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WAC 352-32-080

Swimming.

(1) Swimming areas in state park areas are marked with buoys, log booms, or other markers, clearly designating the boundaries of such areas.
(2) Any person swimming outside the boundaries of a designated swimming area, or in any area not designated for swimming, or in any area, whether designated for swimming or not, where no lifeguard is present, shall do so at his or her own risk.
(3) All persons using any designated swimming area shall obey all posted beach rules and/or the instructions of lifeguards, rangers, or other state parks employees.
Children twelve years of age or younger, must be accompanied by a responsible adult while using the swim area.
(4) No person shall swim in any designated watercraft launching area.
(5) No person shall give or transmit a false signal or false alarm of drowning in any manner.
(6) Use of rubber rafts, rubber boats, inner tubes, or other large floating objects, exceeding three feet in width are prohibited in designated swimming areas except U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets, small children's floatation devices or toys and one-person inflatable mattresses for the purpose of buoyancy while swimming or playing in any designated swimming area are allowed. Concessionaires are not permitted to rent or sell prohibited floating devices within state parks without written approval of the director or designee.
(7) Any violation of this section is an infraction under chapter 7.84 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030 and 79A.05.035. WSR 13-17-037, § 352-32-080, filed 8/13/13, effective 9/13/13; WSR 13-15-020, § 352-32-080, filed 7/8/13, effective 8/8/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW, including RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, and 79A.05.070. WSR 00-13-070, § 352-32-080, filed 6/16/00, effective 7/17/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040. WSR 98-04-065, § 352-32-080, filed 2/2/98, effective 3/5/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.180(7). WSR 92-19-098, § 352-32-080, filed 9/17/92, effective 10/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060. WSR 86-06-020 (Order 91), § 352-32-080, filed 2/25/86; Order 10, § 352-32-080, filed 8/3/71; Order 9, § 352-32-080, filed 11/24/70.]
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