When the spring and winter months roll around, make sure your pool is ready. Pettis Pools offers pool opening and closing services to ensure your pool is ready to swim in spring and ready to hibernate in winter. Our competitively-priced swimming pool opening and closing services include the following:

Pool Opening Service

Click here to request your service online or call (585) 392-7711 ext. 191. There you will be connected with either Eileen or Kim who will happily assist you.

Please note: We do not service or open or close gunite swimming pools at this time.

Inground Pools

**Water Bag, Loc-In covers, or Snap In Covered Pools**

all pools 15’x30′ or smaller 329.00 plus tax
all pools 16’x32′ thru 18’x36′ 349.00 plus tax
all pools larger than 18’x36′ 369.00 plus tax
all pools with spas 464.00 plus tax

**Water Bag, Loc-In covers, or Snap In Covered Pools**

all pools 15’x30′ or smaller 294.00 plus tax
all pools 16’x32′ thru 18’x36′ 314.00 plus tax
all pools larger than 18’x36′ 334.00 plus tax
all pools with spas 429.00 plus tax

Add 110.00 (plus tax) to above prices for pools with a Caretaker system

Above Ground Pools

all sizes round and oval 274.00 plus tax

On Ground Pools (Kayak, Ester Williams, Fantasy, etc.)

all sizes 304.00 plus tax

Start-Ups (Take cover off only OR cover is off and finish opening)

No Chemicals Included 174.00 plus tax
Includes Chemicals 194.00 plus tax

*Cover cleaning is only included with cover removal. Any pool with more than 8″ of water on the cover will be charged an additional fee based on the length of time to remove the water. (65.00 per ½ hour. *Note that a mileage charge of at least $ 40.00 will be applied to all openings that are more than 15 miles from either store. *Pool vacuuming is not included with openings.

Included with Openings

  1. Remove the water and leaves from the cover, clean, and remove the cover. If the cover is dry- it will be folded.
  2. Brush and roll the water bags.
  3. Re-assemble the filter and filter plumbing. The motor will be tested to make sure it is not seized and ready to run.
  4. If the water level is high enough, the pump will be primed to get the filter running.
  5. Install ladders, handrails and diving board (if needed) ** Addt’l charge of $50 per person if needed to install or remove the step system.
  6. Chemicals Added as appropriate (see below):
    1. Chlorine Pools: Chlorine and Algaecide are added.
    2. Salt Chlorine Generator Pools: Chlorine and Algaecide are added.
    3. Baquacil Pools and Baquacil CDX Pools: Baquacil Oxidizer and Baquacil Algicide are added.
    4. EZ Pool Pools: Small amount of chlorine is added.

Miscellaneous Services

Sand Change ( includes the cost of sand)

150# or less 194.00 plus tax
Less than 300# 254.00 plus tax

** The old filter sand will be left on site. We can remove it for an additional charge of 50.00. We will need to know ahead of time, so the crew can be prepared.

Pool Closings

Click here to request your service online or call (585) 392-7711 ext. 191. There you will be connected with either Eileen or Kim who will happily assist you.

Please note: We do not service or open or close gunite swimming pools at this time.

Inground Pools

***Waterbag, Loc-In, Etc. Covered Pools***

all pools 15’x30′ or smaller 329.00 plus tax
all pools 16’x32′ thru 18’x36′ 349.00 plus tax
all pools larger than 18’x36′ 369.00 plus tax
all pools with spas 464.00 plus tax

***Safety Covered Pools (Loop-Loc)***

all pools 15’x30′ or smaller 294.00 plus tax
all pools 16’x32′ thru 18’x36′ 314.00 plus tax
all pools larger than 18’x36′ 334.00 plus tax
all pools with spas 429.00 plus tax

Above Ground Pools

all sizes 269.00 plus tax

On Ground Pools

(Kayak, Esther Williams, Fanta Sea, etc.)

all sizes 299.00 plus tax

Winterizing Lines

Does not include chemicals 174.00 plus tax
Includes chemicals 194.00 plus tax

Included with closings:

  1. Remove ladders, handrails and diving board (if requested) ** Addt'l charge of $50 per person if needed to remove step system.
  2. Drop water to appropriate level (Most IG pools will be left at running level)
  3. Winterize underground lines
  4. Winterize filter system and heater
  5. Add chemicals
  6. Securely install winter cover

* Pool vacuuming is not included with closings. Pool should be clean and clear when we arrive to close.

  • Please make sure all accessories for the closing are left somewhere accessible to our crew.
  • Make sure there is access to a hose and electric.
  • A mileage charge of at least 35.00 will be applied to all closings more than 15 miles from either store.

Click here to request your pool closing or call our service department at (585) 392-7711 x191