PVAG Chapter 2, V230-V236

V230 Detention Facilities

V230.1 General.  Detention facilities shall comply with V230.

V230.2 Cells.  Cells shall be provided in accordance with V230.2.

V230.2.1 Cells with Mobility Features.  At least one cell shall provide mobility features complying with V807.2.

V230.2.2 Cells with Communication Features.  At least one cell equipped with audible emergency alarm systems and permanently installed telephones within the cell shall provide communication features complying with V807.3.

V231 Exercise Machines and Equipment

V231.1 General.  At least one of each type of exercise machine and equipment shall comply with V1002.

V232 Miniature Golf Facilities

V232.1 General.  Miniature golf facilities shall comply with V232.

V232.2 Minimum Number.  At least 50 percent of holes on miniature golf courses shall comply with V1003.3.

V232.3 Miniature Golf Course Configuration.  Miniature golf courses shall be configured so that the holes complying with V1003.3 are consecutive.  Miniature golf courses shall provide an onboard accessible route from the last hole complying with V1003.3 to the course entrance or exit without requiring travel through any other holes on the course.

EXCEPTION:  One break in the sequence of consecutive holes shall be permitted provided that the last hole on the miniature golf course is the last hole in the sequence.

V233 Play Areas

V233.1 General.  Play areas for children ages 2 and over shall comply with V233.  Where separate play areas are provided within a site for specific age groups, each play area shall comply with V233.

EXCEPTIONS:  1.  In existing play areas, where play components are relocated for the purposes of creating safe use zones and the ground surface is not altered or extended for more than one use zone, the play area shall not be required to comply with V233.

2.  Where play components are altered and the ground surface is not altered, the ground surface shall not be required to comply with V1004.2.6 unless required by V202.4.

V233.2 Play Components.  Where provided, play components shall comply with V233.2 and V1004.

 V233.2.1 Ground Level Play Components.  Ground level play components shall be provided in the number and types required by V233.2.1.  Ground level play components that are provided to comply with V233.2.1.1 shall be permitted to satisfy the additional number required by V233.2.1.2 if the minimum required types of play components are satisfied.  Where two or more required ground level play components are provided, they shall be dispersed throughout the play area and integrated with other play components.

V233.2.1.1 Minimum Number and Types.  Where ground level play components are provided, at least one of each type shall be on an onboard accessible route and shall comply with V1004.4.

V233.2.1.2 Additional Number and Types.  Where elevated play components are provided, ground level play components shall be provided in accordance with Table V233.2.1.2 and shall comply with V1004.4.

EXCEPTION:  If at least 50 percent of the elevated play components are connected by a ramp and at least 3 of the elevated play components connected by the ramp are different types of play components, the play area shall not be required to comply with V233.2.1.2.

 Table V233.2.1.2  Number and Types of Ground Level Play Components Required to be on an Onboard Accessible Route (text version)

Number of Elevated Play Components Provided

Minimum Number of Ground Level Play Components Required to be on an Onboard Accessible Route

Minimum Number of Different Types of Ground Level Play Components Required to be on an Onboard Accessible Route

1

Not applicable

Not applicable

2 to 4

1

1

5 to 7

2

2

8 to 10

3

3

11 to 13

4

3

14 to 16

5

3

17 to 19

6

3

20 to 22

7

4

23 to 25

8

4

26 and over

8, plus 1 for each additional 3, or fraction thereof, over 25

5

V233.2.2 Elevated Play Components.  Where elevated play components are provided, at least 50 percent shall be on an onboard accessible route and shall comply with V1004.4.

V234 Saunas and Steam Rooms. 

V234.1 General.  Where provided, saunas and steam rooms shall comply with V612.

EXCEPTION:  Where saunas or steam rooms are clustered at a single location, no more than 5 percent of the saunas and steam rooms, but no fewer than one, of each type in each cluster shall be required to comply with V612.

V235 Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, and Spas

V235.1 General.  Swimming pools, wading pools, and spas shall comply with V235.

V235.2 Swimming Pools.  At least two accessible means of entry shall be provided for swimming pools.  Accessible means of entry shall be swimming pool lifts complying with V1005.2; sloped entries complying with V1005.3; transfer walls complying with V1005.4; transfer systems complying with V1005.5; and pool stairs complying with V1005.6.  At least one accessible means of entry provided shall comply with V1005.2 or V1005.3.

EXCEPTIONS:  1.  Where a swimming pool has less than 300 linear feet (91 m) of swimming pool wall, no more than one accessible means of entry shall be required provided that the accessible means of entry is a swimming pool lift complying with V1005.2 or sloped entry complying with V1005.3.

2.  Pools where user access is limited to one area shall not be required to provide more than one accessible means of entry provided that the accessible means of entry is a swimming pool lift complying with V1005.2, a sloped entry complying with V1005.3, or a transfer system complying with V1005.5.

3.  Catch pools shall not be required to provide an accessible means of entry provided that the catch pool edge is on an onboard accessible route.

4.  Where swimming pools are provided in a cluster, only one pool in the cluster is required to have an accessible means of entry consisting of a swimming pool lift complying with V1005.2 or a sloped entry complying with V1005.3.

V235.3 Wading Pools.  At least one accessible means of entry shall be provided for wading pools.  Accessible means of entry shall comply with sloped entries complying with V1005.3 or transfer systems complying with V1005.5.

V235.4 Spas.  At least one accessible means of entry shall be provided for spas.  Accessible means of entry shall comply with swimming pool lifts complying with V1005.2; transfer walls complying with V1005.4; or transfer systems complying with V1005.5.

EXCEPTION:  Where spas are provided in a cluster, no more than 5 percent, but no fewer than one, spa in each cluster shall be required to comply with V235.4.

V236 Shooting Facilities

V236.1 General.  Where shooting facilities with firing positions are designed and constructed at a site, at least 5 percent, but no fewer than one, of each type of firing position shall comply with V1006.