Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 9

Draw a Swimming Pool

Kids will have a wonderful time learning to draw a swimming pool in today’s art lesson.

Expect 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own swimming pool on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this swimming pool drawing lesson.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a swimming pool.

Drawing is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Keep practicing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Draw a Swimming Pool Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Draw A Swimming Pool: All Steps

We will complete a drawing of a swimming pool by creating one section at a time. It will take 9 steps in total as we continue to create each part moving closer to the finished drawing. The completed drawing will be completed with color resulting in a artwork you will want to share with friends!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Coping

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 1

    Draw the border around the swimming pool called coping by forming two rounded shapes.

  2. Outline The Water

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 2

    Outline the surface of the water in the swimming pool by making a curved line.

  3. Add The Ladder

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 3

    Add the ladder by first forming the handrails using two inverted J-shapes. Then, draw the steps on the ladder by making four horizontal lines.

  4. Draw The Diving Board

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 4

    Draw the diving board by making a rectangular box.

  5. Form The Diving Board Ladder

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 5

    Form the diving board ladder by first drawing two vertical cylinders. Next, draw the steps of the ladder by making horizontal lines.

  6. Add A Pool Float

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 6

    Add a pool float by first forming a ring shape then draw its pattern by making curved lines. Then, add ripples in the water by drawing curved lines around the pool float.

  7. Add An Inflatable Flamingo Float

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 7

    Now, let’s add an inflatable flamingo float by first forming its outline and then drawing a wide oval shape in the center. Next, form the beak by making a curved line. Then, draw an eye by creating a small circle.

  8. Draw A Beach Ball

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 8

    Next, let’s draw a beach ball in the swimming pool by making a semi-circle. Next, draw a small circle and four lines on the beach ball. Then, draw ripples around the beach ball by making curved lines.

  9. Complete The Swimming Pool Drawing

    Draw A Swimming Pool: Step 9

    Let’s complete the swimming pool drawing by coloring the water with shades of blue. Next, color the inner walls of the swimming pool with a light blue crayon. Now, fill in the coping with a gray crayon. Use a blue crayon to shade the ladders and an orange crayon to color the diving board. After that, let’s color the inflatable flamingo float with pink and orange and the pool float with different vibrant colors as shown. Finally, let’s color the beach ball with red, white and orange.

Draw a Swimming Pool PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Draw a Swimming Pool. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!


  1. Horrible! It doesn’t show how to make the lines properly so I got a F in art class!

    1. John Morfis says:

      That’s your own fault. Take some responsibility for your own actions instead of being an entitled complainer. You mostly get everything you deserve in life. If you got an “F” it’s because that’s precisely what you deserved. Success is earned.

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