In-ground swimming pools are mostly covered and left alone when the temperature starts to drop, but why should they be? You can get the most of your investment by turning your pool into an ice rink during the winter season. Play pick-up hockey games and glide across your pool with this guide from Backyard Ocean.
1. Winterize your pool.
First of all, you’ll need to winterize your pipes and equipment since harsh weather conditions and sudden drops in temperature can damage your pool. For a guide to winterizing your pool, follow this Backyard Ocean tutorial. Next, drop the pool water level about 20 inches below the molding edge to protect it from damage.by