Scuba divers can dive to brand new depths without going to the sea because of a multi-million dollar facility that is simply opened in Poland. With a depth of more than 45 meters (around 148 feet), Deepspot is professed to be the world’s deepest swimming pool, containing 8,000 cubic meters of water – above 20 times the amount as a 25-meter pool.
Proposed as a training and practice site for divers of all levels, it cost an expected $10.6 million to rejuvenate and the development process took more than two years. The great structure is fitted with a recreated “blue hole” getting down to its deepest point and even contains a small shipwreck, as well as artificial underwater caverns and Mayan ruins for divers to investigate.
“There are no magnificent fish or coral reefs here, so it is no substitute for the sea. But it is definitely a good place to learn and to train to dive safely in open water,” Polish diving instructor Przemyslaw Kacprzak told AFP at the launch of Deepspot, situated in the town of Mszczonow, under 30 miles from Warsaw.
“And it’s fun! It’s like a kindergarten for divers!”
There’s likewise an underwater tunnel for observers, while various on location hotel “rooms with a view” at a depth of five meters will be accessible from December 14.
Deepspot was allowed to open despite Poland’s strict Covid-19 guidelines, as it’s a training center that gives courses as opposed to a standard swimming pool. While it’s basically focused on scuba divers, director Michal Braszczynski disclosed to AFP that the facility may likewise be used as a training center for firemen and the military.
Diving devotee Braszczynski likewise owns FlySpot, a popular indoor skydiving test simulator situated in Poland’s Warsaw West County. Up to this point, Y-40 Deep Joy, in Hotel Millepini, close to Venice, Italy was known as the world’s deepest swimming pool because of its 42-meter depth. Be that as it may, Deepspot has taken the title, but not for extremely long.
The 50-meter deep Blue Abyss, presently under development in Colchester, England will guarantee this honor once it launches. The state-of-the-art facility, designed by architect Robin Partington, was scheduled to open this year, yet this has been pushed back to late 2022/mid-2023 because of the pandemic.