7 Fun Ways To Get More Out Of Your Pool This Summer

Hey there pool owners! Summer is almost here and it’s time to make the most of your pool. We know that sometimes pool ownership can feel like a chore, especially if you’re the one stuck with all the cleaning and maintenance. But fear not, because we’ve got some ideas to help you rediscover the joy of your pool and have even more fun this summer. Here are some fun activities that will justify the cost of an automatic pool cover

Underwater Pics and Videos For Social Media

First up, have you ever tried taking underwater photos or videos in your pool? Many smartphones like iPhones for example have an IP68 waterproof rating. This means they can last up to a maximum depth of 6 meters for 30 minutes, more than enough for capturing shallow water adventures. It’s an easy way to grab some great memories that will last a lifetime and share them on social media. Alternatively, you can pick up a disposable underwater camera from any novelty store or use a waterproof pocket digital camera, or even use your interchangeable lens camera with an inexpensive waterproof bag that won’t break the bank.

Light Up The Pool Area

If you’re looking to add some ambiance to your pool area, consider lighting it up at night. Tiki torches, gas-powered firebowls, and glowing orbs are just a few options. And don’t forget about LED pool lights that can cover your pool area in a multitude of colours. These are bright and use much less energy than regular bulbs, saving you money on lighting costs.

Pool Games

Now, let’s talk games. Pool volleyball is an underrated classic that can bring players of all ages and genders into the pool. For a slower-paced game, try substituting a beach ball instead. And if you’re looking for something a little more high-tech, how about hosting a micro RC boat race in your pool?

Jazz Up Your Backyard With New Pool Furnishings

No pool party is complete without some comfortable pool furniture for lounging and conversation. Today’s pool furniture is more durable than ever and comes in all sorts of styles and sizes. If you’re feeling really festive, you could even add a Tiki Bar to your pool area for snacks and drinks. Places like Costco and Walmart typically have good summer sales on these types of furnishings. If you want to splurge, furniture stores, both brick and motar and online are offering more higher end pool furniture for discerning pool owners.

Warm Up With A Pool Heater

If you’re one of those folks who finds the water a little too chilly for comfort, consider adding a pool heater to your setup if you don’t have one already. Warm water makes all the difference for how often you and your loved ones use the pool.

Pool Slide Fun

Finally, why not turn your backyard pool into your own personal water park with a pool slide? Just make sure you have enough deck space and choose the right one for your pool.

Pool Night Movie Festival

How about having a pool movie night? With a projector and screen, you can set up a movie night right by the pool. It’s a fun way to spend a warm summer evening with family and friends. Plus, floating pool loungers or inflatable chairs can provide comfy seating options. Don’t forget to grab some popcorn and snacks to complete the experience!

There you have it – seven ways to get more fun out of your pool this summer. And if you’ve got other ideas, we’d love to hear them! Let’s make this summer the best one yet.

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