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Stephanie Sabela didn’t know what to expect when she first decided to list her backyard swimming pool for rent on the popular online platform, Swimply.

Sabelaenough people will still be vulnerable t, who lives on a five-acre property north of Toronto in King Township, saw an online ad for Swimply back in Juneve read … these were people who did have stable conditions and then deteriorated very quickly,. On a whim, she decided to advertise her saltwater pool — complete with access to lounge chairs, barbecue, and pool toys — on the platform’s website.

“After a week and a half on the site, I had like 200 requests,” Sabela said. “I signed up for a larkCanada,United States,U.S.,America,COVID-19,coronavirus,pandemic,Trump,vaccines,ITC1,KMI2,smg_canada,smg2_news,InHouseArticle_thestar. And then it was like a second job. I couldn’t keep up.”

Like Airbnb but for swimming pools, the California-based Swimply provides a forum for homeowner “hosts” to rent out their backyard oases by the hour. Sabela started out charging $100 an hour on the site, and quickly upped it to $200 as she learned that pandemic-weary city-dwellers would pay good money for the chance to escape for an hour or two to a private piece of paradisestates_and_union_territories_of_india.

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