N.J. Admin. Code § 7:2-2.20 - Swimming areas

(a) A person shall not swim or bathe in waters under the jurisdiction of the State Park Service from land comprising part of a State Park and administered for public recreation and/or conservation purposes except in designated swimming areas open and staffed to allow this activity.
(b) Designated swimming areas shall have posted hours of operation and a person shall not use a designated swimming area contrary to posted regulations.
(c) A person shall not dive head first into any of the waters or pools under the jurisdiction or control of the State Park Service except in designated diving areas posted for this purpose.
(d) A person shall not intentionally give or transmit a false signal or false alarm of drowning in any water area or pool under the jurisdiction or control of the State Park Service.
(e) No motorized vehicles except emergency, maintenance, or law enforcement vehicles, shall be permitted in designated swimming areas during the hours of operation posted under (b) above.
(f) A person shall not use, operate or bring into a designated swimming area any inflatables or floating devices such as rubber innertubes, rubber crafts, surfboards, surfmats, buoys, kites, experimental crafts or any other floating device without the approval of the Superintendent or his or her lifeguard designees. United States Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are excepted.
(g) The Superintendent or designee may authorize the temporary use of certain floatation devices on occasion where the use is deemed safe, or during special events, games, tests, experiments or to accommodate the handicapped.
(h) A person shall not use land that does not comprise part of a State Park or is not administered by the State Park Service for public recreation or conservation purposes bordering waters under the jurisdiction of the State Park Service for swimming or bathing on a commercial or membership basis without first obtaining the written approval of the State Park Service.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:2-2.20
Amended by R.1993 d.657, effective 12/20/1993.
See: 25 N.J.R. 2799(b), 25 N.J.R. 5953(a).
Amended by R.2007 d.155, effective 5/7/2007.
See: 38 N.J.R. 4779(a), 39 N.J.R. 1701(a).
Section was "Swimming/bathing areas". Substituted "swimming" for "bathing" throughout; in (g), substituted "Superintendent" for "area Officer-in-Charge"; and in (h), substituted "Superintendent or designee" for "area Officer-in-Charge".
Amended by R.2014 d.031, effective 2/18/2014.
See: 44 N.J.R. 1935(a), 44 N.J.R. 2269(a), 46 N.J.R. 335(b).
Deleted former (c); and recodified former (d) through (i) as (c) through (h).

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