Rhode Island Pool Regulations
Rhode Island Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations
Regulations for the State of Rhode Island for commercial swimming pools dictates the required safety equipment, pool rules signs, safety signs as well as various other traditional construction and safety regulations related to swimming pools.
|Code:||Rhode Island Title 23-22 and 216-RICR-50-50-4|
|Effective Date:||January 1, 2019|
|Governing Body:||Rhode Island Department of Health|
|Notes:||The Rhode Island Title 23-22 and 216-RICR-50-50-4.6.6 lists detailed written policies that must be included in the posted Rhode Island Pool Rules and Spa Rules signs, as well as the No Lifeguard sign, where applicable. The No Lifeguard sign has specific wording in 4 inch lettering and added pool information as required by Rhode Island code.|
Required Equipment for Public Pools
Safety Equipment Notes
- Ring Buoys Two 18" Life Ring Buoy Required.
- Depth Markers Spaced at 1 ft. depth intervals where water is less than 5 ft. Water at deepest portion of pool must also be indicated. Non-slip deck.
- Rope & Float Line Lifeline w/colored floats across pool dividing deep end, at least 2 ft. on shallow end of break.
Rhode Island No Lifeguard on Duty Sign (18 Years and Under) - 24 x 36 Inches on Styrene Plastic (Customize or Leave Blank)
Pool Capacity Signs
Maximum Pool Capacity and Hours Sign - 12 x 18 Inches on Heavy-Duty Aluminum (Customize or Leave Blank)
Safety Notification Signs
No Breath Holding Warning Sign - 12 x 18 Inches on Styrene Plastic
Pool Rules Signs
Rhode Island Pool Rules Sign - 18 x 24 Inches on Heavy-Duty Aluminum (Customize or Leave Blank)
Spa Rules Signs
Rhode Island Spa/Hot Tub Rules Sign - 12 x 18 Inches on Heavy-Duty Aluminum (Customize or Leave Blank)
No Diving Signs
No Diving Allowed Warning Sign (4 Inch Lettering) - 18 x 24 Inches on Heavy-Duty Aluminum
No Diving Allowed Warning Sign (4 Inch Lettering) - 18 x 24 Inches on Styrene Plastic
No Diving Allowed Warning Sign (4 Inch Lettering) in Spanish - 18 x 24 Inches on Styrene Plastic