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4717.3750 STANDARDS FOR POOLS WITH DIVING.

The dimensions of the pool and appurtenances in a diving area must meet the standards in this part.

A.

There must be a completely unobstructed clear distance of 16 feet above the diving board measured from the center of the front end of the board. This area must extend at least eight feet behind, eight feet to each side, and 16 feet ahead of the measuring point.

B.

Pools used for competitive diving must provide pool depths compatible with the level of competition anticipated.

C.

Diving is not permitted, except in areas which conform to the minimum dimensions specified in this part.

D.

The dimensions of the diving area in all pools must conform to the minimum dimensions specified in this part.

Lengths
Height of Diving Board Water Depths Minimum Overhang Length of Diving Well Run-out
H Do D1 Oh L1 L2
Deck Level or no board 6 ft. 8.5 ft. 3 ft. 12 ft. 10.5 ft.
1 m 6 ft. 10 ft. 5 ft. 12 ft. 15 ft.
3 m 6 ft. 12 ft. 5 ft. 13 ft. 21 ft.
Clearances
Height of Diving Board Water Depths Adjacent Board's Center-to-Center Center of Board to Sidewall
H Do D1
Deck Level or no board 6 ft. 8.5 ft. 10 ft. 10 ft.
1 m 6 ft. 10 ft. 10 ft. 10 ft.
3 m 6 ft. 12 ft. 10 ft. 12 ft.
16 Picas - Insert Diving area dimensions here.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.05; 144.12; 144.123; 145A.02; 157.01

History:

19 SR 1419; 19 SR 1637

Published Electronically:

May 11, 2009