Swimming Starting Block Platform – The Standard Fixed Track Platform is manufactured from Unsaturated Polyester Resin and Fiberglass. Special core materials are used creating a super strong, durable and rust proof platform.
Slipstream Platforms come with a long lasting non-slip surface and stainless steel backstroke handle for comfort and durability. Each block is numbered on 4 sides according to the lane.
The non slip surface is available in Black, Blue and Red as standard but also availbale in custom colours upon request. The platform top is 500 mm x 600 mm and the height from the pool deck to the top of the platform is 300 mm. This platform is very popular with junior and high schools and ideal for shallower pools.
All Slipstream Swimming Starting Block Platforms comply to FINA , NCAA, USAS and USMS specifications and are made to the highest International Standards.
All Slipstream Swimming Starting Block Platforms can be installed using our stainless steel anchors , sold Separately.
Installation of Slipstream Swimming Starting Block Platform is quick and simple and can be completed with basic tools as et out below.
Step 1: The starting platform is positioned in the centre of the lane with the front edge of the platform top in line with the edge of the swimming pool wall.
Step 2: the installer removes the access hatch at the rear of the platform to allow access to the installation holes at the base of the platform.
Step 3: Using a suitable marker or paint, clearly mark four drilling guides on the pool deck through the four base holes. Take care not to shift the platform during this step.
Step 4: Next, remove the platform and make sure that the drilling guide marks are clearly visible. Using the correct size drill bit, drill the recommended depth for your selected anchor system.
Step 5: Insert and set anchors in place ensuring a secure fit.
Step 6: Position the starting platform over the deck anchors and bolt down ensuring that there is no movement in the platform.
Step 7: Once the platform is secure replace the rear access hatch and inspect for stability before using.
Step 8: Race, Swim, Train, Enjoy.
Slipstream Sports are South Africa’s leading manufacturer of swimming pool deck and competitive equipment. With over 50 years experience, both in and around swimming pools we have what it takes to deliver high quality, innovative products to suit your needs. We strive to constantly improve and innovate to help make your facility more efficient and enjoyable.
We supply our products through South Africa as well as export Worldwide. Our products can be found in the best facilities around South Africa and have been used in both National and International events.Slipstream has recent projects in Zimbabwe, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia as well as the United Kingdom and the USA.
Slipstream Sports is your one stop equipment supplier for your competitive aquatics centre or pool with unbeatable quality and prices.
Contact us to to find our more about our Swimming Starting Block Platforms, Wave Cancelling Swimming Lanes, Water Polo Goals and Fields, Scoreboards, Pace Clocks, Swimming Timing Equipment and more.
We are happy to assist and advise on the layout and planning of your pool or aquatics centre.