How to find your perfect outdoor pool
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The Verge has been hearing that outdoor pools are the new hotness in Australia, but we’ve got some new numbers to show you.
According to a survey of 5,000 Australian adults by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of outdoor pools in Australia has grown by around 30% since 2015, and the popularity of outdoor swimming in Australia continues to soar.
The average outdoor pool in Australia is now owned by a single family, while there are around 30 pools in a total of 1,400 Australian households.
While swimming in the pool can be a lot of fun, some Australian people don’t want to sit around all day.
Here are 10 things you should know about the best outdoor pools:1.
You can’t take a dip in an indoor poolThe average Australian adult spends around an hour per day on the pool deck, and most pools have an indoor water feature, like a water slide or a shallow water pool.
However, indoor pools can get a little cold and it’s often a better idea to go out to get a good dip, as this can be very cold.2.
There’s always a pool at your houseIf you’re staying in your own home or a room in your house, chances are that you’ll want to keep an eye out for the best pool in your neighbourhood, as the chances of getting a pool-worthy pool are much higher.
However if you have a pool that’s outside your house and you want to go outside for a swim, you can.
There are a number of options to get around the rules and regulations for indoor swimming in Australian states, and some states allow pool-goers to take a water swim in their pool, too.3.
There aren’t that many indoor pools aroundThe average indoor pool in the United States is usually only 2 metres (6 feet) in diameter, while the average indoor swimming pool is 2 metres deep.
However, in Australia there are only around 100 indoor swimming pools.4.
The indoor pools aren’t the only thing that’s coolIn Australia, there are a total 13,000 outdoor pools that are either designed for people to swim in or designed for other activities.
However the vast majority of these indoor pools are not the same size as their outdoor counterparts.
For example, the average Australian indoor swimming venue is only about 4.2 metres (13 feet) long, while a typical outdoor pool is 7.8 metres (22 feet) wide.5.
You’ll be better off at a pool in a cityThis is a big part of why Australians enjoy swimming in their favourite outdoor pool.
A majority of outdoor Australian pools are situated in the country’s most popular cities, and indoor pools typically cost around $2.50-3 per person per day.
However there are some outdoor pools with an indoor layout, and you can get some great deals on the best indoor pools in the city.
For more indoor swimming options, check out our guide to the best city pools in 2018.
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