[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Campsite properties

John Sturdy jcg.sturdy at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 09:12:23 UTC 2019


Or if there are steps into the river or lake, or a ladder, that could be
marked.

On Mon, 9 Sep 2019, 03:21 Joseph Eisenberg, <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Creeks and rivers are tricky, since it's hard to confirm whether or
> not they are good for swimming. Tagging sport=swimming on certain
> nodes of a river or stream is sort of like a review or recommendation,
> and these are not good for the main OSM database.
>
> The linked page says 'leisure=swimming_area' is for an "enclosed
> natural water area inside a facility" and the main wiki page for the
> tag says "an officially designated place where you can swim in natural
> water reservoirs such as rivers, lakes or the sea. It could be marked
> by e.g. signs or buoys and/or may be supervised by lifeguards"
>
> So if there is an area for swimming in a lake or pond (or river?) that
> is delimited by floating buoys and ropes, that would be good to map.
>
> If there's a natural=beach you can also map that.
>
> -Joseph
>
> On 9/9/19, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Looks good Joseph.
> >
> > One question, thanks, which has just come to mind while I was updating
> > details on a camp ground.
> >
> > You have swimming_pool=yes/no to say whether the camp ground has a pool
> or
> > not.
> >
> > The place I'm working on (& others that I know) doesn't have a swimming
> > pool, but is on the banks of a creek, to which there is access to swim.
> >
> > Would that also be included under the camp ground in some way, or would
> it
> > be best to just draw the creek in, & possibly mark sport=swimming, or
> > leisure=swimming_area alongside the camp ground?
> >
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Swimming_and_bathing#Natural_water_where_swimming_is_possible
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Graeme
> >
>
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