HANSEN DAM FACILITY RULES
1. SWIM ATTIRE REQUIRED:
a)MALE: swim suit with a liner and drawstring or board shorts extending no lower than the knees.
b)FEMALE: one or two-piece bathing suit. Trunks or board shorts may be worn in conjunction with a one or two-piece bathing suit, but the trunks must conform to the male standard explained above.
c) Rash guards must be any color other than white.
d)Inappropriate swim attire is as follows:
1) No cut-offs, spandex, bike shorts, basketball shorts, or street shorts
2) No white t-shirts or white rash guards or shirts of any kind
3) Swimsuit must cover the buttocks, no thongs
4) No bodysuits, leotards, leggings
2. ENTRANCE WILL BE DENIED TO:
a) Children under seven (7), unless accompanied by an adult on a one-
b) Children under the age of four (4) without an approved “swim diaper” or plastic pants
with elastic around the waist and legs.
c) Persons with colds, coughs, flu symptoms, nasal or eye discharges, skin eruptions, sores,
d) Persons who act hostile or who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
e) Animals (except for service animals). Animals left in hot or unventilated vehicles will be
removed by any means necessary at owner’s expense, and the owner will be fined and or
placed under arrest. (Penal Code 597.7)
f) Groups larger than 15 people, unless there is an approved permit on file.
3 .AN ADULT SUPERVISING CHILDREN:
a)Must remain within arm’s reach of children 6 years of age and under at all times.
b)Must wear proper swim attire when supervising children in the water.
c) Cannot supervise more than one child under the age of 7.
d) Cannot oversee a group of children (7-17 years of age), larger than 10. (This 10:1 ratio includes day camps)
4. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES AND/OR EQUIPMENT:
a)Running, diving, wrestling, dunking, pushing, pulling, and excessive splashing.
b)Smoking (LAMC 41.50).
c) Foul, abusive or threatening language.
d) Interfering or arguing with the staff during a rescue or emergency drill.
e) Excessive conversation with a lifeguard.
f) Alcohol, knives, glass, or other sharp objects.
g) Sitting,laying or placing personal items within 10 feet of lifeguard towers or on walkways.
h) Floatation devices
i) No masks that cover the nose.
j) Charcoal barbeques. (Only propane gas barbeques allowed).
k) No hanging, placing, or attaching objects to the trees or fencing.
l) Patrons without proper swim wear can not loiter on the pool deck
m) Any activity deemed unsafe by the staff.
5. PERSONAL PROPERTY:
a) The City of Los Angeles is not responsible for personal property that is lost, damaged or
stolen. Hansen Dam does not have a Check-In area.