Swimming is an enjoyable American past-time. The picture of kids jumping into the pool, swimming around the pool, playing, while parents watch from lounge chairs and sip on drinks, is an undeniably American image.
Fortunately, due to the advent of public pools, children and parents of all income levels are able to enjoy the activity of swimming. It’s still one of the most popular sports in America, at fourth, and it’s the most popular recreational activity for children and teens between the ages of seven and 17.
But the lingering image of American ease and contentment still proliferates in today’s consciousness. For instance:
- 14% of consumers are adding outdoor kitchens to their backyards.
- Houzz shows that one of the three top items being added to outdoor areas are barbecues Continue reading