Water Safety Month: The Importance of Teaching Your Kids to Swim

Learn To Swim

By Dana Robinson The month of May brings to mind images of spring flowers, warmer weather, and of course, Mother’s Day. But in the pool community it’s also known as National Water Safety Month! The annual campaign was created by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals to raise awareness about water safety and to … Continue reading Water Safety Month: The Importance of Teaching Your Kids to Swim

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‘Tis the Season of Giving: 5 Pool Gifts Under $20

Pool Scouts Gift Giving Ideas

Written by guest author: Miranda Lindsey It may be winter, but the pool fun doesn’t have to stop completely. This holiday season opt for gifts that can make summer a little more fun with LED lights, pool floats and accessories. Amazon sells a wide range of pool items that make last minute gifts for your … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season of Giving: 5 Pool Gifts Under $20

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Argh, I Need To Deal With The Pool!

Pool Closing, Pool Cover, Winter Pools, Winterize Pool

If you are a pool owner and a pool owner like me, you’ve uttered the words in this blog title once or twice, “Argh, I need to deal with the pool!” This time of year in addition to raking the leaves and cleaning out the gutters, dealing with the pool is one of the bigger … Continue reading Argh, I Need To Deal With The Pool!

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Why Hair Turns Green In The Pool And 9 Ways To Fix It!

Green Hair from chlorine

All you blondes out there are probably dealing with similar struggles this summer. If your hair turns green after taking a splash in the pool, you’re certainly not alone.  Green hair can be an irritating setback during a season expected to be fun and free, so we are here to explain the mystery and solve … Continue reading Why Hair Turns Green In The Pool And 9 Ways To Fix It!

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Green Pool Got You Down?

green pool

The summer is flying right by and we cannot believe it is already August. Thankfully, we still have plenty of fun in the sun ahead of us, and whether you were ready two weeks ago or not, the kids still have half of their summer break left. Around this time of the summer, we often … Continue reading Green Pool Got You Down?

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Fun in the Fourth of July Sun

Get Your Pool Clean for the Fourth of July

Proud to be an American and ready to rock the red, white, and blue? Well, it’s your time to shine! On the Fourth of July in 1776, the Continental Congress of America adopted the Declaration of Independence. The federal holiday, also known as Independence Day, has been celebrated yearly ever since. You’re in luck, because … Continue reading Fun in the Fourth of July Sun

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Diving into the Summer Feet First

Water Fight

Although it may seem as though summer started weeks ago, let’s not forget that the official first day of summer is June 21st! The temperature is rising, the kids are already sunburnt and worn out, and your personal pool has been occupied every day since the middle of May. The question is: How will you … Continue reading Diving into the Summer Feet First

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Keep Furry Friends Safe by the Pool

May is National Water Safety Month, and we’ve already talked about some key steps to keeping your pool safe. Those tips include being vigilant by the pool, keeping emergency numbers and kits nearby, and ensuring your perimeter fence is well maintained and up to code. Since it is so important to make sure all swimmers … Continue reading Keep Furry Friends Safe by the Pool

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5 Steps To Keep Your Pool Safe This Season

Pool Scouts Water Safety Gizmo

Welcome to National Water Safety Month!  Each year Pool Scouts will spend the month of May talking about how we, as pool owners, can keep our backyards safe for family, friends and neighbors. Last year we introduced Gizmo, our Pool Safety Mascot, and he is back to offer up more advice. Part of my job here … Continue reading 5 Steps To Keep Your Pool Safe This Season

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Quick Tips to Make Your Outdoor Space Pop

Pool Patio decor

Ah, spring! That first warm day after a long winter is unbeatable. Getting outside and basking in the warm sun makes it the best season of the year. But building the list of to do’s to spruce up the yard makes springtime a love-hate relationship for me. Part of me can’t wait to get out … Continue reading Quick Tips to Make Your Outdoor Space Pop

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