ADA Compliant Pool Lift Regulations
The ADA lifts are referred to the Americans Disabilities Act. This is a wide ranging civil rights
law forbidding discrimination based on physical disability. The ADA laws of enforcement are
under the Department of Justice.
The specific requirements of ADA compliant pool lift is that water pools having 300 linear feet
and below should have 1 means of access as the primary lift or sloped entry. However, water
pools over 300 linear feet need to facilitate 2 means of access, a primary and the next can be
from one of the five approved ways of access. Lazy rivers and Wave Pools have limited user
access to the same area are allowed to make one accessible entry means such that it is a pool lift.
The five approved access are sloped entries and pool lifts as primary means of access and the
secondary means of access is Transfer Walls, Stairs and Transfer Systems. Sloped entries and
Pool lifts are also used as secondary means of access on larger water bodies.
S.R. Smith ADA lifts come as portable aquatic lift and is the standard lift suitable for
commercial facilities. SR Smith lifts help disabled people and is as per the ADA offering
disabled people equal opportunity to move with others and enjoy life. Its best features are its
advantage and they are:
Easy to move offering complete portability
Powered by rechargeable 24 Volt battery
136 kg or 300 lb lifting capacity
Offers 240˚ rotation
Stores conveniently, if not in use
Comes with charger, battery, waterproof control, battery console cover, seatbelt assembly
Aluminum construction and stainless steel powder coated.
Waterproof hand control featuring user operable.
The ADA compliant SR Smith lifts is a portable lift requiring no pool deck mounting. The
advantage is that it has a maximum weight capacity of 700 pounds and comply the s swimming
pool access standards making it ideal for aquatic facility.
SR Smith product Splash ADA pool lift is semi-portable that needs deck anchor. It is user-
friendly and ideal offering easy access. The Splash lift meets ADA guidelines and comes in
The SR Smith ADA pool lift offers 300lb capacity models and there are 400lb capacity lifts as
well. These lifts offer 359 degree rotation and come with a 24 V chargeable battery. Splash is a
genuine pool lift that is maintenance free and it has corrosion resistant components.