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April 14, 2021

Lap Swim

Internet Site - Morro Bay Recreation Department • 1001 Kennedy Way Morro BayCA  93442 Organized by Morro Bay Recreation and Parks
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

*** Subject to Change as COVID-19 conditions evolve***

Lap swim sessions will be limited to 45 minutes each. At the end of 45 minutes, a signal will be given to exit the pool. Please exit the pool quickly, dry off, don face covering, and exit the pool through the indicated gate. Outdoor showers are available for limited use. Restrooms/Locker-rooms will be closed at this time. If needed, port-a-potties will be available for swimmers. Please come in your swim suit, and leave in your swim suit. No deck changing permitted.

Daily Operating Procedure

1. Entry

a. All swimmers will enter the facility through the south entrance (main entrance) of the facility.

b. Swimmers may line-up no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of their reserved session.

c. All swimmers must wear a face covering until they enter the water.

d. Entry gate will be secured open to discourage unnecessary touching of gates, handrails, etc.

e. Swimmers will observe social distancing by standing 6 feet apart as indicated by markers.

f. Lap Swimmers will sign-in at the window outside the main gate. Upon signing in participants are attesting that they are not showing signs or symptoms of COVID-19 prior to participating. Those participants feeling ill are requested to stay home.

g. Aqua Aerobics and Private Swim Lessons Participants will sign in at the window inside the main gate (usual sign in window). Upon signing in, participants or their parent/guardian are attesting that they are not showing signs or symptoms of COVID-19 prior to participating. Those participants feeling ill are requested to stay home.

f. Sessions will be alternating sides for placing their limited personal belongings to avoid congregating on the pool deck. Please follow direction from staff/signage.

g. Spectators are not allowed, except in the case of private swim lessons. Parents may bring a blanket or chair to sit in the designated area. Maintain social distancing.

2. Program

a. Swimmers will be required to follow established physical distancing guidelines, including maintaining physical distancing between sets.

b. Face coverings will not be worn during time in the water.

c. Lap swimmers will swim 1 person per lane, in the middle of the lane to ensure the minimum 6 foot distance is maintained. Lane widths are 7 feet.

d. Aqua Aerobics participants will be spaced 6 feet apart in the shallow end of the pool.

e. No facility owned equipment will be available for public use. Swimmers may bring approved personal equipment for use during lap swim such as kickboards, pull buoys, fins, snorkels, float belts, etc.

3. Exit

a. At the end of 45 minutes, an alert will be sounded. At the “alert” all swimmers must exit the pool. No extra laps will be allowed.

b. Swimmers must exit the facility immediately after lap swim (5 minutes to rinse, dry off collect belongings and exit the facility). Face Coverings must be worn.

c. No deck changing allowed. Arrive in swim suit, depart in swim suit.

c. Exit is through the north gates (diving board end of the pool).



April 14, 2021

7:10 AM to 7:50 AM


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Ages 14-255 · Co-Ed


Internet Site - Morro Bay Recreation Department

1001 Kennedy Way Morro BayCA  93442

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