Fall and winter are times when most people close down their pools for the year and let them lie dormant until the next summer. However, there are ways you can have fun around your pool even in the cold weather! Fortunately, Florida winters are mild enough to allow for some real outdoor fun all year..
With temperatures staying relatively comfortable in Florida during the winter months, you may be wondering why you should invest in a heated pool. The reality is, though, that even a modest drop in temperature can make it seem cooler than it really is, especially in the water. If you want to enjoy the luxurious comforts..
While Marco Polo has been a classic pool game for generations, it’s time to splash into some fresh water games. The next time you throw a pool party for your kids and their friends, feel free to introduce these exciting games! Paper boat race. This pool game is unique because it incorporates arts and crafts..
With all the filters, decorations, and accessories available, it’s tempting to think of swimming pools as a modern convenience. However, the truth is that swimming has fascinated the human race for centuries. In fact, the history of swimming dates back all the way to ancient Egypt. Though our ancestors lacked electricity, they were able to..
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning. Tragically, an estimated 20 percent of these victims are children 14 years old or younger. Fortunately, there are many practical precautions you can take to keep your swimming pool a safe and enjoyable place for your family..
For children and adults alike, lounging by the swimming pool is one of the most exciting summer activities. Inviting your neighbors, friends, and coworkers over for a pool party is a great way to socialize and keep everyone cool when the sun is blazing. Be sure to make a splash by brainstorming a fun theme..
There are people throughout the world that love their swimming pools almost as much as they love their homes. Whether they’re looking for a great centerpiece for their backyard or simply want to make sure they swim in luxury, many homeowners are getting very creative with their swimming pool designs. Boasting impressive creativity and innovation,..
mmer is here! You change into your bathing suit, excited to jump into the water and cool off on this hot, blistering day. As you walk out of your living room into the back yard, you accelerate to a slow jog, preparing to jump into the water and then – STOP! You can’t jump in..
I love it when a plan comes together. It is amazing to see a thought of a new swimming pool transform into a real construction project, and then a real completed swimming pool. I have attached some photos and a video of our latest completed pool in Tampa to share our joy in this transformation…
At Olympus Pools Inc, we consider ourselves to be the Tampa pool builders that approach each new pool design with a sense of creativity. It is very easy when designing your pool to add a bunch of features to make your new pool standout. The key is, can you add special features without breaking the..
One of the greatest pool building stories hails from Key West, Florida. As you may know the great American author Earnest Hemingway spent many of his glory years roaming the streets of Historic Key West. Stories of his local adventures could fill volumes. However we want to share one lesser known story related to swimming pool..
Its hard to believe pool season is finally approaching. It seems like just a few months ago we were enjoying all of our activities without worrying about the cold weather. Oh wait, it was just a few months ago! Now is the time many families in Tampa and the surrounding areas are gathering designs from..