Tag Archives: Swimming Pool Design

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 […]

Natatorium Design

When designing an indoor swimming pool, it must be understood that the room – the natatorium – is a unique space, which will require a number of special design considerations. First of all, the natatorium is a special room containing a large volume of water that must be continually heated, chemically treated and cleaned 24 […]

Pool Design Part 2 – Often Forgotten Elements of the Best Pools

You can read about the science behind a good pool but what else goes into a facility to really make it great? It is easy when designing a pool to stop at the pumps controlling a pool and the hole you put in the ground but a truly good facility looks not only at the […]

Pool Design Part 1 – Fast Pools

Every time a new pool is built or there is a high profile event, someone always seems to ask, what makes a fast pool? It is our job in the industry of building pools to make these Facilities the BEST they can be. Swimmers on the block should only be considering their efforts towards training […]

Revised MAHC Module Posted: Facility Design and Construction

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 12/16/2013 04:05 PM EST December 16, 2013 Thank you for your interest in the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), a collaborative effort of public health, academia, and industry working to protect individuals, families, and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Read […]