Pools, Water Parks, and Spa Guidelines

Pools, Water Park, and Spa Guidelines

Updated 6/19/2020


As of June 19, 2020, the following counties have transitioned to the GREEN risk phase: BEAVER, GARFIELD, and KANE County. For updated guidelines specific to these counties from the State COVID website, please visit the link below. 

YELLOW – LOW RISK

IRON and WASHINGTON COUNTIES

Social Guidelines
  • General public takes reasonable precautions
  • Physical distance whenever feasible; face coverings are to be worn when physical distancing is not feasible
  • Private, social interactions that occur without oversight by a formal organization are allowable in groups 50 or fewer; this may be increased incrementally based on data & milestone trends
Pool, Water Park, Spa Guidelines
  • Follow all social guidelines outlined above
  • Open plunge operates at a reduced capacity that enables appropriate social distancing to be maintained between household groups on pool deck
  • Face coverings are worn by individuals on the pool deck when physical distancing is not possible
  • Lap swimming resumes to normal capacity
  • Swim team and swim lessons are allowed as long as physical distancing is allowed on pool deck
  • Lifeguard training is allowable; safeguards encouraged as much as possible during training including symptom checking of trainees (checklist or verbal), including temperature checks when feasible
  • Maintain signage that encourages physical distancing guidelines to be met at all times


RED

Social Guidelines
  • General public takes extreme precautions
  • Stay 6 feet away from others when outside the home unless not possible
  • Face coverings worn in settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain
  • In-person interactions limited to individual households; increase virtual interactions
  • Essential travel only. Leave home infrequently
  • Social interactions in groups of 10 or fewer
Pool, Water Park, Spa Guidelines
  • Follow all social guidelines outlined above
  • Pools are closed

ORANGE

Social Guidelines
  • General public takes extreme precautions
  • Stay 6 feet away from others when outside the home unless not possible
  • Face coverings worn in settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain
  • In-person interactions limited to individual households and those who have been following recommended distancing/hygiene guidelines; increase use of virtual interactions
  • Leave home infrequently
  • Private, social interactions that occur without oversight by a formal organization are allowable in groups of 20 or fewer
Pool, Water Park, Spa Guidelines
  • Follow all social guidelines outlined above
  • Pools are limited to lap swim only, one swimmer per lane; no congregating on pool decks
  • Swim team is allowed as long as physical distancing is allowed on pool deck
  • Symptom screening
  • Maintain signage that encourages physical distancing guidelines to be met at all times

YELLOW

Social Guidelines
  • General public takes reasonable precautions
  • Physical distance whenever feasible; face coverings are to be worn when physical distancing is not feasible
  • Private, social interactions that occur without oversight by a formal organization are allowable in groups 50 or fewer; this may be increased incrementally based on data & milestone trends
Pool, Water Park, Spa Guidelines
  • Follow all social guidelines outlined above
  • Open plunge operates at a reduced capacity that enables appropriate social distancing to be maintained between household groups on pool deck
  • Face coverings are worn by individuals on the pool deck when physical distancing is not possible
  • Lap swimming resumes to normal capacity
  • Swim team and swim lessons are allowed as long as physical distancing is allowed on pool deck
  • Lifeguard training is allowable; safeguards encouraged as much as possible during training including symptom checking of trainees (checklist or verbal), including temperature checks when feasible
  • Maintain signage that encourages physical distancing guidelines to be met at all times

GREEN

Social Guidelines

As restriction are lifted in the New Normal phase, the likelihood of COVID-19 spread is increased. Because of this, the following are strongly encouraged for all individuals:

  • General public follows current federal and local public health precautions
  • Symptomatic individuals should not attend social gatherings
  • Hygiene measures, physical distancing, face coverings, and symptom monitoring are encouraged for all group gatherings
Pool, Water Park, Spa Guidelines
  • Follow all social guidelines outlined above
  • Resume full operations; pools are encouraged to follow General Employer Guidelines found HERE

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