a canadian company is making a splash with backyard swimming pools made from modified shipping containers. measuring 8 x 20 feet, or 2.4 x 6 meters, the patent-pending design utilizes the structural rigidity of a container unit to create a pool with a built in spa that can be set up in minutes. engineered to be enjoyed throughout the year, an integrated heater can increase water temperature at 30°C/hour (86ºF) in -10°c (14ºF) weather.

shipping container swimming pool
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modpools, the company behind the project, has designed the entire structure so that it can be relocated, while a divider can be added to quickly convert the modular pool into a hot-tub. all settings, including temperature, jets, and lighting, can be easily control via smartphone. pricing for the pool starts at $26,900 USD, with more information about the technical specifications available here.

shipping container swimming pool
the patent-pending design utilizes the structural rigidity of a container unit

shipping container swimming pool
the pool has a built in spa that can be set up in minutes

shipping container swimming pool
the entire structure so that it can be relocated

shipping container swimming pool
a divider can be added to convert the modular pool into a hot-tub

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  • We’re very interested. When do you anticipate patent approval? We live in WV and am wondering about cost of shipping? We would have to do some site prep here, we’re in the hills and would dropping it down in our deck or possiable underground? Also wondering about how you lift it to a spot? Crane? The most innovative and creative pool I have ever seen. If you could recycle used ones, it would be even better! Congratulations!

    Mary Poffenbarger says:

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