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"Designer" kiddie pools are the hottest new way to cool off.

Kiddie pools are the new Instagram status symbol and are being resold on eBay for over 300% their original value

An Intex pool previously sold at Walmart for $370 is being resold on eBay for between $1,000 and $1,500.

The best swimming pools

Above-ground pools are a quick and affordable solution for swimming in your backyard. These are the best swimming pools you can buy.
A Lifeguard waves at swimmers in Venice Beach during the first day of the Memorial Day holiday weekend during the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic in California on May 23, 2020.

As beaches and pools reopen for the summer, lifeguards must figure out how to stay safe and also save lives

Lifeguards at reopened pools and beaches will likely be wearing face masks, won't be able to perform traditional CPR, and will also be tasked with enforcing social distancing.
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Chlorine kills germs, but its most effective in your pool

Chlorine needs over 15 minutes to kill some viruses, which is why it is best used as a disinfectant in the water supply or in pools where it can sit.
A CGI rendition of what Therme Manchester is set to look like.

A $315 million indoor waterpark is coming to the UK, with swim-up bars, mineral baths, and botanical gardens

Therme Manchester will have a wellbeing focus, with steam rooms, saunas, and water-based fitness classes, as well as waterslides and a wave pool.
Team France at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

25 stunning photos of synchronized swimmers taken at the perfect time

Photos of synchronized swimmers prove that the sport goes far beyond floral swim caps and coordinated outfits.
Team France at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

25 stunning photos of synchronized swimmers taken at the perfect time

Photos of synchronized swimmers prove that the sport goes far beyond floral swim caps and coordinated outfits.
Swimply is the perfect website to use throughout the summer if you don't have a pool.

A new website lets you rent swimming pools by the hour, and it’s perfect for summer

Currently the company offers access to pools in 20 states across the US, many of which cost less than $100 per hour to rent.
The pool may be your go-to spot for summer fun, but you're likely sharing the water with bacteria, parasites and viruses.

‘Hot tub rash’ can cause pus-filled blisters, and you can get it from pools and lakes too. Here are 9 other ways swimming can make you sic...

Crypto is dangerous to swimmers because it resists chlorine, but norovirus, giarda, shigella, and legionella can all be in your swimming pool too.

A parasitic infection called ‘crypto’ that causes diarrhea is on the rise in US swimming pools

The US Centers for Disease and Prevention warn that outbreaks of crypto, a parasitic infection which causes diarrhea, are increasing across the US.