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How to Incorporate Yoga into Your Hot Tub Experience

While you may already practice yoga, it can be done within a hot tub and has its own unique benefits. Hot tub yoga is a practice anyone can take advantage of and provides wonders for reducing pain and improving your range of motion. Hot Tub Yoga Benefits A healthy lifestyle can be supplemented by using […]

Hot Tub Benefits for Athletes

You can enhance your performance as an athlete in many ways, such as eating a nutritious diet and sticking to a rigorous fitness routine. But there are other ways to improve your abilities in the game, too. For example, maybe you’ve tried visualization techniques to boost your capability—but have you ever tried hydrotherapy? Hot tub […]

Can a Hot Tub Raise Your Blood Pressure?

Most people’s first thoughts about hot tubs include soaking in warm water, relaxation, and receiving a gentle massage. Very seldom do people immediately think about hypertension (also known as high blood pressure) when a hot tub is mentioned. But those who suffer from it may have more than a passing interest in how a hot […]

Can You Use an Exercise Pool in Winter?

If you have been considering purchasing an exercise pool, (also known as a swim spa) knowing how many months per year you can enjoy your investment is important. Some people think that like traditional pools, exercise pools need to be closed down for the winter months, but with swim spas, this isn’t the case. In […]

What's the Best Hot Tub for the Money?

If you’re in the market for a new hot tub, you’re probably wondering what’s the best hot tub for the money.  The price of hot tubs can be incredibly wide ranging.  This can have a lot to do with the hot tub’s size, style, features, accessories and more.  Comparing and choosing among all these various […]

What is the Best Outdoor Hot Tub?

Being in the market for your first hot tub can be both an exciting and confusing time. There are many different things to consider and a wide range of decisions that need to be made to get something that will work for your personal situation. When it comes to the question of what is the […]

Can a Swim Spa be Moved?

One of the best advantages of owning a swim spa over a traditional pool is that if you decide to move, your swim spa can come with you. But, like with other large items like pianos, swim spas do need special care when it comes to moving them. If not, since they are extremely heavy […]

How to Keep a Swim Spa Clean

If you have been considering options for a backyard pool but want something that is simple to clean and maintain, a swim spa is a perfect choice. Hydropool features the world’s only self-cleaning swim spa technology, which makes it a breeze to keep your water sanitary, clear and is way less work than keeping a […]

Can Hydrotherapy Help Sciatica?

Sciatica is the common term for the medical symptom known as lumbar radiculopathy.  It occurs when the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body which runs from the hips to the feet, is inflamed.  This can cause shooting pains, tingling, numbness, and weakness of the lower back, buttocks, backs of legs, feet, and toes.  […]

How to Lower Hot Tub pH

Hot tubs do require a certain degree of maintenance and keeping the water properly balanced and sanitary is one of the most important routine tasks that an owner needs to stay on top of. When the water in a hot tub becomes unbalanced or too alkaline, the water conditions quickly deteriorate. When the water becomes […]

Why Buy A Hot Tub

TIME TO RECONNECT Let’s face it. Life gets busier and more demanding each day; it seems you never have time to rest. Imagine your own personal getaway; a place where you can relax, meditate, and enjoy quiet times alone, with family or with friends. Feel the stress and tension seep out of your body as […]

Get your sun tan on… safely

Who doesn’t love lounging by the swimming pool, soaking up the sun and enjoying a lazy summer day. Everyone loves to get that perfect tan. These days we understand that it’s ok to be in the sun as long as we carefully protect our skin from harmful damages. There are lots of great tricks to […]

Hot tub maintenance schedule

At Piscines Funtime Pools & Hot Tubs, we know the key to enjoying your hot tub is always having clean, clear, inviting water to soak in. Caring for your hot tub only takes a few minutes each day, but if you do this properly your hot tub water will sparkle every time you soak in […]

How to change your pool filter sand

When was the last time you changed the sand in your pool filter? Your pool filter sand is one of those things that only gets changed every so often. Usually, every 3 to 4 years; because of this, it can be easy to forget. Clean sand in your pool filter is a very important part […]

How to open your swimming pool

Opening your swimming pool is one of the first priorities of summer and we want to help you get off to the right start. We’d be happy to help you open your swimming pool, but if you have the do it yourself spirit, here are step by step instructions on how to open your pool. […]

When to replace your swimming pool liner

You’ve been a responsible swimming pool owner and tried your best to take good care of your investment. But now, it’s been several years and you’re starting to wonder if it’s time to replace your pool liner. How to find out if you need to replace your pool liner There are a few signs that […]

Keeping fit in the swimming pool

We all know how much fun pools can be, but fun is only one of their benefits. Swimming and other water activities are fantastic methods of exercise! With a touch of that summer fun thrown in, you can get an entire, well-balanced workout in the pool and not even notice it. We have some simple […]

UV filtration for hot tubs; a safer way for your family to soak

Where there was darkness (and algae gunk) there is now only light! A UV light that is. UV spa disinfection is the best, most modern way to clean your hot tub or spa. It’s simple, effective and safe. This non-chemical approach is being embraced by anyone who wants a healthier, more natural way to sanitize […]

Simple swim safety tips

At Piscines Funtime Pools & Hot Tubs, we want you and your family to be happy and safe around your pool. With safety concerns out of the way you and your family can focus on the fun to be had and the memories to be made! We know that with a few standard precautions your […]

Essential hot tub accessories

Owning a hot tub is a special experience. If you’re coming home from a tough work day or sore from a long day of skiing, a soak in the hot tub can remove all the stress and soreness of the day. Hot tubs are also a fun way to connect with friends, while creating fun […]