Are there any pool regulations?
- No running, jumping or diving are permitted in the pool area
- Showers are required prior to use and recommended after use.
- According to United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) regulations, no diapers of any kind are permitted in the swimming pools or jacuzzis, including those marketed as "swimmers."
- Guests must follow the rules posted on all signs in the pool or hot tub/whirlpool area.
- Children under 16 require adult supervision at all times while using the hot tub.
Do Norwegian ships have adult only pools?Yes. Some ships have pools that are adult-only. This means that all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All regular pool rules also apply.
Are diapers of any type allowed in pools or hot tubs on Norwegian ships?According to United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) regulations, no diapers of any kind (child or adult) are permitted in the swimming pools, whirlpools or jacuzzis, including those marketed as "swimmers."
Are floating devices allowed in pools on Norwegian ships?Yes. Guests are allowed to bring floating devices in the pools (arm floats, tubes).
Are pools and hot tubs on Norwegian ships chlorinated or salt water?All outdoor pools contain salt water and are chlorinated in accordance with USPH regulations.
All hot tubs are fresh water and are chlorinated in accordance with USPH regulations.
Are there lifeguards at pools on Norwegian ships?As with many land-based hotels and resorts with swimming pools, Norwegian Cruise Line and all other major cruise lines provide conspicuous signage to alert guests that a lifeguard is not on duty. We also require that children under 12 are accompanied by an adult at all times. Close parental supervision of children is required at all Norwegian ship pools and whirlpools. It’s also safest to swim with a friend (rather than alone), especially when one’s swimming skills may not be the strongest. All swimmers in Norwegian pools must follow all rules posted in pool and hot tub/whirlpool areas and should take extra care with their own and their children’s safety.
Are Norwegian pools and hot tubs/whirlpools handicap accessible?All Norwegian ships have pool lifts. The following ships have lifts for the hot tub/whirlpool: Pride of America, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Getaway.