[Tagging] Retag request: swimming pools

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Mon Jan 25 19:07:12 UTC 2016

Dear all,

Recently, amenity=swimming_pool has been officially marked as
discouraged. In addition, a vote was carried out to propose a tag for
swimming pools that are used for sport or swimming lessons. This vote
was rejected, but from the comments of the voters,
leisure=sports_centre + sport=swimming has emerged as a suitable tag
combination for such objects.

I therefore have two retagging requests. It would be great if mappers
could have a look at this in their local area.

* Please change the tag amenity=swimming_pool into
leisure=swimming_pool (Overpass Turbo:
* Please make sure that leisure=swimming_pool is only used to mark
water areas. Tag the entire facility as either leisure=water_park or
leisure=sports_centre + sport=swimming (Overpass Turbo:

To use the Overpass Turbo links, browse to the right area and click 'Run'.

When executing mechanical edits, please make sure to take the
mechanical edit policy into account.

-- Matthjs

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