Going swimmingly: Improving macroeconomic factors have bolstered industry revenue

Despite declining participation rates and local government budget difficulties, the Swimming Pools industry has grown over the past five years because of macroeconomic improvements. Enterprises in this industry operate public or private swimming pools, excluding those that are part of affiliated gyms or fitness clubs. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to expand further. The continued improvement of macroeconomic variables and relatively positive indications toward swimming participation are anticipated to benefit the Swimming Pools industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Improving macroeconomic conditions have bolstered industry revenue
  • Falling tax revenue figures have forced public pools to slash budgets
  • Competition from fitness clubs will intensify in the coming years
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Swimming Pools industry operates with a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.19 to capital investment. The industry's level of capital intensity has decreased slightly over the five-year period, as the industry allocated $0.23 in capital expenditure per dollar in wages in 2011. Capital intensity has fallen slightly over the period as an increasing focus has been placed on staffing for swimming pools. Safety-concerned swimmers are more apt to spend time at a facility they know is adequately staffed by an experience lifeguard and is cleaned by laborers with frequency. This has boosted wage expenditures faster than capital spending, but capital intensity does remain significant. Sta...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Swimming Pools Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Swimming Pools Industry are

  • Easy access for clients
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Participation in sports in the Swimming Pools industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Swimming Pools Industry?

    This industry operates public or private swimming pools. The pools included in this industry are not part of an affiliated gym.

    Industry Products
  • Swimming pool admissions
  • Snacks and concessions
  • Swimming instruction and classes
  • Industry Activities
  • Maintaining swimming pools for customer admission
  • Providing swimming instruction and classes
  • Selling snacks and concessions
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Participation in sports
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Number of adolescents aged 10 to 19

  • Current Performance
    Swimming participation ratesPublic pools and local government spendingWater injury statistics
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Comparisons to gyms and fitness clubsSwimming pool construction trends
  • Table: Swimming Pools Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Swimming Pools Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Wholesaling
  • Lawn & Outdoor Equipment Stores
  • Snack Food Production
  • Swimming Pool Construction

  • Products & Services
  • Swimming pool admissions
  • Swimming instruction and classes
  • Snacks and concessions
  • Chart: Swimming Pools Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Ages 11 years and below
  • Ages 12-17
  • Ages 35-44
  • Ages 25-34
  • Ages 45-54
  • Ages 18-24
  • Ages 55-64
  • Ages 65 and above
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Swimming Pools Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Rent and utilities and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Swimming Pools

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Swimming Pools Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Swimming Pools Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Swimming Pools Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Automatic Pump Shut-Off System
  • A device that detects a drain blockage and automatically shuts off the pump system.
  • Gravity Drainage System
  • A system that moves water from the pool to a collector tank, removing the need for direct suction at the pool.
  • Safety Vacuum Release System
  • A system that ceases operation of a pump when a blockage is detected.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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