Pool Chlorine Shortage

If you haven’t heard or experienced it yet, there is going to be a major shortage of pool chlorine this year. Due to the surge in demand from the lockdown last summer and a major fire at a production plant in Louisiana, be prepared for a major shortage this year. CNBC covered this well in an article HERE.

In an effort to help our readers identify online retailers of pool chlorine and other supplies and chemicals, we have compiled this directory of websites where you may be able to purchase supplies. Stock up now!


Always one of our favorite places for pool supplies, we love the ability to “subscribe & save” on the supplies we buy regularly. From chemicals to led lights, Amazon usually has it all.


From covers to chlorine you can find loads of pool supplies at PoolZone.com and you get free shipping on most orders. Definitely check out their big selection of pumps and filter systems.


Check WalMart.com to see what availability for your most needed supplies either online or at your local store. We find prices here at WalMart are always some of the lowest you will find anywhere.


One of the online leaders for pool chemicals, InTheSwim.com always has a great selection. If you need parts for your pumps or filters you can usually find what you need here. Get $10 off your first order just by requesting their catalog.


LesliesPool.com is an industry leader in the pool supply world. You can visit a local store or shop online. Check the website often as they regularly run special promotions where you can save 15% to 30% off of various products.


Doheny always has a great selection of specialty chemicals, pool equipment, and even liner replacements. Be sure to check out their clearance section for some really awesome deals on supplies and equipment.

Academy Sports

Academy has a wide selection of pool supplies. You can shop online or visit their retail locations. We have found that Academy Sports will often have supplies even after other suppliers have sold out. Be sure to check them out.


Be sure to sign up for their email list for frequent discount offers. They have a complete line of supplies from replacement parts to ledge loungers. Their catalog is also great, so be sure to sign up for that. They also have quick shipping!