Facility specific guidelines to mitigate risks while in the pool and on the pool deck. Staff should be empowered to enforce. When sensible, one-way signage and/or tape should be used to limit patrons and players interactions.
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Lap Swimming & Swimming practices have limited physical contact. Water Polo has medium physical contact and practices will be modified to reduce physical contact. Swim lessons have high physical contact and will not be allowed. Masks are required throughout this facility unless in the water.
All areas outside of pool will be open with a limit to 50 total indivduals within a distinct space or 50 percent of the capacity permitted under the applicable fire code, whichever is less. Pool swim lanes will have maximum amount of swimmers per lane to ensure proper distancing can be maintained. Swim teams will stay in "bubbles" / workgroups as much as possible.
The pool area’s frequently touch surfaces will be disenfected in between scheduled swim practice sessions. Maintain daily opening and closing sanitation schedule to ensure cleanliness. Fundamental cleaning and public health practices will be followed, including industry specific guidelines as provided on covid.ks.gov. Compliance with additional best practices guidance for our business sector.
Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout area with signage in restroom areas of proper handwashing.
The sharing of and community equipment will be prohibited. Each swimmer must bring their own personal equipment to use. Starting blocks will not be allowed for use except during events with cleaning procedures in place.
Guidelines will be provided to swim teams to encourage social distancing. This includes limiting number of people per lane, staggaring starts and starting from both ends of the pool.
Signage will be displayed encouraging hand washing/healthy practices masks / physical distance protocols, and other pertinant public health order requirements
Spectators will be limited to one per participant and will be asked to maintain social distancing. Vulnerable populations should be asked to stay home.