Six Tips For Customizing A Custom Swim Spa

  • By:Aquaspring
  • Date:2023/05/12

Swim spa is becoming increasingly popular in people's lives, and it is smaller, more functional, easier to use and easier to clean and maintain than ordinary swimming pools. Swim spas offer a unique combination of relaxation and exercise, making them an excellent addition to any home. Whether you are looking to get in shape, unwind after a long day, or spend quality time with family and friends, a swim spa can help you achieve your goals. But buying a swim spa suitable for yourself is not an easy job. In this blog post, we will explore how to customize a swim spa.



Before customizing a swim spa, it requires a comprehensive consideration. These include the function, size, appearance of the swim spa and so on. Here are some general steps to consider:

  • Determine Your Budget:

The custom swim spa does not have a fixed price, it can be adjusted to the function or look you want. The more features you have, and the price will rise. So it is very necessary to establish your budget before starting the customization process. Of course, this budget does not include shipping cost and installation costs.

  • Select Your Swim Spa Size

Custom swim spas come in different sizes, so choose one that fits your space limitations and desired workout goals. Choosing the appropriate size of the swim spa requires several aspects. The first thing to consider is the amount of space you have available for your custom swim spa. Measure the area where you plan to place the custom swim spa to determine the maximum dimensions. The second thing is considering how many people will be using the swim spa at one time. If it's just for personal use, a smaller size may be sufficient. However, if multiple people will be using the swim spa, you may want to consider a larger size. The last thing is thinking about your fitness goals and how you plan to use the swim spa. If you plan to use it for serious exercise or training, you may want a larger size. On the other hand, if you only plan to use it for light exercise or relaxation, a smaller size may be suitable.

  • Consider Insulation

Custom swim spa uses electricity to heat the water. If the water cools down very quickly, that means the swim spa needs more electricity to keep the water warm. By this token, the insulation function of the swim spa is very important. In order to ensure that the swim spa or hot tub has the insulation effect, the general swim spa manufacturers will spray a layer of insulation foam on the surface of the shell as an insulation material, The thicker the insulation, the better it will be at trapping heat and preventing it from escaping, but the thickness of the insulation layer will be different according to different manufacturers.

  • Select The Control System

The control system of a swim spa typically involves a combination of electronic sensors, thermostats, pumps, and heating elements, all controlled by a central control unit or circuit board. The control system is responsible for maintaining the water temperature at a desired level, managing the flow of water through the jets, and monitoring and adjusting the chemical balance of the water as needed. Additionally, many modern swim spa feature wireless connectivity and mobile app controls, allowing users to monitor and adjust settings remotely. So the control system is a very important part of the swim spa, and the control system used by different businesses may be different. When you are getting ready to buy a custom swim spa, be sure to know what brand of control system the manufacturer can offer, or what function does it have.

  • Additional Function

The function of the general customized spa is not only massage and swimming. In order to improve the experience of swim spa, many businesses can provide a variety of optional devices to increase the function of swim spa, such as aroma, speaker, pop-up TV, waterfall, exercise paddle and so on. These are just a few examples of the many accessories that can be added to a swim spa to enhance its features and functionality. When selecting accessories for your swim spa, be sure to choose options that are well-suited to your specific needs and preferences.

  • Customize The Look of Swim Spa

There are several options available to customize the look of your swim spa, including selecting the color of the shell, choosing the type of cabinet, and selecting additional features such as LED lighting or waterfalls. Some manufacturers may also offer custom options for the shape or size of the swim spa. 



  • colors of the custom swim spa shell

The color of the shell can have a significant effect on the overall appearance of the custom swim spa. The right color can complement the surroundings and create a cohesive look. For example, if the swim spa is placed in a natural setting, a brown or blue shell color can help it blend into its surroundings. On the other hand, if the swim spa is part of a modern outdoor design, a black or white shell color may be more appropriate.                    

  • Material And Colors of The Cabinet

The cabinet of the custom swim spa can be selected from material, style and color. There are different materials available for swim spa cabinets, including wood, synthetic materials, and composites. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks. Secondly, considering the overall style of your backyard or patio area and choose a swim spa cabinet that complements it. You may also want to consider the architectural style of your home when selecting a design. Finally, the cabinets come in a range of colors, so select one that you find visually appealing. You can choose a color that blends in with your outdoor space or one that stands out as a focal point. Also, you should make sure that the color of the shell matches the color of the cabinet. So research each option to determine which is best for you. 

  • Water Features:

Water features, such as fountains, waterfalls, and jets, can add to the beauty of a custom swim spa and provide a relaxing and soothing sound of flowing water. These features can be customized to fit the design and style of the custom swim spa and surrounding area.

  •  Lighting Effect

The lighting effect in the custom swim spa can not only provide an amazing visual effect for the user, but also provide an indication in the dark environment, which is more safe and convenient. The customer swim spa on the market are basically equipped with lighting devices currently, such as the pool bottom headlights, it can provide increased visibility for swimmers, allowing them to see the bottom of the pool more clearly. Additionally, the lights can create an ambient atmosphere that enhances the overall relaxation and enjoyment of the custom swim spa.


The second is the waterline light, which is also the most basic lighting device in a hot tub or swim spa. It can provide increased visibility near the edges of the pool, making it easier for swimmers to see where the water meets the walls or seating areas. This can be especially helpful during evening or early morning swims when natural light is limited. Additionally, the waterline light can create a visually striking effect, especially when combined with other lighting features such as pool bottom lights or decorative elements. Another potential effect of the waterline light is that it can enhance the ambiance of the custom swim spa, creating a more relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Some people may find that the soft glow of the waterline light helps to set a calming mood, making it easier to unwind and de-stress while enjoying the benefits of aquatic exercise or hydrotherapy.


The above are just the basic lighting equipment in the custom swim spa, and you can also add lighting effects in many parts. First is the lighting of cabinet. The lighting of a swim spa cabinet typically involves the use of LED lights. These lights are installed within the cabinet of the custom swim spa and are designed to provide ambient lighting that enhances the overall atmosphere of the spa area. But if your custom swim spa picks for an embedded installation, you don’t have to consider the lighting of cabinet. In addition, you can add lighting to most of the accessories in the custom swim spa, such as drink holder, pop-up speaker, pillow, waterfall, etc,. They are equipped with LED light,which can add a stylish touch to your swim spa experience.


Ultimately, the effect of the waterline light will depend on a variety of factors, including personal preference, the design of the swim spa, and the specific lighting features used. However, in general, these lights are considered to be an important component of many custom swim spas, providing both practical and aesthetic benefits to users. Aquaspring is a professional manufacturer of hot tubs and swim spas, we have multiple sizes of swim spas for you to choose and you can customize your dream swim spa in Aquaspring based on the following points.


First, choose the swim spa model according to your budget and your needs. Aquaspring has a total of 8 swim spa models for your selection. Each swim spa will have different experience due to different size, functional areas and configuration. According to people with different experience needs, we designed a swimming spa with massage function and swimming function, which is suitable for people who focus on entertainment parties. We also have professional swim spas, which are equipped with a more powerful turbine, suitable for user who love exercising. Each custom swim spa is designed for all kinds of people, which can well meet the needs of users and reduce the difficulty of users' choice.



In terms of the control system. We offer three brands of control systems for you to select. The American Balboa controller is the standard brand for our spas or custom swim spa. And you can update it to Gecko or Spanet controller. In addition to these three brands, you can also choose to use China-made controllers. As for the insulation, our swim spa shell will be sprayed with a layer of high-density insulation foam as the main insulation layer, and the thickness of the standard insulation layer is 2.5cm, moreover, there have a 1.5cm aluminum foil insulation layer on the cabinet. If you're in a colder area and want to improve the insulation of the custom swim spa, You can choose to increase the thickness of the insulation layer to 4.5cm and add a additional insulation on spa stainless-steel frame.


In terms of function, Aquaspring has a variety of functional options for consumers to choose. UV disinfection systems, for example, can further disinfect the water in the pool, thus reducing the frequency of using chemicals. In addition, we provide exercise paddle as an optional one, so that other water sports can be performed in the custom swim spa. If you want a more luxurious experience in the custom swim spa, we also offer waterproof pop-up TV, drink tray, speakers,  aroma, WIFI receiver, Bluetooth player and other options. Please contact us if you want to get more options details. For the customization of the swim spa look, there are a variety of options available in the Aquaspring. One of the most noticeable aspects of a custom swim spa is its acrylic board color. We offer twelve different colors to choose from, ranging from silver white to sunset color. You can select a color that complements your existing outdoor decoration. The cabinet are the decorative panels that surround the base of the custom swim spa.



We offer a variety of materials to choose from, including wood plastic, teak, and so on. Each material has its own unique benefits and can be customized with various styles and designs to suit your preferences. To add even more ambiance to your custom swim spa, we offer cabinet lights and corner lights. These LED lights can freely change in 7 different colors that matches your acrylic board or creates a complementary contrast. They're perfect for creating a relaxing atmosphere and improving visibility around the custom swim spa at night. Water features like waterfalls and fountains can take your custom swim spa experience to the next level. We offer a range of options, including different sizes cascading waterfalls and pop-up Fountains with LED. These features not only look great, but also add an extra dimension of relaxation to your soak. Finally, don't forget about covers and accessories when customizing your swim spa. We offer a range of cover options to protect your swim spa from the elements and enhance its look. You can also choose from various accessories like steps, bar table, and bar-stool to complete your outdoor oasis.


In conclusion, at Aquaspring, we want you to love your swim spa from top to bottom. That's why we offer a range of customization options for you to create a custom swim spa that's truly your own. From acrylic board colors to skirt panel materials, lights, water features, covers, and accessories, our customization options allow you to create a swim spa that reflects your personal style and enhances your outdoor living space. If you're planning to customize a custom swim spa, it's best to consult with our sales representative to discuss the various customization options available. They are willing to private you with the consulting service.




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