App described as ‘Airbnb for swimming pools’ surges in popularity during pandemic


Why rent a whole house when you only want the pool?

There’s nothing better than spending a warm summer day in the pool. Of course, many people can’t afford to install a pool in their own backyard (or, they don’t want to deal with the maintenance).

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, many people are canceling the vacations and trips they had planned for the summer. While folks may not want to travel, they still want to relax during the warmer months.

Swimply, an app that has been described as Airbnb for swimming pools, has seen a surge in new users during recent months, the Washingtonian reports. The app, which originally launched in 2018, has reportedly grown by 2,000 percent during the pandemic.

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