Category Archives: Pool New

Swimming As A Life Skill

Here at British Vietnamese International School, Hanoi, we are extremely fortunate to have the sole use of our own indoor, international competition standard swimming pool allowing us to teach swimming lessons throughout the year in PE lessons and as an ECA. The importance of swimming lessons for water safety can’t be overstated in any country, but […]


Swim Vietnam are one of our long-term partners in the community. They’re doing great work to advance the cause of water safety and drowning prevention across Vietnam. SWIM VIETNAM Swim Vietnam trains swim teachers, builds pools, and provides free survival swimming and water safety lessons, giving Vietnamese children a skill that could save their life. Their programs […]

Natural Swimming Pools 101

Natural swimming pools are the latest trend in pool construction. They require no chemicals to maintain—instead, natural pools benefit from perennial plants and water flora, which help keep them clean. How Natural Swimming Pools Work So, how does a pool without chlorine provide a natural swimming experience with a water quality equal to or above […]

23 Breathtaking Natural Swimming Pools

The Natural Way to Cool Off When managed properly, natural swimming pools have crystal-clear water and require no chemicals to maintain because they are self-cleaning mini-ecosystems. “You can drink the water if you want to, and you don’t necessarily have to take a shower,” says Morgan Brown of Idaho-based Whole Water Systems, LLC. The natural pools […]

22 Stunning In-Ground Pool Designs for Your Backyard

There’s no better way to beat the heat than a dip in a refreshing swimming pool. It’s even better when that swimming pool is in your own backyard. Today’s in-ground pools go way beyond the turquoise-lined rectangular shapes that quickly began to populate backyards following WWII. With built-in waterfalls, surrounding gardens, and organic shapes, your […]

25 Beautiful Backyard Ponds With Waterfalls

One of the most powerful elements you can add to your landscaping is a water feature. Ponds with waterfalls bring a multi-sensory experience to your outdoor space by creating reflections, movement, and sound. They are an ideal solution for smaller properties that don’t have space for a pool. Water is therapeutic for everyone and can bring nature closer […]