Small Yard: How About a Cocktail Pool?

Small Yard: How About a Cocktail Pool?

Do You Have a Small Yard: How About a Cocktail Pool?

Having a swimming pool in your backyard is a great way to build lasting memories with your family, but there are also many other benefits. If you’ve always dreamed of having a pool but thought your backyard was too small, there’s good news! Cocktail pools are perfect for a small yard.

Read on to learn how a small pool in a small yard can make a big difference in your family’s life!

What Is a Cocktail Pool?

A cocktail pool is a very small swimming pool. They’re usually around 12 feet wide by 14 feet long and have a depth of four feet. But they’re much more than just a pool.

Cocktail pool ideas range from installing water jets and a heater to making it part of an outdoor movie theater. Cocktail pools can even be installed indoors. There are so many ways to enjoy these innovative pools.

How Do You Install a Cocktail Pool?

The installation process for a cocktail pool is similar to installing a larger pool. Depending on the options and features you want to add to your pool, there may be some additional site work and landscaping necessary. This is not a DIY project – bring in the professionals to add a cocktail pool to your backyard.

The cocktail pool size makes installation faster than other pool designs. 

How Much Does It Cost?

The cost to install a cocktail pool is about half the price of a typical-sized backyard swimming pool. This is due to its smaller size. A general rule of thumb is to budget around $25,000 for a complete installation, but it’s important to get a formal quote to understand all the costs. 

The cost to operate and maintain this type of pool is also lower. You’ll save money and enjoy your home more!

What Can I Do With a Small Pool?

While a cocktail pool isn’t going to be the right size for swim training or big pool parties, it is still one of the best small yard ideas to bring families and friends together. Here are some ways you can make it part of your life:

  • Relax after a hard day
  • Splash around with the family
  • Keep cool during the heat of the summer
  • Add an outdoor kitchen for a swim-up dining area
  • Make it part of an outdoor movie theater
  • Add water jets for a combination pool/spa

Adding a pool to your backyard, even a small one, is a great way to create opportunities for fun. It can also add increase the resale value of your home.

Take the Splash

If you’ve always wanted a swimming pool but didn’t think you had enough room in your backyard, think again. You can add a cocktail pool in less than 200 square feet that provides all the fun of a large pool in minimal space. Host a mini pool party for your friends or relax after a long hard day. 

To learn more about these charming pools, contact us today. We can help you plan the perfect swimming pool for your lifestyle and budget.