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What are endless pools?

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Asked by: Tom Hartley

An endless pool is a small swimming pool designed to provide aquatic exercise to people with limited available space, and is sometimes referred to as a treadmill for swimmers.

How does an Endless Pool work?

Water flows in a river like current past the swimmer and through a protective grill at the rear of the pool.

Is an Endless Pool worth it?

An Endless Pool takes up much less space, is simpler to install (particularly indoors), is easier to maintain and is more economical to run than a traditional lap pool. When you have a pool in your backyard or in your house, you also eliminate travel time required to get to a lap pool or lake. It’s way more convenient!

What does Endless Pool mean?

Endless Pools. DEFINITIONS1. a small swimming pool in which a machine produces a current you swim against for exercise. Synonyms and related words. Buildings and areas for entertainment and leisure.

How much is an Endless Pool machine?

The Endless Pools Original model has an MSRP of $29,999. * Installation can be DIY in just a matter of days for no cost except the time of two handy homeowners. If you choose one of our recommended field installers, you’ll get a guaranteed base price of $3,750.

How long will an Endless Pool last?

Ed and Helen used a six-sided Endless Pool like this for 25 years. “That’s a pretty good recommendation for Endless Pools’ longevity,” Ed says now. The octogenarian couple just installed a 2018 Endless Pools Original pool as an upgrade.

How much maintenance is an Endless Pool?

What maintenance is required? Unlike a traditional pool, an Endless Pool requires very little maintenance, on average a few minutes each week to test the water and add some regular household bleach. Also, the Endless Pool cartridge filter needs to be replaced every three to six months, depending upon pool use.

Can you use Endless Pool in winter?

But Endless Pools are temperature-controlled and can be enjoyed all year round. In fact, Endless Pools are perfect for winter.

Do Endless Pools have heaters?

All pools come standard with an electric water heater. Our optional gas heater works much faster than electric and is generally cheaper to operate.

How do you swim in an Endless Pool?

Here's how it works the endless pools counter current technology means that you can actually swim without flip turns for as long as you want you just set the desired pace.

Are Endless Pools noisy?

Unlike other icons of household efficiency, like the coffee grinder, blender, disposal and washing machine, running an Endless Pool is a quiet affair. The engine can be placed 75 feet away, so can the water filtration system. They’re noisy, but the pool itself purrs.

How warm do Endless Pools get?

Offering the versatility of year-round use, whether installed indoors or outside, an Endless Pool can be comfortably raised in temperature up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Energy efficient and compact, the small size of the pool allows this to be done economically.