Summer Waves Above Ground Pool Set, 12ft x 33in

Last updated date: November 24, 2019

DWYM Score
8.4

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We looked at the top 1 Swimming Pools and dug through the reviews from 9 of the most popular review sites including Optima Institute, Globo Turf, Tade Site, Globo Swim, Top Ten Select, Heavy, Park Meridien, Pool Judge, iExpert Reviews and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Swimming Pool you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 94 expert reviews, the Summer Waves Summer Waves Above Ground Pool Set, 12ft x 33in placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.4
9 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.5
117 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The durable liner with triple layer material will withstand a variety of weather conditions regardless of what they are.
- Optima Institute
July 4, 2019 | Full review
This package includes an SFX6000 filter pump system which ensures your pool will be filled with clean water for the entire season, without the need to drain it to keep it clean.
- Globo Turf
October 7, 2019 | Full review
The design is in no doubt attractive and a quality filter pump that keeps the pool in great condition at all times.
- Tade Site
The assembling is pretty easy and takes 60 minutes. It comes along with a pump which can help you filter the water quite quickly.
- Globo Swim
September 16, 2019 | Full review
The Summer Waves above-ground pool is 12-feet in diameter and 33 inches in depth. As such, it is perfect for children looking for a safe, chest-deep swim. In terms of setup, the pool allows assembly in approximately 15 minutes.
- Top Ten Select
In terms of durability, the inside is made from triple layer polyester mesh and heavy gauge PVC material.
- Heavy
The pool is long-lasting and durable as it has a frame made out of galvanized steel. Not only is this frame anti-rust and resistant to corrosion, but it also helps add strength and firmness to the pool’s structure.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
The Summer Waves 12′ x 33″ Above Ground Pool features an attractive design, simple installation, and a quality filter pump that keeps the pool in pristine condition at all times.
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review
It can be set up easily even by kids and prepared for water in minutes, simply by blowing up best ring and filling it with water.
- iExpert Reviews
What experts didn't like
This pump doesn’t just clean the water. This pump acts as a skimmer and a filter pump.
- Optima Institute
July 4, 2019 | Full review
Not very durable. Some accessories not included.
- Tade Site
The filter can suffer occasional water leak
- Globo Swim
September 16, 2019 | Full review
not large enough for average-sized adults
- Top Ten Select
Not as durable as metal pools.
- Heavy
Does not come with a pool cover.
- Park Meridien
October 13, 2019 | Full review
It also does not come with a ladder, so you’ll need to spend more money than the sticker price implies.
- Pool Judge
October 4, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Summer Waves Above Ground Pools Stay cool this summer in the refreshing water of your Summer Waves Active Frame Pool. Both durable and easy to set up, this aboveground pool comes with a helpful filtration system and stylish exterior wicker print that blends seamlessly with your outdoor furniture and décor. Just fill with water, and enjoy hours of splashing fun in this pool of unbeatable value. Herringbone Size: 12’ x 33“ Capacity: 1,600 gallons High Strength Metal Frame SFX1000Pump Triple Layer EBC Built to Last Rust-resistant galvanized steel frame Stronger and sturdier oval frame tubes Snap-in design for quick & easy setup SFX6000 Filter Pump Combines the functions of a skimmer and filter pump in one unit and attaches to sidewalls of pool for easy maintenance and to prevent tripping. Withstand the Elements Strong, sturdy liner with triple layer material to withstand the summer weather and prevent puncturing. Herringbone Grey Dark Herringbone Wicker Pattern No more blue blob eye sore in the back of your yard. The dark grey herringbone wicker pattern of this pool adds some elegance to your summer fun. dark herringbone gray wicker backyard patio decor Dark Harringbone Harringbone Triple Weave Triple Weave 22 foot round backyard swimming pool Summer Waves 32’ x 16’ x 52” Summer Waves 24’ x 52" Summer Waves 32’ x 16’ x 52” Summer Waves 24’ x 52" Summer Waves 22’ x 52" Gallons 14,921 16,000 14,921 16,000 10,862 Pattern Grey Herringbone Grey Herringbone Brown Triple Basket Weave Brown Triple Basket Weave Brown Triple Basket Weave Filter Pump 12" Sand Filter Pump 12" Sand Filter Pump 12" Sand Filter Pump 12" Sand Filter Pump CP2000-C Filter Pump Ground cloth and Fitted Cover ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Maintenance Kit ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Ladder ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Shape Rectangular Round Rectangular Round Round

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Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
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Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 2
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Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 18
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Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 9
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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
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Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 9
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Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 8
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Overall Score: 7.7
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