Swimmy, European pool-sharing app, dives into Houston just in time for summer

BySteven Devadanam CultureMap logo
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
(Photo courtesy of Swimmy)
Photo courtesy of Swimmy

HOUSTON, Texas -- Scorching temps. Baking cars. ERCOT begging locals to set their thermostats to 78 (say what?). Why? It's almost like it's summer in Houston or something.

After a long sweat, nothing cools off like a long swim in a sparkling pool. To that end, a European pool-sharing service is diving into Houston, allow H-Towners to visit safe, secure spaces that come certified and ready to make a splash.

Dubbed Swimmy, the app (available for download on Apple and Android) connects swimmers and sunbathers with pool rentals in their area. Booking sessions range by pool between $25-$35 per person per half-day, per release.

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