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5 of the Best Hot Tub Models

Close-up of J-215 hot tub.

Are you looking to become a hot tub owner? Investing in a hot tub may seem like a daunting task with all of the different varieties and what can feel like an endless supply of information when it comes to hot tubs. However, with the expert help of Gary Pools & Leisure, you’ll find the perfect hot tub for your home in no time!

In this article, we take a closer look at 5 of the best hot tubs. From the J-225 and J-215 to the J-475 and J-LXL, read on for more information.

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Backyard This Winter

Outdoor hot tub in the winter.

When winter rolls around, many people think it’s time to bundle up and sit around the fireplace. People who love to be outside often state their sadness because of the cold weather. Many people think that after the good weather is gone, they can’t go back outside to enjoy themselves until the spring. However, this isn’t the case. While many around the world loath the idea of it being cold, it’s possible to still enjoy the outdoors with the right planning.

Closing Your Pool for the Winter Season

Person testing the chemistry of their pool water.

Many people dread closing their pool for the winter because of the hassle. However, with the proper preparation, you’ll be able to close your pool with ease. The first thing to think about when closing your pool is your location. For locations that reach freezing temperature, extra precautions must be taken so your pool’s pump and filter don’t become damaged. However, it’s still important to close your pool for winter, even if you don’t live in a particularly cold climate. Closing your pool while not in use allows your pool to be protected while it sits dormant.

Create a Backyard Retreat with Help from Your Hot Tub

Create a Backyard Retreat with Help from Your Hot Tub

There is no worse thing than having something new, but never getting the chance to use it. When you invest in a hot tub it’s essential that you include it within your backyard in the best way possible. That includes creating a hot tub installation that meets your needs. In this article, we’re going to walk you through the benefits of owning a hot tub and just how you can create your very own backyard retreat with the installation of one.

Everything You Need to Know About Hot Tub Yoga

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

When people talk about doing yoga, for many it calls to mind the images of uncomfortable stretches, peculiar poses, and the possibility of getting stuck in some unfamiliar position. The benefits of yoga, however, are undeniable, as it has been recognized for centuries as an alternative means of stabilizing body weight, reducing stress, and improving your overall physical health. For some, it can seem an unlikely activity that they would ever want to consider regardless of the good that can come from it. However, with the use of a good spa, especially one of the well-known Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs available at Gary Pools & Leisure, yoga can be done by anyone regardless of their level of experience.

Top 10 Swimming Pool Accessories

Donut pool float.

Do you love swimming and playing in the pool? If you do, you need to have the best swimming pool accessories to make your time in the water more fun. Here are ten of these accessories that every pool owner needs to have.

Transform Your Above-Ground Pool Installation this Spring

Above-ground pool installation.

Having an above-ground swimming pool often makes your backyard the ultimate hangout spot during the warmer months, especially if you have kids. But these pools also tend to all look the same, and sometimes, they can become eyesores. Fortunately, there are a number of different ways you can transform your above-ground pool installation to make it look absolutely amazing. Once you’re finished, your pool will have its own unique look that is sure to impress people.

The Life-Changing Health Benefits of Swimming

Woman exercising in a pool.

No matter your fitness level, if you’re looking for a total body-strengthening and cardiovascular workout, there’s no need to look any further than swimming. Using swimming as your primary source of exercise can provide the following benefits.

Ways to Spend More Time with Your Family


With today’s busy lifestyle, many families end up pushing aside family time to fulfill other responsibilities such as school or work. It can be easy to lose sight of the importance of sticking together as a family. And, it’s not really known how much family time can affect a growing child’s emotional health and well-being, or their overall development.

With that said, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that spending time with our close family members is integral to healthy home life. Here are four easy ways to achieve this.

Things to Do When You Get Snowed in This Winter

Things to Do When You Get Snowed in This Winter

Winter storms don’t have to be a downer. You can enjoy hours of entertainment at home — but only if you are prepared. Indoor game tables are the perfect way to combat the winter blues and offer hours of entertainment with family and friends. To help you decide which game is right for you, here is our list of the three best ways to have fun indoors this winter. Read on for more!

5 Quick and Simple Pool Exercises You’ll Love

5 Quick and Simple Pool Exercises You’ll Love

Exercising in the water is one of the most beneficial ways to get a low-impact, full-body workout that will leave you feeling refreshed and energized. That’s because the natural buoyancy of the water helps to lift 90 percent of your body weight, alleviating pressure from your muscles and joints. This allows for better flexibility, more effective stretches and an improved range of motion, resulting in a more productive workout.

How to Fall in Love with Your Backyard Again

How to Fall in Love with Your Backyard Again

Your backyard is your own personal slice of outdoor space. It’s so important to have a yard that you love! If you’ve fallen out of love with your backyard, chances are you don’t use it often and aren’t making the most out of your outdoor space.

Never fear! In this article, we explain the benefits of having an outdoor oasis, and provide helpful tips to help you fall in love with your backyard again! Read on to learn more.

How to Improve Your Health with a Pool

How to Improve Your Health with a Pool

With summer right around the corner, taking a dip in the pool is a great way to cool off and relax. Apart from having fun, did you know that there are a lot of added health benefits that come from swimming? It’s true! In this article, we outline some of the biggest health benefits of swimming regularly to show you how to make the most of your pool this summer.

How to Buy a Billiards Table for Your Game Room

Pool table

Are you planning to buy a billiards table for your game room, but aren’t exactly sure which things you must take care of before making the investment? No need to look any further because we have everything you could possibly need to know. Billiards tables are available in many different sizes and styles to choose from. Choosing one that will be perfect for your game room can become quite a hassle. But it’s a must if you want to expand the entertainment of your game room.

How to Relieve Sore Muscles with Hydrotherapy

Spring hot tub installation.

Also known as water therapy and hydrothermal therapy, hydrotherapy offers a huge number of health benefits. There are numerous spas in New York that offer this therapy and provide a great way to their clients to avail its maximum benefits. In this therapy, heated water is used for the treatment of numerous diseases. Apart from spas, this therapy is also commonly used in hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, hydrotherapy tubs, and body wraps. But for now, let’s focus on how you can benefit from hot tub hydrotherapy in your own home!

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