Pool Rules -Beyer Hall

Pool Rules – Beyer Pool

  • DO NOT enter the pool unless a lifeguard or qualified instructor is present.
  • Only “Lap Swimming” is allowed in Beyer Pool (Aqua Jogging is allowed in the Diving Well).
  • No diving into the lanes or in other areas marked “NO DIVING.”
  • No running on the deck or pool enclosure area.
  • No horseplay in or around the swimming pool.
  • No back dives, back flips or front flips allowed.
  • Swimming lessons are prohibited in the pool without permission of Recreation Services.
  • Use of diving boards, starting blocks and trampoline are prohibited during informal recreation swim.
  • Use of the swimming pool by anyone with a contagious disease or open sore is prohibited.
  • Please remove all band-aids before entering the water.
  • No food or beverage allowed (NO GUM).
  • Do not swim after the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Lane lines, handicap chair, time clock, radio and other pool equipment are to be handled only by the lifeguard staff.
  • For your convenience, swimming lanes are designated Fast, Medium, and Slow.  Please choose a lane according to your ability.  Lifeguards reserve the right to move patrons if necessary.
  • Non-Coast Guard approved flotation devices are prohibited. These include, but are not limited to; water rings, water wings, unapproved life jackets and inner tubes.
  • Recreation Services is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal property.
  • Decisions rendered by the lifeguard staff are final.

Lap Swimming Etiquette

For the Health and Enjoyment of all swimmers, please abide by the following:

  • Expect to share a lane. If there are 3 or more swimmers, you must circle swim.
  • Try to swim with others of your own pace.
  • Swim in a counterclockwise direction staying on the right side of the lane.
  • Pass only when the passing lane (middle of lane) is clear.
  • Avoid congregating at the end walls. Please move to the extreme right corners of the lane if stopping for a moment.
  • Be considerate of others and their individual workouts.