Oval Shaped Pools
Oval pools are geometric shapes with curved edges. The shape is less common. making it one of the major draws for those who want more than the stereotypical “backyard pool.”
- Design Benefits: Most notably observed in Victorian era homes
- Common Features: Slip resistant steps
- Considerations: Require a bit of room, and are better for larger backyards
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Explore All Pool Shapes
Some L-shaped pools are geometric, with hard lines and defined angles.
Kidney-shaped pools are popular freeform pools that are rounded on each end, curving inward along one side.
Roman pool shapes take a cue from the villas of ancient Rome, with two long straight edges flanked by arched half-circles at either end.
Oval pools are geometric shapes with curved edges.
Rectangular pools are a classic, geometric pool shape, with its clean lines, a linear pool is a timeless choice.
The freeform pool style can incorporate dramatic curves for a modern look or maximize available swimming space with a more relaxed wavy design.