Expert Resources for Every Aspect of the Pool Planning Journey

Planning an inground swimming pool as part of your dream backyard is a fun and exciting journey. Latham is here to guide you through the pool-planning process and help you explore pool shape and material options, compare different design ideals and create a budget in order to build your dream pool.

Plan by Material

Explore our pool material resources to help you choose the right pool type for your backyard experience.

Plan by Price

Check out our pool cost resources to plan your backyard pool budget with confidence.

Plan by Region

Browse our regional pool guides to understand the nuances of planning a pool project in your state.

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Backyard Inspiration

Browse backyard design ideas and get inspired by photo galleries, design guides and other resources.

Meet My Latham: Your Helpful Pool Planning Assistant

Create a My Latham account to save your pool design preferences and instantly share your project details with builders when you’re ready. Setting up your free account is quick and easy.

Explore More Planning Resources

Latham’s design and planning tools help you build your dream pool and transform your backyard into the ultimate sanctuary.


Pool Cost Estimator

Get an idea of what the pool of your dreams may cost. Select your pool style and the accessories that matter most to you to get an estimate of what you can expect to spend.

Try the Cost Estimator

Vinyl Liner Visualizer

Make the liner selection process easier by seeing different patterns look and feel in different backyard styles.

Find Your Perfect Liner

Fiberglass Color & Tile Selector

Explore and compare fiberglass pool colors and tile patterns to find the perfect combination for your inground pool vision.

Explore Fiberglass Colors