Hayward 500 Aqua Bug

Hayward 500 Aqua BugThe Hayward 500 Aqua Bug is an automatic cleaner that will clean the bottom of your above ground pool with ease. Designed with trouble-free operation in mind, the emptying or replacing of debris bags is eliminated.

Assembly really could not be more simple, ten minutes is all it requires. Thanks to Hayward’s Exclusive Smart Drive Steering Program, this cleaner won’t miss a single spotl.

The Hayward 500 Aqua Bug uses a unique turbine gearing system to provide gentle movement across the bottom of the pool. The advanced contoured head design ensures the Aqua Bug completes the steering pattern in minimal time.

Stand-Out Features Of The Hayward 500 Aqua Bug

  • Design: Patented SmartDrive programmed steering system ensures the entire pool bottom is cleaned quickly. The advanced, contoured head design allows the Aqua Bug to complete the steering pattern at a rapid rate.
  • Hose: 32 foot hose included, long enough for just about every pool type.


Hayward 500 Aqua Bug

  • The Hayward 500 Aqua Bug will clean the bottom of your pool faster than most other pool cleaners. The advanced SmartDrive patented steering system is incredibly efficient.
  • Incredibly easy to setup, taking no more than ten minutes from the time you open the box to the time you have it running.
  • Unlike some pool cleaners you won’t have to babysit the Hayward 500 Aqua Bug, just set and forget.
  • Bumpy pools can cause the Haywood 500 Aqua Bug navigational issues


The Hayward 500 Aqua Bug is a quality cleaner that you can simply set and forget. The SmartDrive patented feature makes it stand out in a crowded market, at well under $200 dollars you really can’t go wrong.

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Set And Forget Pool Cleaner With Patented SmartDrive Technology

The Hayward 500 Aqua Bug is a set and forget pool cleaner that features patented SmartDrive technology, ensuring the bottom of your pool is well cleaned. Far more affordable than many other 'set and forget' options, the Haywood 500 Aqua Bug is a great choice for those looking to save money.

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