Top 10 Differences Between Home Swimming Pools and Public Swimming Pools

Home swimming pools and public swimming pools are different. They both have their advantages and their disadvantages.

The Top Ten

1 Public swimming pools cost admission fees

If you don't swim that much, it's technically a lot more expensive than going to a public swimming pool. Going to a public swimming pool costs a few dollars, each time. If you buy a home swimming pool, it usually costs several hundreds of dollars to a couple of thousand dollars. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

2 Public swimming pools are for the community

Everyone's allowed to go at a public swimming pool. It's open for everyone. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

3 You can make your own rules with a home swimming pool

You can invite whoever you want to your home swimming pool. You can also swim whenever you want even at night. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

4 Public swimming pools have opening and closing times while home swimming pools don't

For example: A public swimming pool opens at 10h00 AM, then closes at 12h00 PM for lunch. It re-opens at 1h00 PM and closes again at 5h00 PM for dinner. It re-opens at 6h00 PM and closes at 8h00 PM for the rest of the night. As for home swimming pools, you don't have opening times nor closing times because you make your own rules at home. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

My town pool I can swim from 6am, to 9:30pm Monday to Saturday, 8am to 9:30pm Sunday, and 12pm to 4:30pm on holidays, if I had a home pool I could swim everyday when ever in the summer - trains45

5 You have to maintain your home swimming pool

If your home swimming pool has leaves or bugs, you have to remove them with a net. You need to add chlorine as well. You have to remove the pool algae with an automatic pool vacuum. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

6 Public swimming pools have lifeguards while home swimming pools don't

Public swimming pools have lifeguards to save people. There's no lifeguards at home unless you have parents, siblings or friends. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

7 You can put whatever you want in your own swimming pool at home

For example: You can add a lot of pool noodles, pool toys and balls. During the night, you can add glow sticks. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

8 Home swimming pools are more peaceful

Less screaming kids/babies. No bullies/enemies in your swimming pool. Also, you don't need to deal with an entire school class or even a whole school in your own pool. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

9 Home swimming pools have cleaner water

This is why they're usually better - SirSheep

Home swimming pools have cleaner water. It means, no wazz from strangers and no puke. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

That’s a good thing. - Lorena5674

10 Public swimming pools are usually bigger than home swimming pools

Public swimming pools can usually fit for 30-50 people, quite easily. Home swimming pools usually fit for 5-10 people. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

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