An in-ground swimming pool can be a fun addition to any backyard. If youre interested in having a swimming pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can occur with pool projects before making an investment in a pool project. In this document we have taken a cost averaging methodology to give you an idea of the costs related to a pool project. The total cost of a in-ground pool can vary from city to city and each contractor will have different installation costs. This information is to be used as a generic guide for understanding the expenses involved with a pool install.