Half Price Natural Swimming Pool Course

Permaculture magazine
Tuesday, 15th July 2014

One time offer for permaculture readers! Learn how to make an organic, natural swimming pool with David Pagan Butler - two places available at half price!

Ever wanted to learn how to make a natural swimming pool?

Well David Pagan Butler, author and creator of Natural Swimming Pools has 2 places left on his course this weekend for half the usual price.

The two day course, from 19-20th July 2014(thisd weekend) is usually £320 but the last 2 places are going for just £160!

The course is aimed at those wanting to know more about the specifics and technical details needed when building your own organic pool. The two days explore theories as well as practical, including introductions to key pieces of equipment.

Areas covered include:

How organic pools work

Pool ecology

Construction techniques 

Excavation and how to tame your Digger-driver

Commercial installations explored

Energy considerations

Bubble-lift air pumps

Putting together a half sized pool

Pool contouring

Laying underliner, liner and overliner

Edging variations

Water filters


Plant selection

Water quality


Discussion of participants projects

Take the plunge - optional swim

The course is based in Saxthorpe, Norfolk, where David Pagan Butler lives and there is a field available to pitch a tent.

For more information or accomodation visit www.organicpools.co.uk/courses.htm or email David directly on [email protected] to book this amazing offer!

An example of a natural swimming pool:

Further resources

Natural Swimming Pools: A Guide to Building and Designing Your Own for just £17.95

The plunge pool - possibly the smallest of natural swimming pools

A case study into the positive effects of a natural swimming pool

Vacuum for organic pools

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