Five Things We Miss About Summer

Five Things We Miss About Summer

MC900295683Winter isn’t the end of the world, but we sure do miss the warm sunshine of summer! If you’re anything like us, we’re betting you can’t wait to get your pool opened back up this spring. Swimming pools are such a great source of fun and swimming is a very healthy activity. Here are five nostalgic memories we can’t wait to relive!

Sunbathing. Mmmm. Just imagine floating around in a pool in the warm sunshine or lounging on the deck reading a book. So relaxing! It’s just not quite the same with the cold of winter nipping at your nose every time you leave the house.

Pool Noodles. What is there NOT to miss about pool noodles? Not only do they take all the effort out of staying afloat in the pool, but they are useful in a surprisingly large number of ways out of the water. Noodles are a must-have staple at most pools. Check out our noodle-themed Pinterest board for suggestions on other helpful uses for these great items.

Pool Parties. You don’t need reasons to invite your friends over, but having a pool certainly gives you a great reason! The excitement from your non-pool-owning visitors can be contagious and remind you just how fun your pool can be. Kids love pool parties, and while having a lot of youngsters over to swim can be a lot of work, it can also be very rewarding.

Diving Contests. There are endless ways to launch yourself from the diving board into the water and countless games to be played in doing so. From cannonballs to swan dives to belly flops, there’s something for everyone. Do you know who can make the biggest splash? How about the smallest splash? These are very important statistics to record about you, your family, your friends, and pretty much everyone else you know as well.

Swimming for Exercise. Like we just said, swimming is a very healthy activity. Taking a few laps every day can do wonders for the average person. If you don’t like repetitive exercise, spice up your routine with music and choreography. Swimming can also be a great solution for people who have trouble participating in other exercises for a variety of reasons.