4 Ways to Tell if Your Backyard Can Hold an In-Ground Pool


4 Ways to Tell if Your Backyard Can Hold an In-Ground Pool

There’s a big difference when it comes to putting an above-ground pool in your backyard and an in-ground pool. The above ground pool is fairly simple to fit — you just need to measure the size of the pool and fix any uneven terrain. An in-ground pool, on the other hand, requires a number of […]


We’ll Revamp Your Whole Backyard, Not Just Your Pool


We’ll Revamp Your Whole Backyard, Not Just Your Pool

At Rideau Pools, our specialty is outdoor space design (not to mention pools, specifically). We can create an entire backyard sanctuary for you and your family to enjoy. From deck additions to custom landscaping, to outdoor kitchens, to specialty pool enhancements, we have you covered. Check out some of the ways that we can revamp […]


5 Tips for Planning Your Backyard Vacation Spot


5 Tips for Planning Your Backyard Vacation Spot

If your backyard has been underutilized over the past few years because of its lifeless appearance, you can easily change that! You’d be surprised at how a few minor changes and additions can transform your backyard into your favourite place to get some R&R. Learn how to make the most out of your outdoor space […]


Here’s How to Perform a DIY Pool Closing


Here’s How to Perform a DIY Pool Closing

As soon as the temperatures drop below 18 degrees Celsius, it’s a sign that it’s time to close your pool. But how do you close it up on your own? If you’ve never tried to close down a pool before, don’t worry! Just follow this quick step-by-step guide to performing a DIY pool closing this […]


6 Moments all Pool Owners Experienced this Summer


6 Moments all Pool Owners Experienced this Summer

Did you have a number of “uh-oh” moments this summer in relation to your pool? You’re not alone! Millions of pool owners across Canada also experience similar feelings as they go through the end-of-season process. To show you the most popular concerns, here are seven moments all pool owners experienced this summer season. Did I […]


It’s the Time of Year to Start Thinking About Closing Your Pool


It’s the Time of Year to Start Thinking About Closing Your Pool

When the temperatures start to drop in the mornings and evenings and the leaves begin changing colour, it’s the time of year to start thinking about closing your pool again. If you don’t start preparing it now, you could end up having to drain and clean your pool in freezing cold weather – and no […]


How Can Water Aerobics Supplement Your Fitness Routine?


How Can Water Aerobics Supplement Your Fitness Routine?

There’s really no reason to spend money on a monthly gym membership during the summer if you own a pool. You have your own personal fitness centre right outside! In fact, your pool can be used for many different forms of exercise, such as building muscle mass, boosting your endurance, and improving your flexibility. If […]


Small Backyard? Consider a Small Plunge Pool


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When you want a pool to enjoy but are short on space in your backyard, you may feel a little limited in choices. However, there is a space-saving option for you that will get you the pool you so desire. Plunge pools, which are compact and shallow, are the perfect option when you have a […]


Gym Membership? Think Again — Your Pool’s All You Need


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If you’ve been eager to get back in shape, lose some weight, and improve your health, it’s not going to happen without some form of exercise. Moving your body and getting active is important, but it doesn’t mean you need to fork out money for a costly gym membership to kick your fitness regime into […]


Concrete Pool Decks vs Interlock


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You’ve finally decided on the size, type, and material for your pool and now it’s time to make a decision for your pool deck. When it comes to choosing the design and materials, the best two options are usually concrete and interlock stone. Both are highly used and excellent options, but only one will be […]


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