Pool Entry Systems: Which One Is Best?

At Doughboy Pools, we understand that the pool entry system you choose for your swimming pool can make a significant difference in your overall pool experience. Whether you have a recessed pool, a finished deck, or an above-ground swimming pool, we offer a range of pool entry options designed for convenience, safety, and style. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore three of our top pool entry systems: the In-Wall Entry Step, Stair Waves™ Pool Entry System, and our sturdy ladders. Read on to discover which one suits your Doughboy pool the best.

In-Wall Entry Step

For those who have a recessed Doughboy pool or a pool with a finished deck, our In-Wall Entry Step is the ideal choice. This unique entry step system is seamlessly integrated into your pool wall, providing a sleek and stylish entry point.

Our In-Wall Entry Steps are designed exclusively for Doughboy pools, ensuring a perfect fit. These steps come as part of a complete pool package and are available on select models and sizes to provide a customized solution for your pool. This exclusive design offers not only convenience but also a significant aesthetic advantage. 

The In-Wall Entry Step seamlessly merges with your pool wall, enhancing the overall look of your pool area. It creates a seamless transition between your pool deck and the water, making it a delightful entry and exit experience for swimmers of all ages.

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Stair Waves™ Pool Entry System

If you have an above ground Doughboy pool and seek comfort and convenience, our Stair Waves™ Pool Entry System is a fantastic choice. Designed to provide an easy and convenient way to enter and exit your pool, this system offers a host of comfort and safety features that will elevate your swimming experience.

Swimmers can enjoy sitting comfortably on the in-pool steps, while the wide stairs and platform provide stability. A custom non-skid design enhances safety, preventing slips and falls. The snap-locking exterior staircase cover adds an extra layer of protection, keeping the system in top condition. 

Constructed from chemical-resistant and durable resin, this entry system is built to withstand the elements and rigorous use. The addition of stainless-steel handrails provides not only a touch of elegance but also added support, making it easier for swimmers to get in and out of the pool. With a weight capacity of up to 450 lbs, everyone can enjoy your Doughboy pool with ease and peace of mind.


Doughboy ladders have been designed with your safety and convenience as the top priorities. These ladders offer secure options for entering and exiting your pool, providing both stability and functionality to ensure a worry-free pool experience.

The convenience and efficiency of our ladders make pool access a breeze. Whether you have an above-ground or recessed pool, our ladders are versatile and compatible with various pool configurations. They are constructed with sturdiness in mind, adding an extra layer of safety to your pool area. Our ladders have been specifically designed to meet the needs of Doughboy pool owners, and they come in various sizes and styles to suit your pool’s specific requirements.

The Best Pool Entry System For Your Needs

When it comes to choosing the best pool entry system for your Doughboy pool, you have several excellent options to consider. Whether you prefer the sleek integration of the In-Wall Entry Step, the comfort and convenience of the Stair Waves™ Pool Entry System, or the reliability of our ladders, Doughboy Pools has you covered.

Your choice ultimately depends on your pool type and personal preferences, but rest assured that each of our entry systems is designed with your safety and enjoyment in mind. Make the most of your Doughboy pool experience by selecting the entry system that best suits your needs, and enjoy countless hours of fun and relaxation in your beautiful swimming pool. Our commitment to quality and innovation ensures that your Doughboy pool remains a source of joy and relaxation for years to come.

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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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