Gone are the days when the only option for a little summertime dip was to stroll down to the neighborhood pool and battle for a place to set your towel. These days it’s not at all uncommon to have a pool installed in your own backyard—and there’s nothing quite like some cool water and outdoor pool parties just a few feet from the door. Your local pool installation pros can take a look at your space and help you figure out what’ll be the best fit. But the opportunities are endless!
Depending on your space, you might be able to add a little diving board like these homeowners, who had their more traditionally shaped pool built with a sloped bottom for extra depth on the end.
Incorporating round edges for a natural feel and a good place to sunbathe.
This homeowner pairs an outdoor conversation space with a ledge-set angular pool, perfect for nice views and relaxation while you soak.