LKNPC Rules and Regulations

  • Observe all posted signs and warnings as well as obey all instructions provided by LKNPC staff 
  • All participants must have a Personal Flotation Device and whistle with them at all times while on the lake.  Children under 13 years of age must be wearing their PFD while the vessel is underway.
  • All participants must wear appropriate safety equipment including leashes and use all equipment in the manner directed by LKNPC.
  • We strongly recommend that all persons engaging in any Activity on the water should be able to swim 
  • No personal items that can be lost should be brought along while engaging in any of the Activities. LKNPC is not and cannot
  • be responsible for any guest’s personal property 
  • Inform our staff of any physical limitation or any safety concern you may have, but remember that LKNPC cannot determine if you can safely participate. Persons that have physical limitations, are suffering any illness, or are pregnant should not engage in the Activities unless they have consulted their physicians 
  • Do not engage any element or aspect of the Activities without the supervision or permission of LKNPC
  • Do not drink alcohol or take drugs/intoxicants prior to participating in any Activity
  • Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian

Inherent Risks

The following is a partial list of the inherent risks associated with the Activities at LKNPC.  This list does not include all inherent risks, but serves to provide examples and promote an understanding of the risks.

LKNPC Does Not Provide Onsite Medical Services.

All of the Activities at LKNPC expose participants to risk of:

  • Death
  • Head trauma and facial injuries 
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, and other soft tissue injuries 
  • Contusions, lacerations, and abrasions
  • Complications associated with exposure to weather and physical exertion 
  • Impacts with other individuals or participants and/or their equipment 
  • Perils and hazards arising from other guests 
  • Perils and hazards arising from natural features, plants, animals, insects, wet surfaces, tripping and/or falling hazards, and other types of contact with man-made and natural features 
  • Perils and hazards arising from equipment failure or malfunction and potential misjudgment by staff
  • Remote locations that can delay the delivery of emergency medical services 
  • Loss of personal property 

Water based Activities more specifically expose participants to risk of: 

  • Drowning or other complications associated with immersion in water 
  • Falling into water and/or swimming in turbulent water 
  • Becoming pinned or entrapped by items or obstacles in/on the water 
  • Colliding with rocks, tree stumps, boats, and other items in the water 
  • Falling while entering or exiting the water or the paddleboard
  • Motorized watercraft on Lake Norman