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To find the exact height requirements for starting blocks contact state swimming officials they have set standards for pools of different depths. If the pool is not deep enough you are not allowed to conduct starts off blocks. Hope this helps.

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Q: Are there any requirements for the installation of starting blocks at school swimming pools?
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