6 Dreams About Swimming Pools: Meaning & Interpretation

A dream about swimming pools or any pool of water could be a symbol of emotions and thoughts because dreams about water are often related to such. It could be that you are making efforts to explore your unconscious and are trying to get to know, understand or appreciate your emotions more.


A swimming pool appearing in your dream refers to a lesser intensity of the emotions compared to bigger bodies of water such as the ocean or river.

Why You Dream Of A Swimming Pool

There are various reasons that you could be having this dream and they are as follows

  1. You are connected to your unconscious

When you dream about swimming pool, this could suggest that you are in sync with your unconscious. It shows that you are alert to the intuition and insight it offers in your waking life and are responding to its creative powers.

  1. Repressed Tears

 A swimming pool in your dream could also mean the number of tears that you unconsciously repress. You could be bottling up the emotions that you are feeling and want to express but for some reason, you can’t do it.


  1. A desire to cleanse yourself

Having the desire to cleanse yourself or release negative energies and emotions could also be the reason why you are seeing swimming pools in your dream.

You want to rid yourself of the past and begin afresh or want to express yourself and emotions that you have long withheld so that you can heal.

  1. Efforts towards a better solution

This dream could also be an indication that you are making efforts to sort out your problems in your waking life.  You could be finding solutions to these problems every day and slowly by slowly your life seems less chaotic with fewer problems.

  1. In good mental and physical health

Another reason that you are having this dream could be because you are in great mental and physical health. This is the case especially if you are seeing swimming pools with crystal clear water that allows you to see right to the bottom of the pool.


Common Swimming pools dreams

There are common swimming pools dream scenarios and they are as follows.

  1. Dream about an Indoor swimming pool

When you dream about an indoor swimming pool this could be an indication of your introverted nature and the pressure you might be feeling from others to change it. You want to keep your emotions safe and sound minus any outside influences.

  1. Dream about clean swimming pool water

This dream could be an indication of good business in the future. Expect great profits, good fortunes and success at your current venture.

  1. Dream about an empty swimming pool

When you have this dream of an empty swimming pool with no water, this could be a reflection of your bitterness in your waking life.  The lack and absence of water in the pool could also be an indication of maturity and wisdom.


Maybe you have recently completed big projects minus any materialistic gain but have gained great knowledge and insight from the experience.

The empty swimming pool, in this case, is a symbol of your mind and the knowledge you now have which shows you that in future you will avoid doing similar mistakes.

  1. Dream about an inflatable pool

This dream could be an indication of the doubts you have about people and conditions in your life. The doubts could be small and insignificant but they are there and are worth heeding and taking the necessary caution.

  1. Dream about a semi-empty swimming pool

When you dream about half-water in a swimming pool this could be a symbol of the dangerous or unsafe phases of your waking life. You could be at a vulnerable relationship stage with your loved one.

In most cases, half-empty swimming pools have depths that can often be deceiving. You look at them and are not sure whether the water is enough for you to swim in or not.  Jumping in such waters represents great danger.

  1. Dream about a blue colored water Swimming pool

When you experience this dream where the swimming pool appears blue and you can even see to the bottom of the pool, this could be an indication that you are in the process of reviewing your life and working towards a better solution.

You could be finding solutions to sorting your existing problems. All seems not be bad and a solution to all the problems will be found.

  1. Dream about Dirty Swimming pool

If you dream about a dirty swimming pool with black water, then this could be an indication of your worries about the future and the questions that are bothering you about your future. Something is bothering your mind and you still don’t know how to address it.


  1. Dream about Crystal Clear swimming pool water

If you dream that you are looking at crystal clear, swimming pool water that allows you to see everything right to the bottom of the pool, this could be an indication of good mental and physical health.

  1. Dream about swimming in a swimming pool

Dreaming about swimming in a swimming pool means it is time to finish the things you started and never completed.

It will be important for you to learn how to overcome your problems in an effective way. You no doubt have the potential to act and finally get to the end of the pool.


  1. Dream about trees and other plants around the swimming pool

Dreams about swimming pools surrounded by trees or a mini forest is a symbol of your mind which is your safe place or refuge.

This could also be an indication that you need to find some quiet time for yourself and relax. You will accomplish a lot more with a relaxed mind that you use not for a retreating but for carrying out exploits.

  1. Dream about drowning in a swimming pool

This could be an indication of you being overwhelmed by problems in your waking life.  You could be having that feeling of drowning which is causing you to feel helpless.


The problems might not be that bad but they are definitely serious and need attention. Consider looking for a workable solution that will give you some leeway to further think and work towards solving these problems.

Conclusion

Dreaming about swimming pools is a common dream and depending on how the dream pans out your interpretation of it lies there.

Always remember as much as you can about your dreams because even small details such as the color of the water can be significant when it comes to interpretation.

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