You certainly will be popular if you decide to get a pool before the start of summer. If you have a backyard, you may as well make use of the space and provide a great way for your family and friends to cool off over the hotter months. This is especially vital if you are not in driving distance of a beach or a lake. Along with providing cool water for you to bathe in, swimming pools are ideal for you to use as an alternative form of exercise, great for social gatherings, and you can even teach the kids to swim rather than sending them to a swimming coach. You don’t even need to mess up your back lawn either, if you don’t want an in-ground pool, you can check out the above ground pools or the inflatable and kids' pools on offer.In-Ground Pools
Purchasing an in-ground pool does take commitment and is a permanent solution to wanting a pool. You may need to hire someone to do the work for you such as digging the hole in the ground, preparing the pool liners and installing pumps and pipes. There will also be maintenance on your behalf such as pool cleaning and changing the water. The benefit however is that once it’s done, it’s done, and you can continue to enjoy a relaxing dip for many years to come.Above Ground Pools
Above ground pools are a fabulous idea if you do not like the idea of digging up your backyard or perhaps want a less permanent solution. You can find above ground pools in a range of sizes and shapes that can be spacious enough for the whole family. Pools that sit above the ground generally have a steel frame, which comes with a PVC fabric that is resistant to wear and tear. Most pools also include a filter pump so you can ensure that your water is safe to swim in.Inflatable and Kids Pools
If you’re only needing a pool for a day, or for a weekend, inflatable pools are the way to go. Inflatable pools for adults and for kids are easy to assemble by blowing air into them through a pump or reverse vacuum. They also break down and store in no time.Caring for Your Pool
When you decide to get a new swimming pool, whether it’s an in-ground or above ground pool, make sure that you read the instructions on how to care for the pool correctly. You must check the water on a regular basis to ensure that it’s at a healthy pH level.