As the shutdown continues for everyone’s safety, you might be wondering what you can do for entertainment this summer? Adding a swimming pool to your Long Island, NY, backyard can be just what you need to keep your family entertained and outdoors during the warm summer months.
Pools for Small Yards
If you are thinking that your yard is too small for a swimming pool, you would be wrong. Almost any backyard can be home to a pool that has been designed to fit your landscape perfectly. A petite pool can allow you to swim laps, relax on a float, and even bring the sound of spilling water to your landscape.
Small pools can be rectangular, round, or kidney shaped depending on the space available and where it can be placed within the yard. A talented landscape service can even manage to fit a patio with space for enjoying a meal outdoors into the pool area.
Pools for Large Yards
When you have more space, of course the swimming pool can be much larger with strategic outdoor spaces to surround it.
Pool with Waterfall: When you want your pool to dazzle, consider adding a waterfall into the design. Swimmers love to play under the spilling water and it can also add the delight of a water feature to your backyard. With lights to illuminate the pool and waterfall at night, the pool area can then become a focal point for your nighttime landscape.
Pool with a Fire Pit: When you want to swim in style, add an elevated fire pit to the mix. With a “bridge” from the edge of the pool, a fire pit can be accessed by those who prefer not to swim but want to relax by the fire and it can be accessed by those floating in the water nearby. When you add built-in seating to the fire pit area, this can become a favorite gathering spot for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. Even a warm summer night can be enhanced with a fire pit within the pool.
Pool with a Large Play Area: It is always a good idea to plan for the little ones in the family with some wide and deep steps that can allow them to enjoy the swimming without having to be in the deeper portions. Not only can the steps provide hours of fun and laughter for the youngest members of the family as they go up and down over and over, but it can also be an excellent spot for those monitoring the little ones to catch some rays while sitting in the shallow water.
Pool with Infinity Edge: When you really want your pool design to bring the drama, an infinity pool might be what you want. With a disappearing edge that seems to spill directly into the landscape, an infinity pool can be a wonderful choice for a sloping yard or a yard with a spectacular view.
Regardless of the swimming pool design that fits perfectly in your backyard and reflects your own personal style, a masonry design and outdoor living company can bring your ideas to life. As you choose a swimming pool for your Long Island, NY, property to bring fun and sun instead of boredom to the summer season, seek the professional that can create your own private oasis.