Teddy Bear Pools & Spas Blog - Wellness Through Water.


Teddy Bear Pools & Spas has been building backyard fun since 1975. Our expert staff will guide you through Pools, Spas & Swimspas to help you find which will bring wellness to your life. Our articles focus on “Wellness Through Water”! Wellness Through Water will focus on 6 key dimensions, including Health, Recovery, Therapeutic, Tranquility, Social & Experience

Soak into the World of Hydrotherapy at Teddy Bear Pools & Spa with Hot Spring Spas

By StephenOtto | January 26, 2024

Soak into the World of Hydrotherapy at Teddy Bear Pools & Spa with Hot Spring Spas Hydrotherapy, often referred to as water therapy, aquatic therapy, or hydropathy, is making waves in the world of wellness, and Teddy Bear Pools & Spa is your gateway to this rejuvenating experience. At our Chicopee, MA location, we’re proud…

Elevate Your Pool Care with Teddy Bear Shock 56

By Conor Otto | August 23, 2023

Elevate Your Pool Care with Teddy Bear Shock 56: The Ultimate Solution for Crystal-Clear Waters Are you tired of the ongoing struggle to maintain the clarity and algae-free beauty of your pool? Look no further – Teddy Bear Shock 56 is here to revolutionize your pool maintenance routine and bring you results that truly stand…

Pets in a Pool

By StephenOtto | August 14, 2023

Pets in a Pool? Dogs can indeed go in the swimming pool, but several important considerations must be taken into account to ensure their safety and the pool’s cleanliness. Firstly, not all dogs are natural swimmers, so it’s crucial to know your dog’s swimming ability. Even strong swimmers can tire or panic in the water,…

Evaporation or Pool Leak

By StephenOtto | August 6, 2023

Evaporation or Pool Leak Evaporation from a swimming pool is a natural process in which water molecules at the pool’s surface gain enough energy to transition from the liquid state to the gaseous state (water vapor). This process occurs due to the kinetic energy of the molecules and the temperature of the water. Here are…

Pool Water Safety

By StephenOtto | July 31, 2023

Pool Water Safety. Water safety is indeed crucial, especially when it comes to pools. Teddy Bear Pools & Spas would like to provide you with some general water safety guidelines that can help ensure a safe aquatic environment, promoting Wellness Through Water. Here are some key tips: Supervision: Always supervise children and inexperienced swimmers around…

How a pool can combat heat exhaustion.

By StephenOtto | July 17, 2023

How a pool can combat heat exhaustion. Swimming in a pool can be a lifesaver when it comes to combating heat exhaustion. When you find yourself suffering from the effects of excessive heat, immersing your body in cool water can provide immediate relief and prevent the situation from escalating. The pool offers a host of…

Chlorine: Not Created Equally

By Conor Otto | July 12, 2023

Teddy Bear Pools Chlorine: Efficiency and Value Choosing the right chlorine for your swimming pool maintenance is crucial. Teddy Bear Pools Chlorine stands out from big box store alternatives due to its unique dosage requirement. While competitors often require two tablets for the same effect, Teddy Bear Pools Chlorine only needs one tablet per 10,000…

What To Do for Your July 4th Cookout and Pool Party

By StephenOtto | July 2, 2023

What to do for your July 4th Cookout and Pool Party For your July 4th cookout and pool party, there are several recommendations to ensure a fantastic celebration. Start by firing up the grill and preparing classic American favorites like burgers, hot dogs, and barbecue chicken. Don’t forget to offer a variety of toppings and…

Pool Care with Eco-Smarte Salt-Free Chlorine-Free Systems

By StephenOtto | June 26, 2023

Pool Care with Eco-Smarte Salt-Free Chlorine-Free Systems Maintaining a clean and healthy swimming pool is a top priority for pool owners. Traditionally, chlorine has been the go-to chemical for pool sanitation. However, concerns about the potential side effects of chlorine and the environmental impact of its byproducts have led to the development of alternative pool…

Dive into Health: The Incredible Benefits of Buoyancy in a Swimming Pool

By StephenOtto | June 14, 2023

Dive into Health: The Incredible Benefits of Buoyancy in a Swimming Pool In the scorching heat of summer, few activities can rival the sheer joy and relaxation of taking a dip in a swimming pool. Besides providing a refreshing escape from the heat, swimming pools offer numerous health benefits that go far beyond mere recreation.…

Pool & Spa News Newsletter Article

By StephenOtto | February 24, 2015

“We had the perfect storm here: We had rain and cold during the height of the season, a bad economy, high unemployment… and price increases for raw materials. But, we are surviving because we’ve been in the business for a long time. We’ve been through three recessions, and we’ve learned from it.“First, we don’t do…

Ludlow Teddy Bear Pools Sweeps Chicopee in American Legion Playoffs

By StephenOtto | February 24, 2015

LUDLOW – How sweep it is. Ludlow Teddy Bear Pools defeated Chicopee 9-2 Tuesday at Whitney Park to win its best-of-3 second round American Legion playoff series 2-0. Ludlow will be off until Sunday when it begins play in the double-elimination Central-West Sectionals against an opponent to be determined.Ludlow is on a roll. It has…

Google Has just Named Teddy Bear Pools & Spas & www.teddybearpools.com a Google Favorite Place

By StephenOtto | February 24, 2015

What is a Favorite Place? Google is turning its sights squarely on the local ad market, with plans to promote its local business listings in storefronts around the U.S. Stickers bearing Google’s logo and a QR code have been distributed to 100,000 of the most popular businesses in Google’s Local Business Center database, and starting…

Fourth of July Pool Party

By StephenOtto | February 24, 2015

A Fourth of July pool party is the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day. If you are lucky enough to have your own pool, consider hosting a party for friends and family. Here are some ideas to get you started with planning your celebration: Pool Preparation: You’re planning your party already so let’s make sure…

Former Red Sox Draftee Brad Baker is Back on The Mound, This Time in The Tri-County League

By StephenOtto | February 24, 2015

by The Republican Sports Desk Saturday July 11, 2009, 5:17 PM GREENFIELD, MA. – Brad Baker is pitching again. Yes that Brad Baker, the former wunderkind from Pioneer Valley High School in Northfield who pretty much any baseball fan in the area remembers hearing about. The same Brad Baker who was a first-round draft pick of…

Esther Williams part & Johnny Weissmuller Parts

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

Teddy Bear Pools & Spas has come across and acquired parts for Esther Williams and Johnny Weissmuller pool decks. “This just adds to the multitude of parts and liners that we will be able to supply to all the Esther & Johnny customers throughout the US” says Stephen Otto (Manager for Teddy Bear Pools &…

Esther Williams Factory Direct Replacement Parts & Accessories

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

You know that “You Get What You Pay For”.  At Teddy Bear Pools & Spas we sell genuine, factory direct, Esther Williams & Johnny Weissmuller replacement parts & accessories for your above ground pool. Our trained staff is ready to help you find the part(s) you need. Teddy Bear Pools & Spas prides itself in having hundreds…

Esther Williams / Johnny Weissmuller Above-Ground Beaded Liners

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

Our beaded liners are made specifically to fit Esther Williams, Johnny Weissmuller & Premier Aluminum Above Ground Pools.  The liners are constructed of top-quality 20- gauge virgin vinyl, and backed with U.V. inhibitors. The Vyn-All Advantage What makes a Vyn-All pool liner the industry’s best? Here are some specific reasons to choose Vyn-All®for your above-ground…

Esther Williams & Johnny Weissmuller Liners

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

If you have invested in and Esther Williams Pool or a Johnny Weissmuller Pool, you have made a great choice. Over time things can happen to your pool that can need replacement parts or a new Liner. Finding a replacement liner for the Esther & Johnny pools can be quite confusing. Don’t be fooled buy…

Congratulations to the Westover Squadron Softball Team, Coach Kevin Belder

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

Congratulations to the Westover Squadron softball team on their“undefeated” season.Special thanks to Coach Kevin Belder, pictured at left,for his for his efforts in organizing andtraining the team during the summer months.

Above Ground Beaded Liners For Esther Williams Pools

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

Our beaded above ground pool liners are for Esther Williams & Johnny Weissmuller above-ground pools.Or above-ground pool liners are made from the highest above-ground-grade, non-embossed vinyl. Each liner is precisely crafted using the latest computer-aided design technologies, ensuring a perfect fitfor  Esther Williams & Johnny Weissmuller above-ground pools.And with our 15 year pro-rated warranty, you’ll have…

ABC40 Team of the Week: Ludlow Teddy Bear Pools

By DIFDESIGN | February 24, 2015

By MassLive.com Wednesday July 15, 2009, 1:07 PM Fresh off their sweep of Chicopee in the American Legion playoffs, abc40 profiles Ludlow Teddy Bear Pools.