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**pools**, the standard maximum depth of an inground

**pool**is usually 8 feet. But

**pool**builders can build

**deeper pools**. If you plan to install a diving board, 8 feet is the minimum depth you will need in the

**deep**end.

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Also to know is, how deep is the shallow end of a swimming pool?

The **shallow end** of a classic backyard **pool** is 3.5 **deep** and transits to a **deep end** of 5 feet or **deeper**. You can alternatively get a **pool** with **shallow** both **ends** and **deeper** middle.

Secondly, how deep should pool be for diving? Basically, for a swimming **pool** to have a **diving board**, it must be at least nine feet **deep**. Although, the depth of **pool** used in competition is much **deeper** (due to some factors) varying from twelve feet to eighteen feet. So, typically a **pool** that has a **diving board** requires at least a nine feet to twelve feet **deep** end.

Also to know is, how big is a standard swimming pool?

In the US, **pools** tend to either be 25 yards (SCY-short course yards), 25 metres (SCM-short course metres) or 50 metres (**long** course). US high schools and the NCAA conduct short course (25 yards) competition. There are also many **pools** 33? m **long**, so that 3 lengths = 100 m.

Is a 6 foot pool deep enough?

A recreational **pool** needs a large shallow area. Most **pool** steel walls are 42” high and the water level is about 4” lower—halfway or a bit higher into the skimmer. That means 38” standard shallow end, and typically a **6**-**foot deep** end.