Fellow Swimmers...how do you like your pool water?

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Fellow Swimmers...how do you like your pool water?

Bignuf Bignuf
The public pool we use locally just switched from chlorine to "soft water ionizer" last year. It is so, so nice. No chemical smell, taste and hair does not get a case of frizz burn. We also have friends who just built their own backyard pool and installed a "natural sea water" system, instead of chlorine. Apparently it also uses almost no chemicals.
So, have you swam in these types of alternative pools and do you like them?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
I like the old fashioned chemical chlorine pool.
laflauta , Cream in the Cupcake , sweetpea12 , Gunsmoke , BlooJay , Lildrummrgurl7 , Allstars316 , Bethy Cassatt , Alyona , dv8 , HushNow
11
I like a soft water/ionized pool.
Marie Hanna , gsfanatic , Checkmate
3
I like the natural sea water pool.
Lover of Leather , KinkyNicki92 , gsfanatic , Martiniman , LavenderSkies , Voir , Lady of the Lab
7
I like another kind of pool...namely......?
I didn't know there were other options in pool water.
Bullfroggy and Rose , SMichelle , Real or memorex , satinlady550 , HushNow , CountryPrincess
6
I don't care, so long as the water isn't yellow and the germs are dead.
RedKyuubi , Voir , HushNow , Ezio Auditore Da Firenze , Flower1
5
Other?
XxFallenAngelxX
1
Total votes: 33 (29 voters)
Poll is closed
11/27/2012
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laflauta laflauta
I swam competitively for so many years that I stopped noticing chlorine a long time ago. It has no effect on me. Salt water pools, on the other hand, I cannot stand. The salt tastes terrible, makes my skin itch, and makes my hair feel slimy. As far as I know, I haven't even heard of ionized pools...
11/27/2012
Lover of Leather Lover of Leather
An ex-girlfriend of mine had a salt water pool, and I loved it. I could open my eyes under water without them becoming irritated, my skin felt great after getting out, I didn't smell like I just came out of the washing machine, and the water never tasted bad. It also has to be warm, 90 degrees or better works for me.
11/27/2012
sweetpea12 sweetpea12
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
The public pool we use locally just switched from chlorine to "soft water ionizer" last year. It is so, so nice. No chemical smell, taste and hair does not get a case of frizz burn. We also have friends who just built their own backyard ...
I don't mind chlorine pools
11/27/2012
Marie Hanna Marie Hanna
My hair turns green in chlorine pools.
11/27/2012
Sera26 Sera26
I've never been in a pool that wasn't just chlorinated. So I can't compare. I have been swimming in oceans which I love because it's freeing & dangerous. I didn't know that they had those other options.
11/27/2012
KinkyNicki92 KinkyNicki92
ive been to a pool that had sea water in it and it was amazing
11/27/2012
gsfanatic gsfanatic
Sea water or soft water are a lot nicer, but I'll take any water
11/27/2012
Danielle1220 Danielle1220
I've only been in chlorine pools
11/27/2012
Martiniman Martiniman
I have a saltwater pool and I absolutely love it.
11/27/2012
Checkmate Checkmate
Son has an ionized pool amd we really like it.
11/27/2012
Real or memorex Real or memorex
Chlorine always irritates me and I hate the smell/fumes, which is why I don't swim much. I think I will look for one of these pools in my area.
11/27/2012
Thumper Logic Thumper Logic
I've only been in chlorinated pools
11/27/2012
RedKyuubi RedKyuubi
Do not care much
11/27/2012
BlooJay BlooJay
I like chlorine pools.
11/28/2012
LavenderSkies LavenderSkies
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
The public pool we use locally just switched from chlorine to "soft water ionizer" last year. It is so, so nice. No chemical smell, taste and hair does not get a case of frizz burn. We also have friends who just built their own backyard ...
Sea water pools! It isn't so damaging to my skin and hair.
11/28/2012
Lildrummrgurl7 Lildrummrgurl7
I like chlorine pools. I hated swimming in salt water pools.
11/28/2012
satinlady550 satinlady550
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
The public pool we use locally just switched from chlorine to "soft water ionizer" last year. It is so, so nice. No chemical smell, taste and hair does not get a case of frizz burn. We also have friends who just built their own backyard ...
I don't own a pool and didn't know there were other options.
11/28/2012
Allstars316 Allstars316
Chlorine!
11/29/2012
Bethy Cassatt Bethy Cassatt
Chlorine, that, and I don't really have any other options.
11/29/2012
Alyona Alyona
I like the old fashioned chemical chlorine pool.
11/29/2012
Voir Voir
Optimal I'd much rather be in a pool with salt water than chlorine but since that really isn't going to happen I just rather a clean pool, preferably out of doors rather than inside a building - detracts from the godawful chemical smell and TAN TAN TAN
11/29/2012
Lady of the Lab Lady of the Lab
I had the opportunity to swim in the natural sea water option that you mentioned; I found that it barely irritated my eyes vs. a traditional chlorine pool which does irritate my eyes.
02/11/2013
HushNow HushNow
I've only swam in chlorine pool. Doesn't bother me as long as it ain't green...or purple from pee, or whatever color that chemical turns it.
02/11/2013
Ezio Auditore Da Firenze Ezio Auditore Da Firenze
swimming is fun no matter where it is as long as u are havin a blast
02/11/2013
CountryPrincess CountryPrincess
As far as I know I've always swam in Chlorine pools
02/11/2013
Flower1 Flower1
dont really care
02/11/2013
Total posts: 27
Unique posters: 27