Recreational Water (Pools, etc.)

Guidance for Step 2: July 19 - TBD

Includes public and neighborhood pools, spraygrounds, hot tubs, etc.

  • Ask that anyone who is sick does not visit/use the facility.
  • Encourage six foot distances between groups as much as possible. This may include limiting the number of tables and chairs.
  • Face masks should not be used in the pool or if they get wet. However, wearing a mask is recommended outside the pool if physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Any staff member that presents any symptoms of COVID-19 should be allowed to stay home and encouraged to be tested (
  • Maintain the highest levels of health and sanitation, as directed by the Clay County Swimming Pool and Spa Rules and Regulations (
  • Any facility that does not feel like they can provide a safe environment or does not feel comfortable operating is under no obligation to do so. 

FAQs about COVID-19 and Water (CDC)

Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19 (CDC)

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4. Outdoor Areas & Facilities
5. Recreational Water (Pools, etc.)
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