Pool Maintenance Checklist


Remove pool cover

Clean and vacuum pool

Add water to the desired height

Test water balance and pH

Inspect electrical service, filters, skimmers, drains, ladders, plugs, gauges, etc

clean tiles and skimmers with cleanser

Clean and inspect pool deck and area surrounding pool

Skim pool water surface and vacuum pool bottom

Shock pool water


Skim the surface of the pool to remove any leaves or other debris

Check filter to make sure it is functioning properly

Check filter if the water is noticeably dirty

Test the water's pH level and chlorine level and add all necessary chemicals

Remove all leaves and other debris from the strainer basket


Clean tiles and walls of the pool and clear all algae that has built up

Check the walls and the lining of the pool for any tears, cracks or other signs of wear or damage and repair if necessary

Clean the pool deck thoroughly with hose or power washer

Make sure the water level is high enough and that the pump is functioning correctly

Check all the steps, ladders, handrails and other safety equipment in the pool to ensure they are in full working order

Remove any debris from bottom of the pool such as dirt, leaves or others accumulations

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.