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Starting Blocks and Water Depth: Is Your Pool Safe?

When it comes to the world of competitive swimming, there are stringent guidelines that everyone involved in the pool design process must take into consideration. This is especially true for water depths beneath starting blocks. Starting blocks are raised platforms typically mounted on the pool deck at the end of competitive swimming lanes. In most […]

How deep does my pool need to be for diving?

Like most questions, the answer depends on several factors and decisions. The first factor is deciding on what level of diving competition or training you wish to host.  There are several governing bodies such as USA Diving, NFHS (High School), NCAA (Colleges and Universities), and FINA.  USA Diving governs club level diving competition while FINA […]