Things To Consider Before Purchasing an Outdoor Pool" and read through my list of
* Environmental Considerations
* Financial Considerations
* Other Considerations
Then decide if a pool is the best financial and environmentally responsible decision for your family. There is too many factors to consider before you say a home above-ground pool is better than a community pool or the beach or vice versa.
And what is best for your family, may not be what is best for another family.