Family fun, luxurious lifestyle and better health reasons. Convenience, economic,
social, and yes, even romantic reasons. There are an infinite number of reasons
to buy a pool. Our clients have found
more than 370,000 of them, and you can view many of their personal
But here are 100 great reasons that seem to sum it all up….which
one, or ones, are yours?
The Endless Vacation - Owning a swimming
pool is like being on permanent vacation: it's always a great day and tomorrow
will be a great day too. The entire family will think they've moved to paradise.
The Essence of Enjoyment - A backyard swimming
pool is always a fun place. No matter how it is used - for games, for relaxation,
or for exercise - the pool experience is pure enjoyment at its finest.
Kids Learn To Swim Early - Most children
naturally love water. Just wait until they learn to swim! What better, healthier
environment is there than a place they can go and be themselves - the fish
of the family?
Teach Grandma and Grandpa to Swim - So
many elders never had the chance to learn to swim. They've loved watching
the grandchildren in a pool and more than likely would love to join them.
Go ahead: teach them in your own private oasis where they feel comfortable
Learn to Snorkel - Sure it's great to snorkel
in the tropics, but not everyone has the opportunity to go there. The family
pool is a great alternative. The children will believe they're swimming with
the sharks off the great-barrier reef. Thankfully, they're at home just outside
Encourage Togetherness - Like a magnet,
the family pool - and especially the spa - encourage everyone to come together,
some call it bonding, others simply call it love - the kind that keeps families
The Kids are Only Young Once - Just ask
the parent who has sent a son or daughter off to college wondering where the
time went. If there ever was a perfect reason to purchase a pool today, it's
What Else Gives so Much Pleasure? - Think
about it. Name a purchase or attended event that pleases like a swimming pool.
A vacation, a party, a movie or even a month at a theme park all come quickly
to an end. In a blink of an eye they're gone, but a swimming pool adds pleasure
Give the Family Something Special - There's
nothing to look forward to that's more special than a new swimming pool. All
families eagerly await the purchase. For most, it'll be like a dream coming
true; nothing can be better than that.
Incredible Toys to Play With - A swimming
pool opens up so many new avenues of fun. There are many great toys for pools
that will delight everyone in the family, from floats to boats to things that
encourage you to feel your oats. Holiday presents, anyone?
Good, Clean Fun - From the youngest child
to the oldest member of the family, a pool represents all the good things
of life. And watching people of all ages having fun in a pool is enough to
lighten the heart and give one a reason to smile.
Memories - Not the song, but the real thing.
Remember what a swimming pool meant to you as a child? Now imagine what it
will do for the children in your home. You might be sparking the best memories
Quintessentially the Best - Inch for inch,
minute for minute, there are more fun opportunities for kids and parents in
the pool than any other place on earth.
Let the Family Know You Care - There are
gifts and then there are gifts. Nothing quite compares to a pool, no matter
what kind, shape or size. Any pool is perfect. Best of all, a pool says something
special to the ones you love. It's an opportunity to get closer together and
it works marvelously well.
The Theme Park You Own - With so many games,
floats, slides and toys available, it's no wonder the backyard pool has been
dubbed a theme park. What's especially nice, it never has long lines and you
control the hours when it's open. Fun happens here on a continuous basis.
You Love Relaxing - There is no better
place to relax than by a pool or on a float in a pool. It helps you unwind
and forget the troubles of work and the stress of everyday encounters. The
soothing effects of a pool are almost immeasurable.
You Love to Read and Rejuvenate - Just
ask anyone who owns a pool how easy it is to read in a comfortable chair next
to the sereneness of the water. When the spirit moves you, take a dip for
a quick refresher and them plow back into your favorite pages.
The Best Family Present Ever - Many people
have been thinking about pool ownership because it fits their lifestyle goals
to a tee. Now may be the best time to indulge yourself and your loved ones
and help create the special environment you always wanted for your home.
Your Own Tanning Salon - Families who have
pools have better tans. It's all done naturally, too. Lounging on a float,
even on a chair, helps most people perfect the tan everyone is envious of.
It Will Add Balance to Your Life - After
a hard day at work or school, nothing is more inviting and rejuvenating than
the family pool. Its value will increase every time you're away. Shouldn't
you have a pool to look forward to? We think so.
Supreme Enjoyment - For some families,
a swimming pool is a natural part of their everyday life. They view its existence
as some view an easy chair. A pool is one of those destinations in their home
where they can be themselves and be totally at ease.
Yourself, It's Later Than You Think - Not only children, but
you, too, deserve a swimming pool. It is one of those special rewards that
most people have always wanted, but for some reason, have put off for another
day or another lifetime. Don't wait any longer.
Make a Personal Fashion Statement - For
those with a passion for fashion, a new pool can be built to your custom design.
And it encourages coordination of a vast array of accouterments and leisure
attire. From landscaping and lawn chairs to sunglasses, swimsuits and towels,
there are lots of opportunities to make your pool scene your own.
Every Home Deserves a Pool House - Your
residence is complete in almost every way. But you've always wanted a special
place to entertain guests for outdoor affairs or evenings on the lawn. A pool
house or cabana would be perfect. But first, your property needs a pool.
Because You Know the Value of Ownership - This
knowledge isn't something you've just discovered, it's something that has
accumulated with keen observation and the desire to do something positive
for yourself. Go do it and enjoy!
Better Health - It is possible to treat
yourself and your loved ones to great entertainment at home and a healthier
lifestyle as well. A swimming pool in the backyard is all of that and more.
The Best Exercise - People who use their
pool as part of their everyday exercise think that swimming and aquatics are
the very best exercises for the body. Many physicians and health trainers
agree. Water exercises are more beneficial because they put less stress on
limbs and joints.
The Way to Sleep Better - A lot of people
who own swimming pools have concluded that a late evening swim or a few minutes
in the spa invites the best sleep of all. Somehow the muscles seem to relax
and you sleep better as a result of the experience.
Great for Arthritis and Sore Joints - Some
people who suffer from the pain of arthritis are convinced that a regular
program of water exercises is one of the ways to beat the debilitating effects
of the disease. Obviously, everyone should contact a doctor first. Then, if
permitted, get into a rehabilitation program as quickly as possible.
A Wonderful Environment for Those with Disabilities
- Pool and spa accessory manufacturers have developed lifts and access equipment
so that all family members can enjoy the benefits of the water. What was once
considered a playground for the fit is now a perfect destination for those
in need of aquatic exercise at home.
A Strong Heart - Most people recognize
that a program of exercise and a healthy diet is a great way to stay in shape.
Swimming and aquatics can help all family members maintain their weight and
also build a strong, healthy heart. A backyard pool may be the ticket to a
longer, healthier life.
Aquatics Are In - A great number of books
and magazines talk about the superior benefits of aquatics versus other types
of exercise. With a pool in your backyard you can enjoy what some call the
perfect exercise for the entire body.
Work Off Big Meals Quickly -The pool in
the backyard is more than just convenient. It's a great inducement for exercise
anytime. There really isn't a better way to get the metabolism going.
A Great Alternative to Becoming a Couch Potato
- After a busy day or a big meal, too many Americans take to the easy chair
and sleep themselves into poor health. The backyard pool can help everyone
from becoming a couch potato.
Better Than Watching Television - While
TV can sometimes be entertaining it is no competition for good fun and healthy
exercise. A swimming pool offers both - maybe even a longer life.
Sports Are More Fun in the Pool - Everyone
enjoys games in the pool. Some are more fun because they can involve most
family members, not just the ones who excel.
Swimming and Exercise Are Healthy Ways to Regain a Lost
Appetite - The effects of water on the appetite are phenomenal.
A regular exercise program in the pool may help some family members get back
into good eating habits.
Help Your Children Build Self-Confidence
- Learning to swim, dive and interact compatibly with others helps build confidence
in children and prepares them for life.
Lessons Learned in a Pool Can Last Forever -
While exercise, diet, self-confidence and health are all individually great
motivating factors for the purchase of a swimming pool, each plays a role
in life that is long-term in nature.
Stress-Free Floating - Floating is freedom -
freedom from stress and freedom from any kind of tension. This stress-free
experience allows you to think about life, the family and all the jobs you
handle. It can free you of all cares and woes.
Beat the Heat - When it's hot outside,
nothing satisfies the mind and body like a dip in the pool. Owners can refresh
themselves with little concern about heat waves. This is a primary reason
to own your pool.
Conveniently Close to Home - Who loves
packing up the kids and all the accessories to drive somewhere to cool off?
Some say that the convenience factor alone is reason enough to warrant the
You'll Know Where Your Kids Are - Many
pool owners will tell you that just knowing that their children are close
by is one of the major benefits of having a backyard pool.
Knowing - Knowing where the children play
is important to most families, but knowing who they associate with may even
be more important.
A Family Meeting Place - A swimming pool
is a great place to meet and talk. For many families, it's the only place
where they get together. It's less formal and demanding than the dinner table.
Everyone is doing their own thing at lunch, and breakfast is always on the
There Will be Less Grass to Cut - A swimming
pool space helps eliminate some yard. But, here's more pleasant news. After
mowing or other chores, a swimming pool is there to reward you. A refreshing
splash is all it takes to renew the body and refresh the spirit.
Avoid Being Embarrassed - Some folks never
go to the beach or swim in a public place because they feel funny in a bathing
suit. With a pool on your property, you can enjoy all the benefits you've
Beats Joining a Swim Club - With your own
swimming pool, you have your own swim club. Here, wonderful things happen:
the crowds are down, there's no fighting for poolside seating and no one is
there to splash you while you rest. No one is in your way when you swim and
nobody hits you from behind. Imagine, a perfect day at the pool.
Grandchildren Will Want to Visit You -
Grandparents rejoice. There is a way to keep the grandchildren coming back.
You guessed it. It's a backyard or indoor pool you own. Don't think for one
minute that this statement is not true. A pool is a very compelling reason
to get the youngsters to visit frequently.
Knowing It's There and Always Ready - There
is a special feeling knowing you have a swimming pool of your own. That convenience
can never be truly measured. Just knowing it awaits you anytime, day or night,
as a reward for hard work or as a way of gaining essential relaxation, is
a great comfort to pool owners everywhere.
Today's Pools Offer Great Value - Families
who purchase pools today find ways to free up time to enjoy them. Some add
heaters and covers to extend their seasons; others add enclosures to gain
year-round convenience. And, automated cleaners keep maintenance to a minimum.
Keeps the Kids Outdoors on Nice Days -
All parents want their children to get fresh air and sunshine. There probably
has never been a better inducement than a swimming pool and a couple of friends.
A Cool Dip After Tennis - Your friends
will love it, especially if you already have a home court. As the match heats
up, everyone will be thinking about the special rewards that follow. It may
even improve your game.
The Pool Looks Good From the 18th Green
- You're out on the golf course, the temperature is in the 90's and so is
your golf score. The best reward you can think of is a quick drive home and
a few hours of fun, enjoying your pool and your family.
Today's Easy-Care Electronics - Today's
pools are extremely easy to maintain. Many come with advanced electronics,
remote control features and simplified operating procedures. Homeowners now
have more time to enjoy their pools and spend less time looking after them.
No Reservations Required - It's true that
many pool owners have decided that they would rather be at home enjoying themselves
than fighting the crowds at resorts. No advanced reservations are required
and the time spent at play is greatly extended and often less expensive.
Train a Competitive Diver - A swimming
pool in the backyard will aid the competitive swimmer or diver in the family.
Look at the famous water sports figures and you'll discover that the backyard
pool was where their fame may have begun. It certainly is a big help in training.
A Great Excuse for Staying Fit - A swimming pool
in the yard offers owners the perfect excuse not to go off looking elsewhere
for fun and entertainment. Most families find the pool to be the perfect place
to rediscover their best friends.
It's Sexy in the Moonlight - When the day
is done and the children are tucked in bed, the swimming pool awaits. Under
a moonlit sky a pool is very, very romantic. Just ask the adults who own one.
Of course, they must be willing to tell the truth.
For a Secret Rendezvous - Day or evening,
the swimming pool or spa is a great place to meet. It is a wonderful spot
for conversation and to rediscover the person you truly love. Under a full
moon, the pool reflects that special glow and, without fail, the wolf emerges
from the thick of night - and just at the right time, too.
Skinny Dipping - Everyone would like to
skinny dip at least once - especially with the person they love. But where?
The only safe place is to do it at home, in your own private pool. Be sure
to tuck the kids in bed before you slip softly into the water.
Your Own Private Lagoon - Listen, you can
almost hear the call of wild birds. The enchanted jungle awaits you and a
partner to experience the soothing pleasure of this therapeutic lagoon. The
water cascades into a crystal clear pool that is especially inviting. This
need not be a dream.
The Stars Come Out - Every evening, when
you are with the person you love, and you are sitting by the pool or in it,
the stars come out. It is easy to see them as they reflect in the dark water.
Any guess as to the number of stars that are working for you on nights such
All the Good Times Ahead - Ownership of
a swimming pool doesn't end with your first romantic encounter. The pool can
be very compelling when those in love are trying to mend their feelings for
each other. And there's no need to call for an appointment.
Those Private Mini Vacations With #1 -
You've got to get away from it all. Mom says she'll watch the children. Where
do you go? Most places are far away or too expensive. The very best, most
comfortable place on earth is home. It has the best bed, the best pillows
and there's no parking or traveling involved. Your other half thinks so, too.
The pool awaits, the spa is bubbling and your friends and neighbors think
you are far, far away. Guess what? You've arrived.
Make a New Friend - A swimming pool, especially
one that has a built-in spa, is a great inducement to lure a new friend to
join you in romantic conversation or to relax the night away. A few words
are all it takes to extend an invitation that just might turn out to be an
Poolside Weddings are Spectacular - If
there's a bubbling fountain in the center of the pool and the scent of fresh
flowers are in the air, what environment could be more perfect for a wedding?
A swimming pool in a private garden is as special and romantic as it gets.
The participants and all those in attendance will always remember the event.
Your Personal Luxury - It's an old axiom known
to owners: those who purchase a pool for their children often discover it
is the parents who love it most. In fact, even after the kids are off on their
own, the pool becomes their own personal escape from the world and they would
never think of giving it up. Why should they?
Perfect for Entertaining - Everything works
better outdoors. Food, conversation, neighborhood gatherings all are special
events when you have a pool.
Pride of Ownership - A swimming pool is
one of those great purchases that makes people wonder why they hadn't bought
sooner. There's the same kind of pride as for one's car or one's home.
Pool Parties for all Ages - A birthday
party for kids can be a hassle, but when it's by the pool, it's really memorable.
Adults love pool parties, too. A swimming pool adds a unique twist to the
old way of doing things.
World's Best Picnics - Picnics are fun.
They're even better when it's your turn to play host. That's because you have
a pool to keep everyone entertained.
Start a Trend - Be the first. That new
pool in the neighborhood is usually the catalyst for others that follow. You
knew it was a great idea when you decided to build, but then, you always were
the trendsetter, weren't you?
You've Arrived - Your new swimming pool
is a symbol that tells the world that you know how to live. It's a milestone
purchase on the road of life.
Envy of the Neighborhood - Beyond the notion
that you can afford a swimming pool, the purchase, especially on a hot day,
is one that leaves neighbors wishing they could make.
No Longer Envious of Others - The purchase
of a swimming pool relieves all of the envious desires that were once built-up.
You've joined the club. You're one of the "have."
Strut Your Stuff - You look good in bathing
suits but none of your friends or neighbors can tell. Show them when you
invite them to your pool parties.
Be the Talk of the Town - This very visible purchase
will give all your neighbors something special to talk about. It demonstrates
the importance of having fun and family values.
Prices May Never be Lower - Today's the
day. Next week or next year it may be more costly, so now is the time to purchase
the pool of your dreams. As someone once said, "timing is everything."
Your Pool May be Tax Deductible - That's
right. If you purchase a swimming pool using a home equity loan, the swimming
pool purchase can save you money come April 15th. Talk to your accountant.
Swimming Pools are Affordable - Today there
are many types of pools and many ways to buy them. All give the same sense
of pride as well as all of the natural benefits and rewards of ownership.
Explore all of your options, and then don't wait another minute.
Easy to Finance - Swimming pools are extremely
easy to finance. Families use everything from credit cards to home equity
loans to get the exact pool they want. Low interest rates give purchasers
an extra measure of affordability, which some use to get extra bells and whistles.
Off Season Prices are Low - Anthony &
Sylvan offers special off-season prices. This practice helps keep our talented
workforce busy when they would otherwise be slowing down.
Today's Technology Keeps Operating Costs Down -
Today's buyer can find many new ways to minimize the cost of pool upkeep.
In recent years, pool manufacturers have added systems and technology to their
product lines that have improved efficiency and cost-effectiveness for homeowners.
Pools are Less Expensive Than Many Alternatives
- A swimming pool can cost less than a big family vacation. It will last a
lot longer, too. A weeklong cruise for a family of five can be a lot more
expensive than many swimming pools.
An Inexpensive Date - A swimming pool is
not always a substitute for a night on the town, but it sure is less expensive
and easier to pull off. Entertainment costs a lot today. The family pool provides
an opportunity to have fun and save some money. Friends may even prefer it
to the costlier alternatives. And, it's private.
Revamp Your Lifestyle Without Relocation -
You don't need to move out or move up. Invest in a pool designed to complement
your current home and grounds and you'll be amazed at the improvement in your
property and lifestyle. It's an attractive alternative.
Take Advantage of Builder Incentives -
The perfect time to buy is when pool companies are offering special inducements.
Incentives can include dollars off, free spas, free covers, free heaters,
free options and even deck furniture. All are worth consideration as part
of a means to an end that you truly want.
"Play Pools" are Easy on the Pocketbook -
Some families have opted for shallow, inground "play pools." Like
their above-ground cousins, they use less water, they're easier and less expensive
to maintain and allow anyone who can't swim to enjoy a refreshing dip on a
Express Your Creativity - Custom shapes
don't necessarily cost more when you're building an in-ground concrete pool.
Anthony & Sylvan can create any shape you want, from a tennis racket to
a guitar. Pricing is normally a result of pool depth and square footage, plus
options, so express yourself.
A Pool is a Great Asset - Installing a
swimming pool helps position a home as an estate, with much the same way that
a tennis court or guesthouse would. Most homeowners, however, see the pool
as an investment they've made for themselves - one that pays dividends that
dollars can't measure.
It Makes Your House a Home - In tropical climes
and desert-like places, a house with no pool is just enclosed space. But in
a pool you've a great place to call "home."
The Centerpiece of the Garden - Those who
own a swimming pool know its aesthetic value. They understand how its placement
and its purpose often become the center of attention. Swimming pools are beautiful
and jewel-like: they attract, they reflect and, often, they inspire. All that
adorns the garden is enhanced when it is near the pool.
Any Customized Purpose - When we say we
can build it your way, we mean it. Your company logo, the musical instrument
you play, even the shape of your favorite flower can be designed into tile
work on the actual walls of a new pool.
Add Beauty to Your Home - Your home, no
matter how beautiful, will be greatly enhanced with the addition of a swimming
pool. Pools are not only fun and functional; they add a certain grace to every
landscape and a backdrop that no other adornment can duplicate.
Add Value to Your Estate - Certain items
make homes into estates. A swimming pool is certainly one of them. A tennis
court is another. Realtors who market upscale properties will tell you that
buyers are often surprised - or disappointed - if a swimming pool is not included
on an estate-sized property they are interested in.
Create a Tropical Paradise - From waterfalls
to black bottom lagoons, today's pool buyers are adding the "natural
look" to their backyards. Often, they blend nature's own special effects
into a newly created setting, establishing an enchanted forest or tropical
paradise right at home.
An Indoor Oasis - Homes that have indoor
pools have a grandeur all their own. Owners often create exceptional spaces
reminiscent of grottos, gardens and greenhouses. Indoor pools also become
year-round playgrounds for the family - a beautiful oasis that can give nourishment
to the weary, 365 days a year.
A Pool Feels Right, Day and Night - In
the morning air, a walk in the garden, especially by the pool, gives a certain
satisfaction. It just feels right. That special feeling also reappears in
the evening, under a full moon or in the light cast from garden lanterns.
It's quieter here, more natural and far away from the pace of everyday life.
It's okay to linger and take in all the beauty that you see.
Beautiful, Gracious Entertaining - The
sun is up, it's mid-afternoon and tea will be served to the social club out
by the pool. You know the setting will be perfect since everyone will enjoy
the serene ambiance you've created. The sun is down and business associates
are about to arrive for dinner. Cocktails by the pool will create the perfect
mood to start a proper evening.