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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What to know before buying a hot tub

Before you start shopping for your new hot tub, you need to spend some time considering the best placement and ensuring it can be properly prepared for a hot tub. In order for a hot tub to run properly and safely you will need a firm, level area to place the hot tub upon. Often […]

3 ways hot tubs are good for you

We all know the luxury, relaxation and entertainment that can come with owning a hot tub. It’s easy to while away time in the tub with family, friends or even on your own. But you may be surprised to learn about some unexpected health benefits. At Piscines FunTime Pools & Hot Tubs, we know all […]

How to clean your hot tub filter

Clean water requires clean filters. Using dirty, clogged hot tub filters make it difficult to maintain clean water and can put unnecessary strain on your hot tub pump and your chemical bills. When to check your hot tub filters Hot tub and spa filters should be checked weekly. Your filter may look clean but it […]

Life's better in a hot tub - 5 reasons

Say goodbye to booking vacations. A hot tub or spa in the backyard can turn your home into the perfect staycation. Eliminate stress and improve your health right from the convenience of your own backyard. Why soaking in a hot tub is good for you: 1 - An evening hot tub helps you sleep. 2 […]