Different Pool Shapes
Understanding the different pool shapes that are available can help you with the decision to build a certain pool.
Kidney Pool Shape
This pool shape is round from both the sides and curved inwards at an edge. The kidney shape gives it more of a lake feeling.
This shape is popular for having man-made waterfalls.
This is the most common asymmetrical pool shape. This shape don’t have sharp corners and straight lines.
Oval and Round Pools
The oval pool is perfect for families looking for a versatile design. Oval pools are good for water games and great for doing laps.
Round pools give you more swimming space than oval, but if you want to swim laps the shape of an oval might be better suited for you.
There’s not a lot of difference in maintenance between the round or oval shape pools. Round may be a little more difficult to vacuum if it’s big because you have to reach out further to get to the middle.
The round pool is the most popular choice between the two shapes. The oval shape is more expensive.
The Grecian pool shape is well known for its wide and large design. It is like a wide rectangular pool but the corners are tilted at 45.
This pool shape is design for large areas and big families as it can accommodate more people at a time.
Rectangular pools are one of the most common pool shape design.
The shape looks like a long strip of water intended for swimming at lengths.
Most apartment/Flats and Townhouses, due to lack of space, use this shape for their pools.
Free Form Pools
This pool shape is space-friendly, because it is customised.
All free form means whatever shape works for you. Free form pools have more curves than any other pool shape.
This kind of design is how you get unusual pools that you don’t see very often.
Free-form pool allows you to optimise your pool area creativity.
Figure 8 Pools
This pool shape is built resembles the number 8. It is round at both the ends and narrows down a little from the middle, like an hourglass.
This pool shape gives you the feeling of the free flow of water.
This shape is perfect for water aerobics and eager swimmers.
Rectangle swimming pools fit most backyards.