At the heart of the National Aquatic Centre are the international Competition Pools designed to cater for international standard Swimming, Diving and Water Polo. The Competition Waters consist of
•An international FINA standard 50m x 25m swimming pool with changeable depths and configurations. The pool can rapidly convert from a 50m configuration to three 25m pools catering at any one time for different activities.
•An international FINA standard 25m x 16.5m diving pool (5m deepest) with a floating floor which can change its depth. This pool facilities 1m, 3, 5m and 10m diving.
•Seating for 2,500 spectators.
•European standard timing system, drug testing, marshalling and scoring facilities.