Learning the basics of pool operation will let you relax and enjoy your pool to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy greater peace of mind, but also the benefits of longer equipment life and lower service costs. Here are the main components to become familiar with.

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The filter pump is the main source of water circulation for the pool and functions to remove wastes from the water and distribute chemicals. Its efficiency depends on sufficient running time and regular maintenance. Hayward variable-speed pumps are the most energy efficient of any leading brand and already meet upcoming Department of Energy regulations. Hayward VS pumps pay for themselves in as little as two seasons with incredible energy savings.



For both new pool and aftermarket installations. SwimClear filters provide the most energy efficient flow with no backwashing to save up to 2,500 gallons of water per year.

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The Universal H-Series is an energy efficient, high performance, installation adaptable commitment to the pool service professional. Built with a durable cupro nickel heat exchanger, Universal H-Series heaters offer exceptional protection against corrosion and premature failure caused by unbalanced water chemistry, ensuring you get season after season of premium heating performance.

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Designed for large-capacity commercial and residential applications, SkimMaster Series skimmers boast one of the highest flow ratings in the industry at 75 GPM. They feature threaded internal connections for pressure testing, an optional float/bypass valve, a field-installable water bonding kit and an automatic safety bypass for low water conditions.

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Sanitation Systems

Give your pool an additional layer of protection and sanitation beyond the capabilities of chlorine or salt-based chlorine generators with a Paramount Ultra UV System. Water circulates through the Ultra UV2 chamber and the UV-C lamp immediately inactivates 99.9% of micro-organisms such as crypto, giardia and algae which are resistant to chlorine.

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The Clear O3 water purifying system is the perfect addition to any new or existing pool for the cleanest water possible. Ozone actively breaks down non-living waste products in pool water which can combine with chlorine to form unhealthy by-products that can irritate skin and have been linked to asthma and other ailments.

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The MDX-R3 VGB compliant debris drain is the latest advancement in drain safety and debris removal. MDX-R3 is a highly efficient drain that allows dirt, leaves, and other debris to be effectively removed from your pool.

TurboCell® Extended Life Salt Chlorination Cells automatically convert pool salt into chlorine while providing in-ground pools with consistent sanitization. Experience the luxurious, silky soft water that won't irritate eyes, dry out skin or cause fabrics to fade. 

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The pHin smart water monitor is an innovative addition to Hayward's product portfolio that measures temperature, pH and sanitizer levels over 1,000 times per week and takes the guesswork out of pool and spa maintenance to ​help keep water clean and ​balanced. pHin monitors water chemistry and temperature 24/7, and ​sends notifications to users' smartphones when their water needs attention. pHin provides chemical dosing chemicals ​and allows users to order chemicals from their preferred retailer directly from the app.

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Control Systems

OmniLogic® brings backyard control to the forefront of pool technology. Enjoy the luxuries of full automation from the most intuitive app with effortless upgrades to always keep your backyard on the cutting edge.

OmniPL leverages the OmniLogic® platform and easy-to-use app, where you can select the level of control to suit your needs. This premium solution simplifies pool ownership by integrating salt chlorination options with your automation.

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Pool and Spa Lighting

Universal ColorLogic® LED Color Lights will transform your pool or spa with vibrant color. These energy-efficient lights retrofit virtually any existing pool and spa delivering spectacular color. ColorLogic lights can light an entire pool or spa, and is also ideal for highlighting steps, bubblers, wet decks and other water features.

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The ColorLogic Bubbler creates a cascading column of water that when matched with Hayward’s Colorlogic Lighting creates the ultimate in backyard ambiance. Small footprint with interchangeable color trim options and a flush design for seamless integration to the pool surface. Multiple nozzles offer a wide variety of water heights and widths to match any pool environment.

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Deck Jets

The Deck Jet 500 creates an arching stream from the deck to the pool whose flow and direction are simple to adjust without tools. And with the industry’s only height-adjustment mechanism you’re ensured perfect deck alignment even after settling. Elevate the visual and acoustic appeal of your pool surroundings with a simple addition to your pool.

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Sheer Descents

The Sheer 500 can be customized to any pool to create an enchanting falling water effect that blends seamlessly into any backyard. Combine with Hayward’s LED lighting to create a unique blend of color with the beauty of falling water.

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