We are in Safe Start Phase 2. Use Department of Health's guidance to prepare for phased reopening.
Most pools and spas can reopen in Phase 3.All public pools, spas and other water recreation facilities must remain closed until further notice. This includes:
- Municipal pools and spas.
- Water parks.
- Private club and athletic club pools* and spas.
- Apartment/boarding home/condominium pools and spas.
- Hotel/motel pools and spas.
- Home owners association pools and spas.
- Camp/RV/mobile home park pools and spas.
- Splash pads.
What can open now?
- Float tanks may operate using reopening guidance.
- *Staffed private or public recreational or lap pools (general use pools only) can reopen for these activities:
- Small group classes (groups of 5 or less).
- One-on-one lessons.
- Lap swimming by appointment only.
- All water recreation facilities may begin limited operation.
- See requirements for your facility type in the guidance for reopening water recreation facilities.
- Pools may operate at 50% of bather capacity or less.
- Fifty or fewer people may be in the enclosure.
- High-risk populations may use water recreation facilities.
Permit fee due date extended.
We extended the due date for pool, spa and other water recreation facility permits to July 1, 2020.
We suspended late fees and penalties for non-payment until Aug. 1, 2020. You must have a valid permit to operate.
Questions? Contact Community Safety at email@example.com or (253) 798-4430.
Make your pool safer with proper operation and maintenance.
We provide the following to help Pierce County pool and spa operators keep their facilities safe.
- Technical help.
- Useful information and resources.
Post COVID-19 temporary closure signs.
Print these 8.5x11 color signs and post by your pools and spas.
- COVID-19 Guidance: Water Recreation Facilities.
- Department of Health Guidance for shutting down and reopening pools and spas.
- Information for operators.
- Training and educational materials.
- Pool and spa maintenance and safety info.
- News Splash—This is our newsletter for pool and spa operators.
- Plan review—Required to build or remodel a public pool, spa or spray park.