Natatorium – Asbury University
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To swim at the Luce Center, you must sign up first.

COVID-19 Procedures & Guidelines

  • The Luce Center Natatorium will only be open for lap swimming & competitive training purposes until
    further notice.
  • A maximum of 16 people may be in the water, two people per lane. One person will enter the lane in
    the shallow end and the other person will enter the lane in the deep end.
  • All lap swimming must be scheduled. If a patron misses two scheduled lap swim appointments, the
    patron will not be allowed to use the pool for the remainder of the calendar year.
  • Social distancing must be observed, both on the pool deck and in the water.
  • Water fountains will not be available for use and sharing of water bottles is not permitted.
  • Masks must be worn until the swimmer enters the water. Upon exiting the water, the mask must be
  • Personal training equipment cannot not be shared, and equipment will not be provided by the facility.
  • The use of locker rooms will only be permitted for bathroom usage. If a swimmer needs to use the restroom, he/she must ask the lifeguard to unlock the locker room door. Using the locker rooms for showering & changing is prohibited. Swimmers must arrive in a swim suit under appropriate clothing and leave in the same fashion.
  • Personal items will be allowed to be stored on the pool deck in a designated area.

General Procedures

  1. Swimming alone is prohibited. A lifeguard must be on duty at all times when the pool is in use.
  2. Anyone with a communicable disease, open wound or infection is not permitted in the pool. Swimming with bandages or adhesive tape on the body is not allowed.
  3. Outdoor footwear is not allowed in the pool area or on the pool deck.
  4. Pushing, horseplay, running or other hazardous play is prohibited.
  5. Spitting into or otherwise polluting the water is not allowed.
  6. Swim diapers are required for all children who are not toilet trained.
  7. All swimmers must shower before entering the pool; entrance to the pool area is to be made through the locker rooms only.
  8. No free-floating devices except teaching aids are permitted in the natatorium. Only equipment approved by the lifeguard is permitted in the pool – no masks, fins or snorkels (except in supervised situations or classes).
  9. All females must wear one-piece bathing suits.
  10. A parent or legal guardian must accompany all children under the age of 16. The parent or legal guardian is required to participate with the underage child at all times.
  11. In the event of inclement weather (thunder or lightning) everyone will be removed from the pool area for 25 minutes.
  12. If fecal matter is found in the pool, everyone must be removed from the pool area. The pool and surrounding area will be sanitized prior to reopening.
  13. In effort to maintain a safe and manageable pool area, a limited number of individuals are allowed in the water, depending on the number of lifeguards on duty.