Even though our swimming pools are virtually maintenance-free, we understand that questions do arise about pool care and routine swimming pool maintenance. We’ve got all your answers right here!

This section is designed to serve as a handy, accessible resource for all things related to pool care for the pools Kayak offers. While it is not a replacement for your owner’s manual or use and care literature, it can serve as a ready reference to many issues and questions about swimming pool maintenance.

Don’t forget: Kayak Pools Midwest is always just a phone call away should you have any additional questions. Have your model number and purchase information ready and give a Kayak representative a call at: 800.382.SWIM (7946) ext. 600.

Pool Setup & Maintenance Guide Now Available!

Kayak Pools Midwest created the following supplements to the Pool Owners Manual with YOU in mind. Got pool care or repair questions? We’ve got answers. These comprehensive manuals combine the instructions from the various product manuals you received with your pool and adds information specific to Kayak Pools Midwest customers. Check out maintenance guides available below along with their Table of Contents below for complete instructions and detailed diagrams to answer virtually any pool questions for all Kayak Pools Midwest pool owners.

Please read this letter if your Kayak pool is recessed.


Kayak Pool Maintenance Guide


Table of Contents:

  • Overview
  • Ball Valve
  • Pump
  • Cartridge Filter
  • Sand Filter
  • Frog Cycler®
  • AutoPilot® Salt System
  • Atmospheric Release Valve
  • Test Kit
  • Water Chemistry
  • Replace FROG Bac Pac
  • Replace FROG Mineral Cartridge
  • AutoPilot® Salt Generator
  • Cleaning the Strainer Basket (pump)
  • Cleaning the Cartridge Filter
  • Cleaning the Sand Filter
  • Cleaning the Skimmer Basket
  • Vacuuming your pool
  • How to Close your Pool (winterizing)
  • How to Open your Pool (Spring opening)
  • Troubleshooting

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The entire experience, from consultation to installation, was wonderful and efficient. I can only imagine the difficulties in coordinating all the necessary tasks to install a kayak pool in the age of COVID-19. They did an exemplary job. I would highly recommend a Kayak pool to anyone thinking of getting a pool in the future.

Brett Bunker

I love this pool! Very happy with our purchase and I am confident we will enjoy it for many years to come. Thank you Kayak! Best thing that happened at our home in 2020.

AWP 123

Kayak Swimming pools are beautiful, durable, easy to order, easy to finance and are installed in just 1 day! From order to installation took 2 months (during Covid-19; may have been quicker without unforeseen delays.) Customer service is top of the line. I was able to communicate easily through every step via email and phone... Read More

Sonia Hillyer

Great Pool. Great service. in- depth review before the sale. each step of the process was Clear. delivery and Install crew were professional. Install was less than a day. And cleaned up. Our kids and Grand-kids have enjoyed our Pool for 2 seasons now. Highly recommend this company for your new pool needs.

Tim Snider

I never thought it would be so difficult to find a replicable pool company that provides not only quality work; but exceptional customer service until we found Kayak Pools Midwest. Our experience with Kayak Pools has been fantastic from day one! If we had any questions or concerns along the way, the Kayak team was... Read More

Perdita Terry

We just had our Kayak pool installed, it was delayed because of Covid, it was well worth the wait, John and his crew were great installing the pool, took like 6 hours and they cleaned up everything and explained everything we had to do, Lesley and Tammy were their to answer all our questions, looking... Read More

Barb Pfaff

I had my pool installed with Kayak at the end of last summer. I am absolutely impressed with how the installation process went! Great communication and steps for the installation preparation were clearly provided. Once the pool pieces were delivered and they came out to get it installed, it was done and ready to go... Read More

Kristel Sims