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8 Swimming Pool Safety Tips

8 Swimming Pool Safety Tips Swimming Pool Safety Tips Swimming pool safety tips should be on your list along with warm weather, sunshine, and time with family and friends. Summer is the perfect time for pools…heck, any season is pool season when you live in Florida, right? With the majority of the population splashing around…

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9 Ways Sahara Dust Affects Your Pool

9 Ways Sahara Dust Affects Your Pool How Sahara Dust Affects Your Pool Ah, yes…the annual red dusting. Each year in June and July, Sahara Dust floats across the ocean on the trade winds and affects all of us here on the other side. While this phenomenon does create some beautiful sunrises and sunsets (not…

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Why a Pool Safety Break is Great

Why a Pool Safety Break is Great Do you remember a pool safety break? Being a kid at the public pool and having the lifeguard kick everyone out of the pool for 15 minutes periodically? It cut into your fun time, but it was a good time for snacks! It made no sense when you…

First Time Pool Owners

6 Tips For First Time Pool Owners

6 Tips For First Time Pool Owners First Time Pool Owners Congratulations first time pool owners! You’ve taken the, pardon our pun, plunge and gotten your very first pool! While you are preparing yourself and your family for some splashing good fun, we want to help make sure that you are fully prepared for the…

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Are Pools Safe During Pregnancy?

Are Pools Safe During Pregnancy? Are Pools Safe During Pregnancy? When you are pregnant, chances are that you are looking at every single thing you used to do and wonder “Is this safe right now?” From your favorite foods to your favorite makeup to your favorite activities, you are looking at everything through a new…

Pools Appear Shallow

Why Do Swimming Pools Appear Shallow?

Why Do Swimming Pools Appear Shallow? Have you ever looked into a swimming pool and thought the pool was shallow? Only to jump in and realize the water actually comes over your head? Well, if so, you’re not alone. The way light waves travel in swimming pools acts as an optical illusion, tricking us into…

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How To Teach Your Kids to Swim

How To Teach Your Kids to Swim Teach your kids to swim if you want your child to grow up feeling safe and secure around water. You can teach your child to swim at nearly any age, but recommendations can change by age. The suggestions we listed below are for kids older than 4, so…

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5 Reasons Why Swimming Is Good for Mental Health

5 Reasons Why Swimming Is Good for Mental Health We know that exercise, in general, can positively affect our mental health, but swimming has many additional benefits that other forms of exercise can’t offer including that swimming is good for mental health. Speedo surveyed almost 1,200 swimmers about how swimming affects their mental health. Researchers…