How wide would one lane be in a swimming pool?
one of many lanes in a competition pool is about 10 feet wide. though I have been in one lane pools of 8 foot width that work just fine. one reason for the extra width in the multi lane pool is that when in heavy use, there is some overlap of hands/arms and the width is useful to avoid collision. also, during competition, the lanes are wide so that swimmers cannot draft off of one another. hope this helps aloha
As far as I know, regulation dimensions for a short course pool is 8 lanes wide by 25 yards long. Long course pools are 8 lanes wide by 50 meters long. However, I have seen a lot of competitions in 6-lane pools, and some in 10- or 12-lane pools. One time, I went to a swim meet in a 4-lane, 20-yard pool, but that was pushing the limit.
25 meters is roughly 82-83 feet long. If I remember correctly, 1 inch equals 2.54 cm: you do the math. One mile is 5280 feet. In meters I believe that is roughly 1680m? Depending on how you look at it, you would have to do, I believe, 64 lengths of the pool to get to a mile. A lane may be 7 to 9 feet wide (I would say 8 in the center, 9 on…
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