Pool Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

  1. No children under the age of 18 are allowed in the Aquatic Center.
  2. No running or horseplay, such as, shoving or dunking allowed.
  3. No leaning on or lifting of the lane ropes.
  4. No backward jumping or diving from the side of the pool.
  5. No front or backflips from the side of the pool.
  6. No hanging on the lifeline separating the shallow from the deep end.
  7. The UCA Aquatic Center is not responsible for lost or stolen property.  Please secure all your personal belongings.  All coats, jackets, and bags must be placed in the provided locker area.  For safety reasons, they may not be placed on the floor by they pool while working out.
  8. Smoking and/or chewing tobacco is not permitted in the UCA Aquatic Center.
  9. Anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be denied admission to the UCA Aquatic Center.  Illegal drugs and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  10. All swimmers may wear their own swimsuits in accordance to the following:
    • All swimwear must be modest in coverage, style, and cut.
    • Fabrics and colors must not be transparent or revealing.
    • No baggy street clothes allowed in the pool.
    • Women’s suits must cover the stomach (a form fitted tank top should be worn over your suit if you choose to wear a bikini).
    • Men’s suits must sit at the waist (no briefs). 
  11. Clear pool immediately when lifeguard sounds whistle.
  12. Food, drinks or chewing gum are NOT allowed in the Aquatic Center.  Only bottled water in NON-SPILLABLE containers.
  13. Glass containers are not allowed in the Aquatic Center.
  14. Immediately report all equipment failures/damage to the UCA Aquatic Center Staff.
  15. Report all accidents and injuries to the UCA Aquatic Center Staff immediately.
  16. Aquatic Center members consist of: students, faculty and staff.  HPER Members may purchase a membership for their spouse or a family membership.  Children under 18 are not permitted in the Aquatic Center.
  17. HPER Center Members may bring a guest for a fee.  Contact the front office (HPER 127) for more information.
  18. Anyone creating a disturbance or a problem will be asked to leave or will be escorted off the premises by the UCA police.


The pool will close when there is severe weather in the area. If the pool is closed at the beginning of a session then it will remain closed for the entire session.