How to Build a Wading Pool in Your Own Backyard?

How to Build a Wading Pool in Your Own Backyard?
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Have you ever just wanted to cool off without having to swim in a big pool? To build a wading pool may be your answer!

It is a great alternative for adults, children, and even pets! It’s not difficult to build a wading pool yourself. You can build a wading pool easily in 1 or 2 weekends.wading pool

Bestseller No. 1
Timoo Foldable Dog Pool for Small Dogs 39 Inches Slip-Resistant Pet Pool Bathing Tub PVC Wading Pool, Collapsible Dog Swimming Pool for Outdoor & Indoor, Blue
  • PROFESSIONAL & DURABLE: Timoo pet swimming pool is made of thick and strong PVC, which has good abrasion resistance and scratch resistance. It is suitable for extra-large dogs, large dogs, small dogs,...
  • FOLDABLE & PORTABLE: Timoo dog pool can be quickly unfolded for use, easy to fold into a small size, convenient to store in a drawer or storage box. It will not take up too much space when it is not...
  • ANTI-SLIP & SAFE: The bottom of the pet pool is treated with an anti-slip texture, which can play an excellent anti-slip effect in both dry and wet conditions. It ensures the safety of your dogs and...
  • QUICK DRAINAGE: It has a large drainage port, which can quickly drain the water in the pool. The screw-sealed lid has a deep thread, which can withstand greater water pressure and continuously...
  • WILL NOT DEFORM EASILY: It has built-in widened extra-thick high-density boards and finished with good sewing technology. The density board will not easily move or seep water. The water pressure will...
Bestseller No. 2
MIZOK Foldable 63in Dog Pool Kiddie Pool, Hard PVC XXL Plastic Pool Wading Pool for Medium Large Dogs Cats Kids and Ducks for Indoor and Outside, Red
  • 【FOLDABLE 63IN LARGE DOG POOL】MIZOK 63in diameter and 12in depth pool will be wide and high enough for 2 medium size dogs weighting about 50lbs to play in the water, such as German Shephards,...
  • 【HIGH-QUALITY MATERIALS PLASTIC POOL】Our pool is made of high quality anti-scratch PVC material and 4.5mm thick MDF board, which can withstand hard claws and scratches to prevent leakage, tearing...
  • 【UPGRADED DRAIN WITH PIPE CONNECTOR】On the side wall of the swimming pool, there is a drain valve to drain the water fast. Built-in drainage hole adopts bonus water outlet pipe element, it is able...
  • 【ALL-PURPOSE COOL POOL IN SUMMER】This swimming pool will create a comfortable summer for your pets and enjoy the fun of water. Specially prepared for your lovely dog to play or bathe in the...
  • 【SPACE-SAVING DOG BATHING TUB】This pet pool can be folded into a compact size for easy storage and carrying. Boasting of a space-saving and portable design, it is perfect for travelling with your...
SaleBestseller No. 3
Intex 66-Inch Round Inflatable Outdoor Kids Swimming and Wading Watermelon Pool for Ages 2 and Up
  • INFLATABLE KIDDIE POOL: Inflatable outdoor watermelon kids swimming pool measures 66" x 15" when properly inflated
  • DURABLE DESIGN: Designed with 9-gauge rings, a 7-gauge floor, and colorful watermelon print with 3 rings
  • LARGE CAPACITY: Features a capacity of 11.5 inches of wall height and can hold 154 gallons of water
  • TODDLER APPROVED: Recommended for children ages 2 and up
  • PERFECT FOR SUMMER: Great way to beat the heat and enjoy the sunshine during the spring and summer months
SaleBestseller No. 4
WANTRYAPET Foldable Dog Pet Bath Pool, 31.5'' Diameter Small Collapsible Wading Pool Pits Ball Pool, Plastic Portable Bathing Swimming Tub Kiddie Pool for Dogs Cats and Kids Indoor & Outdoor Use, Red
  • 【NON-SLIP & DURABLE】Wantryapet dog swimming pool is made of High-grade PVC material and thickened MDF boards, which is sturdy to make your pet and kids safer while bathing or play. Meanwhile, the...
  • 【FOLDABLE & SPACE-SAVING】The convenient fold-down design makes it simple to open and fold, space-saving for storage at home, easy to store and carry around. After showering your dog, just open...
  • 【WIDELY APPLICABLE】Dog pet bath pool can be used both outdoor and indoor. It can not only serve as a dog swimming pool, foldable dog pool, dog bathtub but also can be used as a kiddie pool, baby...
  • 【EASY TO USE】This pet swimming pool is very easy to use. No air pump needed. You only need to unfold the dog bath tub and fill it with water, and then you can shower your dog in the cool pool,...
  • 【MULTIPLE SIZE SELECTION】Our plastic pool pool have three perfect sizes for you to choose: S: 31.5"x 8.2", M: 39.5"x 2",L: 47.3"x 12", XL: 63"x 12". This dog pool is not only a private swimming...
Bestseller No. 5
Jasonwell Foldable Dog Pet Bath Pool Collapsible Dog Pet Pool Bathing Tub Kiddie Pool for Dogs Cats and Kids (32inch.D x 8inch.H, Blue)
  • Portable: foldable, easy to store and bring with you and your dog everywhere
  • Simple: No need of inflation,set up in no time. With bottom/side drain, easy to drain and refresh water
  • Slip Resistant & Durable: made of extra-tough PVC. Thicker slip resistant material on the bottom
  • Size: Available in 5 Sizes.S---32" x 8", M---39.5" x 12", L---48" x 12", XL---55.1" x 12", XXL---63" x 12"
  • Enviromentally friendly material: EN71,ASTM standard. Please Trim your dogs' nails before using the pool.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Jasonwell Inflatable Kids Kiddie Pool - Wading Pool for Toddler Durable Swimming Pool Family Above Ground Pool Summer Outside Round Pools for Children Adults Garden Backyard (80.7Wx18.5H)
  • Quick Setup Inflatable Pool - The inflatable pool for kids and adults is desgined with a top inflatable ring. Easy to set up. Put the pool on level ground,inflate the top ring, fill the pool with...
  • Family Swimming Pool - The family inflatable swimming pool can hold up to 2 adults and 3-5 kids to enjoy a splashing pool party family time in the backyard.
  • Safe Round and Comfortable Pool - Round shape measures 80.7 * 18.5 inches approx. The above ground pool made with Naphthalene and Lead Free, no harmful chemical material, meet the standards of...
  • Durable Puncture-Resistant and Portable Pool - The family pool is constructed with super durable 3 layers laminated PVC for long lasting.Anti-scratch and sun damage proof.It can be folded to take it...
  • Water Fun and Cool Summer - This inflatablering pool will give you endless hours of splashing around and family time, privacy and comfort, to cool off in hot summer days
Bestseller No. 7
V-HANVER Dog Pool Pets Bathing Tub Plastic Wading Kiddie Pool for Medium and Large Dogs Kids - Portable Foldable Collapsible, 47 X 12 inch
4,731 Reviews
V-HANVER Dog Pool Pets Bathing Tub Plastic Wading Kiddie Pool for Medium and Large Dogs Kids - Portable Foldable Collapsible, 47 X 12 inch
  • 🐕 Large: 47" Diameter and 12" Deep. This size is great for medium or large dogs
  • 🐕 SLIP RESISTANT & DURABLE: Made of extra-tough PVC. Thicker slip-resistant material on the bottom
  • 🐕 PORTABLE & SIMPLE: the convenient fold-down design makes it simple to pack and store while not in use. Easy to organize, storage, and carry with the EVA bag. A built-in drainage hole makes...
  • 🐕 MULTIL FUNCTION: It can be used as a dog pool, dog bath tub, outdoor water pond, fish pond, baby bathtub, Kiddie Pool, whelping box and so on
  • 🐕 WARRANTY: Every Dog pool we sell is designed to be functional and durable, that’s why V-HANVER Dog Pool comes with a 1-year warranty. If you have any questions, just contact our friendly...
Bestseller No. 8
AirMyFun Inflatable Sprinkler Mat, 69" x 58" Wading Pool Splash Pad for Kids Adjustable Water Height , Strawberry Inflatable Sprinkler Play Pat, Summer Outdoor Water Toys, AF10008
  • 【Childlike design】The colorful wading pool sprinkler pad with the appearance design of strawberry and the adjustable water height function can stimulate the interest of boys and girls in summer.
  • 【Adopt safe & High-quality materials】AirMyFun inflatable splash mat adopts environmentally friendly PVC materials, non-harm and no-allergies. Especially safe for kids of all ages.
  • 【Outdoor Water Toys】AirMyFun 67inch x 58inch outdoor splash pad is suitable for 2~3 kids or with family members to play games. Best for summer gift, outdoor beach lawn toys and summer pool...
  • 【Easy to Set Up and Storage】Plug the sprinkler mat to a garden hose or PVC tubing, kids can play in the sprinkler water toys. Adjust the water pressure to choose the height. Easy to store with...
  • 【Attention】AirMyFun inflatable sprinkler play pat needs to be used under adult supervision, keep it away from sharp objects, corrosive material, fire and heat source. Don't move the splash pad...
SaleBestseller No. 9
ALLADINBOX Foldable Dog Pet Bath Pool, 63'' Diameter Large Collapsible Wading Pool Pits Ball Pool Portable Bathing Swimming Tub XL Kiddie Pool for Dogs Cats Indoor & Outdoor Use
  • Easy to Use: Foldable pet dog pool has no need of inflation and set up in seconds. With side drain, you can easy to drain and refresh water quickly. After showering your dog, just open sealed drain to...
  • Portable: ALLADINBOX Dog Pool is foldable.It is easy to store and bring with you and your dog everywhere.
  • Nor-Slip & Durable: Dog bath pool is made of environmentally friendly material and extra-tough PVC. Thicker slip resistant material on the bottom and wrapped edges to keep your kids and dog safe while...
  • Size: Larged-sized (63" Diameter and 12" Deep) tub let all towser, puppy and kids bath and enjoy cool summer time together!
  • Multi Functions: It can be used as a dog pool, dog bath tub, outdoor water pond, fish pond, pits ball pool, whelping box and so on.It is a great product for indoor and outdoor garden, beach, backyard...
SaleBestseller No. 10
SplashEZ 3-in-1 Splash Pad, Sprinkler for Kids, and Wading Pool for Learning – Children’s Sprinkler Pool, 60’’ Inflatable Water Toys – “from A to Z” Outdoor Swimming Pool for Babies and Toddlers
  • MAKE LEARNING A BLAST – Time for a splish-splashin’ bash in SplashEZ’s educational kiddie pool! Created by loving parents, with the aim of making learning easy and fun. SplashEZ innovative pool...
  • TAKE A DIP IN ONE COOL POOL – Get relief from the heat with the SplashEZ inflatable pool for children 12 months or older. Cherish the moments as your kiddos splash under the refreshing fountain...
  • SPLASH SAFELY – Keep kids cool and safe with SplashEZ’s parent-approved outdoor water toys for toddlers. Fun in the sun… and shade, this shallow wading pool and water sprinkler promises...
  • LEARNING THROUGH PLAY – We’ve got fun down to a science. Educators, psychologists, and researchers all agree that learning through play is key to a child’s healthy development. SplashEZ gives...
  • PROUD AMERICAN COMPANY – As parents, we know nothing comes before the safety of our kids and the quality of their toys! If for any reason your purchase isn’t right for you, then reach out to...

Step One: Find the best location for a wading pool in your backyard

To get started you will need to decide where you want to locate your pool. To build a wading pool you will need an area that is level.

Step Two: Clear the area so you have a nice and leveled place for the wading pool

Clear your level area of all sticks, stones, bricks or anything that could cut your plastic as you build a wading pool to the size you want.

Step Three: let’s get down to business

You will now lay out the railroad ties on the ground for your bottom edge supports. The ties should not have anything sharp sticking out of them to build a wading pool. Place the ties 2 feet inside the outside edge of your cleared area.

Step Four: building the wading pool

To build a wading pool that won’t leak, lay the heavy plastic sheet over the railroad tie edge. Smooth the plastic down the inside flat side area and across the bottom foundation. Feel for anything that is poking the plastic to ensure you build a wading pool that can last.

Step Five: make sure everything is done correctly

Your plastic will come down over the railroad tie to the outside all the way to the ground. In order to build a wading pool correctly you will need to anchor the plastic edge with bricks or blocks so that the weight of the water will not pull the plastic up and out of its supports.

Step Six: filling water in the wading pool

wading poolUse your hose to fill your wading pool. Fill up to 6 inches of water in the wading pool and then check for leaks in the plastic. When you build a wading pool for children or pets you might not want as much water as for adults. This will be up to each individual to decide how much water to use in your wading pool.

Step Seven: decorate your new wading pool

If you want you can add a decorative edge over the plastic side and blocks or bricks that you’ve used to build a wading pool. These alternatives could be pool stones layered against the side and top for a rustic look or even wood planks to make sitting on the top edge easier. Use your imagination here. Remember when you build a wading pool with plastic that it can become slick.

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