How to Throw a Safe Kids’ Pool Party

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By Dana Robinson Children who were born during the warm spring and summer months routinely experience a perk that fall and winter babies have only dreamed of—annual birthday pool parties! These fortunate kids have the luxury of mixing their birthday celebrations with cannonball dives and games of Marco Polo. But along with all of the … Continue reading How to Throw a Safe Kids’ Pool Party

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How To Avoid Sunburn

Mom putting sunscreen on her daughter near the pool

By Dana Robinson Where would we be without the sun? Cold, pale and starving, that’s where. The sun is the source of all life on this planet, and mild exposure to its plentiful rays can help boost your immune system and make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. However, too much sun can result … Continue reading How To Avoid Sunburn

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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 … 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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