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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 […]

Starting Blocks

Having appropriately designed starting blocks is a critical aspect of a great competitive facility. There are a few key points that need to be considered when incorporating starting blocks into a design of a competitive swimming facility. These points include: water depth, block height, and block features. Water Depth To get started, it is always […]

Moveable Floors

Moveable floors enable an otherwise deep pool to operate at multiple water depths all the way up to zero inches to allow for flexible program opportunities. This often proves to be cheaper than having a separate body of water, especially indoors. Typically, three different types of floors are on the market: hydraulic ram floors, scissor […]