Hey everyone! We're purchasing a fiberglass pool with a separate tanning ledge and we're struggling with the depth. After a few years of research and our super soft soil, we've settled on fiberglass for it's easy maintenance and longevity. What we're struggling with is which one to purchase. We have a 5 year old swimmer in the house, so 3 of us on an average day would be in the pool. HOWEVER, we also have 3 grandchildren (soon we'll have 5)! As I said, we're diverse lol. God blessed us with a son when we least expected it. The pool design we originally wanted was 16X39 and was a sports pool (the deeper area in the middle), but then we found out there's only actually 25 ft of swim space because the ends are both steps. So, we selected another pool..rectangle in shape and steps only at one end without a gradual increase in depth from 3'6" to 5'4". This pool option is only 14X33. The additional option available would be a 16X38 with a gradual increase in depth from 3'6" to 5'10". I honestly do not want a deep pool, but it sounds like we may need the swim space. So we have a growing son that LOVES SWIMMING, grandchildren and of course our adult children (the adults just enjoy relaxing and playing water games). This is the first pool we've had put in and we don't plan on moving. So considering our existing home life and the future of several grand babies, our adult children and summer birthday parties....can you offer any insight or advice from your own experience(s)?