In an area like Chicago, its surrounding suburbs or other parts of the Midwest, an indoor swimming pool can be a blessing in disguise.
Even when the temperature takes a nosedive, an indoor pool can provide swimmers with a year-round escape.
Thanks to community facilities, such as gyms and park districts and indoor swimming schools, there are places for swimmers to find local solace during the bitter cold times of year when outdoor pools are just not an option. However, for those who have the means to create their own personal escape, there is also the option of building an indoor swimming pool in the privacy of their own homes.
An indoor pool or spa can still be as luxurious as an outdoor pool or spa, but with the added bonus of being able to use it any time of year. An article in the Houston Chronicle shows us just that, featuring homes with private indoor swimming spaces that don’t lack in design or amenities. Even though these pools are inside, the pictures showcase how a spa, a pool with a rock waterfall, a diving board, and even poolside seating or living area can fit into an indoor poolscape. One home even boasts a pool encased in a glass room to give the allusion of swimming outside.
These images provide great examples of how it’s still possible to dream up a swimmer’s paradise that can provide an escape and a place to swim any time of year—even in Chicago!