Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 32ft x 16ft x 52in

Last updated date: November 24, 2019

DWYM Score
8.6

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We looked at the top 1 Swimming Pools and dug through the reviews from 12 of the most popular review sites including Pools And Tubs, Leisure Rate, Poolonomics, Home Kitchenary, The AZ Theme, All Best Tops, Park Meridien, Pool Cleaner Blog, Top Ten Select, Above Ground Pool, Pool Pump Expert, High Quality Pool and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Swimming Pool you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 97 expert reviews, the Intex Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 32ft x 16ft x 52in placed 6th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.9
12 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.9
65 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
In addition, it comes with a deluxe maintenance kit. The maintenance kit includes leaf rake, curved wall brushes, and vacuum head.
- Pools And Tubs
Assembling the frame is pretty straightforward thanks to the Easy Lock SystemTM that snaps the frame together without the need of any additional tools, but it’s better if you have several people helping you and perhaps a lubricant of some kind to ensure the frames attach smoothly.
- Leisure Rate
April 3, 2019 | Full review
The good news? Again, this is a very high quality pool set that will last you many years if well maintained. It’s also one of the larger above ground pools on the market and the provided volleyball set really takes advantage of that.
- Poolonomics
The first feature that will truly impress you once you set your eyes on this above ground lap pool is the massive size. Engineered with dimensions of 32ft x16ft x52-inches, this pool is large enough to accommodate 10 to 12 adults making it the best for events and large families.
- Home Kitchenary
The strong and durable steel frames which give it excellent support are powder coated for beauty and rust resistance.
- The AZ Theme
September 21, 2018 | Full review
Assembling this large above ground pool is fairly easy because it comes with an instructional DVD.
- All Best Tops
Moreover, the liner has a blue tile print on the inside of the pool whilst it has a grey outer side. The grey pool helps add class and elegance to any backyard or lawn.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
This 32 by 16 ft. frameset is the largest of its series. The rectangular shape not only looks good but you can also swim laps in them making it more popular.
- Pool Cleaner Blog
Because it sets up quickly and comes apart quickly, you can set it up and take it down as needed, storing it away in a compact manner.
- Top Ten Select
October 10, 2019 | Full review
Not only that, though, but it is also equipped with an entire volleyball set! Personally, I really like the idea of being able to play water volleyball from the comfort of your home.
- Above Ground Pool
February 7, 2019 | Full review
One of the main reasons behind the popularity of this pool is its durability. It is made of sturdy stainless steel frames that will stay sturdy and functional in your outdoors for years. This sort of durability is also the reason why Intex Ultra Frame Pool standouts from most of its competitors in the market
- Pool Pump Expert
One more thing worth mentioning about this pool is that it is built respecting the specifications that come with the box. In my experience I noticed some pools usually tend to be smaller than advertised which can be a real let down.
- High Quality Pool
April 1, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Takes 2-3 adults to set it up and takes about 2 hours if planed properly.
- Pools And Tubs
Sides lean inward while filling up with water, but will straighten up when full
- Leisure Rate
April 3, 2019 | Full review
This pool suffers from some of the same trivial issues, including a less than ideal setup time of around 4-6 hours, and a somewhat underpowered provided pump.
- Poolonomics
The pump is underpowered with lower hp that takes long (about 6 hours) to fill the tank
- Home Kitchenary
Not suitable for loose soil conditions
- The AZ Theme
September 21, 2018 | Full review
Leveling the ground is quite difficult
- All Best Tops
Rusts easily.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
The filtration is not strong enough to filter so much water.
- Pool Cleaner Blog
might not be tall enough for taller people
- Top Ten Select
October 10, 2019 | Full review
Takes at least an hour to be ready for water
- Above Ground Pool
February 7, 2019 | Full review
The ladder included here is not of high quality. Most people are usually forced to incur an extra cost when buying a better ladder separately
- Pool Pump Expert
I guess the fact that it does not come with a heater may be the biggest downside.
- High Quality Pool
April 1, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Have an amazing time with family & friends with the Intex ultra frame pool set. Engineered for strength, the ultra frame pool is supported by strong, durable steel frames which are powder coated for rust resistance & beauty. Your backyard will be the place to be all summer as your family can relax & float or splash & play. Plus, Intex ultra frame pools have improved upon their history of top-of-the-line quality with new, innovative styling & a redesigned frame structure. Hydro aeration technology has been incorporated into the cartridge filter pump to provide improved water circulation, filtration, & clarity as well as increased negative ions at the water surface. Connect the Krystal clear sand filter pump to enjoy clear, sparkling water. Ready for water in 90 Min. New dual suction outlet fittings improve water circulation resulting in better water hygiene & clarity. The newly designed ladder also provides greater support & stability. Water capacity: (90%) 14, 364 gallon. Includes: Krystal clear sand filter pump 2, 800 GPH (110 - 120V). ladder. Ground cloth. Debris cover. Set-up & maintenance DVD.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Intex Metal Frame Swimming Pool Set, 15ft x 48in
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
2. Intex Swimming Pool, 8.5ft x 5.3ft x 2.13ft
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 2
3. Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 15ft x 48in
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 18
4. Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 24ft x 12ft x 52in
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 9
5. Intex Above Ground Swimming Pool, 12ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 3
6. Intex Rectangular Pool Set, 32ft x 16ft x 52in
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 12
7. Intex Metal Frame Pool Set, 10ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Summer Waves Above Ground Pool Set, 12ft x 33in
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 9
9. Intex Prism Frame Pool Set, 12ft x 30in
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 8
10. Intex Pool Set, 8ft x 30in
Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 16

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