On a scale from 1-10------ 10 being really rowdy, frame flexing, lots of splashing! 7 or more in your pool!! What does your pool rare on a scale??? just curious, mine is a 10 on weekends!!!!!!!! 5 grandchildren agea4-12 and 3 (sometime their mom will get in she always cold) making it 8. I do have a 16'x48" intex metal frame going on 7 years now, had to replace tub last year, but all parts original, added a hayward skimmer this year sand filter 14" 2 years ago, and hard plumbed this year. I just wnat to thank you all for the great advice. I do have a intex SWG but not used for 3 years now.