Swimming pools

Summertime always meant one thing for our family – time to pull out the swim suits and head to the pool. Whether swimming means heading out to your own backyard pool or to the local community pool, Outdoor Toys has a variety of tips, suggestions and ideas to maximize the fun and ensure your safety.

We offer tips on which pool might be a better investment for your family, how to care for your pool, pool safety and some of the hottest water toys on the market. Check back often as we will be continually adding more information about swimming pools and outdoor fun.

Keep your Swimming Pool water clean!


Whether you live in a tropical climate and enjoy your pool year round, or if you regularly winterize your pool after enjoying it throughout the summer months, one thing is certain: pools must be kept clean. It doesn’t take long for new pool owners to realize that their cool and refreshing oasis can instantly become […]

Comparison of Swimming Pools


A swimming pool is one of those things that everyone likes during the hot summer months, because it can be very refreshing when the temperatures begin to rise. A swimming pool is also a very good way to exercise, because it is a full body workout with very little impact on the bones or joints. […]

The water quality of swimming pools


Your above ground pool’s safety does not begin at the water’s edge. Properly maintaining a pool’s chemistry is critical to providing a safe and pleasurable experience. We’ve all been to a pool where the water strongly smells of chlorine and our eyes were burning and red after going into the water. Many think that this […]