Cost of Swimming Pool Construction in Nigeria (2024)

Swimming pool construction cost is the major information to be contained in this post.

Swimming pools are mostly found in hospitality homes in Nigeria like hotels,motels and event centers.

Also, many Nigerians are starting to adopt the construction and installation of swimming pools in private homes and residence.

Swimming pool is a structure designed to hold water for swimming and leisure purposes.

This structure apart from being called Swimming pool is also known and regarded as wadding pool, paddling pool, swimming bath or pool.

It is a very important leisure facility in Nigeria. Swimming pools is also a lucrative business in Nigeria as people pay to make use of pools especially the ones in hotels and other public places.

It is also a good place to hold parties and do fun stuff.

In this post, we will discuss the cost of building swimming pool in Nigeria both private and public swimming pools.

Also, we will include in this post, types of swimming pools and the safest swimming pools for private homes and residence.

So, through this article, readers could be able to find what budget they could be looking at as the cost of constructing swimming pool in Nigeria.

Types of Swimming Pools

There are different types of swimming pools and pools.

Just as earlier stated, any structure designed to hold water for swimming and leisure purposes can be regarded as a swimming pool.

So, there are different types of swimming pools which are classified according to materials used for its construction and the design structure: underground swimming pool and above ground swimming pool.

So, in this segment of the post, we will be looking at the different types of swimming pools.

Concrete Swimming Pools

This is the most prevalent type of swimming pools in Nigeria.

It is a swimming pool constructed majorly using concretes.

Concrete swimming pools is usually an underground swimming pool.

It is the most common swimming pools in Nigeria and has a long lasting duration.

Concrete pools are finished with water resistant materials which helps keep the water and pools without having a leakage.

Vinyl-lined Swimming Pools

Vinyl-lined Pools are more of temporal swimming pools which are constructed on the surface of the ground.

They the on-the ground swimming pools which are made mostly out of metals or rubber materials.

They can easily be moved, reassembled or dismantled.

It is one of the most popular type of swimming pools prevalent in private homes.

Acrylic Swimming Pools

Acrylic swimming pools is a more of an advanced and fashioned built swimming pools.

They are pools made of acrylic which is transparent materials across its body surfaces.

It is a see through swimming pool which are constructed using acrylic material of either plastics or glass.

It is more prevalent in private residence and can as well be found in top five star hotels which has private pools.

Fiberglass Swimming Pools

Another popular type of swimming pool is fiberglass swimming pool.

It is one of the underground swimming pools which are made of fiber glass. It is an expensive swimming pool which costs very high to build.

Also,it is less prevalent type of swimming pool in Nigeria which is mostly found abroad.

Construction of Swimming Pool Costs in Nigeria

From our findings and research,  it cost an average of N3.5 million to build or construct a standard concrete swimming pool in Nigeria.

This is the most common type of swimming pool in Nigeria.

It is also important to note that one of the major factor that affects or decides the cost of swimming pool construction in Nigeria is the size of the pool.

Below is the price range of the cost of constructing swimming pools in Nigeria.

  • Concrete Swimming Pool : N2,500,000 – N5,000,000
  • Vinyl-lined Swimming Pool: N300,000 – N1,500,000
  • Acrylic Swimming Pool : N7,000,000 – N13,000,000
  • Fiberglass Swimming Pool: N9,000,000

Cost of Using Swimming Pools in Nigeria

Swimming pool is a good and lucrative business in Nigeria. Many hospitality homes make fortune out of swimming pool business.

Use of public swimming pools found across hotels and motels are not free.

In Nigeria the average cost of using swimming pool is N1000. However, the facility is free for customers who lodged in the hotels and hospitality homes.

Cost of using private swimming pools in Nigeria is around N50,000.

Is it Safe To Build or Construct Swimming Pool at Homes?

Building or construction of swimming pool at homes and private residence is very safe.

However, precautions should be taken to keep the pool away from easy accessibility by children.

Hence it should be built in part of residence where it can be closed and restricted if need be.

This is so as to keep children off from accessing the pool in absence of parents or guardians.

Also, the best way to build home swimming pools is to make sure it’s depth isn’t much as a form of precautions and safety especially for minors.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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