Elite Pools strives to be the Maryland, D.C., and Virginia area's premier home pool design company, specializing in custom spa and swimming pool designs that fit in perfectly with your lifestyle and your landscape. Pools and spas not only provide hours of fun and entertainment, but they also increase your home's worth.

In fact, Money Magazine found that the addition of a swimming pool adds a 20-50 percent resale value to a home. There's no time like the present to begin investing in your home's future value, so go ahead and splurge on some cool summer fun with a lagoon-like oasis right in your backyard.

Offices (1)

  City Baltimore, MD
  Zip code 21202
  Address 400 E Pratt St
  Phone (800) 277-0254
  Today 07:00 AM ÷ 08:00 PM    
  Person Mr. Michael Shaffery

Services (3)


If you are tired of the way your current pool looks, or would like it updated along with your landscaping and hardscaping, Elite Pools can help. We can completely renovate your complete pool area or simply add features to update your look. Since 1959, we have worked with clients in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.


Have you been looking forward to enjoying your pool all winter long, only to find that come summer when you take the cover off, you need swimming pool repair? Whether it is a minor pool liner repair or a problem with your swimming pool equipment, it is no problem for Elite Pools' swimming pool repair experts.


All swimming pool maintenance plans include balancing the water chemistry and adding chemicals as needed, removing foreign debris from the swimming pool, vacuuming the pool as needed, brushing the tile and walls, emptying all baskets, servicing the filter, and providing documentation for all pool care services performed.


Feb 11, 2018
We contracted to build a pool with Mike Shaffery and Elite Pools in the Fall of 2007. We choose Elite after interviewing two other pool builders. From the start, Elite Pools demonstrated to us that they were a step above the competition in the areas of project insight, design and value. Their price structure consistently proved to be more favorable... Full review ›


Feb 19, 2017
I wanted to let you know how very pleased I am with the transformation your company performed in my backyard. I had high hopes for the outcome, yet the job you did far exceeded even my highest expectations. From day one, your company provided a high level of customer service, great communication and excellent work. Full review ›
JoAnn Wierzbowski

JoAnn Wierzbowski

Mar 04, 2016
I loved working with Elite Pools. Working with Mike Shaffery was a great experience. He cared about what I wanted and really listen to me and personally helped me make important decisions about how to make my dream pool come true. Full review ›
Charles Buckland

Charles Buckland

Mar 04, 2016
Elite built our pool in 2012. Since then, we've enjoyed endless hours of fun and relaxation around the centerpiece of our backyard. We have had very little problems (mostly routine maintenance/usual wear related stuff) since completion. Full review ›
Matt Giblin

Matt Giblin

Feb 29, 2016
Mike and Elite Pools provided excellent service and consulting to my wife and I as we decided about getting a pool. Mike was patient through the initial design process listening to our ideas and providing his knowledge and experience to make our pool a centerpiece to our backyard. Full review ›
Anita Pomerantz

Anita Pomerantz

Feb 29, 2016
My pool was built by Elite about five years ago, and it still is beautiful and functioning well today. We've had tons of enjoyment using it and so many compliments on its design. It's exactly what we wanted and blends beautifully with our yard and home. Full review ›
Sam Burk

Sam Burk

Feb 27, 2016
I've been selling hardscaping and landscaping materials in this market for over 5 years and have seen jobs from a small walkway and patio to an Olympic sized pool with 6000 square feet of travertine and have dealt with some of the largest named Hardscapers and pool companies in the business. Full review ›
Eric Eller

Eric Eller

Sep 03, 2015
Elite Pools has been an absolute pleasure to work with. They do an excellent job throughout the build process, communicate well, and provide great service so you'll enjoy your investment for many years. Full review ›


May 17, 2015
I apologize ahead of time for not expressing our gratitude sooner for a job well done. The words well done of course don't come close to how we feel about our new yard and room addition. We are completely ecstatic about our home. Everyday we wonder why we waited so long to do these improvements. We know now why - we had to have the perfect people from... Full review ›
Dustin Gacon

Dustin Gacon

Jun 20, 2014
I saw one of your completed pools today I mclean, it was truly breath taking. Full review ›

Blog posts (5)

What to Know About Spring Pool Installation

We are finally starting to see some warm weather in Maryland, which means it's the perfect time to schedule a spring pool installation! If you've been dreaming about swimming in a new pool

How to Properly Open your Pool

After a long, cold winter, spring is one of the most exciting times of the year. It's finally time to end that hibernation and start to enjoy the nice weather, and that involves getting your pool

Time to Start Thinking about Spring Pool Cleaning

This spring is supposed to be warmer than usual, which means pools all over Glenwood, MD will be opening earlier this year to take advantage of the sun and heat. But before you take your first dive into

Top Ways an In Ground Pool Can Benefit You

Having an in ground pool of your own can benefit your home, happiness, and health in numerous ways. Though many pool shoppers may already be aware of the numerous pool benefits which come with having easy

Luxury Pool Benefits

More than likely, if someone offered to install a luxury pool on your property for free, you wouldn't say no. It's common sense that it's a valuable addition to any home. However, there

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