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National Hot Tub Day – March 28, 2023

National Hot Tub Day, celebrated on March 28 yearly, is the best day to love your hot tub. Want to feel the soothing effects your hot tub has for a long time without feeling judged? National Hot Tub Day allows you to do so. Even though it’s not an official holiday, National Hot Tub Day is a good opportunity to savor the benefits of a spa. With a hot tub, you can spend more time with your loved ones. As the jets relieve your tense muscles, you may relax and converse with your companion. Enjoy a mini-vacation in your backyard today in your hot tub.

History of National Hot Tub Day

Early Egyptians may have taken hot therapeutic baths some 4,000 years ago, according to archaeological evidence. In 600 B.C., King Phraortes of ancient Persia had a hot tub chiseled out of solid granite for him. Plato, Homer, and Hippocrates, three of Greece’s greatest thinkers, all believed in the medicinal properties of hot water. Water springs drew people together for social gatherings and other activities in the form of elaborate constructions.

And then there was Rome. The imperial leaders there were even more extravagant than those who came before them and built massive spas to match. Many of these facilities were built to aid the recuperation of exhausted legionnaires who had suffered wartime injuries and illnesses.
The name ‘Sanus Per Aquam,’ which means ‘health through water,’ is the origin of the acronym for the term spa. Sports stadiums, spas, massage parlors, and eateries were common features of Roman spas.

California is considered to have been the birthplace of the first modern home spas, starting in 1958, which were commonly constructed out of old redwood vats and disused wine barrels. When it came to hot tubs, water cleanliness and filtration systems weren’t exactly high on the list of priorities during the swinging sixties. As a result, wood was used as a building component that failed to keep water out and was a breeding ground for disease-causing germs, mildew, algae, and slime. In the late 1970s, fiberglass shell hot tubs were introduced, which quickly replaced cast acrylic tubs. For owners, this made maintaining water cleanliness a lot easier, while manufacturers could start developing pumps, filters, control systems, and jets out of the pliable and adaptable plastic. It wasn’t until an Italian migrant’s labor that hot tub design took a turn for the better.

Candido Jacuzzi, an aircraft engineer, developed a whirlpool bath for his son Ken, who was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis a few decades before. Jacuzzi became synonymous with hot tubs after a third-generation family member, Roy Jacuzzi, created and commercialized the first self-contained and completely integrated whirlpool spa.

National Hot Tub Day timeline

1968
Whirlpool Tub

The invention of the earliest self-contained whirlpool tub.

1970
The Hot Tub Industry

The hot tub industry is born this year.

1995
Synthetic Cabinet

The first synthetic hot tub cabinet is introduced to take the place of the traditional wooden cabinet.

2000
Medicinal Properties

People are beginning to discover that hot tubs can be utilized for medical purposes in addition to being used for parties and relaxation.

National Hot Tub Day FAQs

Is it possible to spend too much time in the hot tub?

Because the temperature in a hot tub is hotter than the water in your body, being in a hot tub for an extended period might cause you to dehydrate and experience symptoms such as light-headedness, disorientation, or nausea.

Do hot tubs allow alcohol consumption?

The combination of alcohol and a hot tub is not a good one. Having a drink while relaxing near a hot tub is a wonderful experience, but you should never step into a hot tub while under the influence of alcohol. Relaxing in a hot tub is a great way to wind down after a stressful day or even to fall asleep. Drinking alcohol relaxes your muscles and your mind. If you combine the two, you run the risk of passing out and slipping into the water, where you could drown.

How long does a hot tub have a service life?

A hot tub can be expected to last from five to 20 years. To put it another way, low-quality hot tubs are not going to last long. Because of poor upkeep, those hot tubs may only serve their owners for a few short years.

National Hot Tub Day Activities

  1. Try yoga in the hot tub

    Yoga is a great activity for your next hot tub experience because it focuses on physical control, mental clarity, and relaxation. Begin with a few deep breaths in your comfortable seat, then concentrate on stretching your spine, lowering your shoulders, and noting the water's effect on your body.

  2. Enjoy aromatherapy

    You should try aromatherapy in your hot tub. Some of the most treasured and aromatic plants in the world are added to your hot tub water for aromatherapy. Using natural essential oils or pre-made bath droplets can help you attain that goal.

  3. Organize a hot tub party

    There's no better way to celebrate than a hot tub-themed party with your closest friends and family. To enhance your guests' experience, prepare lots of food and drinks, a lively music selection, and entertaining games. Just don't invite too many folks to your hot tub at the same time.

5 Ways To Maintain Your Hot Tub

  1. Look at the water

    Water should be tested, balanced, and sanitized, and your filter cartridge should be cleaned or replaced.

  2. Refill the water

    As soon as it is time to empty and refill the water, take a few minutes to flush the lines of any biofilm that has formed, and wash down all spa surfaces with a cleansing or polishing agent to keep them looking like new.

  3. Hot tub cover

    Follow up with a close inspection of the hot tub cover for evidence of damage.

  4. Spa cover lift

    In the case that you do not already have a spa cover lift, you should consider purchasing one as a cover lift is an extremely useful tool for swiftly replacing the cover, protecting it from unintentional damage, and assisting in the prevention of mildew growth.

  5. Aromatherapy

    Add a few drops of your favorite spa aromatherapy to the water of your hot tub after you've spent some valuable time cleaning and maintaining it.

Why We Love National Hot Tub Day

  1. It relieves stress

    Warm water is a great way to unwind after a hard day of meetings, providing both physical and mental comfort. The best part is that it's a terrific way to unwind at any time of year, even in the dead of winter.

  2. It provides hydrotherapy

    Second in popularity is the hydrotherapy and pain treatment benefits of hot tubs. Hydrotherapy can ease tension, relieve headaches, and improve sleep for everyone. Elderly people enjoy the relief from arthritis pain that hot tubs provide for their muscles and joints.

  3. Relaxation of the muscles

    While the hot water and massaging movement of the hot tub jets can be a relaxing and soothing experience, it is not recommended for people with tight or tense muscles. However, it can be beneficial in relieving aches and pains.

National Hot Tub Day dates

YearDateDay
2023March 28Tuesday
2024March 28Thursday
2025March 28Friday
2026March 28Saturday
2027March 28Sunday

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