Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not every day on the job as a lifeguard for Hastings Water Works has excitement and adventure. There are many days where you’re simply present, providing safety and peace of mind to the people enjoying the pool. But there’s a reason for the high standards we set for...
Seasonal Closing Syndrome

Seasonal Closing Syndrome

Are you suffering from seasonal closing syndrome? For pool owners, it can be a sad, even depressing time of year. A chill is in the air, the days are growing shorter, and the leaves have started to drop. You know that it’s time to close the pool, but it’s always tough...
5 Tips to Cool Your Pool in the Summer Heat

5 Tips to Cool Your Pool in the Summer Heat

August is of one the hottest summer months, which is great for swimming, but it’s not so awesome – or cool – when your pool water temperature starts creeping up. How are you supposed to cool off when your pool water is as warm as your bath? These handy tricks can help...
Are There Alligators in Your Swimming Pool?

Are There Alligators in Your Swimming Pool?

Shark Week, an annual summer event that reminds us of our worst swimming fears, is celebrating its 30th season this July. Of course, we rarely have to worry about sharks in backyard swimming pools, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t likely to come across some wildlife...
8 Fun Games for your Next Pool Party

8 Fun Games for your Next Pool Party

What’s a pool party without some fun water games? Rather than leave your guests to swim and splash on their own, it’s easy to have games at the ready to make the most of your day at the pool.  These pool party games need very little in terms of equipment, but do...