Opening Your Pool

Opening your pool signals the start of warm weather and relaxed attitudes. Whether you're emerging from a long snowy winter or a quick brush with cooler temps, opening your pool can be a simple process.

  1. Remove leaves and debris from pool cover.

  2. Take off the cover, clean it, and store it.

  3. Hook up pool pumps and filters and reconnect all hoses and electrical connections.

  4. Remove leaves and debris from skimmers, filters, pumps and drains.

  5. Take out leaves and debris from the pool.

  6. Fill pool water up to proper level.

  7. Turn on the filter pump and make sure all skimmers, bottom drains, and filters are functioning properly.

  8. Vacuum up any remaining debris in the pool.

  9. After pool filter has been running 3-4 hours, test the water. Retest water to see if any adjustments have to be made.

  10. Once adjustments have been made, shock the pool following label directions.

  11. Jump in!