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Luther Stem Pools

In-Ground · Above Ground · Custom

Our company is the oldest swimming pool company in the state of Arkansas, but we have just begun to make our mark. 

“When better pools are built… we build them.”

Luther Stem Pools and Spas has always had the reputation for keeping construction jobs clean, tidy and safe with the home owner in mind.

This same philosophy has been carried into the retail store and the service department. Employees are trained pool professionals ready to assist our customers.

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Be it at your business, or in your backyard, we make the process impressively enjoyable – with award-winning, unique designs that both calm and inspire.

Our professional staff is helpful and knowledgeable, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have. And, we have in-house experts available to help give your pool the best care possible after the job is done. Have a look at our basic inground pool package brochure to get started!

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to get started?

Our staff is helpful and knowledgeable, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.  But here are a few things to keep in mind about inground pool construction…

  • Slope in yard can be up to 12” of pool and deck finished construction grade.
  • Excavated material is used or hauled off as necessary. Yard is machine graded on completion.
  • Must be able to access back yard with backhoe, dump truck and ready-mix truck.
  • Owner provides electrical wiring of pool motor and light to a rain-tight breaker box
  • Owner provides utility relocate, if any. Owner locates building setbacks and utility easements.
  • Weather permitting, construction time is typically 3+ weeks, depending on scope of design.
  • Travel time from Fort Smith figured depending on mileage, if any.
  • Sub-surface rock excavation or non-load bearing (if any) is not included.
What's not included with my inground pool?

These items are not included, and require a site visit for pricing…

  • Pool setup:
    • Water to fill pool.
    • Electrical wiring of motors, light, heater, transformer to a rain-tight breaker box by licensed electrician.
    • Gas line & hook-up to pool heater, if any by licensed plumber.
  • Relocation of any buried utilities, sprinkler, cables, septic, laterals, etc.
  • Retainer walls, if any.
  • Access to back yard for ingress and egress to pool site: soft ground, ditches, fences, trees.
  • Area drainage, french drains, extension of house downspouts, etc.
  • Sub-surface rock excavation that cannot be removed with standard backhoe.
  • Piers or footings to support pool shell or deck if ground is soft and not load-bearing.
  • Removal of large trees and stumps, if any.
  • Topsoil, hand grading, seed or sod work, if any.
Do you have a warranty?

Absolutely! We have a non-pro rated warranty that covers the following:

  • One year full
  • Three years on filter, heater, pump, motor
  • Ten years on pool shell against leakage due to structural cracks

Customized designs include shaping for integrity, as well as aesthetics


Steel reinforcement to prevent cracking or vulnerabilities to erosion.


Heavy duty PVC piping that to eliminate rust or corrosion problems


Custom facing designs that give just the right style for the pool you desire

Cornelius Above Ground Pools

For the past 50 years, Cornnelius has established itself in the above-ground pool industry, through functional product conception, stylish designs and innovative materials. 

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The Dynasty

by Cornelius

Our pool brings unique style and beauty to your yard with design-inspired walls. Khaki colored co-ordinated posts and top ledges add a graceful touch. This new Cornelius pool look complements any backyard, looks beautiful year after year and adds value to your lifestyle.


The 211 Full-Resin

by Trevi

Trevi’s high-end 211 Innovation pool features improved stability, resistance to soil movement thanks to its exclusive and uniquely designed Secur-lock bottom track.


The Pacific

by Trevi

The Pacific’s design model was driven by durability and quality of the final product, while keeping strict safety maeasures and ease of installation paramount.


The Copal

by Trevi

The 186 Copal Above Ground Pool offers unparalleled stability. Its wide, high-quality resin top seat and reinforced galvanized steel uprights add superior robustness and a touch of elegance.


The 178 Steller

by Trevi

Trevi’s high-end 211 Innovation pool features improved stability, resistance to soil movement thanks to its exclusive and uniquely designed Secur-lock bottom track.



by Cornelius

After a long, hot day, what could be more inviting for parents and kids than coming home to your own pool? It’s a whole new world of family time and relaxation in the comfort of your own backyard. Cronelius leads the way with a wide range of affordable above-ground pools that will bring you lasting style and value to your backyard.

Swim Aboveground


by Swim Aboveground

Summer is a time to enjoy quality time with your family and friends. Our swimming pools are designed to enhance your backyard enjoyment. Our High End Steel Series has been designed to integrate state of the art technology with the latest design trends. Bringing you the creation of technologically and aesthetically superior above ground pools, we bring technology and design together.

(479) 646-7772
5011 Old Greenwood St, Ft Smith, AR 72903
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Retail Store Weekday Hours:

  • May-August:  9 am to 6 pm
  • September-April: 9 am – 5 pm

Retail Saturday Hours: 9 am to 5 pm all year

Our Business is Closed Sundays.


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