6 Best Underwater Above Ground Pool Lights

Yes, you can install an underwater light in your above ground pool! In fact, there are quite a few above ground pool lights you can choose from and install yourself.

1. NiteLighter 50 Watt Light

Easy to install – no drilling or draining required. The most affordable 50 Watt aboveground pool light available. Tested to UL Standard 676 and Certified by ETL. 12 Volt/50 Watt outdoor pool transformer.

SmartPool Nitelighter Economy Above Ground Pool Light Price: $79.99 SmartPool Nitelighter Economy Above Ground Pool Light If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 12/07/2018

2. AquaLuminator

Pentair’s patented Hydro-Optic technology creates this revolutionary light and return fitting combination. This light fits the existing water return hole pre-punched by most aboveground pool manufacturers and can be installed on new or millions of existing pools. The AQL 500, with 33% fewer lumens than the standard AquaLuminator® offers quality entry-level lighting for smaller pools.

Pentair AquaLuminator Aboveground Light and Water Return Price: $111.91 Pentair AquaLuminator Aboveground Light and Water Return If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 12/07/2018

3. Waveglow Jet Thru-Wall LED Above Ground Pool Light

Add instant light and color to your above ground pool at a fraction of the cost of similar lights. Simply install into your pool’s existing return fitting in less than 10 minutes. No holes to cut or reseal. No obstruction for return line water flow. Directional flow water jet insures proper water filtration.

Includes an extension fitting to accommodate either a wall fountain or a pressure side cleaner. Add the red, blue or green lens (included) to bring a splash of color to your pool. Eight super bright LED lights will last over 100000 hours and are 80% more efficient than standard lights.No hard wiring needed as light plugs into standard 110V GFCI outlet. Comes with a 15′ cord and 12 volt weather-tight sealed transformer with on/off switch. Quick disconnect design makes winterizing a breeze. UL/CA listed.

Ocean Blue Water Products Thru-Wall Light for Above Ground Pools with 25-Foot Cord Price: $78.86 Ocean Blue Water Products Thru-Wall Light for Above Ground Pools with 25-Foot Cord If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 12/07/2018

4. Aurora Underwater Light for Above Ground Pools

The SmartPool Aurora If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. is an Underwater Halogen Lighting System that’s perfect for any above ground pool up to 28′. With red, green, and blue lenses included, this pool light can brighten up your backyard oasis effectively and makes for the perfect midnight swim.

The Aurora Light has a standard 1-1/2″ return fitting that’s included and will not interfere with water flow. This pool light requires no drilling and is easy to install. Being 50 watts, the Aurora Underwater Lighting System is extra bright and has a longer lifespan.

5. Intex Magnetic Above Ground Pool Light

This product will only work on pools that do not have metal walls. It is used on above ground pools only. It’s really recommend for fast-set Intex Pools.

The best part is no worrying about batteries. Built-in flotation in case light becomes separated from the magnet.

Intex LED Pool Wall Light Price: $38.00 Intex LED Pool Wall Light If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 12/07/2018

6. ZOTO Underwater Battery Powered LED Pool Light with Remote

The O-Ring seal design makes these lights waterproof as long as they’re screwed tightly. They offer 16 static color modes, and can cycle through 3 dynamic color-changing modes If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. . The remote can control all the lights from 30 feet away. They use 3 AAA batteries.

ZOTO Underwater Battery Powered LED Pool Light with Remote - 4 Pack Price: $18.99 ZOTO Underwater Battery Powered LED Pool Light with Remote - 4 Pack If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Last Updated: 12/07/2018

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