Pool Building Awards

Cimarron Circle has won numerous awards for best pool design over the years. We have also been featured in magazines, without seeking any publicity. That’s because our clients love our pools, and they talk about their own pool and love to get their properties featured! Here are some of the media we got and the awards we won.


Winner of the 2015 ASID Design Excellence Award – Outdoor Living Category

Here is a photo of an article published in the Arizona Daily Star on November 15, 2015 about the 2015 Winners of the ASID Design Excellence Award, Category Outdoor Living. Cimarron Circle and its curved pool once again at the top of the A-List of pool builders in Tucson.

Article in Arizona Star about Award Winning Backyard Design

You can read the full article in our blog or directly on the website of the Arizona Daily Star







HOME ADVISOR 2015 WINNER – Best Tucson Swimming Pool Services & Contractors


Best of HomeAdvisor - Tucson Arizona Winner


SSA Logo 2014








Click on the award to go to our Angie’s List page.


Over the years we have collected the highest honors given to pool builders, with multiple Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. This gallery shows our Gold Awards.

  • 2008 – Gold Award for an infinity pool with an innovative glass wet edge
  • 2010 – Gold Award for a vanishing edge pool  terminated on one side by a circular spa (also with a vanishing edge)
  • 2011 – Gold Award for a geometric pool with a vanishing edge
  • 2011 – Gold Award for a patio with an outdoor fireplace
  • 2012 – Gold Award for a vanishing edge pool with a rectangular spa (also with vanishing edges)
  • 2013 – Gold Award for a pool renovation with 2 containers, vanishing edge and water feature




Biz Tucson – Article (Summer 2015)

Part I

Biz Construction Part 1


Part II

Biz Construction Part 2



Arizona Foothills Magazine Poll

Award Winning Pools & Spas

Award Winning Designs chosen in the “Aquatech Society ‘Awards of Distinction’ 2011”

Clear Achievement – Pool & Spa News

Doug Staples as told to Rebecca Robledo | Nov 26, 2007
Doug Staples devised a raised vanishing edge in glass.

Pool & Spa News

Shabnam Mogharabi | July 2007 | A detailed look at 24 spectacular projects that push the boundaries of great design

“The shape of the pool was defined by the trees,” says Staples, president of Cimarron Circle Construction Co. “It would be easy for someone to put an amoeba pool out there that looked like a blob. But Dean has a good eye. He was able to work around the trees and still have something aesthetically pleasing.”

Perking Up Pools

Arizona Daily Star | Raina Wagner| June 22, 2003. Renovations can be done with planning, patience and – surely – money.

Coyote Neighbors and Lightning Views in Arizona

New York Times | Patricia Leigh Brown | February 2001

TUBAC, Ariz. — The desert is a secretive place. It is a geography of extremes, where hunkering down is an animal instinct and every rock and crevice becomes shelter from lightning, heat and spinning gusts of dust and wind…

Stone Age

Swimming Pool/Spa Age | February 2001 | by Rebecca Bridson
Though it’s been around for eons, stone becomes increasingly popular as builders benefit from its beauty and durability.