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411.3 Shallow End Detail for Beach and Sloping Entries
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Sloping entries used as a pool entrance shall have a maximum slope of 1 unit vertical in 10 units horizontal (10-percent slope).
Where benches are used in conjunction with sloping entries, the vertical riser distance shall not exceed 12 inches (305 mm). Where steps are used in conjunction with sloping entries, the requirements of Section 411.2 shall apply.
A vertical drop exceeding 12 inches (305 mm) within a sloping entry shall be provided with a handrail.