Swimming Pool Design & Installation | Minnesota

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Dive into these Custom Swimming Pool Designs

A swimming pool can be a fun addition to your home, providing a source of entertainment, exercise, and relaxation for you and your family. Southview works closely with reputable and experienced subcontractors to design and build comprehensive landscapes. With a focus on quality, innovation, and attention to detail, Southview Design can turn your vision into a reality, creating a stunning swimming pool that enhances the beauty and functionality of your outdoor living space.

white house with swimming pool in the evening

We put all the landscaping pieces together, including grading and site planning, pool design, spa selection, custom-designed decks, fences, outdoor kitchens, pool houses, and more.

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Small Swimming Pools

Small swimming pools have become increasingly popular in recent years. From plunge pools and spools to petite lap pools, there are many options available for those looking to incorporate a swimming pool into a smaller outdoor space.

Backyard plunge pool with stone wall and waterfall

This shallow plunge pool is fed by a waterfall and is perfect for lounging, staying cool, and listening to the sounds of the woods to relax.

small swimming pool and hot tub in backyard flying the american flag

A petite swimming pool with permeable synthetic turf, which is low maintenance, non-slip and fade resistant.

Featured Small Swimming Pool Designs

Making a Splash

These homeowners expressed interest in a backyard swimming pool but were doubtful one would fit in their small Minneapolis backyard. With a little creativity, Southview was able to bring the client's vision to life.

Multi-level Outdoor Living

A functional landscape design with patios at three levels. An outdoor kitchen, an outdoor living space with a fire pit, and a plunge pool and hot tub.

No-Mow Forest Backyard

This backyard blends modern and natural elements together to create a low-maintenance outdoor living space with a plunge pool, terraced patios, a fire table, water feature, and a outdoor great room.

Family-Friendly Swimming Pools

Family pools are designed with the preferences of families in mind, offering a safe and enjoyable environment for children and adults alike. They can be customized with various features such as slides, sun decks, waterfalls, or built-in seating. Many people complement their swimming pool with an outdoor kitchen. All that swimming can make you hungry!

children playing in a swimming pool with floating toys

This front yard swimming pool offers ample space for floating, splashing, swimming laps and more.

a rectangular swimming pool with white pergola and basketball hoop

A family-friendly swimming pool with built-in spa and sun-deck for lounging.

An L-shaped swimming pool and pool house overlooking a pond

An award-winning backyard design featuring a spacious swimming pool, expansive pool deck and covered outdoor living room.

Featured Family-Friendly Swimming Pool Designs

Pool With A View

A national award-winner. Peaceful outdoor living with wetland views, bluestone pool deck, colorful gardens, and hot tub.

Classic Backyard & Swimming Pool

With amenities like a dining patio, fire table, and swimming pool, this landscape is ready for summer pool parties and fall evenings around the fire – or enjoying the hot tub.

Swimming Pool Overlooking Wetlands

Retaining walls transform a featureless slope into a multi-level backyard resort with a swimming pool, patio, wood-burning fireplace, and hot tub.

Backyard Resorts

Designed for relaxation, recreation, and entertainment, backyard resorts feature amenities that provide a resort-like experience in the comfort of one's own backyard. These include features like a swimming pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, dining area, fire features, lounge areas, landscaping, and lighting.

Featured Backyard Resorts with Swimming Pools

swimming pool with bluestone pool deck, pool house, hydrangeas and grasses

A custom swimming pool design with bluestone surround and a stone-veneer pool house.

Pool house, hot tub, and natural stone patio and pool deck.

This backyard resort features a custom swimming pool, pool house, kitchen and spa.

large backyard with swimming pool, outdoor living room, firepit and outdoor lighting

These homeowners were all about maximizing their outdoor living space. Their backyard features a full-sized swimming pool and spa, firepit, outdoor kitchen, and outdoor living room.

Lakeside Jewel

Expansive views and dramatic landscape design include an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and a hot tub.

Vermillion Vista

Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.

Gem Lake Jewel

Working through uncooperative weather and into December, our designer and installation crews went the extra mile (or ten) to create this suburban luxury landscape.

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