July 4th Pool Party Planning Ideas
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…and dark days of winter are long gone and have given way to sunflowers, shady trees, sunshine and YES, Swimming Pools. Swimming is one of the most enjoyable summer activities and the fun explodes when we invite friends and family to a pool party on Independence Day. 4th of July is mainly associated with lavish BBQ’s and fireworks but a pool side 4th of July party is the perfect start to a great Holiday, before the grill and fireworks are l…

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Children’s Swimming Pool Party Games
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Children love swimming pools and love to play games – and it’s easy to combine both. Whether it’s a birthday party or a family gathering, pool party games will keep little ones entertained and amused for a long time and you’ll never hear “I’m bored”. Your pool party games can be as creative as your imagination, and you can match the games and rules based on the ages and skills of your swimmers. Here’s some pool part…

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Halloween Swimming Pool Party Ideas
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…and knocked this Halloween out of the ballpark! “How do I do this?” you may ask yourself. Three words:  Haunted Pool Party. Follow this guide to make your Halloween pool party safe, fun and unforgettable! The Ingredients In-ground or above-ground swimming pool Decorations – spider webs, mummies/zombies, skeletons, etc. Jack-O-Lanterns and other fun accent lighting Halloween Costumes or Spooky Swimsuits Red or Green Pool Light bulbs or Lens Cove…

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How to Plan a Cool Pool Party
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It’s not always easy planning a pool party. If you’re a pool fanatic, chances are you’ve either hosted or been invited to numerous amounts of gatherings in the past. And when that’s the case, it’s hard to come up with a unique pool party idea. But have no worries! Here’s a simple guide to help you create a pool party for kids or adults that won’t soon be forgotten. 1. Don’t forget the invitations. Receiving an invitation in the mail is so much m…

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Favorite Patriotic Pool Party! July 4th Pool Party Ideas
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…here most of us get together with our friends and family to enjoy some BBQ and fun under the sun in the swimming pool. Throwing a July 4th pool party is a breeze, especially since the patriotic theme plays a huge role in these festivities. Lauren covered red-white-blue recipes that are great for summer pool parties. Today, let’s look at planning a great Independence Day party. Plan your July 4th Pool Party with Creative Invitations, Patriot…

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New Year’s Eve Pool Party Ideas
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3…2…1…Happy New Year! With 2012 fast approaching, those of you lucky enough to be pool side on New Year’s Eve need to start your party planning! There are so many ways to spruce up your pool for any occasion. Every good pool party needs a few simple things to make it special; awesome decorations, festive drinks, fun games and a few great friends. Pool Party Decorations Create some fun decorations to get your guests in the spirit of the holida…

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Swimming Pool Stains Removal Guide
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Pool stains – yuck! Everyone wants their pool to be without stains. But sometimes those hard-to-remove spots and stains can take a bit more than just brushing. Here’s how you can treat and prevent unsightly swimming pool stains. The first step to getting rid of those eyesore spots is to diagnose the stain type. Swimming pool stains can be caused by metals in the pool water, rust coming through the wall or by any organic material. Th…

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Winterize your In Ground Swimming Pool

In my last post, I explained how to winterize your above ground swimming pool; today we cover how to winterize an in ground swimming pool. Winterizing an in ground swimming pool is not much different from closing an above ground pool; there are only a few additional steps we must take to to properly close your inground pool. Leaks: In ground pools can sometimes be susceptible to leaks, and a leak during winter can cause problems, so first and f…

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Deck the Halls: Festive Swimming Pools

It doesn’t matter if you live in a warm climate, or in the great white north – if you want to throw a Holiday party near the pool, you can! Regardless of whether the pool is going to be open for use or not, there are plenty of fun activities that will be sure to keep you and all guests happy. The Ultimate Holiday Pool Party is just around the corner! FIRST THINGS FIRST – POOL SAFETY: No matter if the pool is in use or not, safety is always…

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Favorite Swimming Pool Party Safety

Everybody loves a good pool party. What’s not to love about splashing around with your friends and family, staying cool on a hot summer day, or just lounging around on a pool float? Before you slather on your SPF, strap on your water wings, and cue-up your favorite summer tunes – let’s talk about ways to make your pool party fun and safe. To start, make sure you have a clear pool deck. You don’t want an obstacle course that could result in…

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