Swimming pools have majorly changed over the past few decades, and we think that’s great! Throughout the years swimming pool designs have undergone major developments making for more stylish and inviting Fresno backyards. Embrace your creativity and get inspired to reinvent your backyard with these amazing backyard projects. Perhaps you’re just installing your swimming pool or the ambiance of your existing pool has slipped a bit over the years. So, here are some backyard projects that you can tackle to create a simple relaxing oasis in your backyard!

Add Light And Warmth


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Installing a fire pit is one of the best way to add warmth to the area around your swimming pool, making it a cozy little oasis. A fire pit or a fireplace, regardless of the design will bring a special aura to your outdoor space. Also for those of you who like to enjoy your swimming pool when it’s cool out, it’s the perfect backyard project. There are a number of ways in which you can design your fire pit. It could be a hole in your backyard with stone edge or a modernistic with sculptural quality.

Add Some Motion To Your Fresno Backyard


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The soft splash of an outdoor fountain can add life and motion to your backyard. It lures animals such as birds to your backyard and creates a soothing soundtrack to transform our space into a peaceful vacation spot.  Just look at the beautiful fountain in the image above! A fountain with this appeal will make a great addition to the area around your pool especially if your undertaking a new landscape project.

BBQ Station


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Everything is made better with food – your back yard is no different. Just think about the steak and burgers – or whatever you like –  you could prepare while having fun with your family and friends in the privacy of your Fresno backyard. If you’re someone who loves to prepare barbecue for your neighbors during the summer. A BBQ station will be a great addition to the area around your swimming pool. BBQ is the staple dish of the summer, gather the family and make some delicious food to enjoy  with one another’s company.

Fun Sitting Area

A porch would not only complement your backyard but it would also be a fun place to relax after a long day. You can choose to purchase one or create it yourself if you are crafty enough. Learn how to build and hang a porch swing here if you are up to the challenge of creating your own swing.

There are countless other ways in which you can enhance the area around your swimming pool. Adding custom water features directly to your swimming pool is another fun way to do so. Premier Pools and Spa of Fresno not only specializes in installing swimming pools but we are also experts at installing a number of water features that can further beautiful our client’s outdoor space. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you!

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