State Codes

Arkansas Pool Code

Code: Arkansas Rules and Regs Under Code 20-7-109 and Code 20-30-103
Effective Date:August 1, 2012
Governing Body:Arkansas State Board of Health
Notes: The Arkansas Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations of 2012 have specific items that are addressed in their Pool Rules and Spa Rules signs. Arkansas also requires the Maximum Bather Load to be posted at the pool or spa entrance.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Arkansas

Sechi DiskYes Shop
Rescue PoleYes Shop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYes1 18" life ring buoy per 2,000 sq ft. Spas must have a minimum of 1 life ring buoy.Shop
Rope & Float LineYesRope and float required at water depth of 5 ft. 6 in. Wave pools are exempt.Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop
Depth MarkersYes Placed at maximum and minimum water depths and all points of slope change. Skid resistant on deck. 3” on deck, 2” on wall minimum. SPA and WADING POOL depth markers, minimum of 2 3” markers on deck or sign on wall. Shop

Pool Capacity

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

First Aid

Rules - Other


No Diving


Chemical Room

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa


Compliance with these recommendations does not guarantee that you will be in conformance with any building code, health code, or federal, state or local regulations regarding safety or pool regulation compliance. Compliance does not ensure the absolute safety of you, your operations or place of business. Aquatic Technology, Inc ( is not a law firm and does not and will not perform services performed by an attorney.