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Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural swimming pools are certainly a conversation piece in any garden or outside space, but especially if you're lucky enough to have a LEED, Passive House, ZNE or Green Home... Inspired by the joy of swimming in sparkling mountain lakes, can you imagine chlorinated swimming pools being replaced by natural swimming pools & plunge pools throughout the US & Canada? The idea of swimming in a pool that invited nature in rather than shutting it out with chemicals first gained rapid popularity amongst the Green Home fraternity in the 80's, spreading first to Germany and then throughout Europe. Slow at first to take root in North America, natural pools for swimming, wildlife & naturally beautiful gardens are now a possibility & warrant a closer look...

How do you build a natural swimming pond?

Posted by Beatriz Pitcher Aug. 12, 2022 Natural swimming pools and ponds 3 Responses

Indoor natural pool - sustainable justifiable?

Posted by Julia Appelin July 14, 2021 Natural swimming pools and ponds 0 Responses

Has anyone insulated under a swimming pool?

Posted by Randy Parent May 10, 2021 Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

Do natural swimming pools need retaining walls?

Posted by Michael Applegate Sept. 21, 2020 Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses

How can I find a natural pool designer?

Posted by James Ford-Hutchinson Aug. 14, 2020 Natural swimming pools and ponds 3 Responses

Do you install natural pools?

Posted by Eric Wilson April 24, 2020 Natural swimming pools and ponds 1 Responses