Three Options For A Kid-Friendly Park District Pool System

Park district swimming pools offer a great source of recreation for families during warm weather months. However, traditional swimming pools with shallow ends aren't always accommodating for families with young children. Toddlers just learning to get used to the water and preschoolers just learning to float need to be held by an adult, which means less play time for the whole family. If your park district has a budget for a new pool facility, here are some options to consider to make your summer swim program more accessible for families.   Read More...

Caring for Your Pool the Best You Can

If you have an inground swimming pool, then you want to be sure you are doing everything possible to keep the pool in great condition. When you pay proper attention to the care of your pool, you will get to reap the rewards that will come in the form of a healthy and gorgeous pool awaiting you each time you want to go for a nice swim. Here is a list of some of the important things you want to do for your pool to show it how much you care.   Read More...

4 Tips To Create The Perfect Outdoor Hot Tub Area For All Year Enjoyment

Adding a hot tub to your home can be a great way to add a relaxing and therapeutic space to your home. This is an area where you will want to consider design to get the most out of your investment in a new hot tub. You may want to have a rustic design or unique features that you can use, such as a covered area or enclosure. Here are some tips to help you create the perfect outdoor hot tub space to enjoy all year.   Read More...

Renting Your Home? You Can Still Have A Pool In Your Backyard

If you are renting your home you are likely limited on what you can do, such as changes you can make both inside and outside. If you would like a pool in the backyard for you and your family to enjoy, you can still have one. Below is some information about this so you can determine if you would like this for your family Above-Ground Pool You should consider getting a pool that is above the ground.   Read More...

Bring The Lake To Your Own Backyard

Does a dip in the lake bring back memories of fabulous summer days? You can recreate that feeling in your own backyard with a natural pool designed to look like a lake. You'll get all the benefits and beauty of lakeside living while swimming in a clean, controlled environment in your own space. Here are some design tips.  Consider the Edge Your swimming pool will have regular walls and edges, but in a natural pool design these will be hidden by sloping edges that look like they are natural entrances to water.   Read More...