AS 2560.2.5-2007


Sports lighting, Part 2.5: Specific applications — Swimming pools

Sets out recommendations for the lighting of indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Recommendations given are appropriate for the conduct of a variety of pool-related activities, whether of a competitive or recreational nature, including swimming, diving and water polo. It is intended to be read in conjunction with the general recommendations of AS 2560.1.
Published: 07/12/2007
Pages: 13
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Referenced documents
3 Definitions
4 Characteristics of the sport and implications for lighting
5 General design objectives
6 Illuminance levels
6.1 General
6.2 Allowance for depreciation
6.3 Calculation details
6.3.1 Height above PPA
6.3.2 Location of calculation points
6.4 Illuminance requirements
6.4.1 All pools
6.4.2 Additional requirements for diving
7 Uniformity of illuminance
7.1 Determination requirements
7.2 Horizontal illuminance uniformity requirements
7.3 Specific considerations for competition diving
8 Control of glare and veiling reflections
8.1 General
8.2 Selection of appropriate locations for luminaires
8.2.1 General principles
8.2.2 Swimmers’ safety
8.2.3 Divers’ safety
8.2.4 Spectator comfort
9 Colour rendering requirements
10 Lighting systems and equipment for outdoor swimming pools
10.1 Choice of lighting system
10.2 Mounting heights for floodlights
10.3 Environmental considerations
10.3.1 Control of obtrusive light
10.3.2 Aesthetic considerations
11 Lighting systems and equipment for indoor swimming pools
11.1 General
11.2 Direct lighting
11.3 Indirect lighting
11.4 Lighting from central and side catwalks
11.5 Underwater lighting
12 Emergency lighting
13 Basis of compliance
13.1 General
13.2 Compliance of the design
13.3 Ongoing compliance of the installation
13.4 Verification of compliance by measurement
Cited references in this standard
CIE 62
Lighting for swimming pools
AS/NZS 3827
(all parts) Lighting system performance—Accuracies and tolerances
Emergency escape lighting and exit signs for buildings, Part 1: System design, installation and operation
[Available Superseded]
Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
Sports lighting, Part 1: General principles
Content history
DR 07057