How to Winterize a Swim Spa?

How to Winterize a Swim Spa?

Beyond the advantage of being able to be fit in a relatively small space, swim spas are cherished by swimming fanatics because they can be used all year round. The amount of water that fills the tank is small enough to keep it efficiently heated even when the surrounding temperatures drop below freezing. But for
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How to Maintain a Swim Spa

How to Maintain a Swim Spa

Swim spas have become a popular alternative among backyard swimming enthusiasts who may not be able to install a full sized swimming pool. By creating a strong water current that keeps a swimmer in one spot while they practice their stroke, the swim spa allows long periods of swimming without ever reaching the pool edge.
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How a Swim Spa Helps Ease Aches and Pains

How a Swim Spa Helps Ease Aches and Pains

Swim spas are great for swimming aficionados who lack the space for a full sized swimming pool. Being kept in place by a powerful current ensures the swimmer never reaches the end of the tank. This eliminates the need for a large space for swimming laps. But swim spa use isn’t limited to swimming alone.
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How to Install a Swim Spa Inground

How to Install a Swim Spa Inground

Since their advent in the 1970s, swim spas have only become more and more popular. This may be a result of smaller, more expensive properties or it may have to do with the convenience of being able to use a swim spa all year round – even in colder climates. Whatever the reason for their
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How Does a Swim Spa Compare to Lap Swimming?

How Does a Swim Spa Compare to Lap Swimming?

Over time backyard swimming has evolved from full sized swimming pools built for large plots of land to smaller and smaller tanks.  Single lane lap pools were the first attempt at reducing the footprint created by the backyard swimming pool.  Their long and narrow tanks allow one to swim laps, but still require a significant
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How to Get into a Swim Spa?

How to Get into a Swim Spa?

The global pandemic has created a new order of winners and losers.  Things like grocery stores and online shopping have thrived while former mainstays such as bars and restaurants are having a tough go of things.  The fitness and recreation sector has also seen its fair share of disruption.  Gyms have been opening and closing
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How Often Should I Shock My Swim Spa?

How Often Should I Shock My Swim Spa?

Although the average person may think that a swim spa is nothing but fun and games, the swim spa owner knows that this is far from the truth.  Keeping the water clean is an important job that ensures the safety of all those who use it.  Dirty swim spa water can cause all sorts of
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New Year’s Swim Spa Resolutions

New Year’s Swim Spa Resolutions

The end of the year provides some time to look back over the past year and make changes to make the coming year even better.  Although most resolutions involve personal betterment, you can also make resolutions regarding your swim spa.  This will not only lead to personal betterment, but it can also lead to a
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How Fast Can You Swim in a Swim Spa?

How Fast Can You Swim in a Swim Spa?

Swim spas are a popular alternative among those who may not have the room for a larger swimming pool.  They allow you to swim in a fraction of the space required for a full sized pool.  But if you’re not actually swimming laps in a swim spa, how natural does it feel?  And how fast
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How Long of a Pool do You Need to Swim Laps

How Long of a Pool do You Need to Swim Laps

While swimming is a popular form of exercise, it’s become somewhat more complicated since the appearance of the global pandemic.  Getting down to your local gym or community centre may not even be possible if your area is experiencing a lockdown.  This has led to a surge in interest in private swimming pools, lap pools
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