Recreational Swim Pond

Dive Into The Possibilities Of A Recreation Pond

There’s nothing quite like taking a refreshing dip in a cool pond on a hot day. Life is too short to be content with just admiring the beauty of ponds from afar! 

Dive in and explore the endless possibilities of having fun in nature’s water playground! Start making spirited memories today and explore the magical world of swimming and relaxing in your very own pond.

Here are our most popular upgrades for recreation and swim ponds:


Make your pond feel more luxurious with a custom waterfall.


Add to the calmness of your pond with a fountain perfect for cooling off and admiring.

Entry Steps

Create the perfect place to enter your pond and soak in the water.

Underwater Lights

Include lights in your pond so you can swim and enjoy the water no matter what time of day it is.

Jet Systems

Create more circulation in your pond with a built-in jet system.

Sitting Areas And Tanning Ledges

Design the perfect area to relax or tan around your pond with a sitting area or tanning ledge.

A Low-Maintenance Luxury

A recreation pond is a perfect way to bring joy into your life without all the stress that can come with other outdoor activities. Imagine having a beautiful centerpiece in your backyard without worrying about constant upkeep.

To be able to spend more time celebrating and spending meaningful moments with family, friends, or even just oneself is invaluable. The beauty of a recreation pond is that it requires little maintenance for maximum enjoyment.

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Recreation & Swim Ponds Pricing

Invest in a beautiful outdoor space for your family. Create a place to gather with the people you love and make unforgettable memories.


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*The price of your recreation pond is based on size, upgrades added, and the condition of your space. Get in contact with us to get an accurate cost for your unique project.

We Appreciate Our Proud Pond Owners

Rachel MRachel M
23:24 27 Oct 22
We inherited a water feature with our home and it’s been a big learning curve to care for it, repair, and maintain it! It’s smaller and I’ve had a lot of trouble finding a contractor to come out to help us out. Lots of them don’t think it’s worth the trouble or try to talk us into a 20k rebuild of our very small pond. I am so grateful for black koi water features! They’ve always been honest, worked with our budget, and are timely and so professional. They worked with our budget to redo our water feature and made us a new waterfall. It recently started leaking and they fixed it under warranty, making several trips out to do the job correctly. Highly recommend this company! They’ve been so easy to work with and truly a pleasure.
Pat FensomPat Fensom
21:41 01 Aug 22
Joe and his crew were phenomenal! They made a lifetime dream come true with the installation of a pond and waterfall. From the initial consult, Joe made an impression with his vision and provided ideas that incorporated my thoughts. The end product exceeded my expectations, I am beyond pleased and excited.
Vanessa UnderhillVanessa Underhill
14:17 20 May 21
I always dreamed of this and Joe made it a reality. I LOVE our swim pond or as Joe calls it a recreational pond. It is truly impressive the work he put into this from the deign to completion. People said get a pool... I just could not. I mean no pool is as memorable as this. At night with the tiki torches it is heaven too. My grand kids have 2 jumping rocks they jump off into the pond. I LOVE eating under the pergola listening to the waterfalls. No horrible chlorine feel or smell. Truly a piece of heaven on earth. Joe has a gift, vision, love whatever you want to call it. I am so grateful how it turned out and LOVE everything about it.
Sheryl AnnSheryl Ann
21:04 13 Mar 21
Joe built our natural pool and it is absolutely breathtaking. He was professional and punctual. He went above and beyond to bring to life what we wanted. Im not able to easily visualize how a space will look and Joe even knew what boulders he was going to place where. His level of creativity is absolutely unreal. He delivered beyond our expectations and on time. We plan on using him again for future projects for sure.
Wright SullivanWright Sullivan
12:52 12 Mar 21
Fantastic customer experience. Joe and Jose were fast, efficient, and friendly. They took great care of our koi fish and transplanted our water plants to the bottom of our pond. They took time to educate us about the workings of our pond and how to properly maintain it. Ideas they suggested were all good ones. They gladly took on a second unscheduled cleaning job that was very messy and were also open to discussing our own ideas about future improvements. We'd work with them again in a heartbeat.

Our Process Is
With You in Mind

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I maintain a recreation pond or swim pond?

To maintain a recreation pond or swim pond, you will need to:

  • Keep the water clean by skimming debris from the surface and using a pond filter to remove excess nutrients and contaminants.
  • Replace bacteria bags as needed (typically 2-4 times per season).

Yes, a swim pond can be used as a natural swimming pool. A swim pond is a type of pond that is designed specifically for swimming, with a shallow area for wading and a deeper area for diving and swimming. The water is typically treated with natural or chemical-free methods, such as UV light or ozone, to keep it clean and safe for swimming.

In addition to the visual interest they provide year-round, they are interactive and extremely low-maintenance.

The main difference between a swim pond and a natural swimming pool is the filtration system used in each of these features.

When choosing the location for a swim pond or recreation pond, consider the following factors:

  • Size and layout of the area: Make sure you have enough space for the size of pond you want and that the layout is suitable for your intended use.
  • Soil conditions: The soil should be able to support the weight of the pond and the water it will contain.
  • Sun exposure: Consider the amount of sunlight the area receives, as this can affect the temperature and water quality of the pond.
  • Proximity to utilities: Make sure the pond is located near a water source and electrical outlet for ease of maintenance.
  • Landscaping: Consider the surrounding landscape and how the pond will fit in with the rest of the yard.

To keep the water clean and safe all year, we recommend a super biofilter.

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