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Indicates whether a feature has a swimming pool or not. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de facto

The swimming_pool=* key indicates whether a feature has a swimming pool. This is especially useful if the feature's swimming pool cannot be mapped separately as leisure=swimming_pool.


Additional Values

If the type of pool is known, a matching key value is often used instead of yes. Common values are:

  • swimming_pool=inground - the feature has an in-ground swimming pool
  • swimming_pool=outdoor - the feature has an outdoor swimming pool
  • swimming_pool=indoor - the feature has an indoor swimming pool


The key is always used in conjunction with an appropriate feature. Common features include:

Alternative usage

In conjunction with leisure=swimming_pool, the key is also used to further describe the type of pool.


Note that in this context swimming_pool=* should explicitly not describe the location. The established tags location=indoor/outdoor/roof, indoor=yes, outdoor=yes and rooftop=yes is used for this purpose.

Common values used to describe the pool in more detail are:

The following three tags are currently being used pretty interchangeably for the same thing with no clear preference for any option