Pool lighting ideas: 10 ways for designing pool lighting

You’ll need some pool lighting ideas if you’re planning on building a new pool to complete your backyard, or if you want to refresh and update an existing pool area.

There are a lot more options nowadays for pool light ideas that go beyond the standard submerged pool lights. It’s a matter of beautifully and thoughtfully illuminating the surrounding pool area as well, so is an integral decision when planning your pool ideas.

Pool lighting ideas

pool in contemporary garden with lighting

(Image credit: John Cullen Lighting)

‘Outdoor lighting ideas are an integral part of enjoying any outdoor living space and should not allowed to go without serious thought,’ says Michael Deo, certified outdoor lighting designer (COLD) and owner of NatureScape Lighting in Millington, New Jersey.