How much does a swimming pool cover weigh?

“How much does it weigh?” is a question we are often asked about our swimming pool covers. This is often because the pool owner wants to take the cover abroad and the next thing they want to know is how big is the cover when it is all packed up. So here is the answer.

 

A swimming pool summer cover weighs between 360 and 570 grams per square metre. We sell seven different types of summer cover and the table below lists the weights for each type and also tells you the weight for 3 typical pool sizes.

 

Pool Cover Type Weight per m2 Weight 24ft x 12ft pool Weight  30ft x 15ft pool Weight  40ft x 20ft pool
400 micron Blue/Silver – bubble 368g/m2 9.8 kg 15.3 kg 27.3 kg
500 micron Blue/Gold – bubble 460g/m2 12.3 kg 19.2 kg 34.4 kg
500 micron Geobubble Sol + Guard – bubble 460g/m2 12.3 kg 19.2 kg 34.4 kg
500 micron Geobubble Energy Guard – bubble 460g/m2 12.3 kg 19.2 kg 34.4 kg
600 micron Geobbubble Blue/Silver – bubble 564g/m2 15.1 kg 23.5 kg 41.9 kg
6mm Thermalux – foam 350g/m2 9.4 kg 14.6 kg 26.0 kg
12mm Thermalux – foam 700g/m2 20.1 kg 29.2 kg 55.7 kg
Classic winter pool cover* 288g/m2 7.7 kg 12.0 kg 21.4 kg
Superweb winter pool cover* 295 g/m2 7.9 kg 12.3 kg 21.9 kg

 

Solar pool cover are folded and rolled up to a cylinder and wrapped in heavy duty plastic. The package is typically 6ft (1.8m) high and about 18 inches (450mm) in diameter. Here is a photo of a typical cover wrapped up and ready to send.

 

This is a typical pool cover wrapped up in heavy duty plastic and ready to be shippedWhen it comes to winter cover

  • *This is the weight for the winter cover. When ordering a winter cover remember that they come with a set of spring clip fixings  and the set will weigh about the same as the cover.

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