The Pool Winterization Video Course by Swim University

The Pool Winterization Video Course

Learn how to save over $300 by closing and winterizing your own swimming pool in our step-by-step video course that anyone can do. Works for inground, above ground and Intex/blow-up pools!

Do It Yourself and Save Hundreds Every Year

Hiring a company to close your pool can cost anywhere between $300 - $400 every single year! And scheduling that is a pain too. 

Closing your pool for the winter is easy when you learn how to do it once. And our detailed video course will show you all the secrets. You can get it done on time and spend way less money.

Close Your Pool With Confidence

We get asked a lot of questions about closing a pool, like:
  • How do I blow out my lines?
  • Do I need to add antifreeze?
  • Should I lower the water level?
  • Do I need a winter chemical kit?
  • What winter cover should I buy?
All of these questions and more are covered in this video course with great detail.

What’s Included in the Pool Winterization Video Course?

When you purchase this course, all of the content will be delivered INSTANTLY to your device. And it's packed full of straightforward steps to help you close your pool for the winter. Check out what's inside:
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Video Lessons You Can Watch Anytime On Any Device

We've included step-by-step video lessons to help you master winterization chemistry, cleaning, and closing. As long as you're connected to the internet, you can stream each lesson anytime you want. Even out by your pool!

We keep all the videos up to date. You'll be able to access new lessons in the future at no extra cost.

Digital Checklists Designed For Mobile

You'll receive The Pool Closing Checklist (PDF) and Off-Season Maintenance Checklist (PDF) instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. This is a must-have guide for you as a pool owner. With mobile access, you'll be able to take it out by the pool whenever you need it.

And we always keep it up to date with new information. Buy it once, and own the latest versions for life!

What You'll Learn in The Pool Winterization Video Course

Whether you're a new pool owner or you're just sick of running into the same issues over and over again, this course will teach you all the essentials. Here's a rundown of what the course will cover:

  1. Pool Winterization Overview: We'll teach you the basic principles of working smarter (not harder) when it comes to closing your pool.
  2. When To Close Your Pool: This lesson will help you decide on the perfect time to close your pool so that it opens clean in the spring and doesn't make the family angry 😉.
  3. Supplies You Need to Close Your Pool: You'll learn exactly what chemicals and supplies you need and the ones you don't so you can avoid being upsold at the store or online. Spoiler Alert: You probably already own the things you need.
  4. Pool Cleaning Tips Before Closing: Learn the right way to properly clean your pool and filter system before closing so it makes things easy to open the following year.
  5. Pool Equipment Removal and Storage: We dive into how to remove every essential part of your pool that needs to be protected for the winter and how to properly store it for next year.
  6. Winterizing Chemistry: You'll learn the proper steps for adding chemicals to your pool that'll last through the winter and keep your pool from turning green or black.
  7. Blowing Out The Pipes: For inground pools, you need to blow all the water out of your underground pipes so nothing freezes and cracks during the winter costing you a ton of money in repairs.
  8. How To Install a Winter Cover: In this section you’ll learn how to install a winter cover the right way without getting it full of water and debris. And how to secure it down so it protects your pool all winter long!

BONUSES and Additional Resources: We've included a whole section full of bonus materials, including printable resources you can use to keep track of your pool winterization, as well as common pool equipment and chemistry terms.

What's included in this video course?

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Course Lessons and Bonuses

Pool Winterization Fundamentals
Pool Winterizing Introduction and Overview
9 mins
When To Winterize Your Pool
3 mins
Supplies You Need For Winterizing Any Pool
15 mins
How to Clean Your Pool Before Closing
8 mins
Pool Equipment Removal and Storage
6 mins
Winterizing Chemistry Before You Close Your Pool
17 mins
Water Levels, Skimmers, and Return Jets Preparation
7 mins
How to Winterize Any Pool Filter System
12 mins
Inground Pool Winterization
How to Blow Out Lines on an Inground Pool
10 mins
Should You Use Antifreeze in an Inground Pool?
4 mins
Inground Winter Covers and How to Install Them
11 mins
Above Ground Pool Winterization
Adding an Air Pillow for an Above Ground Pool
4 mins
Above Ground Winter Covers and How to Install Them
6 mins
General Winterization Tutorial for Intex/Inflatable Pools
5 mins
Off-Season Pool Maintenance
Off-Season Pool Maintenance Tips and Schedule
6 mins
Additional Resources
Pool Closing Checklist (PDF)
234 KB
Off-Season Pool Maintenance Checklist (PDF)
184 KB
Off-Season Pool Maintenance Schedule (PDF)
1010 KB
Pool Winterization Course Handout (PDF)
30.9 MB
Recommended Winterizing Supplies List

Our Money-Back Guarantee

We're proud of The Pool Winterization Video Course, and we're confident you'll find it incredibly helpful. But if you don’t, we'll be happy to refund your money.

But we know you won’t be disappointed!
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Hey there! I'm Matt Giovanisci, the Founder of Swim University®

I started in the pool industry over 20 years ago and have been helping thousands of pool and hot tub owners ever since. I wanted to share my knowledge and unique teaching style on a larger scale, so I launched Swim University® in 2007.

Since then, Swim University® has made pool and hot tub care easy for more than 10 million homeowners. Each year, we continue to help more and more people with water chemistry, cleaning, and troubleshooting.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does this course cover vs. The Pool Care Course?

The Pool Care Course focuses on pool maintenance during the swimming seasons. While that course only touches on winterization, this course is way more in-depth when it comes to all the steps needed to close your pool.

Does this course cover the type of pool I own?

The Pool Winterization Video Course covers every type of swimming pool including inground (concrete, vinyl, and fiberglass), aboveground, and Intex/inflatable pools.

Will this course help me if I have a salt water pool?

Yes! This course covers every type of pool, no matter what you choose to sanitize your water with.

Is there a money-back guarantee?

You bet. We put a lot of work into this course to make the most comprehensive pool closing guide on the planet. But if, for whatever reason, you don't find it helpful, we'll refund your money.

How do I access the video course?

Once your payment is processed, you'll be instantly logged into your dashboard with the username and password you created. You can log back in at any time (forever) to access the course.

What device can I watch the video course on?

You can stream every video lesson on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device. Take it out to your pool using your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. The only requirement is an internet connection.

Can I download the video course lessons?

The video course is streaming only. That means you need an active internet connection to watch these videos.

Is my credit card secure?

100% yes. We've partnered with Stripe and PayPal to handle the billing and provide a secure 256-bit encryption. We take every step available to us to help keep your transaction safe.