If you love the idea of being able to take a daily swim as part of your exercise regime, a home exercise pool could provide you with a perfect solution. Exercise pools are compact, easy to install, have low running costs and can provide you and your family with hours of healthy, fun exercise.
You don’t need a large area to be able to accommodate an exercise pool as they are usually small pools with a counter current unit fitted to generate a current for you to swim against. Exercise pools with a counter current unit essentially enable you to swim in the same place. I’ve seen them described or likened to an aquatic treadmill. They can be installed indoors or outdoors and there are several exercise pool packages on the market – see here.
If you don’t want an exercise pool package you can opt for a bespoke exercise pool and have a pool build to meet your exact requirements – see bespoke options here. Whatever pool you choose you also have a choice of counter current units. These can be generally divided into two categories – ‘over the wall’ or wall hung or ‘through the wall’ units. Continue reading