Our tradition is that I set up the pool after the first day the temperature exceeds 90°. Today was pool day.





Even after all these years, I still marvel at how small the box is.


The yard is quite flat, which helps with the setup.


I modified a blower from an old bounce house to inflate the collar.






2:30 later, it’s laid out, salted, piped, the ladder is assembled, and the water is running.



8:30 from start to filled. Chlorinator is running and the water is slowly warming up. We’ll have a chilly swim tomorrow and a warm one on Wednesday.