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6 Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub

Have you been thinking about a backyard upgrade and eyeing that new hot tub? While, at first glance, purchasing a new spa can feel like a splurge to bring some fun to your home, there are some actual, practical perks … Continued

How Rain Affects Your Pool

It’s swimming season in Upstate New York and that means that we can expect more than our fair share of sunshine (great!) and rain (not so great). And while this may not be your first rain season rodeo, you may … Continued

7 Yoga Stretches for the Pool

One of the best ways to end your cardio in the pool is to STRETCH! STRETCH! STRETCH! Stretching is so good for the health of our muscles and the stability & range of motion in our joints. Strong and flexible … Continued

Poolside Drinks: Floats

Root Beer floats are a classic ice cream drink. You get the combination of a sweet and bubbly beverage that you and your friends can enjoy by the pool. Follow along below with our favorite Root Beer Float recipe!  This … Continued

Summer Reading Fun

Expand your Child’s understanding of the world and strengthen your bond by reading together this summer! This is a great activity for your kids to do this summer and prevents what educators call the summer slide, where reading ability declines … Continued

Poolside Drinks: Frozen Lemonade

Frozen Lemonade is a true summer drink staple. Who doesn’t love the sweet and tart combination of delicious lemonade in the summer? Packed with tons of vitamin C,  this refreshing beverage is the perfect go-to, and over crushed ice is … Continued

Prep for Your Pool Opening

The unofficial start of Summer is coming and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the incoming season by prepping your pool for all of that summer splashing. Even if you’re not necessarily ready to peel your cover … Continued

Great Cardio Workout for the Pool

There are so many great ways to get a good cardio workout in the pool WITHOUT DOING A SINGLE LAP! Jennilee Toner, Alpin Haus Fitness Center Manager and International Yoga & Anatomy Teacher, shares with us 7 fun ways to … Continued

FAQs for New Pool Owners

You’ve always wanted a pool and now you’ve finally taken the plunge and invested in your own personal backyard oasis. Congratulations! Now that the dust has settled in your yard, you’ve found yourself with some basic questions about pool ownership … Continued

Pool Opening Checklist

The wait is over! The temperature is rising, the sun is out, and it’s time to take your first plunge of the season. But first things first, you need to open that pool. We know that the prospect of prepping … Continued