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Pool Size Comparison: Olympic Size, 25 Meter & 25 Yard

This week, the International Olympic Committee, also known as the IOC, confirmed that Los Angeles was awarded to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. With the Summer Olympic Games back in the spotlight, it got us thinking about “Olympic-sized” pools and other competitive swimming pool sizes. If you’re unfamiliar with competitive swimming, here’s a quick […]

Fall is Coming: 4 Ways to Heat Your Pool

Summer has come to an end, which means that it’s time to say goodbye to hot days around the swimming pool. For pool owners in colder climates, it’ll soon be time to put the pool cover on and close it up for fall and winter. However, the swimming pool season doesn’t have to be over just yet. […]

Are you making these 5 hot tub care mistakes?

If you just purchased a hot tub for the cold fall and winter seasons, or are new to hot tub care, you’ll be happy to know that hot tub maintenance can be simple. If you avoid these five common hot tub care mistakes, you’ll save time and hassle: 1. Keeping your hot tub uncovered Keeping your hot tub covered […]

University-Level Swimming 101

School is back in session, which means university swimming and diving teams have officially begun training for the winter season. Since the swimming season just around the corner, here’s a quick roundup of the everything you need to know about university swimming: When In university competition, the swimming season runs from late September to April. […]

Pool Story: How a YMCA pool improved air quality

If you can’t see your facility’s pool you shouldn’t be able to smell it. The chemical pool smell that lurks into hallways, lobbies and locker rooms isn’t only unpleasant, but also toxic to inhale. However, aquatic facilities, like the Boulder Valley YMCA, have been trailblazers for facilities looking to improve air quality, while protecting the health […]

4 Ways to reduce your pool chlorine exposure

Being a low-impact exercise that works the entire body, swimming is a great exercise for all ages and capabilities. While swimming has many healthy benefits for our bodies physically, it can also expose our bodies to dangerous chemicals that’ll harm our digestive and respiratory health. If swimming is a part of your daily or weekly […]

How to take care of a Clear Comfort pool [Download]

The number one question that we hear is, “How will my pool maintenance change with a Clear Comfort system?” Taking care of a Clear Comfort pool is very similar to maintaining a traditional chlorinated or saltwater pool. However, a Clear Comfort system can provide a chlorine-free pool, and it will simplify your day-to-day pool maintenance […]

5 pool safety tips every parent should know

Although simple safety pool precautions are obvious to adults, children who are unfamiliar with a pool setting won’t know how to stay safe in or around a pool.  If your little one has expressed an interest in swimming for fun or with a swim team, you can help them become a safe swimmer with these five pool […]

Pool Professionals: 3 Ways to Boost Your Top and Bottom Line

Tame the internet, build customer loyalty and prosper There are two ways to look at business results—the top line and bottom line. Your bottom line is total profit and your top line is total sales. Top line improvements come from selling to more customers or selling more to each customer. Bottom line results come from […]

How to protect your skin & minimize DBPs while swimming

Did you know that lathering up with sunscreen before jumping in the pool could harm your respiratory health? While you think you’re protecting your skin with sunscreen in the pool, you may also be contributing to toxic disinfection byproducts, or DBPs, creation in the water.   There is a common misconception that pool odor and irritation comes from chlorine […]

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