State Codes

Indiana Pool Code

Code: Indiana Pool Rules 410 IAC 6-2.1 and Swimming Pool Construction Code 675
Effective Date:August 26, 2010
Governing Body:Indiana State Department of Health
Notes: Indiana Pool Rules and Spa Rules signs are designed in accordance with Indiana 410 IAC 6-2.1 which requires specific sanitary rules be posted in a lettering height of 1 inch. Our Indiana No Lifeguard sign with 2 inch lettering height is required to be posted where no lifeguard service is provided.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Indiana

Sechi DiskYes Shop
Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYes20" Life Ring Buoy Required. Minimum 1 unit of Lifesaving (Lifepole or shepherd’s crook type pool or ring buoy) per 2000 sq. ft. Pools over 2000 sq ft. rescue tube or buoy for each lifeguard.Shop
Throw LineYes45' of 1/4 in. diameter throw line required.Shop
Depth MarkersYes

Within 18” of edge, installed at maximum and minimum water depths and at all points of slope change and at intermediate increments of water depth not to exceed 2 ft.

4 inch lettering height. "No Diving" symbols shall be placed on the deck at twenty-five (25) foot minimum intervals where the pool depth is five (5) feet or less.​

Rope & Float LineYesBuoyed transition line shall separate shallow area (5 ft. or less) from deeper pool area.Shop
Lifeguard ChairYesLifeguard chairs are required where the pool depth is a minimum of forty-eight (48) inches at a rate of one (1) chair per every two thousand (2,000) square feet of water surface.​Shop
SpineboardYes Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop
Rescue BlanketYes2 blankets required.Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa

Chemical Room

Rules - Other


No Diving



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.