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Above-Ground Pool Buyer's Guide

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying

Our Buyer’s Guide is a treasure trove of insights, delving into the world of above-ground pools. From size options and design aesthetics to cutting-edge features and enticing advantages, our guide is crafted to provide you with comprehensive details. Whether you're new to the world of above-ground pools or a seasoned enthusiast, our Buyer’s Guide is your compass to navigate through the key information, helping you find the perfect above-ground pool. So, feel free to immerse yourself in our guide, and embark on a journey into the exhilarating realm of above-ground pools!

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Above Ground Pools Buyers Guide

Pool Comparison Chart

Stealth Semi-Inground Pool

Starts at $13,999

semi inground pool

Above Ground Pool

Starts at $4,999

Above Ground Pool

Inground Pool

Starts at $41,999

inground pool
Buried 2’ up to full buried 18” to 26” maximum Fully buried
Material 12 to 14 Gauge Steel Panels Rolled Wall Steel panels, fiberglass or gunnite
Depth Flat Depth, usually 52” Flat Depth, usually 52” Variable Depth
Coping Optional ledge and can do different types  Built-in steel or resin ledge Varies, CP2, concrete, paver
Shapes Pre-fabricated Round, Oval, Grecian and Freeform Pre-fabricated Round or oval Customizable
Entry 6’ Walk In Step or portable ladder Above-ground ladders Customizable including walk-in steps
Tanning Ledge No No Yes
Waterfall feature Yes No Yes
Liner Yes Yes Yes on vinyl pools, no on fiberglass and concrete
Sanitization Any Any Any
Price Range $13,999 to $23,999 semi
$28,999 to $34,999 buried
$2,699 to $13,000 $48,000 - $150,000
Longevity 20 years +, liner replacement 5 to 10 years 20 years +, with maintenance
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Inground Pool Types

Investing in an inground pool is an exciting process! Choose from a variety of sizes and shapes to suit you yard. With three different styles, from steel frame to custom concrete, you’ll be sure to find the perfect pool at the perfect price.

Pool Build Process

Create the oasis of your dreams with a pool from Galaxy! Our commitment to excellence ensures you'll have a quality experience throughout construction—right down to all those meticulous details.



phase 1 fiberglass swimming pool excavation


phase 2 fiberglass swimming pool delivery


phase 3 fiberglass swimming pool plumbing

Bond Beams

phase 4 fiberglass swimming pool bondbeam


phase 5 fiberglass swimming pool coping

Connect with an Inground Pool Specialist

At Galaxy Home Recreation, we are here for you! Our product specialists are here to answer any questions you have about hot tubs, pools, patio, and more! We are here to help you purchase confidently. Book an appointment with us to learn more about our products and financing options.


Yes. You can have a 6ft or 8ft deep end.

We offer the following types of swimming pools:

Concrete Swimming Pools
Fiberglass Swimming Pools
Vinyl Swimming Pools

Yes! All of our inground swimming pools are offered as turnkey projects. This includes full installation with a minimum of 3 feet of concrete deck around the swimming pool, equipment installation, dirt haul off, and pool school. We also offer an electrical allowance on all of our projects. Note: Our economy inground pools do not come as a turnkey package. 

We proudly install Hayward Pool Products on our inground pools.

We offer an assortment of features that can be added to most of our pools, including automatic pool covers. This is a great way to decrease your maintenance demand, makes your backyard a safer space, and add a great aesthetic look to your pool. If you still have questions ask your design consultant and they will be able to answer.

With the right sanitization system, inground pools can be easily maintained by the home owner. We offer multiple type of sanitizing systems for you swimming pool. You can control the programming and filtration of your pool right from your phone. We also install automatic pool covers which will ensure leaves and other debris do not enter your pool. Lastly, all of our showrooms have a dedicated team of WaterCare specialist that can teach you how to maintain and take care of it yourself. We offer in-store Pool School monthly.

Installation of an inground pool depends on many uncontrollable variables, weather being the largest factor. Listed below are our average install times.

Yes, through Viking Capital (soft hit on credit report that won’t affect credit score). The links are available on our website.

We build year-round as long as the weather lets us! Winter is a perfect time to start building a pool and have it ready for the upcoming season!

Project start dates depend on ongoing projects and permitting process. Once those have been cleared, Our economy inground is typically 5 to 7 days; fiberglass 6 to 8 weeks; concrete with Eco-finish is 3 to 4 months.

Yes, Automatic Pool Covers are the perfect addition to any pool. They can be installed on existing pools or new builds. Automatic pool covers are a great way to keep your swimming pool clean and debris free all year long. It is also a great way to increase the safety of your backyard dream.

No. We can make an inground pool work in most yards. We offer a wide array of sizes and shapes to accommodate most yards.