Pool ownership is sure to bring laughs, good times and great memories. But with pool ownership also comes great responsibility. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children aged 1 to 4. According to the Centers for Disease Control, three children die every day due to drowning.  These sobering statistics aren’t intended to  Read More

Having an inground pool makes your time outside that much more enjoyable. Pools are great for exercising, relaxing, or spending time with family and friends. At the same time, pool ownership comes with certain responsibilities. You must keep your pool safe and mitigate the risk of unwanted entry, as well as maintain healthy water quality  Read More

If you have a swimming pool in your Virginia Beach backyard, safety is extremely important. In addition to making sure that all of the pool supplies and equipment are in good working order, it’s important to teach your children about pool safety as early as possible. One way to encourage water safety is to enroll  Read More

One might assume that swimming lessons are necessary for the summertime, when it’s warm and everybody wants to visit the beach or community pool for some splashing and fun. You may be surprised to know, however, that some communities offer lessons all year long. Check with your local recreation center for information on indoor swimming  Read More

On a hot summer’s day, nothing beats time spent playing and splashing in the backyard pool. Whether alone or with friends, pool time certainly gives you the opportunity to cool off when the weather becomes unbelievably hot. However, just because you’ve given your body the chance to stay cool, it doesn’t mean you can get  Read More

Maybe it’s happened to you: after a long day in the pool, splashing and swimming with family and friends, you finally come out to dry off and sense a heavy feeling in your ear. There’s a crunching sound, and your ear feels as though it’s been plugged, though you’re capable of hearing everything around you.  Read More

Summertime means no more school – until September – and long days playing outside and having fun in the pool. Whether you have your own swimming area or have a membership to a community pool, it’s important that everybody know the proper safety procedures, so that in the event of an emergency you are able  Read More

Yes, we had a rough winter here in Hampton Roads. It seemed for a while we would never see Spring, but now that the sun has finally come out you’re probably planning of reopening the pool for another year of relaxing in the warmer months. If you’ve kept up with the maintenance of your pool  Read More