You can tell a lot about a pool's potential summer fun quotient by how deep the deep end is. If a pool is shallow, that means it's a boring and functional pool meant strictly for adults to exercise in, even on grim winter mornings. Especially on grim winter mornings. On the other hand, a pool with a generous deep-end is meant for doing splashy, juicy cannonballs on hot Saturday afternoons. Although during the week, the Temescal pool belongs to the practical lappers, on the weekends one can dog paddle to their hearts content, without worrying about who you might be bothering in the next lane.