As you can imagine, there is tons of information on the internet concerning swimming pools. Following are several that I have visited and feel might beneficial to those considering purchasing a swimming pool or those of you that already have a swimming pool.
Planning a Swimming Pool
www.myaquatechpool.com Aquatech is a society of pool building professionals. This is a good web site to visit to get general information if you are planning on building a swimming pool.
www.aquamagazine.com Aqua Magazine is a magazine of the swimming pool industry. It contains general and specific information as well as links to other pool-related web sites.
www.poolsearch.com This is a consumer guide to the swimming pool and hot tub industry which covers virtually every aspect of pool ownership.
www.phta.org This web site has many of the award-winning pools that have been honored at the annual Expo of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals.
www.gohlkepools.com I might be a bit biased, but this web site should be useful in your pool planning.
Pool Houses & Gazebos
www.summerwood.com This is the web site of Summerwood Products. They are designers of pool houses and gazebos and sell ready-to-assemble kits.
www.poolhouses.com This is the web site of Coventry Pool and Garden Houses. If you are interested in building a pool house, then this is the web site for you.
For Existing Pool Owners
www.poolmanual.com This web site attempts to teach pool owners how to effectively and efficiently operate and care for your swimming pool.
www.poolspaliving.com Pool and Spa Living is a consumer pool and spa magazine. This web site has on-line news and articles about current and upcoming issues.
www.anchorinc.com Anchor Industries is a pool cover company that manufactures mesh and solid covers that anchor to the pool deck.
www.pentairpool.com Pac Fab has been an industry leader for over 25 years and has recently grown to be one of the largest pump and filter manufacturers in the swimming pool industry. They also manufacture heaters, lights, and control systems.
www.jandy.com This is Teledyne Laars/Jandy products. They supply control systems, heaters, valves, and waterfalls to the swimming pool industry.
www.polarispool.com Polaris Pool Systems manufacture top-of-the-line automatic pool cleaners, as well as other products.
www.srsmith.com S.R. Smith is a company that produces diving boards, slides, and rail products.
Swimming Pool Chemicals
www.bioguard.com BioGuard is the leading manufacturer of pool chemicals. This is a very good web site for general pool care information as it has tips and troubleshooting information.
chlorine.americanchemistry.com The Chlorine Chemistry Council provides answers to the most commonly asked questions about chlorine and chlorine use.
www.safekids.com This is the web site of the National Safe Kids Campaign, which among other child safety issues, addresses swimming pool safety.
www.heart.org This is the web site of the American Heart Assocation.
These are just a few of the websites that might be helpful whether you are interested in building a pool or if you already are a pool owner. If you have a favorite swimming pool website, let us know!