Swimming Pool Blog

POOL SAFETY
  • Temporary and Removable Swimming Pool Fencing
    Rob Cox
    Temporary pool fences the many uses of removable pool fences for increased safety around the pool. I'll bet you didn't know there was so many  uses for temporary pool barriers!
    Thursday, November 06, 2014 6:18 PM
  • Lifeguard Skills for Pool Owners
    Rob Cox
    Lifeguard skills for pool owners - knowing how to properly guard your pool, with active adult supervision, takes some learning. Here's some best practices for pool owners to become better lifeguards of their own pool!
    Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:07 AM
  • The Problem with Water Wings or Swimmies
    Rob cox
    Water wings are dangerous and detrimental to a young child. Dangerous in that they can easily slip off or be punctured and detrimental because they hinder normal swim stroke developement. Don't use Water Wings !
    Thursday, June 12, 2014 4:18 PM
  • Family Swimming Pool Safety Summit
    Rob Cox
    Time to hold the annual Spring Safety Summit - so gather up family and friends, for a light discussion of possible backyard dangers. Here's some tips on how to hold your own pool safety meeting - so that everyone's collective pool safety awareness can be raised.
    Friday, May 02, 2014 10:24 AM
  • Guide to Swimming Pool Safety
    Pool safety - here's some thoughts from a parent (and pool owner) on how to make your pool safer. Also, introducing the Australian Kids Alive - Do the Five campaign.
     
    Friday, April 18, 2014 9:33 PM
  • Swimming Pool Alarms Buyer's Guide
    Pool alarms will not keep your pool safe. They are a poor substitute for a 4-sded fence or safety cover, and must be combined with constant supervision, swim lessons, and strong pool rules - and it can lead to a false sense of security.Nonetheless, they are an important Layer of Protections.

    Friday, March 28, 2014 4:14 PM
  • Pet Pool Safety
    Mark Garcia
    September is the time of year, this weekend in fact, where many public pools open up the pool to our 4 legged friends, with Doggy Swim Day. Lots of fun to watch, and even better if you've brought along a dog and a camera. Not all dogs know how to swim, and not all dogs want to swim. Take their lead...

    Sunday, September 08, 2013 7:40 AM
  • Baby & Toddler Swim Lessons - In Your Own Pool
    Mark Garcia
    Teaching babies, or toddlers how to swim in your own pool is simple. You don't need to sign up for "Mommy & Me" classes at an indoor pool, with a professional teacher - you and your baby, and some other Moms can create your own 6 week course - starting now! Each summer, take the opportunity to give formal swim lessons to all children, age 0 - ?
    Saturday, July 27, 2013 8:21 AM
  • Comparing Inground Pool Alarms
    Mark Garcia
    Pool Alarm Reviews and Comparisons. Mark reviews 3 of our top selling pool alarms, PoolGuard, AquaGuard and PoolEye pool alarms. Great information on the distinct differences between brands, along with helpful pool alarm comparison chart.
    Wednesday, June 26, 2013 7:57 AM
  • Proper Adult Supervision: How to Guard the Pool
    Rob Cox
    Active adult supervision means maintaining eye contact with your swimmers at all times. It should also mean getting in the pool with your swimmers, especially when they are young swimmers.
    Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:15 AM
  • Pool Party Safety
    Rob Cox
    Pool Party season is upon us, and this being National Water Safety Month, it's a great time to review some pool safety information - in particular, how to host a safe pool party.

    Each year, hundreds of emergency room visits are made for near-drownings or diving injuries. In most cases, a lifeguard was not designated.
    Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:10 PM