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New England Patriots: Their new training facility features SwimEx pools.

December 10th, 2014patriots pool

At the end of the 2014 season the New England Patriots renovated their facility at Gillette Stadium – and SwimEx was part of the plan.  We built 2 custom 16′ long plunge tanks – one hot and one cold.  The cold plunge tank was designed with only one side seat to make extra room for more players.  The team used their existing 700T SwimEx pool. Every SwimEx pool is built [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Time Off: How I start training again.

December 8th, 2014stevestump

October presented me with a few bumps in the road. It was an adjustment going from working out 25 hours a week to no real training. I also had to recover from the nagging muscle issues that go along with 12 months of hard training.  Work for me is always extra busy in the fall, plus I began taking 13.5 graduate school credits to get my Tier 2 School Administrator [Read the Rest…]

Pool Owners Use Aquatic Therapy for Arthritis – and for Life

December 5th, 2014500OS SwimEx Pool

“We don’t just love our Swimex – it has changed our family’s lives for the better,” says Leon Peeters who, with his wife Monique, purchased a SwimEx in 2009. “At first I wasn’t sure the pool was the right choice for us,” says Leon recalling his first visit to the SwimEx showroom.  “I remember thinking then that I didn’t need a test swim because I didn’t like swimming. Well, that [Read the Rest…]

New Team Member: Paul Secondi Joins SwimEx

December 3rd, 2014Paul Secondi

SwimEx welcomes Paul Secondi as the newest member of its sales team. Paul holds a master’s degree in sports and fitness from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Connecticut.  Prior to joining SwimEx he was an assistant athletic trainer at Bucknell University, working in their sports medicine department.  “This job is a perfect fit for me,” he says. “I have used [Read the Rest…]

Kick board exercises: a great addition to your water workout.

November 21st, 2014Click on the picture to watch a video on how to work out using the kick board.

Exercising in a SwimEx pool is a gentle but effective way to get a great water workout. The buoyancy and support of the water reduces stress on joints and encourages freer movement. And aquatic exercise offer twelve times the resistance than exercise movement against air. That’s why the benefits aquatic exercise go far beyond the water, and are popular with professional sports teams, college programs, Olympic training centers and home owners [Read the Rest…]

A New SwimEx Pool in South Georgia

November 19th, 2014The sun rises over this SwimEx pool.

These new SwimEx owners live on a farm in South Georgia, right above the GA/FLA line.  They put their SwimEx on a screened-in porch. It is housed in a new building the couple designed with the help of an architect. They planned the building to make the most of solar energy and the pool gets warmth from the sun. The standard cover that came with the SwimEx has also done [Read the Rest…]

The New Triton Pool: Making a Splash in Swim Spa Pools

November 5th, 2014

Our new Triton is already making a splash with buyers.   This newest member of SwimEx’s extensive line of fitness and therapy pools offers our innovative quality and construction at a more affordable price. “We developed the Triton to meet the demand of discerning customers who desired the luxury of the SwimEx brand at a lower price point,” said Suzanne Vaughan, president of SwimEx, Inc.  “We are extremely excited about [Read the Rest…]

New SwimEx President: Vaughan heads up Aquatic Swim Spa Company

October 29th, 2014Vaughan on the factory floor

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Pearson Vaughan as the new SwimEx president.  Formerly VP of Sales, Vaughan managed worldwide sales and oversaw branding and marketing.  As President, she will lead the company and drive strategic growth.  Since joining SwimEx in 1989, Vaughan has held a variety of leadership positions including SwimEx division manager when SwimEx was part of Tillotson Pearson, Inc.  Vaughan holds a Bachelor of Science [Read the Rest…]

A Beautiful New England Weekend

September 26th, 2014Seattle-Summer

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in New England.  Plenty of sun and a perfect time of year for leaf peeping.  If you’re up for a trip to see amazing foliage, check out the Yankee Foliage site for up-to-date reports.  We plan to enjoy a few more wonderfully warm days. The weather looks like it’s going to be great in Seattle too!  Check out this Seattle SwimEx.  What a [Read the Rest…]

Celebrate life!

September 24th, 2014AAW14

It’s Active Aging Week – a celebration of adults 50 years of age and older.  Take a moment to enjoy your life.  We recommend finding a water exercise class near you.  We know you’ll love it.  If you do, check out the benefits of owning your own SwimEx pool and exercising at home.

Solid Pool Construction!

September 19th, 2014Balsa wood core for strength and endurance.

Did you know that inside every SwimEx pool wall there is a balsa wood core for strength, insulation and endurance?  This process sets us apart and creates benefits that are unique to SwimEx.  Our balsa wood core allows for lower water heating costs and pools that stand the test of time. Handcrafted in the USA, every SwimEx pool is carefully constructed with a strict attention to detail.  There’s an art [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Training: Aquatic Fitness SwimEx Style

September 15th, 2014Stephen Approaching Lake Tahoe

Training heats up for this SwimEx Ironman. Things are really starting to heat up in training. August has been a tough month with a significant build that included 38,700 yards swimming, 148 miles running and 710 miles of biking. That brings my yearly training totals up to 208,374 yards of swimming, 1,061 miles of running and 4,442 miles of biking (491 hours of training). August was particularly challenging because I [Read the Rest…]

Yankees: Athletic Training and Aquatic Fitness Succcess

September 11th, 2014b9b68a00-3175-11e4-9d5a-c37e1c43b642_451182370

Yahoo! Sports Canada reports that Yankees manager Joe Girardi recently told reporters the Rogers Center visitor’s weight room needs a SwimEx in order to properly train Masahiro Tanaka.  And we agree!  Major sports teams, colleges and universities around the world use SwimEx (see more here) to train, rehabilitate and condition their athletes. “Has anyone seen the (Rogers Center) weight room?”  It’s about as big as this area we’re in right [Read the Rest…]

Stunning Swim Spa Room in Madison, WI

August 27th, 2014swimex-pool-wisconsin-3-small

  Madison, WI – This home owner needed a pool to assist with physical therapy. The skylights were used to help increase the amount of sunlight and heat, especially with the long Wisconsin winters. The customer really enjoys the deep well and quiet motor.  The subterranean addition also includes an added bathroom with a shower. The bathroom includes a glass block wall, pedestal sink, and beautiful wood flooring. The addition [Read the Rest…]

Athletic Rehab in a SwimEx pool

August 26th, 2014athleterehab

  The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility used aqua therapy in a SwimEx pool to help rehabilitate a high school football and basketball athlete. Back issues not only prevented him from playing sports but he also couldn’t even attend school due to prolonged sitting. Four weeks of aqua therapy later, he is back to lifting weights for PT and his activity and flexibility has increased dramatically while his pain [Read the Rest…]

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