If you’ve ever been to a water park, chances are you have taken a ride down a lazy river. These are fun, aesthetically appealing and add to the fun and zip of your swimming pool. It’s like going down a white water rafting ride in your own Scottsdale Arizona backyard. Is it time for a lazy river pool accessory? It’s a question the swimming pool contractors from Swim Right Pools get asked quite regularly during service visits.

If you have a large enough yard, why not consider it? Bring the excitement and fun of a waterpark vacation right to your own home. The lazy river may be an unusual feature, but if you work with a trusted pool remodeling contractor in Scottsdale, AZ you may be able to have one of these features added to your own pool.

Is it time for a lazy river pool accessory?

A lazy river creates a unique experience rivaled only by a trip to water park and with the rise in coronavirus cases, why not just stay at home with friends and family?

Here are three considerations:

  1. Make sure you have at least a half an acre — or more  To reap benefits from a lazy river experience, you want it to be at least 100 feet long. If you don’t have enough space consider a circular or oval river to accommodate a lazy river within the space you have available.
  2. Add an island as part of the lazy river design. A smallish space might be large enough to accommodate a lazy river and an island with the lazy river wrapping around an island. Add creative enhancements like waterfalls, rapids or spray features. A bucket dump adds an element of surprise to the design. The lazy river should be about with a slope so the water flows about one to two miles per hour.
  3. We will work with you to ensure all safety guidelines are met. The river needs to have an easy exit into shallow enough so swimmers can stand if they need to. Handholds should be included in the design.

If this is a feature you’re looking into incorporating into your pool, let’s talk the next time we pay a service visit.

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