The days of young boys riding their bikes to the swimming hole in the local river or creek are long gone. A swimming pool used to be a liner placed in a hole in the ground and a filter that used tons of chemicals. Today, concept swimming pools are much more the rage. Swimming used to be considered strictly to stay cool and immerse oneself in water. Today, pools are as much for rehabilitation or exercise as they are for strictly entertainment purposes. The technology used in today’s swimming pools has advanced considerably and the effort needed to maintain pools has greatly reduced the hassles usually associated with owning a pool.
The backyard swimming pool will forever be a fixture of fun and entertainment for generations of kids and adults. However, for many of us, access to swimming pools is difficult or unappealing. Monthly gym fees, over-chlorinated water and fighting for lane space in crowded pools make this entire process less fun and more of a hassle. Many companies are now offering pool kits that will put the advantages of owning a pool just steps away without the hassles of using a community or gym pool.
More and more people are intrigued with a concept known as the Endless Pool. This is a small pool with many benefits. Many consumers today realize the benefits of aquatic exercise. For reasons of health and exercise, aquatic therapy, specialized training, family fun and pure enjoyment these pools have much to offer today’s health concerned consumers. The Endless Pool is designed to fit just about anywhere, either inside or outside in the backyard or off the deck. Because this product is modular in it’s design, the parts will fit through any regular size doorway and so it can easily be installed inside. This pool ranges in size from 7 x 12 to 10 x 16 and the water depth can be up to 6 feet deep.
Kits are also available for a swim spa combination. This combines the hydrotherapy spa with a variable speed swim current. A Fastlane pool is designed for customers who simply want to swim. Generally this pool is used simply for exercise and is not fully-landscaped. This pool is moveable so it can be used outside in the summer and moved into a garage or basement in the winter. Packages are also available for a product called Waterwell. This is basically a square pool about chest deep used for aquatic exercise or therapy. Of course, kits are also available for a conventional inground or above-ground pool as well.
Whatever the need or purpose, it is easy to see that there are many possibilities for those looking for alternatives for swimming pools in today’s market. Kits are cost conscience and quite affordable for most consumers. So this summer, stay cool and check out some of these cool kits.