Indoor Pool (HPE 1)

Indoor Pool Rules

  • Swimming is permitted only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Swimmers must wear a bathing suit. Cut-offs, sport bras, thongs, sheer swimsuits, undergarments are not allowed.
  • You must have on a shirt, shorts and shoes before entering the facility.  Please dry off completely before entering the hall way.
  • Enter and exit the pool from designated locations only.
  • Bathers are strongly recommended to shower before entering the water.
  • Remove all band aids before entering the pool. 
  • Only US Coast Guard approved floatation devices are permitted.
  • Water polo balls are only allowed in designated areas.  They are not to be used as floatation devices or thrown at patrons.
  • Adults may use jogging belts provided by the pool for jogging through the water.
  • All swimmers must be able to swim without an aid in deep water and may be subject to a swim test.  Lifejackets may be required depending on the lifeguard’s discretion.

 

Prohibited

  • Diving or flipping into the pool in depth below 7 feet.
  • Persons with a communicable disease or an open cut.
  • Children under 13 yrs. old
  • Portable speakers or loud music.
  • Running, rough play, horse play, and throwing/pushing people into the pool.
  • Public displays of affection.
  • Hanging on the lane lines or safety lines.
  • Spitting, blowing of the nose, spouting of water.
  • Covering the water returns.
  • Splashing of the Lifeguards.
  • Talking to the Lifeguard staff in the stand unless you have an emergency.
  • Sitting in the lifeguard stand.
  • Prolonging underwater swimming.
  • Animals or pets of any kind are prohibited from the pool area.
  • Swim lessons or other private instruction conducted by non- University Recreation staff.
  • Chewing of gum or consuming food or beverage in the pool.
  • Glass containers.
  • Tobacco products of any kind.
  • Profane language or any type of disruptive behavior towards other swimmers.

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 956-665-7151

The Aquatic Staff has full authority to ask patrons to leave the pool area for not following polices outline for the area.