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Build Your Carefree Pool
Designed by John Bently

The Original Carefree Pools
Designed by John Bently


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We’ll design the right pool that suits your lifestyle and property.

John Bently  Literally Wrote The Book  on Pool and Spa Design and Construction.

John is a graduate of the Advanced Genesis 3 Design School, and was a contributing author of the NSPI Builders Manual, the "bible" of proper pool design, published by the NSPI for the spa and pool industry - now called the APSP (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals). He was a member of the Swimming Pool Subcommittee of the American Concrete Institute. He was also a consultant to the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

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NSPI Pool and Spa Builders Reference Manual
John Bently

John Bently "Certified Building Professional"

NSPI Residential Pool and Spa Builders Reference Manual

NSPI Pool and Spa Builders Reference Manual

50+ Years Experience

No other pool and spa design and construction professional has more experience or more knowledge.

Award Winning Designs

John has won more National and International Design Awards than all of his competitors combined

AQUA 100 Group

Named to the list of 100 finest pool and spa builders in the United States by Aqua Magazine

Indoor/Outdoor Pools, Spas, Fountains and Falls
Designed And Built By John Bently

Notable Designs By John Bently

  • Natatorium with special pool & spa for Michael Jordan
  • New hydrotherapy spa for Chicago Bears, at rebuilt Soldier Field, Chicago
  • Workout lap pool, hot spa, and cold spa for Chicago Bears Training Facility
  • Hydro-therapy pool for aged and infirm, Illinois Masonic Home, Sullivan, IL
  • Renaissance Hotel, 8500 W. Brynmawr, Chicago, IL, indoor pool and spa
  • Several pools designed to help Paraplegic or Multiple Sclerosis patients
  • Commercial pool for Brandywine Townhouse Ass'n, Villa Park, IL
  • Literally hundreds of pools built in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana, both residential and commercial.

Bently's Carefree Pools is the Authority in
Design, Construction, Maintenance, Repair
and Complete Removal of Pools and Spas






Let's Build Your Dream Pool

Tell us what your dream pool looks like and we'll design and built for you an original Carefree Pool.

What Our Customers Have to Say:

Dominic Caminiti

“I would never hesitate to recommend you to any client.”

“I would like to thank you for the prompt, excellent work putting in our new pool control panel. The workmanship and scheduling were excellent. I would also like to thank you, John Bently for the prompt past service whenever we need help.

John has shown up night or day to make sure our problems are resolved. Our situation is unique in regard to the physically challenged children that use our pool. It is very important that we keep the chemicals and temperature very consistent.

You have been able to maintain that consistency over the many years, of which we thank you. Your team has such great knowledge and we are fortunate to have you on our team. I would never hesitate to recommend you to any client.

Dominic Caminiti


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536 N Central Ave, Highwood, IL 60040
Call 847-433-5944