Launched in 1987, the state-of-the-art swimming machine made its small and big-screen debuts just 10 years later. The versatile Endless Pool has appeared, as itself, for swimming, therapy, and sheer enjoyment. Flexing its acting chops, off-screen Endless Pool Fastlanes® gave a 'moving' performance as a river!
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Season 1 | Premiere airdate: April 13, 2016
From producers Sylvester Stallone and David Broome (The Biggest Loser), this reality series pairs 10 ordinary women with 10 elite personal trainers. Using a state-of-the-art fitness facility, which includes a 19' Endless Pools Swim Spa with an Underwater Treadmill, they prepare for a grueling series of obstacle-course challenges. Each team embarks on a transformative journey to reach their full potential.
Season 3, Episode 9 | Original airdate: August 23, 2015
After a car accident and five surgeries, Beth paid an independent contractor who disappeared without completing her therapy pool. Co-hosts Adam Carolla and Skip Bedell arrange for Endless Pools to give Beth her much-needed home therapy pool – complete with a bonus Endless Pools underwater treadmill. "I can't thank you enough," Beth cries at the reveal; "it's so beautiful!"
Release Date: July 10, 2015
When Hollywood wants to depict the technology of the future, they turn to Endless Pools' existing product line. Ryan Reynolds plays a healthy young man who gets implanted with the consciousness of a wealthy cancer patient (Ben Kingsley). The movie plays with the "Fountain of Youth" metaphor, so naturally it features the rejuvenating Endless Pool!
Season 6, Episode 13 | Original airdate: January 27, 2015
At this episode's auction, father-and-son team Darrell and Brandon Sheets purchase a mermaid fin. They take it to our partners at SwimLabs Orange County, where Coach Brett Rose identifies it as a customized, carbon-fiber 'monofin' used for sprint racing. The estimated value of the fin: $700. The value of Brandon's 'merman' lesson in SwimLab's Endless Pool: priceless!
Season 2, Episode 1 | Online release date: June 6, 2014
In this landmark Netflix Original series, Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) is an upper-middle class New Yorker sentenced to a federal penitentiary for a youthful indiscretion. A flashback sequence spotlights Piper in a lavish pool sharing a romantic moment ... right next to an Endless Pool Fastlane! We like to think that every Endless Pool is made for lovers (but with honest incomes, of course).
Release Date: December 20, 2013
Author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) reflects on her youth while considering an offer from Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. In one emotional flashback, the young Travers (Annie Rose Buckley) rescues her mother from a strong river current; six Endless Pools Fastlanes play the current. And the Oscar for best performance by a swimming machine goes to...
Season 1, Episode 155 | Original airdate: May 11, 2012
On his daytime chat show, journalist Anderson Cooper welcomed Stephanie Nielson, the popular blogger (NieNieDialogues.com) and author (Heaven is Here). Stephanie survived a 2008 plane crash with burns over 80% of her body; the disfigurement left her uncomfortable appearing publicly in a swimsuit. At Anderson's request, Endless Pools donated a Fastlane swim-current generator for the Nielson family pool.
Seasons 9 through 16 | Season 9 premiere airdate: January 5, 2010
To help contestants lose weight, NBC's hit reality show installed a Dual-Propulsion Endless Pool® on the ranch. In addition to swimming, the pool permitted aquatic running, jogging, and walking thanks to its two hydraulic underwater treadmills. Producer David Norton called the collaboration "a natural fit. Our trainers love using the Endless Pool as a complement to their training regimen."
28 episodes | Original airdates: November 25, 2006, to May 16, 2007
For season 18 of MTV's groundbreaking reality series, seven strangers lived together in the Mile-High City. The extensive renovations to the cast's downtown residence included an Endless Pool, which was most appreciated by cast member Alex Smith, then a Division I swimmer at Arizona State University. The show's producers purchased the historic two-story for $2.7 million, selling the renovated building later that same year for $3.3 million.
Season 1, Episode 1 | Original airdate: September 23, 2005
Ten-year-old Abby Castleberry was an all-star athlete until a disfiguring car accident left her skull too fragile for contact sports. Her family wished for a swimming pool that was safely indoors and had low maintenance costs. Endless Pools granted that wish. "One of the most fun things about seeing Abby get into the pool," according to her dad, Leo, "was to see her be free of her helmet, which bothers her."
Season 1, Episode 7 | Online release date: April 11, 2004
"The Endless Pool is going to be the biggest blessing for this whole family," predicted Dawson Connor, the show's landscaper. A car accident left the Zitek family's son, Robert, paralyzed from the neck down and in need of regular aquatic therapy. "Robert actually had one of these in the hospital," host Ty Pennington noted at poolside, "but now he has one right here in his own backyard. That's pretty awesome!"
Season 2, Episodes 8 and 9 | Original airdates: December 18, 1998, and January 1, 1999
For the revival of Aaron Spelling's hit 1970s series, the 'next wave' came from the Endless Pools Fastlane on the lido deck! Our swim-current generator had a featured role in two episodes: the Captain's son practiced his jet-ski skills against our current, and a passenger (Ian Ziering) used it to display his swimming prowess to a woman he wanted to impress.
Release date: October 24, 1997
In a future so dystopian that Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke are considered genetically inferior, Hawke's onscreen brother (Loren Dean) swims in an Endless Pool customized with ambient underwater lighting. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration (yes, that includes the Endless Pool), the film earned strong reviews and developed a cult following on home video.
Season 18, Episode 22 | Original airdate: February 22, 1997
Season 18, Episode 25 | Original airdate: March 15, 1997
At Jim and Colleen Meigs' 1930 Pueblo Revival home in Tucson, AZ, major renovations included a brand new Endless Pool. Company Founder James Murdock personally oversaw the installation. Arizona Wildcat and NCAA Champ Seth Pepper stopped by for a test-swim, approving of the smooth Endless Pools current. The veranda installation was finished in bold terracotta tile handmade in nearby Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico.
Season 9, Episodes 1 | Original airdate: 9 June 2008
Presenter Jason Bradbury took a swim against our Fastlane current generator. Even at its lowest setting, he gushed, "I'm already swimming on the spot. That's amazing!" (Obviously, he swims in head-up position.) At its highest settings, he couldn't keep pace. His final words on our current: "That's incredible!" (Bradbury now owns a Fastlane, which he used to train for the 2014 London Triathlon.)
Series 2 | Original airdate: 29 April 2005
On this Channel 4 series, two "DIY gurus" help homeowners make the best of their current quarters. For Chris and Ann in Henley-on-Thames, that means an in-ground Endless Pool in their conservatory addition. Said Chris, "I think that comparing it to the other things you could buy with that sort of money, the big plus of this is its good for your health and its something your going to use everyday."
Series 1 | Original airdates: 8 March 2004 through 28 May 2004
Celebrity fitness experts helped everyday people to lose weight while living on a complex. Broadcast on Channel 4 for one 60-episode season, this variation on The Biggest Loser also used an Endless Pool for low-impact calorie burning.