This quick assembly pool is up to 80% stronger than other frame pools to withstand rigorous use. Constructed of heavy gauge PVC reinforced with an inner layer of polyester mesh, Summer Waves Elite pools provide superior strength. Unlike other frame pools, this pool features the Skimmer Plus™ filtration system, a full functioning surface skimmer that keeps your pool free from leaves and bugs. The integral cartridge and skimmer basket are easy to remove and clean. Skimmer Plus™ can accommodate 1-in chlorine tablets that can be added in the cartridge to keep your water clean and safe (Chlorine tablets not included). Summer Waves Elite frame pools are the ultimate in affordable swimming pools.