Acapulco is an established, privately owned company specializing in swimming pool design, construction and service throughout North America. With over 40 years of experience, Acapulco has had the pleasure of building every type of pool imaginable.

We are proud to provide fully customized builds to encompass each client’s specifications to their benefit, budget and schedule. With a team of highly skilled and experienced staff we work together to ensure that every detail of your vision is realized.


Construction Complete at the Viamede Resort in Woodview, ON
In February, Acapulco completed the construction of the brand new indoor/outdoor swimming pool at the Viamede Resort in Woodview, Ontario. The resort is nestled in the woods on the north shore of Stoney Lake, offering guests a magnificent view of the Stoney Lake shoreline. [ more ]
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Renovations Complete at the Pinedale Estates Indoor Pool
This month, Acapulco completed the renovation of the Pinedale Condo indoor Swimming Pool in Burlington, Ontario. Acapulco removed the existing plaster from the pool tank and replaced it with tile. Mechanical upgrades were also included in this project. [ more ]
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The Brand New Hot Springs at Millcroft Inn & Spa In Action!
In December, Acapulco had the pleasure of completing the construction at The Millcroft Inn and Spa. The project included the addition of two stunning outdoor spas, a cold plunge pool... [ more ]
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Acapulco Featured in Pool and Spa Marketing December Edition
In the December edition of Pool and Spa Marketing, our Chief Operating Officer, Francine Gall had the pleasure of sharing her expertise... [ more ]
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Renovations Complete at the Genesis Place Aquatic Centre
In November, Acapulco completed the renovations to Genesis Place Aquatic Centre in Airdrie, AB. The renovations included retiling and regrouting the entire indoor... [ more ]
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Construction Complete at the Holiday Inn Aquatics Centre in St. John's, NL
This fall, Acapulco completed the construction of the Holiday Inn Aquatics Centre in St. John's, Newfoundland. This project included... [ more ]
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Where We've Been & Where We're Going
(July) Upcoming and Completed Projects [ more ]
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Where We've Been & Where We're Going
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Where We've Been and Where We're Going
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Where We've Been & Where We're Going
(April) Upcoming and completed projects [ more ]
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Eliminating Barriers at Today's Aquatic Facilities
 
Public pools and spas bring people of all ages and abilities together and, therefore, are designed to be an inclusive space. Swimming, exercise, therapy, relaxation, and water play are all activities that can take place in a pool... [ more ]
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The Importance of Winterizing Your Swimming Pool
 
The power of water when it freezes and thaws is absolutely amazing. In colder climates, like Canada for instance, pools that are not properly winterized will experience all kinds of damage, such as cracked and broken pipes... [ more ]
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Splash Pads to Beat the August Heat
 
With only a few weeks left to enjoy the warmer weather, it's time to get outside! Splash pads are a safe and exciting way to beat the August heat! Here's a list of four of our favourite splash pads in Canada. [ more ]
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Understanding Pool Filtration and Filter Media
 
Pool water filtration is one of the most important aspects of a swimming pool. While there are many systems that work in conjunction with a pool filter to help keep the water healthy, the physical pool filter, is the focal point in...  [ more ]
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Heat Loss Prevention: Solar Blankets or Liquid Pool Covers?
 

Solar blankets and liquid pool covers both have their benefits, but they also have their downfalls. After considering all of the factors for each option... [ more ]
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Meeting and Surpassing Code Requirements
 
The Ontario Building Code has minimum standards that have been established to ensure that new public pools are safe and functional. An important question to consider is: When is it a good idea to do more than what the code calls for?  [ more ]
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Water Chemistry: Finding the Balance
 

Water Chemistry is a significant part of the operation of your pool. Maintaining proper water chemistry in your pool will not only ensure the  [ more ]
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10 Awesome Outdoor Pools to Visit
 

 One of the best and most popular ways to spend the summer is poolside. Swimming is the perfect way to cool off this summer for many reasons.
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Top 10 Pool Toys of the Summer
 

Whether you're swimming in your backyard pool, at your local community pool, in a lake at your cottage, or at your nearest beach, water or pool toys are a great way to add... [ more ]
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Chemical Controllers: What's the Big Deal?
 


Technology, automation, and computer controls play a very important role in today’s pools. Gone are the days of having to...

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Acapulco Pool Store Coming Soon!
 

We are excited to announce that Acapulco will be taking a dive into the residential market in a new way this Spring. Opening in April, the Acapulco Pool Store will have everything... [ more ]
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What Sets Contractors Apart?
 

There are a lot of considerations when selecting a swimming pool contractor to build your pool. Whether the project is a high-end residential ... [ more ]
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UV Sanitation Systems: The Basics
 

Have you ever walked into an aquatic facility, and right from the entrance you could smell chlorine, even if the pool isn't directly in front of you? 
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Bonding & Grounding: The Invisible Super Duo
 

Together, Bonding and Grounding form an invincible super duo, and act as one of the most important aspects to a safe swimming environment... [ more ]
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Health Inspections: Does your facility comply?
 
Here are a few common and very important items that the Health Inspector will look for when they inspect any facility. This is just a portion of the requirements that... [ more ]
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5 Outdoor Pools to Get You Through The Final Stretch of Winter
 

After surviving two cold months of winter, we’ve started counting the days until we can ditch our heavy winter jackets, boots, scarves, gloves... [ more ]
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Transform Your Swimming Pool into a Multi-Use Facility
 

Movable floors and bulkheads are becoming more common in aquatic facilities throughout North America. Although they offer similar... [ more ]
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New Year, Same Goals
 

Safety professionals begin 2016 thinking about how to have a safer year and while specific objectives vary...
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Aquatic Programs Grow Revenue
 

There are many ways an aquatic centre can become more profitable, however, the simplest solution is the addition of specialized programs to your...
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Remembering Virginia Graeme Baker
 
Most pool owners and operators have heard the term VGB compliant as it relates to main drains in swimming pools, and may have heard of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act that was brought into... [ more ]
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Improve your Campground During Off-Season
 
With fall coming to an end, the off-season provides the perfect opportunity for campground owners and managers to make improvements in time for the busy upcoming... [ more ]
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Cast in Place Concrete VS. Shotcrete: What's the Difference?
 

Today, the pool shell of a commercial swimming pool can be constructed in several ways. Two of the most commonly used methods are cast in place concrete and shotcrete... [ more ]
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Knowledge is Power: The Benefits of Being a Certified Pool Operator
 

The Certified Pool Operators® (CPO®) course is an educational course provided by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) that teaches students the... [ more ]
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