Have you considered giving your family (or yourself) the gift of a swimming pool this holiday season? We’ve put together a list of 12 reasons why it’s the gift that keeps on giving!

1. Good Times

A swimming pool provides entertainment for any age, from babies to teens to adults to the elderly. Whether you’re having fun playing pool games with your kids or grandchildren, or enjoying a poolside cocktail party, pool owners find that there’s a lot of fun to be had.

2. Fond Memories

One of the best things about swimming pools are the life-long memories. Think about all the good times you fondly remember about swimming pools, and all the future memories to take advantage of. A swimming pools provides experiences you’ll look back on with a smile.

3. Big Milestones

There are many milestones that come with owning a pool, especially if you have small children or grandchildren: The first time they learn to hold their breath under water, when they learn to swim or learn to dive. The poolside graduation party for your son and daughter. The first time her or she brings over their spouse for BBQ by the pool. And the first time you son or daughter brings over the new grand baby. There are so many firsts that can happen with a pool.

4. A Place to Relax

Relaxation is often under rated, but it’s an important part of living a healthy, stress-free lifestyle. Plus it’s enjoyable! When you own a pool, you can bask by the peaceful, serene waters and unwind by the hectic working world or your busy lifestyle.

5. Increased Home Value

One of the practical benefits of pool ownership is increased home value. Realtors estimate that it increases home value by 5 to 7 percent. In some cases, depending on where you live and whether other homes in your neighborhood have pools, it can increase home value much more.

6. Added Convenience

Surprisingly, pool make life more convenient. You don’t have to spend time packing your bags to travel to a community pool, and instead of going to the gym, you can step right out your back door to your pool!

7. Good Health

One of the most well known benefits of owning a pool is wellness. Swimming is one of the best cardiovascular exercises!

8. Socializing

Pools bring people together. When you give the the gift of a pool, you’re creating opportunities for your family and friends to come together. Your home suddenly becomes a popular place for gatherings and family reunions too! And imagine all the possibilities for pool parties.

9. Good Looks

Yes, that’s correct, a swimming pool can improve your looks. The sun, and vitamin D that comes from the sun, can improve your skin–but be sure to wear sunscreen. A swimming pool, when using it for exercise, can tone your body and enable you to be more physically fit.

10. Increased Productivity

Studies have shown that spending time outdoors, in nature and the fresh air, can improve productivity. After spending time outdoors at the pool, you may find your cognitive and critical thinking skills improve too.

11. Longer Lifespan

A swimming pool can enable you to lead a longer life due to the benefits of physical fitness, the stress relief from relaxation and the fresh air–all healthy things that lead to overall wellness.

12. Beautiful Scenery

Leisure Pools swimming pools are known for their beauty. Our designs are timeless and aesthetically pleasing. Every time you step outside, you can take in the beautiful view of your swimming pool.


Why not give the gift of a swimming pool when it’s the gift that keeps on giving for a lifetime? It’s not too late to give your family the gift of a swimming pool for the holidays–you can even surprise them by detailing the gift in a card, or gift wrap pool toys or pool accessories and tell them the surprise. Contact Leisure Pools today (www.leisurepools.com.au) and Get Swimming in Quality and Style.