If you take a look at homes in the area, you will see that many of the modern fiberglass swimming pools in Salt Lake City are actually quite small. Older homes may still have traditional rectangular lap pools, but modern swimming pool installations are often designed to mimic the shape of natural ponds or lagoons.
Whether you are having a salt water pool or a hot tub installed, consider the size of your lot and the space around the pool. You will need to leave enough room around the edge for lounge chairs, barbecues, fire pits, and any other features you want in your outdoor space. Watch this video for swimming pool design tips that you can discuss with your pool builders.