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Public-images-osm logo.svg leisure = swimming_area
An official open-space natural place where you can swim Edit or translate this description.
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Group: Swimming and bathing
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Status: in use

A swimming area is 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.

How to map

Draw the outline area of the water area. Add leisure=swimming_area.

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Arenholzer See (Badestelle).jpg Swimming area-tagging.png


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See also

  • leisure=beach_resort - a managed beach, including within the boundary any associated facilities. Entry may also require payment of a fee
  • natural=beach - unvegetated strip of sand, shingle or other loose material at the coast or the shore of a lake
  • emergency=water_rescue_station - lifeguards's station
  • amenity=public_bath - a location where the public may bathe in common
  • leisure=water_park - an amusement park with features like water slides, recreational pools (e.g. wave pools) or lazy rivers