, socks, sandals, and shoes (exception for aqua footwear), etc.
  • Street clothes and cover-ups can be worn on the pool deck; however, it is strongly suggested to store these items in a locker.
  • Proper footwear is required to move throughout the facility and in areas outside of the immediate pool and deck area.
  • All diapered children must wear swim diapers in conjunction with appropriate swimwear. Swim diapers are available for purchase at Member Services.
  • Aquatics staff reserves the right to determine whether or not swimwear is permissible to be worn within our facilities.

Children

  • Children (age 15 and under) must be supervised by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult (age 18 or over) at all times.
  • Children (age 5 and under) or any non-swimmer who may also be wearing a U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation device must be directly supervised in the water by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult (age 18 or over) and within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Lifeguards have the discretion to require a parent, guardian, or responsible adult (age 18 or over) to be in the water with a child
    over five years old whom they judge a weak or non-swimmer.
  • All diapered children must wear swim diapers in conjunction with appropriate swimwear. Swim diapers are available for purchase at Member Services.
  • Do not change diapers or clothing at poolside. Use the men’s or women’s locker rooms or all gender changing room.

Circle Swimming Etiquette

  • Circle swimming requires swimmers to follow a circular pattern, swimming on the right-hand side of the lane at all times except to pass. Passing should not be done near the wall.
  • Lap swimmers are required to circle swim when lane use exceeds three persons.
  • Lanes with two persons may split down the middle.
  • Lifeguards have final authority to dictate lap swimming arrangements.
  • CRCE Aquatic Center: Leisure activities take priority over lap swimming unless deemed necessary by Campus Recreation staff.

Diving Board

  • Only one person is allowed on the diving board at a time.
  • One single jump is permitted. Multiple bounces are prohibited.
  • Users must jump or straightforwardly leave the board. Diving is not allowed to either side of the board. Backflips and inward and reverse dives are prohibited.
  • After a dive takes place, the diver must swim straight back to the nearest wall and exit the pool.
  • Divers may not wear goggles, flotation devices, or use toys while diving.
  • Use of the 3-meter diving boards is prohibited during open swim.

Water Slide

  • The presence of a lifeguard is required for riders to enter the slide or staircase area.
  • Riders must be at least 36” tall and be able to demonstrate the ability to swim the width of the catch-pool area to use the slide. Riders who do not meet this requirement may not use the slide.
  • Pregnant women or persons with heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, or low blood pressure should not enter the waterslide without medical consultation.
  • Only one rider at a time while using the slide.
  • All riders must enter, maintain, and exit the flume in forward-facing, feet-first fashion on their back and may not stop or restrict water flow for any reason.
  • All riders must keep hands inside the flume.
  • Once in the catch-pool, riders must swim and exit the area immediately. Lifeguards will send the next rider after the catch-pool is empty.
  • Riders may not have flotation devices, goggles, aqua shoes, or any items that may cause a stoppage or injury on the slide.
  • A parent, guardian, or responsible adult (age 18 or over) is strongly encouraged to observe activity before determining whether to allow the child to participate. 

Hot Tub

  • Hot tub capacity is 12 persons.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Patrons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are prohibited.
  • Use of the hot tub is limited to 15 minutes which begins when any body part enters the water.
    *Exposure greater than 15 minutes may result in drowsiness, nausea, or fainting.
  • Pregnant women or persons with heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, or low blood pressure should not enter the hot tub without medical consultation.
  • Campus Recreation strongly encourages a 15-minute cooldown before reentering the hot tub.
  • The hot tub is not recommended for use immediately following strenuous or high-intensity workouts.
  • Submerging your head is not recommended.
  • These items and activities are prohibited:
    • Personal displays of affection
    • Exercising or conducting physical activity in the hot tub
    • Breathing training devices
    • Additional spa products such as face masks, skin lotions, and oils
    • Glass containers and all food items, including gum, are prohibited – water in a sealed non-glass container is allowed
    • Backpacks, handbags, purses, or any personal bags

Sauna

  • Sauna capacity is 35 persons.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Patrons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are prohibited.
  • Use of the sauna is limited to 15 minutes or less.
    **Exposure greater than 15 minutes may cause drowsiness, nausea, fainting, or heat exhaustion.
  • Pregnant women or persons with heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, or low blood pressure should not enter the sauna without medical consultation.
  • Do not place items or pour any liquids onto the electric heaters.
  • Proper attire:
    • Males: attire must cover the buttocks and pubic region
    • Females: attire must cover the breasts, buttocks, and pubic region
    • Jewelry in the sauna is not advised
    • Shoes are prohibited
  • Campus Recreation strongly encourages a five minute cooldown period from high-intensity workouts before entering the sauna.
  • These items and activities are prohibited:
    • Personal displays of affection
    • Exercising or conducting physical activity in the sauna
    • Breathing training devices
    • Glass containers and all food items, including gum, are prohibited – water in a sealed non-glass container is allowed
    • Backpacks, handbags, purses, or any personal bags
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