No longer the preserve of the rich and famous; recent swimming pool innovation and design has made owning your own swimming pool an affordable luxury! You’ll still be the envy of your neighbours and very popular with your friends though…! Above ground swimming pool kits are only a quarter of the price of similar sized in ground swimming pools so they bring all the benefits of an in ground pool for a fraction of the cost!
Drawings and paintings found in ancient Egypt, which date back to 2500bce depict people swimming! During the early 19th Century, swimming naked was commonplace! It wasn’t until the mid 1860’s that local authorities and swimming clubs introduced regulations that swimmers had to wear costumes when swimming in public! Around this time men and women were allocated different sections of beach to ensure they swam separately at the seaside!
Although at times it feels like the world has gone health and safety mad and any fun seems to be subject to a risk assessment, when it comes to swimming pool safety you really can’t be too careful. Most swimming pool safety measures are common sense but whether you are thinking of installing an above ground swimming pool for the first time or you have had a swimming pool for a while, the following checklist could make a life saving difference:
As London 2012 draws ever closer, it’s highly likely watching the world’s most outstanding swimmers in action will inspire you to put on your water wings. By installing an above ground swimming pool from Products4Pools you can attempt to emulate the elite on a daily basis without having to leave the house! Why not go all the way and treat yourself to a spa, sauna or steam room for some well earned relaxation after all that exercise?