spas rules

These rules are only a few of the possible ones. Follow manufacturer’s or designer’s instructions and applicable laws.

hotel spa and signs:

The therapy spa is for adults (18 years of age or older)
Children are not allowed within the designated spa area.

All persons using the spa must be at least 16 years old. No child under the
age of 16 should even be in the spa area.

Anyone under the influence of alcohol, anticoagulants, antihistamines, vasoconstrictors, vasodilators, stimulants, hypnotics, or tranquilizers should not use the spa.

Secure or remove any loose or dangling items including jewelry, hair and swimwear.

Elderly persons, pregnant women, and persons suffering from heart disease, diabetes, seizures, epilepsy or high or low blood pressure, should consult a physician before using the spa.

sign warning of exposure to hot water or vapors
Observe a reasonable time limit (e.g. 10 minutes), then shower, cool down, and if you wish, return for
another brief stay. Long exposure may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.

sign with spas rules

no diving occupancy 6:

The use of oils and body lotions by bathers is prohibited.

The spa should only be used when the water is 104 degrees F or below.

Submerging your heads or ears under water is not allowed, particularly
because of the suction of the drain
is strong (e.g. the hair on your head could get caught).

Always use the spa with a companion.

emergency spa power shutoff sign: sign warning no lifeguard on duty:

sign with pool rules from Washington State
Other lists of swimming pool rules at this website:

general pool rules

pool rules: attire, health and sanitation

pool rules concerning children

diving board and slide rules

If pools posted their rules in all the languages of their customers the guards’ jobs would be easier and the patrons would have a safer, more enjoyable visit.


How to tell if the lifeguards are doing their job properly ,

pool safety deficiencies or Preventative lifeguarding might also interest you.

Lifeguarding and Red Cross links of interest to professionals are at the page Lifeguard training, swimming, CPR and first aid links