Pool Design Compendium

The purpose of the pool design compendium is to provide the reader with concise pool design that can be used for swimming competitions, competitive diving, water polo matches, and synchronized swimming competition. Use the links below to visit the website of the respective organization and see the existing rules and regulations stipulated for competition pool design.

Organizations

FINA -Fédération Internationale de Natation Amateur

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities for international competition, to include to Olympic Games, for both men and women.

USA Swimming

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities that are used for open and group level for men and women competition in the United States.

USA Diving

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities that are used for open and group level for men and women competition in the United States.

USA Water Polo

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities that are used for open and group level for men and women competition in the United States. 

USA Synchronized Swimming

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities that are used for open and group level for men and women competition in the United States.

NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association

The laws and regulations governing the respective sport and facilities that are used for open and group level for men and women competition in the United States.

NFSHSA - National Federation of State High School Associations

The laws and regulations that govern the respective sport and facilities that are used for national swimming competitions, high school competitive diving, for any young athlete; male or female.

Links to Competition Rules

International Consensus Standards for Commercial Diving and Underwater Operations

USA Swimming

USA Diving

USA Water Polo (FINA rules apply)

USA Synchronized Swimming (FINA rules apply)

NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association - Swimming and Diving

NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association - Water Polo

NFSHSA - National Federation of State High School Associations