Is a Pool purchase an investment?!

Yes, but not the way you are thinking.  Purchasing a pool, in-ground or above ground, is an investment in your lifestyle.  When you are trying to decide if a pool is a good investment you should first consider

Many swimmers come up short in water-safety skills

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/20/swim-skills-red-cross/9283747/ This is an article found on USA Today that covers safety while swimming. If you own an Above Ground Pool or Swim Spa it is important to keep these safety tips in mind. Same skills applies while at a local pool or lake. Be prepared this Memorial Day weekend and every day.