The Inground Pool Planning Process

Planning an inground swimming pool as part of your dream backyard is a fun and exciting journey. Latham is here to guide you through the pool-planning process and help you explore pool shape options, compare different design ideas and create a budget in order to build your dream pool. Use these pool planning resources to research, imagine and save your ideas all in one place as you layout your dream backyard.

Finding The Right Pool Shape

Choosing the best pool shape can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. At Latham, we want you to have the resources and confidence to choose the one that’s right for you. Whether you’re just starting your pool budget or already have a design in mind, this guide can help you find the ideal shape for your budget, family, backyard, and lifestyle.

Pool-Planning Tools: Seeing is believing…

Latham’s enhanced visualization and budget preparation tools help you build your dream pool and transform your backyard into the ultimate sanctuary.


The Pool Visualizer App

Bring your dream backyard to life! You can see a Latham pool right in your own backyard with the Latham Pool Visualizer App, which features our most popular fiberglass pool models in a n assortment of colors.

Download the AR Pool Visualizer Application

The Latham Liner Visualizer

The Latham Liner Visualizer makes the liner selection process easier by making it possible for you to see a variety of patterns applied to a pool similar to your own. You can select three different styles of homes, choose from three popular swimming pool designs and apply the pattern of your choice to visualize the look and feel of your pool.

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My Latham Account

Get the tools you need to design and plan your ultimate backyard pool experience. Create a My Latham account to: Save and share your pool cost estimator results, plan your backyard wishlist, easily share your designs with dealers to get started

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