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Family-Friendly Fun: Creative Games and Activities for Poolside Parties

A poolside party is the perfect opportunity for family and friends to come together, relax, and have a great time. Your new Plungie pool is perfect!


To make your gathering even more enjoyable, consider incorporating a variety of creative games and activities that cater to guests of all ages.


In this blog, we'll explore exciting and family-friendly ideas to ensure your poolside party is a splash hit!


Water Balloon Toss

Water balloons are a classic source of summer fun, and they're a fantastic addition to a poolside party. Set up a water balloon toss game where participants partner up and stand at increasing distances from each other, tossing water balloons back and forth. The goal is to see who can catch and throw the balloon without it breaking. It's a great way to beat the heat and enjoy friendly competition.

Pool Volleyball

Pool volleyball is a must for any poolside party. If you have a pool with a shallow end, consider investing in a portable pool volleyball net. Split your guests into two teams and have a friendly match. The water adds an extra dimension of challenge and excitement, making this game a hit with kids and adults alike.

Water Limbo

Traditional limbo gets a refreshing twist when you play it in the pool. Use a pool noodle as your limbo stick and have participants take turns leaning backward in the water. Lower the noodle after each round, and see who can limbo the lowest without getting wet!

Watermelon Eating Contest

A watermelon eating contest is a delicious and refreshing poolside activity. Cut watermelons into small, manageable slices and have contestants race to finish them. Kids and adults will enjoy this tasty competition, and it's a great way to cool down on a hot day.

Poolside Movie Night

Transform your poolside party into an unforgettable event by hosting a poolside movie night. Set up a projector and screen, float on an inflatable raft or lounge chair in the pool, and enjoy a family-friendly film while snacking on popcorn and refreshments. It's an excellent way to wind down as the sun sets.

Poolside Dance-Off

Turn up the music and host a poolside dance-off. You can even have a dance competition with judges and prizes for the best moves. Dancing is an excellent way to get everyone involved and keep the energy high throughout the day.

Remember to prioritise safety and provide floatation devices as needed, especially for younger swimmers. With these creative games and activities, your poolside party will be a memorable and entertaining experience for all your guests, making it a summer tradition everyone looks forward to.


So go ahead, dive into the fun and create lasting memories at your next family-friendly poolside gathering!


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