Aquatics Rules & Policies

Falcon Center Pool Policies

  • Swimming is permitted only when a University lifeguard is on duty.
  • Patrons who repeatedly violate the policies or requests of the staff may be ejected from the facility.
  • Children under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.
  • It is recommended that all swimmers take a shower before entering the pool.
  • Patrons with open sores, lesions, eye, ear, nose or throat infections may be restricted from swimming at the discretion of the lifeguard
  • Only Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices are allowed in the pool.  Noodles, balls, inner tubes, floatable devices or other toys may only be used for recreation and are at the discretion of staff.
  • Children who are not toilet trained must wear swim diapers.
  • Running, rough play, and personal conduct endangering the safety of self or others is prohibited.
  • Organized groups must follow all policies and must be directly supervised at poolside by an adult.
  • Hanging on lane lines/basketball hoop and prolonged underwater swimming or breath holding, is prohibited.
  • The use of swimming accessories that restrict the movement of a swimmers legs are allowed/prohibited based on the discretion of the lifeguard.
  • Gum and Band-Aids must be deposited in the trash before entering the water.
  • Glass containers are not permitted in pool area.
  • All injuries should be reported immediately to the lifeguard.
  • Diving is prohibited at all times.
  • Public displays of affection are prohibited.

 

Hot Tub Policies

  • Persons should spend no more than 15 minutes in the hot tub at any one (1) session. Long exposures may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.
  • Individuals should not completely submerge themselves in the hot tub.
  • Pregnant women, elderly persons and those suffering from heart disease, diabetes, high or low blood pressure should consult their physician before using the hot tub.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the hot tub.
  • Public displays of affection are prohibited.

 

Sauna Policies

  • Persons should spend no more than 15 minutes in the sauna at any one (1) session. Long exposures may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.  A cool down period of equal time spent in the sauna is recommended.
  • Anyone experiencing nausea, dizziness, chills, headaches, or other discomfort should leave the sauna.
  • No newspapers, magazines, or other reading material in the sauna.
  • After using the sauna, patrons must shower prior to entering the pool or hot tub.
  • Do not pour water on the sauna rocks.  Ask lifeguard staff for assistance with water.  Anyone caught pouring water on the sauna will be asked to leave.
  • Bathing suits or athletic clothing required.  No excess clothing allowed.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the sauna.
  • Public displays of affection are prohibited.