During summertime, people typically shift their attention from indoor dinners and movie nights to outdoor gatherings like barbecues, bonfires, and pool parties. Pool parties are the first choice for most people – with good reason. They offer an easy avenue to beat the summer heat and have fun with your friends. You can have a blast with the perfect pool setup.
If you are looking to plan a spectacular pool party, inflatable floaties can be your secret weapon. They can transform your parties into unforgettable experiences and provide endless entertainment for your guests. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to plan a spectacular party with inflatable floaties.
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Planning an Inflatable Pool Party
Inflatables are a great option for parties because they are portable and easy to set up. They fit everywhere. You only need to rent them or buy them from the store. If you want, you could also get a personalized pool float to bring a unique feel to your party by easily customizing them to your preferences.
Let’s get started.
Choose a Date and Time
Like all other parties, the first step for any successful event is to choose a day and time that works for you and your guests. Take your time to envision how you want your party to be or the perfect audience for them.
When planning a pool party, it is important to consider the weather and the availability of the pool. If you have a private pool, you can plan your party whenever you want. However, if you are planning a party at a public pool, you will need to book the pool in advance. Or better yet, you could buy an inflatable pool and pump them up for your party.
Create a Guest List
A pool party is a great way to cool off on a hot day, but it’s important to have the right number of guests to make it enjoyable for everyone. Too few guests and the party may feel empty, while too many guests can make the pool crowded and uncomfortable.
The size of the pool is an important factor to consider when planning a pool party. A small pool can only accommodate a few guests, while a large pool can accommodate more. It’s important to strike a balance between the number of guests and the size of the pool to ensure that everyone has a good time.
Choose a Party Theme
A great way to give your pool party a unique touch is to choose a party theme. A pool party theme sets the tone for the party and helps you plan food, activities, and decor. For example, if you are having a luau-themed pool party, you could serve Hawaiian food, such as pineapple chunks, chicken skewers, and poi. You could also have activities such as limbo dancing and hula hooping. And you could decorate with Hawaiian-themed items, such as leis, hula skirts, and palm trees.
Other popular pool party themes include beach vibe, under the sea, navy station, and superhero splash. Choose a theme that helps you to have maximum fun at your pool party!
Stock up on Inflatable Floaties
What is a pool party without inflatable floaties? Inflatables bring the vibe to the party. Plus they come in various shapes and sizes, so you can customize them according to the party theme. Popular choices for pool parties include flamingos, palm trees, donuts, and unicorns.
If you are going to have kids at the party, get arm floaties, life jackets, or pool noodles for them. This way, everybody can have safe and balanced fun.
Use Inflatable Lounge Chairs
Inflatable lounge chairs and shades are more sophisticated forms of floaties that offer enhanced comfort and relaxation while in the pool. They can provide support for your head, back, and arms as you float on the pool.
You could also use them to create floating conversation zones within the pool. Arrange a group of inflatable chairs in clusters, so they float together. This setup encourages guests to gather, socialize, and enjoy each other’s company while staying in the pool.
They are also valuable outside the pool. For instance, you could set inflatable lounge chairs at the poolside for people who want to take a break from swimming. They can also be used for sunbathing, or as a place to relax and read a book.
Plan Pool Games and Activities
Games make pool parties even more fun! Incorporate games into the program to bring some excitement to the party and engage your guests. Common party games you can try include floatie race, floatie jousting, floatie volleyball, and floatie basketball. With games, you can take things up a notch and keep the fun going.
However, there are certain things to note when planning pool games and activities. For example, be mindful of guests who prefer to stay dry as players may fall into the pool or get wet from splashing.
With a little planning and a bunch of inflatables, you can throw a pool party that everyone will enjoy. Your inflatables will create a fun, relaxing environment for everyone to have fun.
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