# What is the minimum depth for diving in a pool?

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## Can you dive in an 8 foot pool?

Quick fact: a pool needs minimum 8 ft. feet of water along with meeting other specifications to be considered a Type III diving pool. That’s actual water, not just the depth of the pool. The legal length and height restrictions on diving/jumping boards are relative to the size and depth of the pool.

## Can you swim in 3 feet water?

Yes, 3 feet is plenty deep for lap swimming. Even lap swimming in place. It’s not so good for diving or doing cannonballs.

## How deep is the water in a 30 inch pool?

15’x36″ = 30″ water depth. 15’x42″ = 36″ water depth.

## Is it cheaper to fill a pool with a hose?

Using that simple math, it stands to reason that your water bill will at least double when you fill your pool for the first time from a hose. For just a few more pennies per gallon, you could enjoy more time splashing with the family and alleviate any hassle associated with the task at hand.

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