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Announcing Our Lakeland Office in Polk County!

Olympus Pools Lakeland Office

As one of Tampa’s top Swimming Pool Builders, we at Olympus Pools are very excited to announce the opening of our office in Lakeland!  Our new office is located at 625 Commerce Dr, Suite 302 in Lakeland FL 33813 and our phone number for Lakeland is 863-646-6466.  With this office, we are now firmly established in..

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What’s The Difference Between A Hot Tub And An In-Ground Spa?

in-ground spas

As you consider a variety of features for your pool, you’ll likely come across hot tubs and in-ground spas. Many believe that these terms are synonymous, but in reality, there are critical differences between the two. Understanding the differences between in-ground spas and hot tubs is crucial in allowing you to make an informed decision..

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A Quick Look At Three Types Of Pool Heaters

pool heaters

Heaters can significantly extend what you consider “pool-season.” In fact, many Florida pool owners have found that installing a heater makes their pool available for year-round use. However, choosing a pool heater can be difficult. There are multiple options to choose from, each with pros and cons. Fortunately, this guide can help.  Solar Pool Heaters..

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How To Select The Right Hot Tub For Your Backyard

right hot tub

Nothing completes a backyard oasis like a hot tub. They provide the perfect opportunity to relax outdoors and enjoy the beauty of your home. They can also provide numerous health benefits to Florida retirees, such as increased circulation, decreased muscle and joint soreness, and a stronger immune system. Consider these tips to help you select..

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Three Ways To Add Some Poolside Shade

poolside shade

As Florida homeowners, the hot summer sun is something with which we are all too familiar. Not only can the sun be an inconvenience, but it can be dangerous as well if you do not take the proper precautions. If you own a pool in Florida but find that it is often too hot during..

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How To Get The Dream Swimming Pool

dream swimming pool

Today, it’s easier than ever to install the dream swimming pool! Pools are more affordable than ever, and design features that were once only seen at resorts are now available to Florida homeowners. If you’re considering installing a pool, be sure to ask yourself these questions before doing so. How Will You Use The Pool?..

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Environmentally-Friendly Swimming Pools

Over the past few years, Americans have become more and more concerned with reducing their carbon footprint and becoming environmentally-friendly. However, many Florida pool owners may not be aware of the fact that their pool is one of the simplest things in their home to make eco-friendly! Not only can environmentally-friendly swimming pools be good..

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Swimming Pool Pet Safety Tips

Swimming Pool Pet Safety

As enjoyable as owning a pool can be, safety should always be the main concern. While many people consider how to keep their children safe around the pool, they fail to consider how they will keep their pets safe. Taking these precautions and implementing these swimming pool pet safety tips could help prevent an accident..

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What are the Best Pool Designs for A Small Backyard?

best pool designs

Pool designs have come a long way over the past couple decades. One of the benefits of this is the fact that more homeowners are able to install a pool. In Florida, many residents do not have large backyards and yet more people than ever own pools. Thanks to modern design options, it’s possible to..

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A Look At Outdoor Kitchen Countertop Materials

Outdoor Kitchen Countertop

When designing your outdoor kitchen, you’ll quickly realize that one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is about the outdoor kitchen countertop materials. The countertop material that you choose will impact the durability and longevity of your outdoor kitchen. We recommend choosing from one of three main options. Tile Countertops Tiles can be..

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Two Swimming Exercises For Fitness In 2018

swimming exercises

At some point, you’ve probably heard how beneficial it is to train in a pool. Working out in water is a great way to add resistance to your workouts, spike your heart rate, and shed fat fast. Working out in the pool is also great for those who are injured or deal with chronic pain..

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How To Choose Your Swimming Pool Color

There are a number of options you’ll need to choose from when designing your pool. There are broader decisions, like the material that will make up your pool’s surface, to more specific decisions, like the accent tiling you’d like to use. Did you know that you can also choose the color of your pool? One..

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Two Senior-Friendly Swimming Pool Features

senior friendly swimming pool

Swimming pools can be very beneficial for seniors. It’s a way for them to exercise, remain active, and relax outdoors. Unfortunately, many seniors shy away from installing a pool in their backyard because of safety fears. With so many retirees for Florida, it’s important that they consider all options before ruling out the possibility of..

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Four Kid-Friendly Swimming Pool Features

kid friendly swimming pool

Many people who are considering a pool end up shying away from it because they have children. However, children are actually a great reason to install a pool! There are a number of kid-friendly swimming pool water features that will keep your children active outdoors for hours. When talking to your pool contractor about your..

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Is A Sports Swiming Pool For You?

sports swimming pool

Many Tampa pool owners are retirees who are simply looking for a relaxing, basic pool design. They do not need extravagant features, opting instead for something practical. If this sounds familiar, one of the best pool options you can consider is a sports pool. Sports pools do not have a deep end and are designed..

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Swimming Pool Surface Materials

Swimming Pool Surface Materials

When designing your pool, your contractor will present you with a variety of options to choose from. One of the more important decisions you’ll have to make is about your swimming pool surface materials.  Here are some of the available swimming pool surface materials: Concrete Concrete pool surfaces allow for the most flexibility in their design…

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