Spools (Small Pools) by Pinnacle Pools & Spas

Don‘t let your small backyard stop you from having all the fun and relaxation of a pool. We can custom–fit a pool into any space, complete with the same amenities as larger pools. Small pools are typically more affordable than larger models and easier to maintain, so whether you’re looking for a spa or an area to lounge and splash around this summer, our innovative designs will ensure that your ideal pool is installed with ease -even in tight spaces!


Pros and Cons

What are the benefits and what are the potential drawbacks of owning a small inground spool?


Limited Spaces

The most obvious benefit is the ability to have a pool where space restrictions would normally not allow for a full-sized option. For this reason, spools are a popular choice for vacation homes and areas with limited space. 

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Reduced Costs

If you‘re on a tight budget, a small pool could be the perfect way to save money without sacrificing quality. Use those extra savings to add water features, buy a pool cover, or set aside funds for maintenance.

Accessories & Features

Spools can be much more than just a small pool. Accessories & features can be added – like water features, fire bowls, slides, and more. The options are virtually endless!

Lower Maintenance

Due to their smaller size, less debris can make its way into the pool. So if you ever have to clean out leaves or any other accumulated mess, a manual vacuum and scoop net will likely suffice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a spool?

A spool is essentially a smaller-sized swimming pool with spalike features. It typically ranges from 10 to 16 feet long and 6 to 8 feet wide, perfect for limited spaces or oddlyshaped backyards.

What is the difference between a spool and a cocktail pool?

They’re the same thing. A cocktail pool a “spool (spa + pool) is the perfect way to maximize your outdoor space. Combining the elements of a spa and a pool, with a surface area usually around 400 square feet or less. Spools are essentially larger spas (or smaller pools), offering the best of both worlds in a compact design.

How small can a spool be?

Spools, created initially as a spacesaving solution for small yards, have quickly become the musthave item for yards of any size and for small families. Though they can be customized to fit many dimensions, they usually measure 1016 feet long and 6 to 8 feet wide.

Can a spool be gunite or fiberglass?

Spools are available in gunite or fiberglass options.

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