Lightning safety for swimming pools

At the first signs of lightning or thunder, swimmers should exit pools and leave the surrounding area.  Seek shelter inside the main building, or in a fully enclosed metal vehicle with the windows up.

  • AVOID waiting under tall trees, umbrellas, or near electric power lines.
  • AVOID use of showers or other contact with water.
  • AVOID use of the telephone.
  • AVOID contact with metal objects.