How to Exercise in the Pool Without Swimming
Many people love to workout in a pool but not necessarily by swimming laps. Aquacise or aqua fitness is a growing trend and for good reason. It offers an exceptional workout that is low impact and easy on joints. While many people just simply do not have the space to install an inground swimming pool […]
Can You Swim Laps in a 30 Foot Pool?
If you are looking to get a great workout and swim laps in your very own backyard pool, you’ll probably start thinking about what size pool you need. For swimming laps, ideally, you would want a length of 60-75 feet with a width of about 6 feet. If your outdoor space is small, you may […]
What Size Pool for a Family of 4?
Swim spas have become a popular alternative to full-sized swimming pools due to their economy of size, diversity in function and their lower price point. Once you’ve decided that a swim spa is the best alternative for your family you’ll need to figure out an appropriate size. What size pool for a family of 4 will depend […]
What Size Should a Backyard Pool Be?
Once you’ve decided that you want to install a backyard pool you’ll be faced with a lot of questions. What size should a backyard pool be? Would you be better served by an above ground pool or a swim spa? What needs to be done to prepare the area for installation? To help you answer these questions […]
Is a Small Pool Easier to Maintain?
Owning your own swimming pool is amazing. You can swim whenever you want without the need for traveling, paying admission or dealing with crowds of people. But if you ask swimming pool owners about any disadvantages of owning a swimming pool, you’ll often hear that cleaning and water maintenance are the most disliked jobs. Is […]
Why Close a Pool in Winter?
Many people who live in areas with cold winters believe that a swimming pool might not be worth the investment. If you can only use the pool for a few months out of the year, then how is it worth it? But why close a pool in winter? Why not use it year-round? The fact […]
Can You Leave Swim Spa Uncovered in Winter?
Swim spas are highly versatile units that allow their users to swim as if they’re in a full-sized swimming pool and soak like they’re in a relaxing hot tub. Compared with a full-sized swimming pool, the compact size and the smaller volume of water in a swim spa allows them to be kept warm enough […]
What is Considered a Small Pool Size?
Almost anyone who loves swimming has at some point fantasized about having a swimming pool installed in their own backyard. But in this day and age of urban density and a soaring cost of living, things like space and finances may be so limited that the backyard swimming pool dream seems unattainable. But if you […]
How to Use a Swim Spa Year Round
Do you love the idea of swimming in your backyard? But are you bummed out that you live in an area that experiences more winter than it does summer? There is a solution for swimmers who would love the ability to swim in their backyard but suffer from long, harsh winters. Want to learn how […]
How Exercise Pools Work?
Most enthusiastic swimmers have dreamt of owning their own pool at some point in their life. What could be better than stepping out into your backyard and hopping straight into your own swimming pool? No need to drive to the local recreation centre or worry about coordinating the entire family’s schedule. But maybe your finances […]