Principles for rivalry pools: 25 or 50 m (82 or 164 ft) long and no less than 1.35 m (4.4 ft) profound. Rivalry pools are by and large inside and warmed to empower their utilization lasting through the year, and to all the more effortlessly conform to the directions with respect to temperature, lighting, and programmed administering gear.
It must be 50 m (160 ft) long by 25 m (82 ft) wide, separated into eight paths of 2.5 m (8.2 ft) each in addition to two regions of 2.5 m (8.2 ft) at each side of the pool. The water must be kept at 25-28 C (77-82 F) and the lighting level at more noteworthy than 1500 lux. Profundity must be no less than 2 m (6.6 ft), and there are additionally directions for shade of path rope, situating of backstroke banners (5 meters from each divider), et cetera. Pools asserted to be "Olympic pools" don't generally meet these controls, as FINA can't police utilization of the term. Touchpads are mounted on the two dividers for long course meets and each end for short course.
A pool might be alluded to as quick or moderate, contingent upon its physical format. Some outline contemplations permit the lessening of swimming protection making the pool quicker: in particular, appropriate pool profundity, end of streams, expanded path width, vitality retaining dashing path lines and canals, and the utilization of other inventive pressure driven, acoustic and light plans.