Your Trusted Ottawa Pool Company for over 60 Years

Dive Into Our Pool Building and Servicing Options

Our team at Benson Pools is passionate about making great results happen, ensuring every swim you take is one to remember. For decades, we’ve been known as an Ottawa-area pool company that covers all the angles. This way, you don’t have to! From building to renovations and essential maintenance, we’re happy to assist and provide well-informed service.

Ottawa Pool Installations

Our company has over 60 years of expertise in pool installation. We carry out every stage of the process with care and precision, from concept and design to the completed construction. You can trust your dream backyard or commercial design to become a reality when it’s in our hands!

Ottawa Pool Renovations

We specialize in refurbishing previously built pools and renovating existing pool structures. With our expertise, training, specialized equipment and know-how, we can bring your pool and backyard back to life!

Ottawa Pool Openings & Maintenance

In need of a pool opening service to be ready for the season, or just want to make sure that every aspect of your pool is in tip-top shape? You can trust us to provide all your pool maintenance needs.

Inspector reviewing water pipes

⚠️ New Sewage Use Bylaw ⚠️

As per the City Of Ottawa “Sewer Use” Bylaw we can no longer discharge pool water containing salt to the storm sewer. This affects how we close pools as as follows:

  • Non-salt water pools: For a pool that does not use salt, we will pump the discharge water through a de-chlorination device and the water is pumped onto the customer’s property or City storm water system.
  • Salt water pools: no pool water with salt can enter the storm sewer system and must be pumped onto your property. However, if you have a direct connection to a sanitary sewer you may be able use that to lower pool water. In any case, it is the owners responsibility to lower pool water 2” below the lowest return fitting(s) before our crew shows up to winterize the pool system and install your cover.

Benson Pools assumes no liability for the discharge of any pool water. The current fine for discharging salt water to the storm sewer is $10,000.

Your Aquatic Oasis, The Benson Way

Whether you’re eager to have your dream pool installed, need your current one refurbished or want someone to take care of maintenance tasks for you, our expert team at Benson Pools has you covered. Our goal is to ensure that all you need to worry about is unwinding poolside, enjoying your aquatic investment to the fullest.

A Reputation for Excellence

We’ve been providing homeowners with top-notch professional pool services for well over half a century. As an Ottawa pool company with a reputation for excellence, we take pride in every job we’ve carried out over the years as high quality, premium pool builders for both residential and commercial properties throughout eastern Ontario.

For premium pool service in Ottawa, turn to the professionals who have been assisting homeowners since 1953. Whether it’s ensuring everything is ready for the pool opening season or breathing some life back into your current design, trust the experts at Benson Pools for all of your aquatic needs.

Transformational Designs, Reasonable Prices!

We have transformed countless backyards into luxurious retreats with inground pool designs that stand the test of time, and we can do the same for you! We also believe in fair pricing, which is why we are always competitively priced to provide our clients with the best service and rates possible. Even if you already have a pool in your backyard and it’s in need of a little TLC, we can help there too! We specialize in rejuvenating older pools, modernizing tiles, plaster, filters, piping, and more. There’s no job too small or large for us to handle.

A Talented, Effective, and Dynamic Team!

With ample experience behind us, you can rest assured that you have the best team to provide superior workmanship and customer service. That’s our guarantee to you! Our staff consists of knowledgeable, hardworking individuals who know what they’re doing and will never cut corners to rush the job. And, if there are any issues with a particular project or design, we’ll be upfront and completely transparent during the process to keep you informed every step of the way.

Additional Services

We also offer customized services to suit your specific needs as they arise. These include vacuuming services, preventative maintenance, chemical delivery, and more.

Pool Cleaning Chemical Bottles
Pool chemical bottles

Chemical and Parts Orders

Due to limited staffing we are no longer taking orders by phone. Please email your orders to: and specify what you need. Your order will be processed and a response with availability will be given within 24-36 hours, between Monday to Friday. Orders placed after 4:00 PM Friday will be processed at the start of the following week.

Your Dream Backyard – Now a Possibility!

We help take your dream concept, put it to paper, and guide you through the entire construction. We proudly serve Ottawa and its surrounding areas in the following ways:

  • New swimming pool installations
  • Backyard experiences including hot tubs, outdoor kitchens, and lighting
  • Pool refurbishments and repairs
  • Pool maintenance (opens, closings, basic Maintenance, etc.)
Dream backyard with fountain
Dream backyard with fountain
Pool floor tiles being placed
Pool floor tiles being placed

New Pool Installations

We are the number one inground pool builder in Ottawa. At Benson Pools, we pride ourselves on creating the most beautiful and long lasting, fully customized swimming pools available. We can construct any size or shape, even adding special features at your request. Our new pool builds typically start at $70,000 Canadian but with various options and accessories can end up closer to $120,000. This is before factoring in additional costs for items such as landscaping, decking, and fencing.

If you are interested in booking a personal appointment with our owner, Jeff Benson, please contact him directly at Please note that, at this present time, we are currently accepting bookings for approximately 12 months from now.

Unfortunately we do not supply or service above ground pools.

Backyard with pool and landscaping

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As pool season is wrapping up, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for a flawless summer in our pool. Our equipment functioned beautifully and we had not one issue with chemicals or algae as you had promised. It was night and day from the times before your renovation of our pool. We, and many others, thoroughly enjoyed our swimming season!


I just had a surprise inspection from the Health Department, wanting to check the pool. He claims that we have the best pool he has ever seen! Kudos to your team. We couldn’t have done that without you. Congratulations!


Thanks very much for the speedy and professional service. I am grateful for your expertise is repairing my pool on such short notice.