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There are various reasons small children should not be in hot tubs, some are backed by scientific proof and others are risks that have been noted but not proven. Either way, the following list should be carefully considered:

Small children heat up faster than adults and hot tubs can increase body temperatures to dangerous and even fatal levels in as little as five minutes. It is known that a fever of 104 can cause brain damage. Our hot tub is 104 degrees.

All hot tubs contain chemicals. All hot tubs, no matter how well maintained, contain a certain level of microorganisms which flourish in hot water. It is therefore very important for adults and children to avoid getting the water in their eye, ears, or mouths due to the risk of upper respiratory tract infections and illnesses.

Small children have limited bowel control and no diaper contains 100% of any waste material once it is wet. Because of this issue, our hot tub and pool becomes immediately contaminated and becomes a health risk for anyone else who uses it. Therefore, children in diapers are not allowed in the hot tub. Swim Diapers must be used on all children that are not completely potty trained (not regular diapers).

There is some debate over the issue of high water temperatures and sterility issues in young males. While the evidence is still inconclusive, the risk should be carefully considered until proven otherwise.

No child should ever use the hot tub if they are unable to stand on their own. If they can stand on their own, they should be tall enough that their head and neck is completely out of the water while standing on the bottom (not the seat).

Every year, hundreds of children lose their lives in drowning accidents in pools and hot tubs. All children should be supervised at all times when near water. It only takes a minute to tragically alter a families lives by carelessness when horseplay and negligence is allowed in or near a hot tub or pool.

This campground does not allow children under the age of 14 in the hot tub, at any time, for these reasons and requires all children to be under constant adult supervision. As a responsible adult, it is your job to explain to your children why these rules are posted around the pool area and to make sure they are followed.

Extra Information about Spa / Hot tub / whirlpool Usage

Black Canyon Campground

Pool & Hot Tub Information

 Black  Canyon 


Black Canyon Campground

Pool Rules for Registered Guests and Visitors

Visitors must pay before entering the pool/spa area. No exceptions.

All vehicles/persons must register in the office before entering the Pool area.

The owner or their representative must be aware of your presence on the property.

Visitors have access to the pool/hot tub area between the hours of 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm,

except when other arrangements have been made with management.

Registered Guests of the park have access from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm daily.

Use the toilet before entering the pool or hot tub.

Take a shower before entering the pool or hot tub.

Do not enter the pool with a cold, skin or other body infection, open wound, diarrhea, or any other contagious condition.

If incontinent wear tight fitting rubber or plastic pants or swim diaper.

Observe all safety regulations.

All persons use the pool/hot tub at their own risk.

Pool is for registered guests only, with the exception of persons who have permission from management.

Running and unnecessary noise is not permitted in the pool area.

No glass containers or food in the pool/spa area.

Pets are not allowed.

Management reserves the right to deny use of the pool to anyone at anytime.

Thanks for not smoking.

No diving.

Warning No Lifeguard on Duty.

Elderly persons, pregnant women, infants, and those with a health condition requiring medical care should consult with a physician before entering a spa or a hot tub.

Use of hot tub by children under the age of 14 is prohibited.

Hot water immersion while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, drugs, or medicines may lead to serious consequences and is not recommended.

Do not use alone.

Long exposure may result in nausea, dizziness and or fainting.

Anyone under 18 must be with an adult.

No street clothes allowed in the pool or hot tub.