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# When swimming in a pool what is the difference between swimming a length vs a lap?

# What is the length of an olympic swimming pool?

easy question. no need to be stupid, it is 50 meters. du!

# What is the length of a swimming pool in m?

There are many different lengths. Many pools are 25 yards long. Some can go up to 50 meter long.

# What is the difference between salt water swimming pools and chlorinated swimming pools?

They are actually both chlorinated. The "salt water pool" simply means there is a salt chlorine generator that makes chlorine from the salt. The water usually has a softer fee…l it as well.

# How long is a lap in a swimming pool?

A lap is two lengths of a pool as defined by most competitive swimmers and Webster's Dictionary. The distance of a lap depends on how long the pool is. Most pools are either 2…5 yards or 25 meters, thus making a lap 50 yards or meters. You would need to ask the pool director if the particular pool is meters or yards as it can be difficult to tell, unless you are a really good judge of distance. Other pools can be 50 meters. Olympic-size pools are 50 meters x 25 meters.

# What is length of swim lap in feet?

Most swimming pools are either 50m or 25m in length, in feet these are 164 feet and 82 feet respectively

# What is the standard swimming pool length for lap swimming?

Length of a Lap Pool A common lap of a pool is 50 meters internationally. Swimming competitions are generally held in 50m pools. Many colleges or well equipped facilities ha…ve pools that are 50 meters. A lap can be either 25 meters or 50 meters. In the Olympics and major National events they swim 'long course' events which means the pool is 50 meters in length. However, there are still short course swim meets like 'Fina' and the pool is only 25 meters. In America there are also lots of yard pools both in 25 yard length (short course) and 50 yard length (long course) varieties

# What is the Standard lap of a swimming pool?

One lap of the pool is usually 25 meters or yards. An Olympic pool is 50 meters long.

# How many laps does it take to swim a mile in a lap pool?

If the pool is 25 yards , and a lap is one length of the pool, then it would take 70.4 laps to go a mile. In a 25 meter pool you need to swim 64.4 laps. In collegiate swim…ming competitions, the swimmers in the mile event swim 64 laps in 25m pools.

# What is considered one lap when swimming in a pool?

I have heard that it is once only across the length of the pool not up and back.

# How many laps makes a mile when swimming in a 60 foot length pool?

88 laps found by 60 feet per lap, and 5280 feet per mile, so 5280/60=88.

# What is the length of a regulation swimming pool?

50 meters but people use usually 25 yards to swim laps.

# In a 50 meter lap swimming pool how many laps does it take to swim a mile?

There are 1600 meters in a mile 50 meters in a lap 1600/50=32 32 laps

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# What is the difference between pool and swimming pool?

ones bigger

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# What is the difference in number of laps to swim a mile between a 25-yard pool and a 25-meter pool?

first, how many laps to swim a mile in a 25 yard pool. Second, how many laps to swim a mile in a 25 meter pool. Third, subtract the lowest number to get your a…nswer.

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# What is the length of the olympic swimming pool?

50 meters

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# How many laps is one length in a swimming pool?

Internationally, it is usually 50 meters, but in the US they have both 50 meter and 25 yard pools. In most places in the US, it is a 25 yard pool because the US measuring syst…em uses yards. In competitive swimming, during the school year the 25 yard pool is used, but in the summer the 50 meter pool is used.

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# Is a lap in an olympic size swimming pool just one length of the pool?

A lap in an Olympic size pool is down and back, it's just farther than doing a lap in a 25 meter pool. A lap in an Olympic pool is 100 M whereas a lap in a regular pool is 50 …M.