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    What are the depths of your pool

    We are doing a play pool

    3-5-4 and some are saying 3 is too shallow?
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    This has been discussed in many many threads ... try the search function and you will find them
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Thanks!!
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Mine is 3.5 sloping to 9'
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    3.5 sloping to 7

    I wouldn't go less than 3.5 unless you're hosting lots of crumb grabbers.

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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    4 foot wall height is the lowest I'd ever go in the shallow end. That means about 3 foot water depth. Nice for wading and smaller kids. YMMV if you want shallower water.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    We have 3-1/2x5x4 and if I had it to do again it would be 4x5x4. That is just right!
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    4 1/2' all the way.


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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    3'.5" to 8' but knowing what I know now I would go deeper in the shallow end.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    3.5 - 6 ft water depth.
    If I had it to do over, I would do 4 ft on shallow end.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    3.5 to a rapid downward to 9'

    never been in a pool that drops down so quickly...kinda like it.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Borjis: That sounds like a diving well!!!! Those are fun, but better for the higher, up-and-down gymnastic dives rather than the see-how-far-you-can-fly-out-in-front type of dives! Ouch..... Suz.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    haha ya exactly.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Mine is currently being built but it is 3'6" - 5' - 4'6" . I wanted 5.6" in the center but the PB talked me out of it because of the slope. - I have a large tanning ledge that takes up the "end" of my shallow.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Ours is 5 foot depth pool throughout, meaning the water level is about 4' 8" approximately.
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    Re: What are the depths of your pool

    Love my deep end...even fishing out leaves. Diving is still fun to me.
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