If you are thinking about putting in a swimming pool, you may question whether there are any real benefits to owning your own swimming pool. There are pros and cons, but most owners of swimming pools will confirm that the benefits outweigh the disadvantages.
Benefits of Owning a Swimming Pool
Exercise: Everyone needs to get a certain amount of exercise every day. What better motivation can there be than to have a swimming pool in your own backyard? You can just jump in and do a few laps. Since swimming is a low impact. Studies show that swimming puts less strain on your body than walking or jogging.
Orthopedists often recommend walking in a pool to their patients who suffer from low back pain. This puts less strain on the back than swimming or walking on the ground.
Getting enough vitamin D. Half of Americans suffer from not getting enough Vitamin D. The primary source of Vitamin D is sunshine. Swimming outdoors under the sun is a good way to make sure you get enough Vitamin D.
Relief of stress and tension. Swimming, floating, relaxing on a pool raft, have all been deemed relaxation techniques that make stress evaporate.
Swimming stimulates the production of one of the brain’s neurotransmitters, serotonin. Serotonin helps relieve depression and anxiety.
Entertainment. Entertaining around a pool adds atmosphere to any backyard event, whether a barbecue, cocktail party, or just plain swimming pool party.
Gathering place for your children. Children of all ages love to swim. Teenagers love to swim and to hang out with their friends. If your home is the one with the swimming pool, that is where the teenagers will congregate. You won’t have to worry about where your children are because they will be swimming in your own backyard.
Family moments. Spending time poolside and swimming with your family members, whether your spouse, your children, or the whole family, is priceless. Even teenagers who may balk at other forms of family get-togethers are willing to participate in the family event if it involves gathering around the family swimming pool
Contact us at Pool Boy Services
Due to the pandemic, more people are staying home and putting in swimming pools for their own pleasure. It may take longer than usual to construct your pool since materials and labor are both in demand and in short supply. This means if you are considering putting in a pool this year, or even 2023, you need to contact us as soon as possible at Pool Boy Services to schedule a consultation. You can also call us at (717) 376-8960.