Tag Archives: Swimming Pool Design

World Class Diving Facility

A world class diving facility in the 21st century has forced changes in diving pool designs in the past 15 years. This is largely due to the advent of synchronized diving and also because of an increase in International competitions around the world forcing Countries to either build new pools or renovate existing facilities to […]

The Importance of Dry Land Training

Diving in the 21st Century has developed to a new level of excellence. In order to win a high level competition, an athlete must perform high degree of difficulty dives with the highest quality. Consistency and precision are the indicators of high quality dives and for a diver to perform at this level, the answer […]

ADA Update

The revision to the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 2010, published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010, and went into effect on March 15, 2011. Full compliance with the regulations was originally slated for March 15, 2012. In January, 2012, the Department of Justice released a Technical […]

Built on Evidence

The MAHC Facility Design & Construction Module aims to fill holes other codes don’t address and provide scientifically based best practices. See where the recommendations have the largest impact. The following article was published in Aquatics International in the November / December 2012 Issue The goal of the Model Aquatic Health Code is to codify […]

Swimming Pool Design and Flexibility of Utilization

The following presentation was presented at the FINA World Aquatics Convention held in Moscow Russia on October 31, 2012 What is the definition of Success for a Swimming Pool?  It may depend on who you ask. For the Athlete it may be to create an environment that allows them to do their lifetime best.  This may […]