Discover the Best Above-Ground Pools

The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (ASAP) estimates that as of June 2019, there are 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools in the United States. Clearly, there’s an open market out there waiting to meet the demands of any consumer. With all of these options, though, it might seem a daunting task to find the best personal above-ground pool. But with a little research, finding that perfect pool can be a breeze.


Below are some of the top pool manufacturers that offer quality options and competitive pricing.

Pool Factory

The Pool Factory is based out of Edison, New Jersey, and offers prospective buyers the option to shop for above-ground pools based on shape preferences. Unsure of quality? The Pool Factory boasts that they are the highest-rated above-ground pool company in the United States with over 23,000 verified reviews. This company offers pools in multiple shapes and sizes. Pricing starts at around $1,121.00, and free shipping is available for eligible individuals. The pool with the heftiest price tag starts at around $8,246.00


Each above-ground pool featured on this company’s website offers customization options. These features include liners, filter systems, ladders and steps, deck and fencing, salt water systems, pool covers, pool lights, heaters, and miscellaneous accessories such as pool floats and ladder mats.

Intex Corporation

Intex Corporation is a pool manufacturer that produces above-ground pools, spas, air furniture, and float toys. Formally called The Wet Set, the company has been around for more than 40 years and prides itself on offering high-quality products and superior customer service. Intex offers a selection of kid pools priced from $4.99-$54.99. They also offer a line of mobile, easy-set pools (i.e. inflatable pools) that vary in size, and prices for these pools range from roughly $35 to nearly $400. Their more permanent line of above-ground pools are sorted according to their frame. Frame selections include metal, prism, ultra, and ultra XTR.

  • Metal frame pools are offered in sizes ranging from 10ft x 30in for $139.99 to 18ft x 48in at $449.99.
  • Prism frame pools can be round, oval, or rectangular, and purchased in sizes ranging from 10ft x 30in for $104.99 to 20ft x 10ft x 48in for $795.99.
  • Ultra frame pools are also offered in varying shapes of round or rectangular and are available in sizes ranging from 14ft x 42in at $329.99 to 32ft x 16ft x 52in at $1,499.99.
  • The ultra XTR frames are composed of rust-resistant galvanized steel with powder-coated beams. These specially engineered pools are offered in sizes ranging from 16ft x 48in with a sand filter pump for $599.99 to 24ft x 52in with sand filter pump for $1,199.99.

For additional pricing, users can add accessories like heating systems, ladders, lights and thermometers, and pool covers.

Embassy Pool

Embassy Pool Co.’s mission is to offer high-quality, affordable above-ground pools. Their pools feature ThermaSeal Technology, a fusion method that provides superior sealing for their pool liners. All pools are offered in round or oval shapes, excluding the Riviera option, which is solely available as a round pool. Dimensions for each pool are featured on the website. Embassy offers a line of accessories that includes ladders, pool vacs, decking, lighting, and fencing. They also feature step-by-step YouTube installation videos for maximum convenience.

Aqua Leader Pools

Aqua Leader Pools proclaim to offer more models, styles, and options in above-ground resin pools than any other company. They are headquartered in Lasalle, Quebec. Similarly to Embassy Pool Co., Aqua Leader offers a variety of pools that offer competitive features, so most people can find a pool that works for their preferences.


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