CANNONBALL!

The Best Private Pools to Check Out This Summer

From Domain Town Center's lazy river to The Houstonian's three pools, there are plenty of private pools to choose from in Houston.

05/19/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Cannon Ball!

Shop Summer: Pool & Beach Toys

Shop splashing favorites from Magpies Gifts, Amazon and Fun Boy.

05/13/2022 By Danielle Wright

Cannonball!

Here's How You Can Enjoy Your Own Private Pool in Houston

Swimply is offering an online marketplace for pool sharing.

07/28/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Beat the Heat

5 Houston Pools We Want to Rent This Summer

Swimmy, the Airbnb-esque app for swimming pools, has come to Texas just in time for blazing hot temps.

07/02/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Warm smiles

Find Cookies and a Pool at This Montrose Dentist's Office

Dentist Randy Mitchmore will ease your mind and fix your teeth.

08/17/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Fall into fall

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 27–29

Summer is over, whether it feels like it or not.

09/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Labor Day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 30–Sept. 2

Let's all resolve to have at least one more pool day this summer.

08/30/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Sink or Swim

Is the Heights Getting a New Pool?

Three burning questions, answered.

04/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Summer Bucket List

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 13–15

Insta-worthy pool days, brand-new Houston music, piano virtuosos, and more.

07/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Drawl

5 Amazing Pools You Should Try to Get In This Summer

Just a little summertime scheming.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

At Rummy's Beach Club, the Swimming Pool Has Gone to the Dogs

At the private, one-acre dog park in Spring, water is for loving, not loathing.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Real Estate

The View from Market Square Tower's Pool Will Totally Freak You Out

This is what looking down 42 stories feels like.

04/07/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Play It Cool

A Look Back at Houston's Cool Past

How did anyone live here before air conditioning? This is how.

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Safety

Layers of Protection: Swim Safe this Summer

Tips for safe swimming from the Colin’s Hope foundation

03/30/2015

News

The Complicated Truth About Children and Drowning

How can something so preventable happen so disturbingly often?

03/30/2015 By Catherine Matusow