How deep should a pool be for a diving rock?
For the divers, the pool shouldn’t be less than 10 feet deep. The design affects your pool’s profile and your budget.
Are diving rocks safer than diving boards?
They are safer than a diving board.
Jump rocks don’t have much give to them, so you won’t have to worry about people having an accident as a result of being propelled. … But there is less risk associated with jump rocks when compared to diving boards.
How much does a diving rock weigh?
An average rock might be – 4 feet wide, 4 feet long and 12″ tall, and they are placed directly on the deck. A dive rock can easily weigh 1,000 – 3,000+ pounds so they won’t move.
Are diving boards out of style?
If you look back just 10 or 15 years ago in the swimming pool industry, you’ll find that roughly 90% of all inground swimming pools had a diving board. But today, the trend has done an almost 180-degree turn. Here at River Pools, we see 5 reasons why diving boards have now practically become extinct.
When should I replace my diving board?
Remember: Diving boards are designed to have a useful life of seven to ten years. If your board is over ten years old, chance are it’s time to replace it! Note: It is important that the diving board and base are compatible.