How to Close Your Inground Swimming Pool
From Swim University
If you are the do-it-yourself type, and you have a swimming pool, then you have certainly landed in the right place. Closing up one's swimming pool for the winter months can be a daunting and arduous task. It doesn't have to be, says Matt Giovanisci from Swim University. According to Matt, by paying attention to his article and grabbing a willing friend, "you can successfully close down your swimming pool in just a day without paying anyone".
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"The funding isn't there. That's the reality of it," said Mike Conway, city spokesperson. It's the second year in a row that all three of Merced's city pools will remain closed to the public, officials say. That's frustrating some Merced residents, as summer is fast approaching and there's concern about what kids will do once schools let out.
And it's not just happening in Merced, California, it's a national issue, affecting swimmers from Chicago to Fort Worth. Public pools are no longer a guaranteed amenity provided by local schools and governments.