Custom Pools / Spas / Outdoor Living

Welcome to Cox Pools of the Gulf Coast

We are a premier custom pool and spa builder, serving the Greater Tampa Bay area, Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee counties & surrounding areas

Who we are?

Cox Pools is a family owned & operated business that has been designing luxurious custom pools for more than 40 years. Cox Pools is the South’s largest and most advanced pool builder with our knowledge and experience surpassing all others in the area.

When you trust us to build your dream pool, you are a name, NOT a number! We set the standard of excellence in customer service and are excited to welcome you into our Family. With our top notch crews and sales team, we aim to make your build personable and seamless from start to finish. Our staff has chlorine running through their veins and will amaze you with their passion of our industry.

At Cox Pools, we build the highest quality pools, spas and other fantastic features you have only dreamt about! Our knowledgeable sales team can help you with designing anything from the most conventional pool project to a custom, backyard oasis unlike any other.

We are honored and appreciate the opportunity in helping you “Bring Paradise Home!”

Meet Our Team

Our team is made up from individuals that have been in the industry a very long time. They have been on all sides of the building process and know what needs to get done to have your dream pool delivered.

We Build Amazing Pools

We utilize the latest software to design and deliver the pool of your dreams. We work with you on every detail to make sure this pool is your dream pool.

Our Work

We take pride in providing you with the pool of your dreams. Making sure the end product is perfect.

Like our Custom Pools?.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Our personal consultation will show you all your options that will fit your budget.

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Our Services

Custom Pools

Our talented team of designers can help take your Pinterest board fantasies to new heights with a custom design fit perfectly for you! From swim up bars to loveseat grottos, if you can dream, we can build it!


Does your existing pool or spa need a face-lift? We can take even the oldest pool look like it was built yesterday with new modern tile, PebbleTec Interior finish, and more.

Pool Service

We offer several options for maintaining your pool. Our knowledgeable service staff will be there to help not only keep your pool looking its best but also continue to educate you on the responsibilities of owning your pool.

Outdoor Kitchens

What better way to compliment your outdoor living space then by adding a custom designed outdoor kitchen? We offer multiple options in design, materials and appliances that can even be incorporated with your pool material choices. We also have financing options available as low as $50/month.

Fire Features

Make your backyard space HOT with fire bowls, pits or tables!

Water Features

Deck Jets, Bubblers, Waterfalls, Oh My! What water feature will you choose to complete your design?


From Solar to Gas to Electric, our designers will help guide you in the right direction when it comes to choosing your heating options.

Customer Service

We believe communication is a VITAL part to each project we build. We offer a state-of-the-art customer management portal that will allow you to track your entire builder from your own personalized app. From your contract documents, online payments, progression photos and more, you will have everything at your fingertips.

Trusted Partners

Need Financing

When it comes to financing your pool, there are so many options out there. Our staff will help steer you in the right direction and are happy to answer any questions you may have. Before starting off on the design process, we recommend reaching out to one of our lending partners to find a comfortable budget for your outdoor living design. Getting a pre-approval in advance saves time and a lot of headaches for our homeowners so you know exactly what you can spend on your new dream backyard.

Cox Pools has partnered with several reputable lenders to help make your backyard dreams come true. These companies provide financing options to customers working with an approved pool builder. They are here to help you find and obtain sound financing solutions for your new pool, spa or outdoor living space. Please feel free to contact our office for further information.


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We have been doing this a long time. Here are some of frequently asked questions. We know you will have more and we will be happy answer all of them

Yes, we are licensed and bonded in the States of Florida ( CPC1459302)

Yes, we require a deposit of $2500.00

We have a $1,000,000 liability damage insurance policy covering us while we are working on your pool and in your yard as well as pool popping insurance

A pool popping out of the ground is one of the most horrendous events that can befall a homeowner or contractor. Several years ago a St. Petersburg home owner had their pool had popped out of the ground while they were in the process of having it drained and cleaned.

Approximately 8-10 weeks for new construction, however, these time frames will vary based on the time of year of your build.

No you do not have to be present. You will need to be home or provide access 3 times during the construction process. Electrical Installation ,Installation of alarms, and Final electrical inspection.

Many studies show that a pool may increase your home’s value, depending on the location of your home.

We offer a lifetime structural warranty, lifetime PebbleTec interior warranty, 3 year extended warranty on your pool equipment as well as a 1 year all-inclusive warranty upon close out of your project.

Contact us! Our experienced staff will make the process as painless as possible. Our team can help you determine which style, shape and size will suit your needs & desires.

In the summer you want the pump to run 10-12 hours during the day. In the winter you want the pump to run 8-10 hours during the day.

Yes we do. Please contact us for more information.

We recommend to build outside of rainy season as this helps to cut down with not only the delays but the overall “mess” of the project.

No, we will handle the permit process for you.

Your Designer will provide you with a packet to submit to your HOA and we are happy to assist should any further questions or concerns arise upon review.

(813) 515-4440

(813) 515-4202

9879 US Hwy 41 S
Gibsonton, FL 33534