Endless Pools has been sold to a manufacturer of hot tubs.

According to Pool & Spa News, Vista, Calif.-based Watkins Manufacturing announced today that it has acquired the maker of aquatic training equipment including water propulsion systems and treadmills.

As part of the deal, Watkins will maintain the Endless Pools brand, and Endless Pools' headquarters will remain in Aston, Pa.

It remains unclear what this means for the aquatics industry moving forward, However, executives are confident the marriage will be a positive one.

“The two organizations are certain to benefit from a shared vision of the important health and fitness benefits we want to promote and the consumer experience we want t o provide," said Endless Pools' founder and president, James Murdock, in a press release.

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