Central Florida is the place to have a backyard swimming pool. It’s a great way to cool off in the summer, but it can be used throughout the year.
I’m sure you’ve seen swimming pools in just about any shape, thanks to the magic of concrete or gunite. Just check out some of the more popular shapes at Dreamscapes Pools and Spas online gallery.
Rectangle is the traditional shape of a pool. They feature a modern aesthetics, with a minimalist feel. People who choose rectangle pools tend to like well defined areas and well groomed gardens.
Geometric Pool takes the rectangle shape to the next level. The straight lines lend to a formal and upscale look.
Round pools have a more natural feel with curved edges. This softer look promotes relaxation and creates spaces for vegetation and furniture. Those who choose round pools tend to want a harmonious and organic feel, with lush gardens.
A Plunge or play pool, are creative whimsical. They tend to be shallower than traditional pools. Great for lounging, relaxing, wading, playing games, and aqua exercising. They can even have jets to provide massages. The lower cost is a big benefit for the homeowner. The smaller size means reduced water requirements, easier maintenance, and less expensive to heat.
A lagoon or freeform style pool is for the naturalist. They have become very popular in Central Florida. With rock and water features.
Lap pools are for those with health and exercise in mind. Usually rectangular in shape, narrow and long, usually about 45 to 82 feet in length and ranging from 3 feet in the shallow end and 5 feet in the deep end. Great for a smaller backyard. They are also easier to maintain, since they are quite as big as a traditional pool.
Infinity edge pool, also called negative edge. They are designed to feel like the pool extends out to the horizon.