How Deep Is a Doughboy Above-Ground Pool?

Doughboy® Above-Ground Pools are an excellent choice for those who want the benefits of a pool without the high costs and maintenance associated with inground pools. However, one question that often arises is, “Just how deep is a Doughboy Above-Ground Pool?” Let’s explore your options.

Just How Deep Is a Doughboy Above-Ground Pool?

The depth of a Doughboy pool can vary depending on a few factors, such as the composition of the pool, the model of the pool, and how the pool is installed. Here, we discuss these factors and provide insight into how deep a Doughboy Above-Ground Pool typically is.

Composition of the Pool

By “composition,” we mean the material with which the pool frame is made. Depending on the model, the steel frame above-ground pools we offer have sidewalls that are either 48 or 52 inches high. Similarly, our Doughboy resin frame above-ground pools have sidewalls that range from 52 to 54 inches in height, depending on the model.

Model of the Pool

The model of the pool is another factor that can affect the depth of a Doughboy above-ground pool. There are several different models within each frame category. They come in a variety of sizes and can be built into either a round or oval shape. 

Take, for instance, the Summerville model in the steel frame pool category. Its depth depends on a few factors. You can order a Summerville pool with either 48-inch or 52-inch sidewalls.

All this demonstrates how important it is to review each pool model to see how deep your Doughboy Pool can be.

Installation Method

The way in which the pool is installed can also affect its depth. There are two primary methods for installing a Doughboy above-ground pool: a traditional above-ground installation or a semi-onground installation. In a traditional above-ground installation, the pool sits entirely above the ground. A semi-onground installation, on the other hand, lets you recess the pool into the ground. Be sure to follow the Doughboy Below Grade Instructions, available from your local Doughboy Dealer.

Once you decide which installation method you’d prefer, the next step is to determine if your yard can support the design. If your yard has ground that is excavation-ready, you have the option of installing a deep swimming area of up to 7 feet when you incorporate one of our expandable vinyl liners.

Doughboy Pools Puts Safety and Health First

Always remember to put pool safety first when enjoying your Doughboy Pool. Do not jump or dive into your pool at any time, regardless of the depth.

In addition to safety considerations, it’s also important to properly maintain your pool to ensure that it remains clean and safe for use. This includes regularly testing and balancing the water chemistry, cleaning the pool, and maintaining the pool equipment.

A safe, clean pool is a fun pool, and at Doughboy, we want you to enjoy generations of family fun!

Learn About Your Selection of Doughboy Pools

If you are considering a Doughboy above-ground pool for your home, research is essential to determining which model, size, and, thus, depth is best for your needs. Consider factors such as the intended use of the pool, the number of people who will be using it, and the available space in your yard. From there, you can make an informed decision about how deep to make it.

Doughboy Pools have provided a fun, affordable way to beat the summer heat since 1947. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about the specifications of any of our durable, versatile above-ground pool models. Then, reach out to your local Doughboy dealer who can help you bring one of these fantastic pools home to your family!

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Palm Shore

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval 18′ X 12′, 20′ X 12′, 24’ ′ X 12′, 28′ X 12′, 32′ X 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ X 16′, 32′ X 16′, 34′ X 18′, 41′ X 21’

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Round 8′, 12’, 16’, 18’, 21’, 24’, 28’
Oval 20’X12’, 24’X12’, 28’x12’ (only 48” sidewall), 32’X12’,
24’X16’, 28’X16’, 32’X16’, 34’X18’ (only 48” sidewall)

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Silver Lake

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval 20’X12′, 24’X12′, 24’X16′, 28’X12′, 28’X16′, 32’X16′, 34’X18′, 38’X18′ and 41′ x 21′

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Copper Canyon

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval 18′ X 12′, 20′ X 12′, 24′ X 12′, 28′ X 12′, 24′ X 16′, 28′ X 16′, 32′ X 16′, 34′ X 18′, 38′ X 18′ and 41′ X 21′

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Autumn Breeze

Round: 8′, 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′
Oval:20′ x 12′, 24′ x 12′, 28′ x 12′, 32′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′, 32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38′ x 18′, 41′ x 21′, 44′ x 12′, 40′ x 16′

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Round:  8′, 12′ , 16′ , 18′, 21′,  24′, 28′
Oval: 24′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′,  32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38″ x 18′, 41′ x 21′

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Desert Spring

Round 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval 18′ X12′, 20′ X12′, 24′ X12′, 28′ X12′, 32′ X12′, 24′ X16′, 28′ X16′, 32′ X16′, 34′ X18′, 38′ X18′, 41′ X21′

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Pearl River

Round: 8′, 12′, 16′, 18′, 21′, 24′, 28′, 32′
Oval: 18′ x 12′, 20′ x 12′, 24′ x 12′, 28′ x 12’ , 32′ x 12′, 24′ x 16′, 28′ x 16′, 32′ x 16′, 34′ x 18′, 38′ x 18′, 41′ x 21′

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Doughboy’s Hydrosphere Series Pools are the perfect solution when recessing your pool 2 feet or more into the ground. Simple Shapes + Simple Installation + Simple Designs = Inground quality at affordable prices.

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