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There are so many pets, mostly dogs, who just LOVE the water. For example, labs, retrievers, and spaniels were originally bred to hunt game in the water. While their hunting days may be over, their love for water is still inherent. Kids always get a good laugh when their dog dives into the pool with […]

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is a world-wide event supported by aquatic facilities, waterparks, pools, swim schools, YMCA’s, and more! The goal of this event is to build awareness about the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim in order to prevent drowning. The Florida Swimming Pool Association has chapters who participate in this event […]

A pool is a valuable investment. Like all other investments, you want to make sure you receive the most out of it. That is why it is important to keep it running properly. The following terms will help you to keep your pool running properly and allow you to get the most out of your […]

Trying to get the kids out of the pool for lunch or for snacks is no easy feat. They’re having so much fun and don’t want to stop just to eat! Make it worth their while by creating fun, irresistible snacks! We have a Pinterest board dedicated to snacks by the pool. Check it out […]

Hurricane season takes place June 1 through November 30. There are many myths regarding throwing outdoor furniture inside pools and even draining a swimming pool before a hurricane. Both of these actions can be dangerous and detrimental to a swimming pool. Below are some tips from FSPA to help you become better prepared for a […]

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to enjoy the outdoors safely. They have named the Friday before Memorial Day “Don’t Fry Day.” What You Can Do to Be Safe in the Sun: Do Not Burn Overexposure to the sun is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Avoid Sun Tanning and […]

The first step to being safe around water is learning to swim! Swimming lessons reduce the risk of drowning by 88%. Below are several organizations that offer swimming lessons. Click each organization to find out about lessons near you. YMCA – Learn about water safety and find a YMCA near you for swim lessons. Red […]

School is almost out which means your pool will be busy! Make your pool the place to be this summer with great pool parties. End of School: Keep that excitement going on the last day of school by having an end of school pool party! Let the kids be with their school friends just a little […]

Did you know May is National Water Safety Month? The Florida Swimming Pool Association is joining thousands of organizations all over the country in educating the public on swimming pool safety. Let’s work together to inform and educate on water safety and prevent drowning. Florida loses more children under the age of five to drowning […]

With so many great and cute pool toys out there, you just have to have them all. But where are you going to put them? Where does functionality meet fashion? Pinterest, of course! FSPA is on Pinterest with boards of past design award winners (major inspiration) and other pool-related pins. Follow us! On Pinterest there […]

Love My Pool the FSPA blog

There are so many pets, mostly dogs, who just LOVE the water. For example, labs, retrievers, and spaniels were originally bred to hunt game in the water. While their hunting days may be over, their love for water is still inherent. Kids always get a good laugh when their dog dives into the pool with […]

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is a world-wide event supported by aquatic facilities, waterparks, pools, swim schools, YMCA’s, and more! The goal of this event is to build awareness about the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim in order to prevent drowning. The Florida Swimming Pool Association has chapters who participate in this event […]

A pool is a valuable investment. Like all other investments, you want to make sure you receive the most out of it. That is why it is important to keep it running properly. The following terms will help you to keep your pool running properly and allow you to get the most out of your […]