How Do You Put a Pool in a Truck Bed?

In recent years, more and more people have been discovering the joys of having a pool in the back of their pickup truck. Whether it’s for cooling off on hot summer days or just for a bit of fun at a tailgate party, these pools are becoming increasingly popular.

But if you’re considering putting one in your truck bed, there are a few things you need to know.

The first step is to make sure that your truck bed is large enough to fit a pool. Depending on the size of the pool, you may need to install a larger bed or purchase an aftermarket liner to accommodate it.

Once you’ve determined that your truck can handle the load, it’s time to start installing the pool.

The most common way to install a pool in a truck bed is with the use of tie-down straps or bungee cords. You will need to measure out where the pool should go and then secure it with the straps or cords. Make sure that they are tight enough so that there is no movement when driving but not so tight that they damage the pool liner.

If you want something more permanent, you can opt for an above ground swimming pool kit designed specifically for pickup trucks. These kits come with all of the necessary components including anchors and rails for installation in your truck bed.

This option is much more expensive than simply using tie-down straps but will provide more stability and security.


Putting a pool in your truck bed is an increasingly popular way to enjoy some summer fun while on the go. It requires careful planning and preparation before installation but is relatively straightforward when done correctly with either tie-down straps or an above ground swimming pool kit designed specifically for pickup trucks.

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Karen Watkins