Off Season Pool Maintenance – Make It Easy

Take care of your pool all year long by using chemicals that are specifically for your end of season closing. Closing your pool the correct way makes pool maintenance easy and even easier once it comes time to open in the spring.  Arctic Blue Winter Kits are offered in two different sizes. One treats 12k … Read more

How to Prepare and Close Your Pool

With the summer weeks going away and the season of fall quickly approaching, how should you prepare your pool for closing for the season? There are steps that need to be followed for a successful pool closing.  Once these steps are completed, your pool will be ready for that winter nap. Balance the Pool Water … Read more

Swimming and Coordination

Along with many other physical benefits, swimming has been shown to increase coordination.  Image by tookapic from Pixabay Practicing different strokes in the water, or even just doggy paddling all require a good amount of physical coordination to pull off.  Image by Jan Haerer from Pixabay Having better coordination can help to increase reaction time … Read more

Fountain of Youth

Maybe the secret to eternal youth was swimming all along.  Individuals who swim 3-5 times a week have been shown to have improved blood pressure, muscle mass, pulmonary function, and blood chemistry.  Photo by Carlos Felipe Vericat Sanz on Unsplash These metrics typically get worse as aging continues, but those who often swim postpone the … Read more

Social Benefits of a Pool

Pools offer many different social aspects in relation to both family and friends.  The pool can act as a setting for family visits, celebrations, and even the most casual get-togethers.  Photo by Ash Dowie on Unsplash It can also be an educational opportunity for young children, or a place for some friendly competition.  Photo by … Read more

Swimming and Sleep

Swimming pools and swim spas are not only great for the daylight hours, they can even benefit you throughout the night!  Swimming is a great activity to relax your body and mind and help you to sleep. Swimming burns around 350 to 420 calories an hour, depending on how hard you are working. Swimming is … Read more