Anyone still swimming?

Dave31410

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Feb 27, 2018
200
Savannah, GA
(Australians don't count) Our pool was completed in late October. I started swimming laps a couple of times a week. When the water got below 70 I started wearing a short wet suit. Last swim was a couple of days ago with water temp at 62. We have had cooler days and nights and temp is now 54. I may be done for the year.
 
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HeyEng

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Nov 7, 2018
567
Oklahoma City, OK
I am not swimming anytime soon with the water temp between 40-42. However, one of our dogs decided to take a dive today but I don't think he enjoyed it too much. Very happy that I was out to see it, and more importantly, the pool alarm worked as advertised!
 

riley00dog

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Nov 14, 2017
2,213
Brisbane, Qld, Australia
I know we don’t officially don’t count [emoji6] but we (read my children) were swimming all through our winter with the exception of about 3 weeks over August, when the ambient temp wasn’t very inviting.
 

an1vrsy

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Jul 10, 2018
166
Las Vegas, NV
I think about swimming every time I look at the pool. However, when I pull water sample out at eighteen inches below the surface, I rethink that thought. The water is 54 degrees and I'm not getting in there at the brrrr temp.
 

BasicTek

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Oct 9, 2016
875
Lake Mary, FL
My pool has been in the low 70's to low 80's and that's too cold for me, if I can string a few warm days together with enough sun to get the pool up to the mid 80's and the air temp is also 80+ then I'll be going back in. Until then it's been around 3+ weeks since that's happened, not looking good in the next 10 days but in FL we can see a warm streak at any time....
 

jimim

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Jun 20, 2016
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NE/Pa
I almost went for a swim the other night when I slipped on my deck and 1 foot ended up on my cover. At least I know it can hold part of my weight!
 

CaptainUnderpants

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Aug 14, 2017
40
Long Beach, CA
Its been a colder than normal in SoCal and my pool has been in the 66 degree range with a cover and solar that hasn't done much good recently. But the other day we had warmer weather and my solar helped a little getting water up to 72 degrees. I used the heater to kick it up to 78 and we are back in business. Did a little swimming, but 83+ is my preferred number.
 

randys

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Oct 28, 2018
79
Clayton, NC
We are in NC. I jumped in November when the water was 55F and the outside temp got to 80 one day. It was a mistake. Our pool build completed in October as well. The part that hurt the most was when I dove in and opened my eyes.
 
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