Is A Diving Board Right For Your Pool?

Is A Diving Board Right For Your Pool?
March 15, 2018 sdcdesign

Diving boards can be a fun item to add to a pool when designing one for your yard. However, they aren’t always right for every pool. Here are a few crucial considerations that you need to take into mind when adding a diving board to your pool design.


The Depth Matters

When installing a diving board on a pool, it is essential to make sure that the pool is deep enough for it. You are going to want to install an area that is at least 8-10 feet deep. This deepness should provide your pool with a comfortable buffer zone for your divers.


Who Will Be Using The Pool

People who are interested in diving or who want to practice swimming often install a diving board. However, they may not be a good idea for homes that have young children. Deep sections can be dangerous for poor swimmers. Even worse, the child may fall off the board and hurt themselves.


Other Important Considerations For A Diving Board

Those who want a diving board also need to take into account the area in their yard. For example, it is a bad idea to install a diving board if it is far above the treeline or if it goes above your fences. That’s because it exposes you to your neighbors and may annoy them.


If you are interested in adding a diving board to your yard’s pool, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our professional pool installation experts can identify a great spot to add your board. We can also help advise you on whether or not a diving board is right for you and what you can do to make your pool more suited to one.

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