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Swimming at Jim Chapman Lake/Cooper Dam

Designated Swimming Beaches are located at the South Sulphur Unit and the Doctor’s Creek Unit . Swimming in non-designated areas is not recommended. These areas could have sharp drop-offs or under water obstructions. No matter where you swim, there are no lifeguards on duty and swimming is at your own risk. Parents PLEASE WATCH YOUR CHILDREN!

Swimming in the vicinity of boat launching or mooring sites is prohibited by section 327.5a of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations. Diving or jumping from bridges or other structures which cross project waters is also prohibited.

The swim beach at S. Sulphur

Wear your life jacket