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Lucy Ruth Cummins

Before summer ends, let's squeeze in one last trip to 'Our Pool'

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At 196 feet deep, Deep Dive Dubai has set the record for the deepest diving pool. Visitors can explore, play pool and chess, and visit an underwater library. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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With A Staggering Depth Of 196 Feet, The World's Deepest Pool Is Opening In Dubai

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To help keep weak swimmers safe, stay "touch-close" and don't rely on a busy lifeguard to be the only eyes on a crowded pool or beach. It's best, say experts working to prevent drownings, to designate a nondrinking adult to scan the water at any pool party or beach outing, and to rotate that "watching" shift every 30 minutes to keep fresh eyes on the kids. Imgorthand/Getty Images hide caption

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