Pool Party Ideas

Summer is here and we have some great pool party ideas to keep your party rockin!

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When it's hot, there isn't anything that is better than a teen pool party. Think about it... party games, a cool swimming pool, good food, great dance music, friends and fun party ideas. There is nothing better on a hot summer day!

Activities geared to your guests, whatever their age, is the way to keep your party hopping. So, when thinking about a pool party, think about pool games, lounging on rafts, and relaxing with friends.

Pool Party Ideas & Themes

Having a party theme can help you make decisions about the party as a whole and can help you make party planning easy. Summer parties are always fun!

  • Ice cream social
  • Luau party
  • Beach BBQ
  • Mexican Fiesta
  • Caribbean
  • Dance party
  • Hawaiian party

Party Music

The music is a key ingredient to any event but especially a pool party! Some fun music for a pool party is:

  • Beach Boys
  • Bob Marley
  • Jimmy Buffet
  • Sheryl Crow
  • The Mamas & the Papas
  • The Four Seasons
  • Dave Matthews
  • Buster Poindexter
  • Katrina & the Waves
  • The Drifters
  • UB40
  • The Go Go's

Pool Toys

These pool toys are so much fun and will make your party one to remember.  

  • Beach balls
  • Pool noodles
  • Inner tubes
  • Rafts
  • Pool Frisbee

  • Goggles
  • Boats
  • Squirt guns
  • Pool Football
  • Flippers

Pool Games

Pool games are so much fun to play. The competition is fierce and everyone will have fun. Just be carful so no one gets hurt! 

  • Marco Polo
  • Water tag
  • Relay races
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Basketball
  • Dodge ball
  • Water tennis
  • Sunken Treasure Pool Diving Game

Pool Party Food

Pool party food should be kept simple. Cold dishes, salads, and grilling are your best bets. There are so many fun ways to prepare snacks these days. You can even ask everyone to bring a creative dish to share!

  • Chips & salsa
  • Fruit platters
  • Chips & onion dip 
  • Pasta salad
  • Hot dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Potato salad
  • BBQ chicken
  • Ribs
  • Subs
  • Pizza
  • Ice cream
  • Cupcakes
  • popsicles

Pool parties are always fun and keeping it simple is the best plan. The most important part is in the planning. Plan right and you might even have a good time!

Don't forget the invitations, plates, napkins, party favors, balloons, party candy, and decorations!

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