11 Best Backyard Swimming Pools

Updated on: January 2021

Best Backyard Swimming Pools in 2021


Intex 8.5' x 5.3' x 2.13' Rectangular Frame Above Ground Backyard Swimming Pool

Intex 8.5' x 5.3' x 2.13' Rectangular Frame Above Ground Backyard Swimming Pool
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

Intex 12' x 30" Metal Frame Pool with Filter Pump

Intex 12' x 30
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • Super-Tough laminated PVC sidewalls; connect the Krystal clear cartridge filter pump to enjoy clean, refreshing water
  • Equipped with the ground fault circuit interrupter that shuts off the pump if electrical current is exposed to water
  • Includes: Krystal clear cartridge filter pump 530 gph (110 - 120v) with 1-year warranty
  • Convenient drain plug that connects to a garden hose so water can be drained away from pool or house area; water capacity: (90%) 1,718 gallons
  • New dual suction outlet fittings improve water circulation resulting in better water hygiene and clarity
  • Do not set up the pool on sand, mud, or any soft or loose soil conditions.

Homech Family Inflatable Swimming Pool, 118" X 72" X 20" Full-Sized Inflatable Lounge Pool for Kiddie, Kids, Adult, Infant, Toddler for Ages 3+,Outdoor, Garden, Backyard, Summer Water Party

Homech Family Inflatable Swimming Pool, 118
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • Spacious Play Room for Your Family: The family inflatable swimming pool can hold up to 2 adults plus 3-5 kids to enjoy a splashing pool party in the backyard
  • Durable &Long Life Span: The inflatable pool is 50% thicker than most in the market, reducing the risk of punctures ensuring a lengthy life span
  • Safe & Soft: Made with Naphthalene and Lead Free, BPA-free material( CPSIA ,CPC and ASTM certificates )guarantee the safety. Super soft inflatable floor of this inflatable family pool, as a cushion between the ground and kids ,increase kid protection
  • Quick and Easy: Inflate in 3-4 minute by electric pump (not included), built-in 2 curve water valves double the drainage speed
  • Sturdy &Stable: 3 individual air chambers each with double intake and free flow exhaust valve which can withstand weight while preventing air or water leakage so the swimming pool is always ready with fun for you

Homech Inflatable Swimming Pools, Kiddie Pools, Family Lounge Pools, Family Swimming Pool for Kids, Adults, Babies, Toddlers, Outdoor, Garden, Backyard, 95 x 56 x 22 in, for Ages 3+

Homech Inflatable Swimming Pools, Kiddie Pools, Family Lounge Pools, Family Swimming Pool for Kids, Adults, Babies, Toddlers, Outdoor, Garden, Backyard, 95 x 56 x 22 in, for Ages 3+
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • Large & Spacious: 95” inflatable family lounge pools with 162 gal water capacity fits a family with 2 adults and 4 kids to enjoy a splashing pool party in summer
  • Strong & Sturdy: 3 individual air chamber can withstand extra weight while preventing air leakage
  • Durable & Wear-resistant: Made with 0.4mm thickness PVC material, the inflatable swimming pool is twice thicker than most in the market; extra repair patch included in the package help prolong lifespan
  • Convenient & User-friendly: Inflate in 3-4 minute by electric pump (not included); 90° vertical drainpipe can facilitate the outflow of water
  • Safe & Secure: Homech kiddie pool is produced using and BPA-free materials that meet the standards of international children’s toys

(68") Inflatable Splash Sprinkler Pad for Kids Toddlers Dogs, Kiddie Baby Pool, Outdoor Water Mat Toys - Baby Infant Wading Swimming Pool - Fun Backyard Fountain Play Mat for 1 -12 Year Old Girls Boys

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BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • HAVE A SPLASH PARTY - The Zen Laboratory inflatable splash pad is a great alternative to your traditional swimming baby kids pool for kids. Our scientists combined the best parts of a kiddie pool, water slip n slide and water toys to make the most entertaining fountain spray pad for kids on the market!
  • TAKE A DIP IN THE COOLEST OF POOLS - Your little one's love playing outside, so why not give them a little relief from the heat? We promise that this is the best water pool toys for children 2 - 10 years old
  • MAKE A SPLASH INTO SAFETY - Your little one's safety is our top priority. With the Zen Laboratory large dog bath swimming pool and sprinkler for kids, we guarantee uncompromised quality with a splash pad that is both BPA and phthalate free.
  • MADE BY PARENTS FOR PARENTS - Any parent knows, kids love swimming pools. We also know that pools for kids come with their own set of dangers. With the Zen Laboratory splash pad, your kiddos can cool off without the hazards of your traditional swimming pools.
  • PROUD AMERICAN COMPANY - We know nothing comes before the safety of our kids and the quality of their toys! If for any reason your purchase isn’t right for you, reach out to Zen Laboratory customer care (right here in the USA) and we’ll happily make things right!

Intex 10 Foot x 30 Inch Round Metal Frame Backyard Above Ground Swimming Pool

Intex 10 Foot x 30 Inch Round Metal Frame Backyard Above Ground Swimming Pool
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • SUMMERTIME FUN: The Intex 10ft x 30in metal frame above ground pool set is engineered for strength and to help you beat the heat all summer long for ages 6 and up and fits up to 4 people
  • DURABLE BUILD: The sturdy metal frame is powder-coated for rust resistance and has super-tough laminated sidewalls that are reinforced with an all-around band to keep frame legs firmly in place
  • FEATURES: The pools drain plug accepts a garden hose to drain water away from the pool area as desired and is the perfect way to beat the summer heat for some backyard fun
  • EASY-SET-UP: An affordable and easy-to-set-up alternative to more complicated steel-walled pools, and a more durable alternative to inflatable models and is ready for water in 45 minutes.
  • PRODUCT INFO: The Intex pool set comes with the pool and instructional DVD. The capacity of the pool is 1,185 gallons and 144 square feet of space is required. Use with Intex 330 GPH Filter Pump (not included)

Intex Dinosaur Inflatable Play Center, 98in X 75in X 43in, for Ages 2+

Intex Dinosaur Inflatable Play Center, 98in X 75in X 43in, for Ages 2+
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Water flows to palm tree sprayer and waterfall adjusts with control valve
  • Landing mat for extra padding
  • Drain plug in pool floor
  • Capacity: 57-gallon
  • Comes with repair patch

Intex 12' x 30" Metal Frame Set Swimming Pool with 530 GPH Filter Pump | 28211EG

Intex 12' x 30
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Intex 12 foot x 30 inch Metal Frame Pool Set
  • Easy to set-up alternative to steel walled pools, and more durable alternative to inflatable models.
  • Intex's Metal Frame Set Pool provides both value and convenience for years of family enjoyment.
  • PVC material is unaffected by gasoline, oil, and salt water and highly resistant to damage from abrasion, impact and sunlight.
  • Intex 530 GPH Filter Pump and a cartridge are included to help keep your water sparkling clean

Floating Pool Lights Inflatable Waterproof IP68 Solar Glow Globe,14” Outdoor Pool Ball Lamp 4 Color Changing LED Night Light, Party Decor for Swimming Pool,Beach,Garden,Backyard,Lawn,Pathway - 2 PCS

Floating Pool Lights Inflatable Waterproof IP68 Solar Glow Globe,14” Outdoor Pool Ball Lamp 4 Color Changing LED Night Light, Party Decor for Swimming Pool,Beach,Garden,Backyard,Lawn,Pathway - 2 PCS
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • ❣Easy to blow up: Simple to inflate the solar ball lights. No batteries needed,better than hard plastic LED balls. These LED floating balls are much more durable,sturdy enough for guests to toss them around
  • ❤Inflatable&Floatable: Our CT800(2 PACK) 14" solar pool lights is inflatable that makes the pool light floating on water. Solar globe creates you a floating light show in your pool. Also this floating ball lamp with red blue green white color Changing automatically.
  • ☼Energy-Saving&Long working life: 100% solar powered automatic charging LED lighting balls. This float globe light stores solar energy in sunlight and illuminate in darkness. A hidden solar module in the sphere converts energy from direct sunlight–no electricity required. Works up to 8 hours after fully charged in direct sunlight.
  • ☂IP68 Waterproof&Weatherproof: Our LED pool lamp adopt IP 68-rated technology;fully waterproof and dust-protected. Fully applied both indoors and outdoors. After lots of experiments, these floating lights for pool at night can withstand hard rain, wind.
  • ♔Variety of Usage: Our solar light easily stakes into the ground, floats in the pool, hanging from trees in the back yard or rests on a table. This solar LED ball is an illuminated entertainment center. Perfect for all theme parties, gardens, yard, lighten up your pathway and enhance festival atmosphere especially during Christmas.

Eden's Decor Sun Shade Sail Rectangular Outdoor UV Block Canopy Cover for Garden Patio Swimming Pool Backyard Customize (Brown, 12' X 18')

Eden's Decor Sun Shade Sail Rectangular Outdoor UV Block Canopy Cover for Garden Patio Swimming Pool Backyard Customize (Brown, 12' X 18')
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • 1. Made from 100% 160GSM non-recycled HDPE (high density polyethylene) material
  • 2. Blocks more than 95% of harmful UV radiation, drastically reduces the surrounding temperature as well as sunlight exposure underneath covered area during summer time, perfect for patios, swimming pools, balconies, outdoor garages, etc.
  • 3. Air-permeable fabric construction permits both rainwater & wind to pass through freely so that water does not become trapped on rainy days
  • 4. Four edges are reinforced with heavy-duty double-layered stitched seams, prevents frayed edges from becoming excessively bent or creased.
  • 5. Corners each have a stainless steel D-ring for effortlessly hanging & the D-rings are triple-stitched onto every sun shade sail.

Intex 18ft X 9ft X 52in Ultra XTR Rectangular Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump, Ladder, Ground Cloth & Pool Cover

Intex 18ft X 9ft X 52in Ultra XTR Rectangular Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump, Ladder, Ground Cloth & Pool Cover
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2021
  • Uniquely designed frame combines high quality galvanized Steel with Precision engineered locking system, enhancing the overall quality, durability and stability of the pools
  • Rust resistance: encapsulating inner and outer powder coating ensures the ultimate resistance to rust
  • 2-year manufacturer's Warranty
  • Includes 110-120V sand filter pump with pump flow Rate of 1, 200 gallons per hour, pool ladder, ground cloth and pool cover
  • Ready for water in 60 minutes. Water capacity (90%): 4, 545 gallons

Tips for Knowing the Differences in Swimming Pools

This article details the differences between swimming pools when going to buy one.

If you have a family or a large group of people that like to swim you may want to consider getting a pool that will accommodate everything. The only unfortunate part about getting a swimming pool is that ground ones come in many different shapes and sizes while the above ground swimming pools usually only come in one size and one shape and vary very differently, so if you are using your pool for a lot of people, you might want to go with a ground pool.

Above ground pools are always going to be bigger which is going to increase the size of the capacity for both people and water. If you want to save money on water and heating costs and maintenance costs, you may benefit from an above ground swimming pool.

A disadvantage of an above ground swimming pool is that they cannot have a diving board and they are not very deep. Usually the standard above ground swimming pool is only about 6 feet deep which will not help you for diving and deep swimming.

If you plan on getting a ground pool you are going to be spending more money than if you were to go with an above ground pool. If you go with an above ground pool you can use that extra money that you saved to add other things to your pool, like patio furniture, a heater or a deck if you do not have one already,

Above ground swimming pools are also much more affordable for you to install and they are easily installed by yourself whereas a ground swimming pool will always cost much more money and you will have to hire people to do it for you, but if you don't mind spending that extra money, do what you feel is the best option for you.

When it comes to making a final decision on a purchase of a pool, you are going to be better off choosing something that will fit your needs. If you want a pool where you can exercise and swim laps, a ground pool is going to be better. If you just have a few kids and only need it for summer activities, you may want to go with an above ground swimming pool.

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