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30" Deluxe Starting Platforms for Commercial Swimming Pools
(Varsity Pre-Assembled Starting Blocks, Anchors Included)
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The 30" Deluxe Starting Platform is sloped at 10 with a slip-resistant top surface, slip-resistant step, and anchors. Three warning labels are included. Lane numbers are optional (please contact us for details). The platform is made of 1.90" OD .065" wall Type 316L stainless steel tubing. Platform top surface is 22" 22". Please state deck-to-water level dimension when ordering.

This starting platform is intended to comply with current FINA, USA Swimming, NCAA and NFHS requirements. Its extended height can reach the maximum allowable by these governing bodies and can result in a faster facility. Note that it may be desirable to utilize the 18-inch Deluxe Low Profile Starting Platform for more strenuous training while reserving this 30-inch Deluxe Starting Platform for actual competition. With the additional (approximately) 12-inch (304.8mm) height, faster overall times may result. Because of the unique anchoring system, this change-out can be accomplished rapidly and with ease.

Structural Frames
The structural frame of the 30-inch Deluxe Starting Platform is of polished, 1.9-inch (48 3mm) Outer Diameter (OD), 316L stainless steel with a wall thickness of .065-inch (1.7mm) and bends (nominally) on a 6-inch (152.4mm) radius. The platform is equipped with one (1) stainless steel Tread affixed to the frame at a 15 degree angle for ease in mounting. The 304 stainless steel polished Elite™ Tread is 3-inch (76.2mm) in width and 20-inch (508mm) in length at the rail centerline. Strategic bends of the heavy-duty stainless steel provide the tread's unmatched strength.

Contrasting beauty, sure-footing and secure mounting of the Elite™ Tread to the frame section is enhanced by a replaceable, black non-skid, Cool-Touch™ tread insert at the top and caps at either end of the tread.

The platform mounts to the pool deck by engaging the Starting Platform Uni-mount Anchoring System. This quick change system consists of two (2) chrome-plated brass Flush Anchors (included) which engage the chrome-plated brass Anchor Plate. The starting platform mounts directly to the anchor plate by means of two (included) anchor bolts. In addition to permitting the rapid change of platforms (for example from a 30-inch (762mm) to an 18-inch (457.2mm) platform), this system also allows removal of the anchor plates to present an unobstructed deck.

Backstroke Bar
The backstroke bar is of polished, 1-inch (25.4mm) Outer Diameter (OD), 316L stainless steel with a wall thickness of .065-inch (1.7mm) and bends (nominally)
on a 4-inch (1 01.6mm) radius. This bar attaches to the platform frame by four stainless steel carriage bolts.

The 22.5x22.5-inch (571.5x571.5mm) platform is of laminated fir covered and reinforced by fiberglass to which a non-slip sand coating is applied or sure-footing. The platform attaches to the frame at a (nominal) 10 slope by four stainless steel bolts. To insure compliance with relevant regulations, orders for A41796-1 Starting Platforms must include a statement concerning the desired Dimension A (see accompanying drawings).

Please Specify:
Deck-To-Water Level Dimensions
Depth of Pool at Proposed Starting Blocks Site
Skimmer or Gutter Pool ?

Gutter Drawing & Dimensions (If Available)

Pre-assembled for your Convenience with Two (2) Anchors Included.

Part # Description Price Order
SP30Del Starting Platform, 30" Deluxe Starting Platform, Pre-Assembled, Anchors included Call for Pricing Call for Pricing


Anchors Can be shipped in advance, upon ordering of the starting platforms.  Actual Starting Platforms must ship via Motor Freight carrier.
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