Requirements for Entry

  • A valid Michigan Tech Student ID or
  • A valid Michigan Tech Faculty/Staff Membership ID
  • All faculty/staff/students must fill out the COVID-19 Daily Symptom Tracking Form before arriving
  • Face coverings upon entry and throughout the building at all times except when swimming and showering
  • Follow social distancing practices and designated traffic patterns
  • Showering is required before entering the water
  • Check-in at the pool ID desk to tap ID/present day wristband for verification, acknowledge completion of symptom tracking form and timestamp your visit
  • Temperature checks will be required upon arrival in the pool. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be allowed to stay.

Capacity Limits and Patron Expectations

  • Lap pool - 15 patrons max; dive tank - 6 patrons max
  • Face coverings required while on deck, but not allowed while in the water.
  • Showering is required before entering the water
  • Limited equipment will be available.
  • Patrons are expected to maintain a six-foot distance from others on deck and in the water.
  • Towels will not be available.
  • Space will be available at each lane for personal items.
  • Only Adult Lap Swim (Ages 16+) is offered at this time.

GENERAL POOL RULES

  • All rules are subject to the guard’s discretion
  • Patrons must show proper I.D.
  • Showering is required before entering the water
  • No street shoes on deck
  • Patrons are not to enter the water until a guard is on duty
  • No Band-aids, rashes, or open sores
  • No dangerous horseplay
  • Hypoxic/breath-holding training is prohibited
  • No running on the pool deck-surface 
  • No food, gum, drink, or glass containers
  • Proper swim attire must be worn
  • Children under the age of 12 must be supervised (not open to patrons under 16 at this time)
  • No foul language or gestures
  • No abuse or removal of pool property
  • Lifesaving equipment is for emergency use only
  • Kickboards and pull buoys are used for lap swimming only
  • No inflatable pool toys
  • Patrons wishing to enter deep water may be required to demonstrate their swimming ability

LAP POOL RULES

  • No diving in this pool
  • No swimming or hanging on the lane lines
  • Lanes are for lap swimmers only
  • No slam dunking or hanging on net of basketball hoop
  • Follow posted swimming etiquette rules

DIVE TANK RULES

  • No swimming under the boards
  • Use the ladder to mount boards
  • One person at a time on a board
  • Check to be sure area in front of board is clear
  • One bounce only
  • Jump/dive forward from boards
  • Swim immediately away, avoiding adjacent diving areas
  • Inward and reverse dives allowed WITH guard’s approval
  • Sitting or handstand dives are prohibited
  • No hanging off boards
  • Forward dives only from deck
  • No diving from the ladders or gutters
  • No diving off platform—feet first entries only. Keep legs together and arms crossed or at your sides
  • No running on boards/platform