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Law Summary

To swim in any pond in the city, one must wear a â??suitable bathing suitâ??.

Full Text of the Law

Sec. 14-9. Bathing in public; suits required when. It shall be unlawful for any one to bathe in any pond or branch within the corporate limits of the city between daylight and dark unless provided with suitable bathing suits, and no person shall bathe in the river anywhere between the north limits of the city and the southwest corner of the Exposition Park between daylight and dark, unless provided with suitable bathing suits; and from the southwest corner of park to southeast limit of the city persons may go in bathing at will. (Code 1914, § 661)

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