Spring has sprung and the end of the regular NBA season is upon us, which means two Oklahoman favorites are on the way – pools and playoffs! As we get ready to dive into summer, let’s take a look at the pools some of our favorite Thunder players will be enjoying when relaxing in-between games.
If you’ve lived in Oklahoma for any amount of time then you know that we Oklahomans are proud of our state, its heritage and its future. Fortunately for us, the holidays provide us the opportunity to show off all the heartland has to offer to visiting friends and family. So if you’re looking for ideas on how to give your guests the full Oklahoma experience or you just want to try something new with your friends this year, we've got you covered.
You’ve likely considered the water conditions of a public pool at an amusement park or hotel before diving right in, but without proper care, the pool in your own backyard can be just as dangerous. Don’t overlook the effects of poor water quality in your pool. We’ve got some tip on how you can make sure you and your family stay safe while swimming.
With events like Sonic’s Summer Movie Nights at the Myriad Gardens and the deadCenter Film Festival growing exponentially each year, Oklahoma City is quickly becoming a hot spot for movie lovers and filmmakers. This makes our city the perfect place to adopt a new trend that already thriving in several locations in the UK, Ibiza and New York, Hot Tub Cinema. The concept is simple – combine beautiful views with great cinema and lots of hot tubs for an incredible evening under the stars.
Having a pool can make hot summer days relaxing and enjoyable and provide years of memorable moments with friends and family. But before you have an inground pool installed, you must first determine which type of pool best suits your needs. Pools are built with gunite (a sprayed concrete mixture), fiberglass or vinyl. Knowing the benefits of each building material is vital to your ability to choose the pool that best fits your budget, plans for usage, and care schedule.
Your pool area can be a wonderful area that draws people near and not simply another bland pool. Along with landscaping and customizable water features, add color-changing LED lights to enhance the overall appearance of the pool area and reduce energy output.
Every year 12 million people visit Niagara Falls to see her majestic waterfalls which drop water 165 feet in the Niagara River which is situated between two of the Great Lakes: Erie and Ontario. Why do so many people go to Niagara to see water fall off a cliff? Well, it’s a 165-foot cliff, of course, so that’s part of it. It’s also a natural wonder.
You're probably familiar with landscaping, and you may have even done some of it yourself. You may have heard of hardscaping, but do you know what it is? You should --- it can help transform your backyard or pool area into a great place to relax, exercise, or entertain.
Your hot tub is a versatile place, perfect for creating an oasis of backyard enjoyment. We love a good soak, but there are many ways to get even more use out of your hot tub. Here are a few of our suggestions.
It’s easy to envision using your hot tub on warm summer nights. During these winter months, though, a dip in a steaming tub can be a rewarding relaxation at the end of a long day. Closing your pool at the end of the summer season is a yearly ritual for most owners, but closing your hot tub doesn’t have to be. You may even find you prefer using your hot tub during the winter months. These handy tips will keep you enjoying your hot tub all year long.
As you’re swimming pool begins to age you may experience cracks on the surface area.
The weather is cooling and soon you’ll be putting away your pool for the winter. But that doesn’t mean you have to shutter yourself in the house, there are plenty of things for you and the family to enjoy. Here’s a guide to many family-friendly events in and around Oklahoma City in November.
Does it sometimes feel like you’re moving forward but you’re not getting anywhere? Well, that’s a good thing when it comes to the swim spa. What is a swim spa, you ask? A swim spa is a small pool that allows you to swim continuously against a current of water. It’s like a treadmill for swimming, just keep stroking and you’ll stay in place. There’s no need to touch a wall, turn around, or avoid other swimmers.
So you want to put in a swimming pool? Now the fun begins --- pool design. There will be several decisions you’ll need to make, but luckily a Blue Haven swimming pool contractor will be there to guide you. You’ll want to make sure to avoid these mistakes.
The swimming pool cover can be an afterthought but it’s still important. You want to protect your investment and most importantly, you need to protect your family and friends from danger. At Blue Haven Pools we offer five different options for safety swimming pool covers.
Summer is finally starting to heat up around Oklahoma City, and you might be wondering how you and your kids can stay cool. Fortunately, there are plenty of public swimming pools around the OKC metro area. This guide lists some of the major outdoor public swimming pools, water parks, aquatic centers, YMCAs with indoor pools and splash pads and spray grounds.
Everyone loves swimming pool parties, and everyone loves movies. Combine the two for a night of cinema and splashing, and you’ll have a summer party that’s suitable for all ages.
May is Pool Safety Month, and the pre-summer season is a great time to ensure your family’s protection during this year’s schedule of aquatic fun. On top of staying vigilant around pools, hot tubs and other bodies of water, practice these five specific water safety habits to reduce stress and prevent tragedy.