Virginia Pool Equipment & Sign Requirements

Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Ring BuoysYes18" Life Ring Buoy RequiredShop
Sechi DiskYes Shop
Throw LineYes1.5x pool width throw line required.Shop
Depth MarkersYesDepth marked at every foot increment of depth at 5 ft. and under on both sides of pool.  Greater than 5 ft. markings need not be closer than  3 ft. apart.  NUMERALS AND LETTERING ​at least 5 inches in height.​​ Shop
Rope & Float LineYesProvided at break in grade between shallow and deep portion, or 6” on shallow side. Line marked with visible floats at not greater than 7 ft. intervals.​Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa

Chemical Room


No Diving


Pool Capacity

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.