With the hot weather in Los Angeles, building a swimming pool might be in your near future. Finding the best pool designs and choosing shapes that work in your backyard is the first step, and picking the best pool design for you is not difficult. There are several popular options to choose from and you can decide which is going to be the most functional for you. Let’s go over some of those pool shapes below.

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Pool Shape Options With Pool Designs

As you are looking through photos on the web, you are probably seeing a lot of different shapes and trends that are repeating themselves. One of the best things you can do when you are trying to choose a design is to see which design is going to function the best for you and your family.

Rectangular Pool Shape

The rectangle is a traditional pool shape that usually has the steps down into the shallow end which graduates into the deep end with a diving board. That is the pool we remember when we think back to our childhood pool activities. That doesn’t have to be the standard anymore. If you want a rectangular pool, you can choose to have it all one length or to have a beach entry. There are very few rules these days when it comes to getting the pool designs and options that you want.

Freeform Pool Shape


Freeform pools are a lot of fun and you can use your imagination to the maximum. You can put as many curves or coves into your pool as your yard can handle. If you aren’t sure of the limitations of a freeform pool, you can give us a call and we can help you with understanding what is possible with this design. This is the most popular swimming pool shape because you can build basically whatever shape you want.

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These pools are great when you have kids that are going to be swimming in one end. This way you can easily tell if they are getting too close to the deeper end of the pool. Having a deep end will still allow you to get your diving in on the other end of the pool.

What to Keep in Mind With Pool Designs

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As you are looking through all of the pool designs it is easy to get confused as well as to get nervous about choosing the wrong options. The easiest way to make sure that you choose a pool design that is going to work for you is to figure out how you want your pool to function and how you want it to look in your backyard.

If you do not want a lot of high maintenance add-ons, you can take that off. On the other hand if you want all the bells and whistles see what all is available for you to add to your pool. Us pool professionals at Premier Pools & Spas are available for any questions you may have for us. Give us a call and we can get started right away.

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