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Swimming in Cleveland waters shall be confined to restricted swimming areas or to within a distance of fifty (50) feet from the shore or pier not within any channel or passageway ordinarily used by watercraft. Swimming may be permitted in other areas when the swimmer is accompanied by an occupied watercraft and swims within a distance of fifty (50) feet of such accompanying watercraft. No person shall swim or act in such a manner as to endanger his or her life or so as to cause injury to another person while swimming in the Cleveland waters. The operator of any watercraft shall yield the right-of-way to a swimmer at all times.
Swimming shall be prohibited at the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company and the Municipal Light and Water Plant intakes and water outlets or along the breakwall adjoining the same or in other areas when signs are posted prohibiting swimming.
(Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)