Swimming Start Blocks

We offer a full range of competition start blocks, that are manufactured and produced here in the UK.

Our Olympic-standard adjustable footrest starting blocks, first introduced in 2013, are available in either a pedestal or tube frame.

Olympic Standard Adjustable Footrest Starting Block/Front Fixed Backstroke Bar

Top manufactured from stainless steel sheet with slots at either side for adjustment of the footrest into 5 positions.

The top is powder-coated with blue non-slip fabric glued to the front and footrest. Support pedestal also powder-coated white with 38mm front fixed backstroke bar. The pedestal front is perforated with internal bracket for speaker whilst the top is suitable for fitting relay judging platform timing systems. Large numbers on 3 sides. Supplied separately with 4nr M10 fixings for securing through an internal flange.

Dimensions

• 750mm Length • 500mm Width • 400mm Height

Olympic Standard Adjustable Footrest Starting Block/Hanging Backstroke Bar

Top manufactured from stainless steel sheet with slots at either side for adjustment of the footrest into 5 positions.

The top is powder-coated with blue non-slip fabric glued to the front and footrest. Support pedestal also powder-coated white with 38mm hanging backstroke bar. The pedestal front is perforated with internal bracket for a speaker whilst the top is suitable for fitting a relay judging platform timing systems. Large numbers on 3 sides. Supplied separately with 4nr M10 fixings for securing through an internal flange.

Dimensions

• 750mm Length • 500mm Width • 400mm Height

Standard Footrest Starting Block

Top manufactured from stainless steel sheet with slots at either side for adjustment of the footrest in 5 positions. Top powder-coated white with blue non-slip fabric glued to the front and footrest. Support frame and backstroke bar in mirror polished 38mm dia tube.
Bottom cross strap positioned to suit pool edge (freeboard) or to line up with existing fixing position thereby avoiding the need to re-drill the edge tiles.

Dimensions • 750mm Length • 485mm Width • 400mm Height

Deck Level Footrest Starting Block

This deck level starting block is manufactured from a stainless steel 38mm diameter tubular framework in mirror polished finish. The block features an adjustable footrest and backstroke bar. The top is manufactured from stainless steel sheet with slots at either side for adjustment of the footrest into 5 positions. The top is powder-coated with blue non-slip fabric glued to the front and footrest. The bottom cross straps positioned to suit pool edge (deck level) or line up with existing fixing positions, thereby avoiding the need to re-drill the edge tiles. The block contains fixing positions for turning boards, and is secured in place using four holdfast fixings, M10 grouted into surround.

Dimensions •  750mm Length •  485mm Width •  600mm Height

Deck level adjustable footrest pedestal starting block with hanging backstroke bar

The latest production innovation for competitive swimming.

The deck level adjustable footrest pedestal starting block with hanging backstroke bar and integral turning board mounting bracket.

Manufactured throughout in white powder coated S316 grade stainless steel. The block has an inclusive side step up. Both step and platform area are covered with blue non-slip fibre glass panels. (Other colours are available)
The heel / foot rest has five adjustable positions and the front edge height is 600mm.

Turn Boards

We can offer two different types of turning board, both complete with grade 316 stainless steel turning board brackets. The brackets are made of 38mm tubular stainless steel framework with 2 holdfast positions for securing to the pool edge. Turning board brackets complete with boards are installed in deck level pools to increase height of pool edge during competition. The boards are fixed to the starting block at one end of pool, and to brackets at the other end. One type is made entirely from stainless steel, whereas the other features fibreglass boards.

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