Pool Pavers and Their Shapes


Introduction to Pool Pavers

Pool pavers are an important part of your pool area. They need to comply with several common laws that state that pool pavers must be slip resistant. Most materials nowadays can be sealed to ensure that they are slip resistant, while some of them are naturally slip resistant.

Pool Area

You and your family will enjoy the many benefits of having a swimming pool in your own backyard. Adding striking and creative pool pavers to your pool flooring, decking and walkway that leads to the pool area will enhance the features of your swimming pool. They will also protect and keep your whole family safe.

Concrete, stone and brick are the three most common raw materials that are used for pool pavement applications. Concrete and brick pavers are manmade products that can be produced in a variety of shapes. This is due to the fact that they are molded. Stone pavers are natural stones and quarried all around the world. They are mainly cut to basic shapes.

Types of Pool Pavers Shapes

They are generally squared and rectangular in shape. Smooth edges and textured surfaces are most suited for pool pavers. Squared and rectangular pavers offer that! Shapes that can be included on pool flooring and decking's are:

  • Oblong
  • Octagon
  • Triangle
  • Zigzagged
  • Pentagon
  • Rectangular
  • Squared
  • Diamond
  • Hexagon
  • Oval
Pavers Shapes

Patterns and Shapes

Paver Pattern The shape of a paver plays a very important role in the laying patterns. The shape actually dictates which type of laying pattern is possible. Some pavers such as the zigzagged shaped ones create an interlocking pattern. Others that are shaped like squares are placed in patterns side by side.


Some of the most commonly used pool paver shapes today are the squared and rectangular. They are placed in simple patterns to create striking and casual affects. Diamonds shaped pavers are also commonly used around pool areas.

Irregular Shapes

Concrete, natural stone and brick pavers can all be used to create irregular shapes. Irregular shapes are shapes that are not uniform and each one is unique in shape. Irregular shapes can be used as stepping-stone to the entrance of your pool area. They can also be used to pave your pool decking. They can create effective patterns. They will also create beauty and enhance the features of your swimming pools area.

Irregular Shapes

Combining Shapes

Another effective option when it comes to your pool area is combine several different shaped pavers together. This can be very effective and you are creating your own individual and unique style.

Some of the common combinations of shapes are:

  • Squared and rectangular.
  • Diamond and squared.
  • Triangular and circular.
  • Pentagon and octagon.
  • Oblong and zigzagged.
Paver Shapes

Your pool area can be your entertaining and play area for you and your family. Pavers for use as flooring for your pool area are available in many materials, shapes, colors, patterns and creative styles.