4 Ways to Make Your Pool Fun & Safe for Those Who Can't Swim

Posted by Jim Riggs on Aug 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Did you know that about half of the population doesn't know how to swim? While that number may be a little lower here in the south where swimming pools are a summertime staple, there's still a a pretty good chance that at least one person you invite to your pool party won't be able to dive in with everyone else.

To make sure everyone has fun and stays safe, here are some ideas that'll help make your pool fun for people who can't swim:

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Topics: Safety, Fun & Games

7 Easy Ways to Create the Perfect Staycation

Posted by Jim Riggs on Jul 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you aren't able to break away for a vacation this summer don't sweat it. You can still relax and spend time with your family right in your own home if you plan the perfect staycation.

We've compiled this list of tips and suggestions that can be enjoyed right at home, whether you have young children, teens, or it's just you and your partner. Try them all in a weekend, or even just one every day for a week; either way, you're in for a great staycation!

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Topics: Fun & Games

6 Fun Pool Games for Families

Posted by Jim Riggs on Jun 24, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Why bother having a pool if you aren't going to use it for fun? We've already shared with you all of the pool accessories you need to have a great time, so here are even more ideas on how you can use those those toys to have the best summer ever; there are even some suggestions in our list that don't need any accessory other than your friends or family members.

Here are 6 fun pool games for families that are sure to kickstart some laughs, inspire a few memories, and spark a little healthy competition.

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Topics: Fun & Games

5 Swimming Exercises to Try in Your Pool

Posted by Jim Riggs on Jun 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

The great thing about swimming is how versatile of an activity it is: it's fun, it's relaxing, and it's even great exercise!

Swimming is a great workout because the density of water makes every movement a mini resistance-workout, but without the joint stress since the water also neutralizes gravity!

Since you probably know how to have fun and relax in the pool, we're here to share 5 fun and easy swimming exercises you can try next time you take a dip:

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Topics: Fun & Games

10 Must-Have Pool Accessories for an Extra Fun Summer

Posted by Jim Riggs on Jun 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Pools are already loads of fun on their own, but of course it never hurts to add a little more of a wow factor with a water feature, or a little more fun with some hot new pool accessories, toys, and games.

So whether this is your first summer with a pool or your 15th, these 10 pool accessories are a great way to personalize and reinvent your family's pool experience:

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Topics: Fun & Games