Blog & TECH TIPS

Pool Safety Tips For Your Pet

I'm sure you'll agree that the pool is an excellent place to spend your summers. I mean, who doesn’t want to spend their free time relaxing on a pool float in the sun with a refreshing drink in hand? Especially when you've been waiting all winter for pool season to finally arrive! With that in mind, pools can be dangerous for our fur-babies *insert sad face here!*

The Truth About Sunscreen

If you’ve ever spent an afternoon in the sun at a pool party, you’re probably familiar with sunscreen. Or at least, you should be. We’ve all heard how important it is to wear sunscreen, but most of us don’t really understand why. To help clear things up, here are some common myths and misconceptions about sunscreen explained.

The Benefits Of Swimming For Kids

Family time in the water is so fun! Your pool is now open (or almost open!), the sun is out and I'm sure you'll agree there’s nothing better than seeing kids splashing around, having the time of their lives. Not only is swimming enjoyable; it also has so many health benefits!

Opening Your Pool

Opening your backyard swimming pool for the season takes more than just filling it up and jumping in. You have to know the importance of opening a pool correctly, for the health of the swimmers and the longevity of the pool. 

If you properly closed your pool for winter, opening your pool should be an easy process. Here's your eleven-step guide to getting ready for lazy summer afternoons in your pool.

Those Winter Woes

This past winter hasn't been very kind to us here in Vancouver.  We've had crazy wind, torrential rain, never-ending temperature fluctuations, and yep you guessed it, more rain! 

For pools and spas, the key weather issues are rain, intense cold snaps and drastic temperature changes. Such conditions have led to structural and surface damage on pools and spas, especially ones that are older or have non-traditional construction/materials.

Blog & Tech Tips
Here's a collection of some of the best pool floats that are a must buy this summer!  1. Pizza is always a good option and with this pool float, you can now enjoy the sun on a slice of pizza, with 7 of your closest friends! When...
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When summer arrives, the hot tub is sometimes the last place people feel like spending their time. We are here to let you know that it can actually be a really cool place to spend your time! Below are some tips on how to enjoy the heat of...
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Swimming Pool Fences Jun 19 2019
Wondering what you should know about swimming pool fences? Well, with the warm weather here and the pool open, do you find yourself wondering if your swimming pool is up to code and are you taking the proper safety precautions? Swimming...
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At West Coast Pool & Spa, 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...
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