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…]
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…]
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…]
Those of you who have been following me know that I finished an Ironman in Coeur D’ Alene (IMCDA) in late June and that I am trying to recover and rebuild in time to race Ironman Lake Tahoe in September. This is the first time that I have tried to train for a new race after completing an Ironman and it has been quite a challenge. At 47 I [Read the Rest…]
This 500 OS SwimEx swim spa near San Jose, California was installed a few years ago and we think the pool room is still stunning. Jason Kaldis Architect Inc., located in Berkeley, provided the design. Careful consideration was given to materials by the builders and craftspeople. The complete indoor pool and remodel is here www.jkaldisarchitect.com under Remodel and Additions. Click on any image below to begin slideshow!
The fall and winter come quick in Delaware but this owner of a SwimEx 500 OS swim spa made sure he can still enjoy the water year-round. The windows all open up to let the bay breeze in while keeping the cold elements out. Pool Specs: The 500 OS models utilize “side channels” as a water return system enabling a greater water depth and faster counter-current pool water speeds. These [Read the Rest…]
We may have had a rainy week here in New England but Seattle has to deal with wet weather most of the year. This makes it difficult to get your fitness or therapy swim time in. The solution is a SwimEx pool. Check out this simple, yet effective and tranquil setup one owner created for his 500 OS. Folding doors create a seamless transition to the outside but seals out the [Read the Rest…]
A common question we get asked is “How difficult is it to install a SwimEx pool?”. View the photos below of a pool installation in Seattle, WA. They went with a below ground installation covered by a custom pool enclosure for year round swimming enjoyment and fitness! SwimEx pools can be installed indoors, outdoors, above ground, inground, or partially inground. What’s more, a SwimEx is free-standing and moveable; additional support [Read the Rest…]
One SwimEx pool owner in Seattle is enjoying an early summer swim thanks to their SwimEx swim spa pool! A gorgeous view and nice grill set up completes the summer package! His 600 S pool (with 2ft extension) was installed in 2005 and is still running strong! The 60-inch deep 600 S home swim spa one of the deepest and most powerful resistance pools on the market. The 600 S utilizes [Read the Rest…]
McFarland Clinic PC is central Iowa’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. The McFarland Clinic PC network of health care providers serves residents in 10 Iowa communities with additional communities served by physician outreach clinics. Chris Hanfelt, a McFarland Physical Therapist, discusses the unique benefits of McFarland Clinic’s aquatic therapy services and the Swim Ex aquatic pool. The pool is located at the McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy Somerset Office in Ames, IA. [Read the Rest…]
Georgia Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility (GVR) in Marietta, GA recently installed a SwimEx model 480S with a two-foot extension and a custom ramp. The ramp allows for easy entry and exit for the animals! The resistance created by the paddlewheel provides great rehabilitation for the animals, allowing them to return to full function sooner. The durable fiberglass construction on the SwimEx pools allows for easy, worry-free maintenance.
Just in time for the cooler weather we finished a gorgeous indoor pool for a home owner that will be used all winter. Check out the layout! This is the largest residential pool available and certain modifications were made to enable it use a retractable cover. Pretty slick!
The original Endless swimming pool, which offers their best water flow, is made with a vinyl liner in a galvanized steel shell. The liner needs to be replaced every few years. They also recommend replacing the hydraulic motor every 3-5 years. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL Made from strong fiberglass composite, SwimEx pools have the same durable construction as fiberglass boats. The proven design formula sandwiches a balsa [Read the Rest…]
The hydraulic motor that drives the Endless pool is located at the front end of the pool and can make the surrounding area quite loud. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL The SwimEx drive system is mounted below your decking at the rear of the pool, so noise levels are at a minimum for both swimmers and those sharing the space. At SwimEx, every pool is built to your exact [Read the Rest…]
Fall River – Aquatic therapy is gaining support among physical therapists as an effective approach to help treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Outpatient Rehab Clinic at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland, Florida says utilizing the unique features of a SwimEx pool can add even more variety into exercise programs, to possibly further boost motor and sensory development. According to Nicole McLain, DPT, “the pool provides a [Read the Rest…]