COVID-19 Safety Information

Pool/Hot Tub

Following the Open Recreation platform, the Student Life Center Pool offers a wide variety of activities within  our 5,000 Sq foot facility. The pool has six lanes for lap swimming, a 25-person hot tub, a resistance walk and a recreation area for water activities including basketball.

Pool/Hot Tub Rules:

  • Participants must take a full soap shower before entering the pool/spa.
  • Do not use while under the influence of alcohol, anticoagulants, antihistamines, vasoconstrictors, vasodilators, stimulants, hypnotics, narcotics or tranquilizers.
  • Participants must not urinate, defecate, spit or blow one’s nose in the pool/spa.
  • No prolonged underwater swimming or breath holding in pool and spa.
  • ASSUMPTION OF RISK: Participants are deemed to have knowledge of and assume inherent risks of spa/pool and informal recreation activities. These Inherent risks include, but are not limited to:
    • Injuries resulting from collisions/contact with other individuals/equipment in the pool or surrounding areas.
    • Injuries resulting from falls.
    • Injuries resulting from ingestion of water.
  • No shoes other than pool shoes allowed on the deck.
  • No personal belongings are allowed on the pool deck. All personal items must be stored in a cubby or locker.
  • No prolonged conversing with lifeguards.
  • No diving or running allowed in any area of the pool/spa.
  • Glass or sharp objects are prohibited in the pool and spa area.
  • No food, gum or drink allowed, except water in plastic, re-sealable containers.
  • Profanity, suggestive language, and aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Participants will not behave in a manner that may cause or contribute to injury to themselves or others.
  • No outside equipment can be used in the pool.
  • Participants are responsible for damage and repair costs associated with reckless or negligent use of equipment and/or facilities.
  • Participants will cooperate with all Recreational Sports Staff.
  • Recreational Sports Staff reserve the right to remove any member or guest from the area if he or she exhibits behavior that is believed to be unsafe or inappropriate.
  • The pool and/or spa may be closed for maintenance, health conditions, or any other reason deemed necessary by the Recreational Staff or Facilities Operations and Services.
  • The pool and spa areas will be closed 30 minutes from the last strike/sound during a lightning/thunderstorm according to New York State Department of Health Code.
  • Help can be obtained by using the telephone and posted emergency telephone numbers for police, fire department, physician, ambulance and hospital.