Planning on building a swim pool ? The shape and size of your swimming pool should be determined according to the type of usage the pool will get:
– A purely recreational pool needs a large shallow area and any shape will do.
– A pool built for swimming laps should have a long, straight section with parallel ends.
– If you want to make swimming a part of your daily workout but have limited room in your backyard, a swim spa might be the best option for you.
Simple geometric shapes (squares, rectangles, circles, and ovals) are the best for complementing a landscaped setting and enhancing the appearance of your property. These are the types of pools generally found in suburban neighborhoods. On average a rectangular swimming pool is more expensive than a curve shaped swimming pool as some builders price based on the perimeter of the swimming pool.
Below some examples of rectantgular swimming pool: