Cost Of Constructing A Swimming Pool In Nigeria (2023)

The current cost of constructing a swimming pool in Nigeria currently in this year 2023 is discussed in this article. Building a swimming pool in Nigeria, also known as swimming pool installation, is placing a pool in the appropriate location, such as at a home or a recreational centre. Swimming pool installation is being carried out in Nigeria by swimming pool builders, and the current construction cost of a swimming pool can be quite expensive depending on the style and size of the pool desired.

Cost Of Constructing A Swimming Pool In Nigeria


There are four main varieties of swimming pools in Nigeria today, each with varying pricing depending on what you want. We will give you, our esteemed readers, the current construction costs of these distinct types of swimming pools in the country as of this 2023 as we explain them in detail and see how they differ from one another:


Acrylic pools are the most expensive types of swimming pools in Nigeria today and the current cost of constructing an acrylic swimming pool in Nigeria is between the price range of ₦10 million – ₦50 million. Swimming pools made of acrylic are the most recent innovation in pool construction. This style of pool is built using cutting-edge pool construction technologies. See-through acrylic panels cover the pool walls and, sometimes, the pool floor.

It can be built so that the see-through allows you to watch something uncommon, such as deep sea animals, or as an extension of a tall building that allows you to see the floor of the building. Acrylic panels have a glossy surface and are four times stronger than concrete. It also doesn’t break as easily as glass. Acrylic swimming pools are very expensive, in fact, the most expensive type of pools in Nigeria today, and they are very long lasting.


The current cost of constructing a concrete swimming pool in Nigeria today is between the price range of ₦2 million – ₦10 million on average. All concrete swimming pool walls are made of concrete. They are the most frequent form of swimming pools in Nigeria today and are extremely resilient because they can be built on any type of soil.

Concrete swimming pools can be built either underground or above ground. The majority of the materials required to construct the concrete pool may be found locally. The construction of a concrete swimming pool can take up to two months. You can create it however you want as long as your pool builder knows exactly what they are doing.


The average cost of constructing a fibreglass swimming pool in Nigeria today is between the price range of ₦1.5 million – ₦4 million. Fiberglass, a reinforced plastic, is used to construct this style of swimming pool in Nigeria. It can be moulded on the site where the pool will be installed, or it can be moulded outside and moved to the desired place.

It cannot assume every shape or design because of the limitations of what patterns may be sculpted. It is also not as durable as a concrete pool. Because it can be bent by ground movement, the ideal approach to place it is in the ground, on firm ground. Because there are so few fiberglass pool manufacturers in Nigeria, the fiberglass pool isn’t extremely popular. Nigeria’s different soil types and topography also deter individuals from choosing it.


On the average, the cost of constructing vinyl-lined swimming pools in Nigeria currently is between the price range of ₦1 million – ₦2.5 million. This form of swimming pool is cheaper than the others in the country today, and many people choose it since it is obviously less expensive. Prefabricated vinyl-lined swimming pools are comprised of steel panels or rubber components.

They can be put together on flat ground or above it, and the walls are lined with vinyl. Vinyl pools are best used for a limited period of time. It has a lifespan of roughly 10-15 years and can be disassembled and reassembled in a new site.


The average cost of hiring a swimming pool builder in Nigeria today ranges from about ₦200,000 – ₦2 million. This is known as the “workmanship” of the builder who will construct your swimming pool for you. So in essence, if you are constructing any of the types of swimming pools in the country today, part of the money should go to the builder as their service charge.


Please keep in mind that after you have built your ideal swimming pool, you will need to maintain it in order to keep it clean and safe to use at all times, which will cost you money in the future. You can clean your swimming pool once a week or once a month, depending on what works best for you. Just make an effort to clean it up on a regular basis.

Cleaning your swimming pool is critical to removing unwanted bacteria/microorganisms that pollute the water and cause health problems for the users. Every week, cleaning solutions can be applied to a typical pool to keep the water clean. You will also need a cleaning pump that runs for about eight hours a day to keep the chemicals circulating in the water, which you may pay someone to perform on a regular basis.

Also, make an effort to clean the pool’s walls as well as. Whatever material your pool’s wall is built of, it will need to be cleaned. Depending on how often the pool is used, it can be done weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and so on. You can mention this in the contract with the cleaning maintenance person you hire. This also covers restoring any damage to the pool’s wall caused by excessive use.

The Author

Maduawuchi Obialo

Maduawuchi Obialo is the founder of Nigerian Guide and the Editor-in-Chief at Nigerian Infopedia. He is a professional Web Content Developer and a Biochemist.

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  1. Very informative. Thank you.

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