1501:41-7-03 Swimming prohibited; exceptions.

(A) No person shall swim, bathe, dive, or wade from any watercraft, dock, raft facility, or any other structure, or from a shoreline of any state property other than that officially designated as a swimming area in any waters under the supervision and control of the division.

(B) Not withstanding paragraph (A) of this rule, no person shall swim, dive, wade or bathe more than sixty feet from a private dock authorized under rule 1501:41-2-08 of the Administrative Code and constructed along the shoreline of Grand lake St. Marys, Indian lake, lake Loramie, Buckeye lake, the Portage lakes, Guilford lake, lake Milton or lake White or from privately owned shore adjacent to state waters. It shall be unlawful for any person to swim, dive, wade, or bathe from the shoreline of any private or public lands contiguous to any channel carrying heavy boat traffic on the lakes named in this paragraph.

Effective: 12/15/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/29/2014 and 12/15/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01, 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 10/18/82, 6/6/86, 4/14/89, 3/1/96