[Tagging] Swimming pools

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Dec 16 11:26:43 UTC 2015


On 15 December 2015 at 22:41, Matthijs Melissen
<info at matthijsmelissen.nl> wrote:

> We currently have leisure=water_park, but it seems to more focussed on
> recreational swimming with water slides etc. Does it make sense to use
> leisure=water_park for indoor swimming pools that are focussed on
> swimming lessons or speed swimming as well?

No. In British English, the term "Water Park" means an outdoor
facility - a country park - of several acres, with lakes for
activities like sailing, water-skiing, fishing, and as a nature
reserve. There may be no swimming pools. For example:

   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotswold_Water_Park

   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsbury_Water_Park

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Andy Mabbett
@pigsonthewing
http://pigsonthewing.org.uk



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