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Check out these custom swimming pools created by landscapers from around the country. Get ideas from photos of inspiring backyard pools and read about how they were designed.

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An Unused Hillside Becomes a Statement-Making Swimming Pool

A family in Northborough, Massachusetts avoids moving when their backyard dreams become reality

Terraced Backyard Pool

Two Georgia homeowners get a new multi-level outdoor entertaining space complete with a pool and spa

Rustic Pool House in Mississippi

A home in Flora gets a new pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and fireplace

High-Tech Pool & Landscape

This backyard’s pool, water features, fire elements & more can be controlled with an iPad or iPhone

Vanishing Edge Pool

Learn how a San Diego designer created this custom inground pool and garden to take advantage of a lake view.

Swimming Pool Remodel

See how an old swimming pool in Michigan was transformed into a bi-level tropical retreat.

Luxury Backyard Poolscape

Discover how a New Jersey landscaping company created a nature-inspired inground pool with two waterfalls.

Family-Friendly Pool

See how this New York pool provides a relaxing and fun backyard retreat for both kids and adults.

Backyard Swimming Lake

A man-made lake and stream create the ideal environment for fishing and swimming.

Luxurious Lap Pool

This large estate features a lap pool with travertine decking & underwater speakers.

Luxury Landscape & Pool

Check out a luxury harbor front outdoor living space complete with an infinity edge pool.

Pool & Deck Renovation

An outdated backyard pool & deck become the ultimate outdoor entertaining space

Modern Pool & Landscape

See how an ipe pool deck and orange walkway were incorporated into this California yard.

Modern Arizona Pool

See how the characteristics of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture inspired the design of this Scottsdale pool

Creating a Modern Resort in a Utah Backyard

How a hotel pool in Hawaii inspired a luxury backyard getaway

Small Arizona Backyard Enhanced

A free-form pool, fire pit and tropical plants complete this backyard oasis

Drought-Tolerant Outdoor Living Space

How a Malibu property was transformed into a contemporary, water-wise landscape with a stunning inground pool

Backyard Transformation Provides Family Fun & Wheelchair Access

A sloping back yard is leveled out for a new pool and outdoor entertaining space

Key West Hideaway

A Northeastern family gets a winter retreat complete with a pool and tropical garden

An Evolving Garden

How a designer gradually transformed his property to suit his family & honor the architecture of his home

Get inspired by these custom swimming pool projects which range from nature-inspired designs to luxurious tropical retreats. See how a pool can be integrated into the overall landscape and take advantage of amazing views. Plus get ideas for making your swimming pool kid-friendly with added safety features and fun additions such as a water slide.

Whether you are looking to remodel an existing pool or install a new one, these landscaping projects are sure to spark ideas for your own swimming pool design.

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