The Swimming Pool You’ve Always Wanted


A new generation of weight conscious, health conscious and fun conscious homeowners are discovering the fitness benefits of swimming in a lap pool, year round, right at home. If a pool is on your list of home upgrade, but space is limited, a popular swimming spa or endless pool can use existing spaces such as basements, garages, enclosed porches, or patios to get you moving. There are compact 8’ x 15’ modular design lap pools ideal for swimming, water aerobics, aqua therapy and fun. If you already have a pool, there are retrofits making the traditional backyard pool more than just a place to cool off and splash around. No matter the size of your pool, you can swim for miles and miles without moving an inch.


Health Benefits Of Swimming

Swimming and water based exercise has long been the favored method for exercise and therapy for millions of Americans each year. Doctors and physical therapists agree this low impact sport is easy on the joints and back and can be the key to faster recovery for debilitating ailments and injuries.


  • Water provides buoyancy and support for the body. When you’re neck-deep in water, you’re only supporting 10% of your actual body weight but you can exercise at eight times the resistance. Water pressure helps control swelling that often accompanies injury as well. You can even increase your physical fitness while you recuperate and avoid prolonged physical therapy.
  • Water exercise is also an excellent weight loss tool. A person’s whole body changes when they swim. They become healthier with regular water-based exercise. People who want to get fit and stay fit find they make greater progress in a pool than on land.


There are many options, is easy to install and an affordable way to make swimming and water exercise part of your daily routine. The modular design makes it adaptable to any location or installation. With the right pool and the right situation virtually anyone can swim or water exercise at home.

  • Length and width will dictate whether you should plan to install the pool in your home or outdoors.
    • Do you have at least an 11’ x 18’ area with a minimum 7ft ceiling?
    • Does this area have a concrete slab typical of a garage or basement?
    • If so, you can swim year-round in a swim spa or endless pool from the privacy of your own home.
    • If you don’t have the space indoors, carve out an area in your backyard.
    • Depending on your climate and ambition both the indoor and outdoor installation can be completed in as little as two days by two relatively handy people.


Options Can Enhance Pool, Save Natural Resources

  • Use of underwater lights brightens basements and darker spaces.
  • A security cover can control moisture and humidity or keep out leaves and other debris.
  • Optional hydrotherapy jets can offer comfort for sore muscles.
  • Water quality systems purify and reduce the need for chlorine.
  • An electric or gas powered water heater will maintain the temperature you like.
  • For special access to the pool you may want to consider grab bars and corner stairs to aid entry.


Swimming and water exercise can be done for a lifetime. Contact a local pool company to discuss your options and view the many designs available.