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Get ready to make a splash!

If you’re thinking about investing in a backyard swimming pool, we have some good news for you! There are so many benefits to owning and using a pool on a regular basis that you can experience! There’s so much more to owning a swimming pool than simply a fun way to cool off in the summertime. They can be used for so many recreational activities, and can even improve your health!

Now, let’s dive into some of these benefits, shall we?


That’s right. A swimming pool can be the perfect place for fellow swimmers to exercise. Regardless if you tweak a few main-land exercises for the water, such as squats or push-ups, or if you’re taking on a complete water aerobics regimen – exercising in the pool can benefit just about everybody!

The buoyancy of the water helps to relieve pressure and strain from sore muscles and joints during exercise. This can help make your workout more comfortable, as gravity isn’t putting added stress on your already tender body. Exercising in the pool may be a more ideal option for those who suffer from arthritis, chronic pain, aches and pains, or minor injuries.


One of the most notable features of a pool? It’s size.

Pools are generally big enough for many of your family and friends to enjoy a fun afternoon together, splashing around in the refreshing water! Swimmers can pass the time with a virtually endless list of pool games and activities. From Marco Polo and mermaid races, to treasure hunts and belly flop contests – there are so many ways to fill your day with recreational family fun!


It’s hard to think of a better way to escape the summer heat. From the moment that you dip your toes into the cool water, it’s as though a wave of relaxation washes over you. Even with the warm Maryland or Pennsylvania sun beating down on you, the cool water provides a truly refreshing escape.


An in-ground pool can prove to be a long-lasting and significant investment in your home. Not only would you be investing in your current lifestyle and enjoyment, but you’d also likely be increasing the value of your home. If the time ever comes that you would think about selling your home, the addition of an in-ground swimming pool might just make all the difference.


Having a swimming pool can encourage you to be the host or hostess for a change! Spending a beautiful summer day lounging around the pool is a great way to spend time with family and friends. And on that note, who wouldn’t want to make good use of their friend’s pool? It’s not hard to gather family and friends when someone hears “swimming pool” in 90° F or higher temperatures.

Why not take it a step further and throw the best pool party of the summer? With the right planning, accessories, and weather – you can host a party that your neighbors, friends, and family alike will be talking about for a long time to come!

Ready to get started? Your experts at Van Dorn Pools and Spas in Pennsylvania and Maryland are here to help! We have a large selection of Doughboy® PoolsRadiant Pools® and Embassy Pools for sale at our Jacuzzi MD and Jacuzzi PA dealerships in Reisterstown, Shrewsbury, and Kingsville.

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