Quality Craftsmanship


For 67 years, Dolphin Pools, has prided itself on being Utah’s premier pool builder by constructing the finest, most trouble-free pools possible. A family-owned, three-generation business, Dolphin first emerged in 1953 as Star Pools. The first year, Ted Ludlow and his team constructed 11 pools. In 1957, Star Pools was dissolved and Don Ludlow, Ted’s son, continued to build pools on his own until November 1959, when he was hired by Bettilyon’s Inc. to manage their Esther Williams swimming pool division. His first order of business was to change the name—and Dolphin Pools was born.

In 1961, Don purchased Dolphin Pools and continued on with the business until 2008 when he turned the company over to his son, Jeff Ludlow. Today, Jeff oversees the retail, service, parts, spas, and construction divisions—with his specialty being designing and construction of high-quality pools that are built to last a lifetime.

Over the years, Dolphin has built hundreds of pools in the intermountain area and surrounding states. Given their loyal, faithful, and dedicated employees—people who have put quality craftsmanship and the company’s reputation at the top of their list of priorities—they can promise the same high-level of expertise from the design process all the way through servicing and maintaining the pools for their customers, well into the future.

Dolphin Pools’ team of experts offer a solution for any need—from simple chemistry questions to the most complex design and engineering for pools and spas, which equates to exceptional customer service. If a pool is not functioning properly, a single call will have professional service technicians on-site, equipped to remedy the problem quickly—and this means a worry-free pool experience for Dolphin clients.

In short, Dolphin Pools is committed to making sure their clients’ pools are always ready to be enjoyed for the life of the pool.

Photographs by Aaron Shaw of Endeavor Architectural Photography and Zac Warwick @zacventure


4678 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
In Business Since 1953
Designs and Builds 20-25 Pools per Year

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