Summer is all about making memories in the outdoor pool. Seven outdoor pools are conveniently located in communities around Montgomery County for easy access to summer fun and fitness. The outdoor pools are suitable for children and also offer adults the opportunity to swim. Choose an outdoor pool that fits your needs, see the seven outdoor pool locations here.
Depending on where in the country you live in, most pool owners open their pools sometime between March and May. As a general rule, it's time to open the pool when daytime temperatures rise steadily above 70 degrees. Not only does this ensure comfortable swimming temperatures, but it also increases the chances of algae growth as the water temperature increases. Whether you're a novice owner or an experienced pool owner, anyone can open their pool quickly and safely.
The Aquatic Center includes a 50-meter by 25-yard Olympic-size pool with two one-meter trampolines. According to your pool equipment owner's manual, make the necessary valve adjustments, prime the pool pump (if necessary), and start the circulation system. Remember to test and balance your pool water weekly to ensure you maintain safe and comfortable swimming conditions. The casino pool (1928-196) was home to the nation's best swimmers for decades, including Katherine Rawls, Fort Lauderdale's first sports celebrity and international athletic ambassador.
Since 1965, when the Fort Lauderdale Hall of Fame pool opened its doors, the resort has witnessed ten world records and has hosted hundreds of national and international gatherings. The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex features the Fort Lauderdale Dive Team, the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Swim Team and the Fort Lauderdale Swimming School, the Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue headquarters and the International Hall of Fame As the first Olympic-size pool (50 m x 20 m) in Florida, it remained at the forefront of the swimming for almost half a century and, consequently, witnessed a large part of the history of American swimming. If your pool was covered during the winter, remove excess dirt and debris to prevent it from entering the pool water. Fort Lauderdale's competitive swimming heritage can be traced back to the grand opening of the casino pool on January 29, 1928.Algaecides can help treat existing algae that may have developed during the winter months and prevent them from growing in the days after the pool opens.
Most newer pool pumps are self-priming; however, always follow the instructions in the owner's manual when starting up. Depending on the type of pool you have, winterizing plugs may have been installed on the skimmer, return lines, or equipment.