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Why Swimming Is the Best Sport for Seniors

Everything from aqua aerobics to swimming laps is a firm favorite among older adults, and for good reason. Here are a few of the benefits of swimming for seniors: Health Benefits Swimming is a great workout that will not only make your heart larger and stronger, but it will also improve your cardiovascular endurance. Furthermore, […]

Indoor Swimming Pools – The Cost, Maintenance, and Benefits for Homeowners

An indoor swimming pool is a popular dream for many homeowners. However, installing a pool in your home is a big step, and it will create a major change to your living space. Here are some tips to consider before you invest in an indoor swimming pool: The Benefits of Indoor Swimming Pools Fun Throughout […]

5 Essentials for Outdoor Living This Summer!

Summer is in full swing and if you aren’t enjoying the great weather, clear skies, and vibrant energy outdoors, then you are definitely missing out. In this blog post, we discuss five essentials for people who want to enjoy outdoor living this summer: Sunscreen Did you know that people who use a sunscreen with an […]

Design Inspiration for Your Indoor Swimming Pool

Residential pool design has evolved from a standard rectangles to any shape you can imagine. Pools can be made in-ground or above ground with excessive sculptural landscaping or simple basic patio spaces. For continuity and flow, shape the pool to fit the scale and contour of your property. Size is not everything. Even on a […]

Sun-Safe Tips for Seniors To Enjoy a Summertime Swim

Being able to soak up the sunshine is one of the major benefits of the season, but as we age, it’s important to enjoy the sun safely! We need vitamin D to help our bodies absorb calcium, but we only need to be outdoors for a short period of time to get enough of this […]

Retractable Roof Systems Add the Wow-Factor to Private Health and Social Member Clubs

Want to add a unique selling point to attract new members to your exclusive health club? Retractable roof systems allow far more than just being able to swim in all kinds of weather; they are striking architectural features too. The health-conscious members of these clubs flock to these facilities for social and health reasons, which […]

Your Clients Are Passionate about Going Green. Your Health Clubs Can Be, Too!

According to a new report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), making energy efficient improvements can reduce operating costs. But, arguably an even greater impact of green improvements are those felt by the people who spend their working lives in these spaces. Greener workspaces are healthier, more enjoyable places to work, and this has […]

Did You Know You Can Have a Low Maintenance Indoor Pool at Your YMCA?

At YMCA clubs, maintenance and operating costs are a big concern. It is important for Club Directors to keep these costs to a minimum, which is one of the reasons why retractable roofs are becoming increasingly popular at these venues. Unlike a traditional painted steel frame aquatic center roof, OpenAire’s retractable roof system offers a […]

Fixed vs. Retractable Skylights for Restaurants

A skylight, whether operable or not, is a great way to completely change the aesthetic of any interior. Choosing to install a skylight in your restaurant can make the world of difference to any space regardless of location. It will make the restaurant brighter lighter and more appealing while being weather resistant. Most people are […]