• Winterizing the pool… Is it really so important?

    Well that time is upon us, the leaves are changing color, pumpkin pies are baking, apple cider is brewing, and the nights are cooler.  Autumn is here and it’s time to start thinking about winterizing the pool.  UGH! Is it really that important to winterize the pool? Pools that are not properly winterized are vulnerable […]

  • How to Choose the Right Winter Cover

    It’s almost here. The blowing leaves, the cooler nights and that real “fall” moment- Thanksgiving. As we begin to get the kids ready to go back to school and look towards the end of pool season now is the time to start thinking about ordering your new winter pool cover. The cover choice you make today […]

  • How to Throw a Stress Free Pool Party

    If you’ve got a backyard pool, your house will automatically be party central, right? True, everything is better when you just add water, especially get-togethers. But if the thought of poolside entertaining makes you cringe, maybe you’ve been reading too many issues of Martha Stewart Living. Relax. You can have the ultimate pool party, without elaborate preparations, Michelin-starred chefs, or heart-pounding […]

  • 10 Commonly Asked Pool Maintenance Questions

    Before you pull your hair out over pool maintenance – hair that might fall into the pool and clog the filter – read these 10 commonly asked pool maintenance questions. If your question isn’t listed here, please visit our pool maintenance guides for more information. How often does my filter need backwashing? Backwash your filter […]

  • Swim to Survive Program and Safety Checklist

    With our safety month nearing an end, I wanted to take a moment to make you aware of the Swim to Survive program (through the Lifesaving Society) which R&R Pools has been a sponsor of for many years now. Swim to Survive is a program the Lifesaving Society puts together for Grade 3 students in Nova […]

  • Water Fitness Safety Tips, Pet Lovers Safety Tips

    Safety Month at R&R Pools continues with some safety tips for the water aerobics lovers and the pet lovers! Water Fitness: Water fitness is both healthy and effective.  It increases stamina, agility, and strength while assisting in weight loss.  Physical exercise in a swimming pool also helps safeguard bones and joints from the grueling effects […]

  • Water Safety and Safe Entertaining

    Water Safety Water safety is a huge concern for everyone.  Follow these tips and you can greatly lessen any chances of an accident. Adequate Adult Supervision!  A child can drown in as little as 2 inches of water. If you must leave the pool area for any reason such as to answer the phone or […]

  • Safe Diving, Sliding and Jumping

    Summertime means fun for kids.  Thrill and adventure awaits them at every turn.  But it’s the thrill of diving into a pool or sliding into the water that prompts us to send out a reminder on safe diving and sliding this week as we dig further into our Safety Month.  Below is a piece from […]