Swimming is fun on its own, but it's even more fun when you have games to play at the pool. From classics like Marco Polo to more modern games, there are plenty of opportunities for you to have a great time with your little one. Listed below are our top 5 favorite swimming pool games for kids, along with instructions for how to play each of them.
The concept of washing your body before getting into the swimming pool is a little strange to most people. Why would you bother to rinse your body with water when you're about to jump in a pool full of it? There are a number of benefits that come with pre-swim rinses, which is why many pool owners we've worked with have installed outdoor showers by their pools for guests to use before they swim. Here is a look at why washing before swimming is so important to the maintenance and lifetime of your swimming pool.
Take a look at this new inground sports pool we are building. It features a sun shelf for lounging, two skimmers and a high velocity filtration system.
If you have a sloped backyard, you have probably already explored the idea of getting a pool retaining wall. This is a special wall installed to hold back dirt in a sloped yard so the swimming pool can be constructed on a flat surface. To give you a better understanding of this concept, let's take a look at different types and uses of pool retaining walls.
Playing in your own backyard swimming pool can be a lot of fun, but not everyone has the opportunity to do that. Whether you're on vacation, living in an area that doesn't allow pools, or you are waiting for yours to be installed, you may be inclined to take a trip to a public pool. It is imperative that you practice proper public pool safety in order to ensure that you and your family are safe at all times. The tips below will help you do just that.
Are you thinking about installing an in-ground swimming pool in a yard full of trees? If so, there are some scenarios you need to prepare for. Whether you decide to keep the trees or get rid of some of them, you need to be aware of how trees impact in-ground swimming pool construction. Here is a closer look at what might be in store for you.
It's no secret that in-ground swimming pools are somewhat pricey, even if you work with an affordable pool installation company. If you are looking to install a pool but need money to do so, you may seek out a swimming pool loan. You could get this through a traditional bank or through a swimming pool lender, depending on the nature of your credit and your pool project as a whole. Let's take a look at the process of getting a swimming pool loan so you can know what to expect along the way.
Most of us spend a great deal of time anxiously waiting for the weather to warm up to get the pool water to the right temperature. What happens when that warming effect goes too far though? In the peak of the summer, many homeowners find themselves avoiding their sparkling swimming pool because the water is simply too hot to swim in. In this discussion, we will go over some simple ways to cool down your pool water so you can enjoy your pool on those hot summer days.
Tired of topping off your pool water? Feel like you're wasting more water than you should? If so, there are a number of ways you can reduce your water usage and save yourself money along the way. The guide below explains how to conserve swimming pool water so you can help the planet and your wallet at the same time.
Who says you can only use your pool for 2-3 months out of the year? After making an investment in such an amazing home feature, you might as well get the most out of it. You can't control the weather, but there are some steps you can take to make your pool usable even longer. Here is a guide explaining how to extend your pool season.