When it comes to making pool time fun for kids, swimming pool toys are a must! Let their imaginations run wild with these cool and exciting pool toys for kids and toddlers.
Always supervise kids whenever they’re in the pool, especially when diving for toys or splashing with friends. For more pool safety tips for kids, please see these kids’ pool safety resources.
Here are the best swimming pool toys for kids to keep them active, engaged and coming back for more:
1. Splash Roller
The Splash Roller is a giant water wheel made of sturdy inflatable plastic. This pool toy is big enough for two youngsters, making it one of the best pool toys for kids’ pool parties!
2. Pool Floats
Pool floats come in so many fun styles and can be used for play, relaxation and more! Host a game of “bumper floats,” or soak up some rays with parental guidance. Awesome pool floats for kids are dinosaur, seahorse, donut, avocado and unicorn shapes.
3. Stuffed Pool Floats
Stuffed pool floats combine the comfort of stuffed animals with the excitement of pool floats. Find them in sea creature shapes like stingrays and hammerhead sharks!
4. Float with Canopy
Looking for baby pool toys? When it comes to spending time in the pool with young ones, sun protection is key. That’s why pool floats with canopies are perfect for babies, guarding them from the sun while freely floating in the water.
5. Squirters Pool Floats
Squirters are inflatable pool floats with water squirts! Splash and play with amazing styles like fireboats and battleships.
6. Volleyball and Basketball
For the sports-minded pool enthusiasts, install a basketball net along the water’s edge for lots of swim and dunk action. Or, spark a little competition with a removable volleyball net. Pool volleyball and basketball sets are available for inground and above ground pools from a variety of top manufacturers like S.R. Smith, creating endless opportunities for fitness and fun.
7. Snorkels, Masks and Goggles
Protect kids’ eyes from pool chemicals with snorkels, masks and goggles. These accessories are essential for making the most of pool day.
8. Kickboards and Fins
Kids will be swimming like fish in no time with kickboards and fins. These pool toy classics are perfect for games of sharks and minnows or practicing swimming!
9. Dive Rings and Sticks
Turn your pool into a treasure chest with pool diving toys. Dive rings and sticks are available in cool designs like shipwrecks or starfish pieces and are a staple of summer fun.
10. Pool Jousting
Ever wanted to try the amazing medieval sport of jousting? The pool is the perfect place to practice with an inflatable pool jousting set!