99 Swimming Pool Games and Activities – Best Party Ideas for Kids, Adults, and Family Fun

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If you want to have the best pool party ever, you’re going to want to have some games and activities planned for all ages. Coming up with pool party games can be difficult which is why we’ve made this master list of 99 swimming pool games and activities for kids, adults, and family fun. These games can be played in or around the pool, and will provide hours of fun for any swimming pool party!

Here is our list of 99 Swimming Pool Games and Activities


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Water Balloon Volleyball

You’ve probably played a regular game of volleyball, but maybe not water balloon volleyball! This volleyball variation requires you to use a team of 2 people holding opposite sides of a towel to catch and fling the water balloon to the other side without bursting the balloon!

Floating Basketball

It’s just like a regular game of basketball, but with a twist! This giant basketball net floats, and you can choose to add up points like a regular game or use the point system displayed on the giant shootball floatie. There are a ton of basketball style games you can play in the pool!

Check out our best pool basketball hoops review for more great ideas!

Price: $29.41
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(672 customer reviews)
  • Multi ports for multiple shooters
  • Comes with 1 ball
  • 45-inch tall by 36-inch wide
  • Kindly refer the User Manual before use.

Floating Ping Pong

Have you ever played ping pong in the pool? This table tennis game floats right on top of the water, and you are provided with two waterproof ping pong paddles that make it easy to play your favorite game in the pool.

Price: $83.82
(50 customer reviews)
  • Table is constructed with a non-corrosive EPS foam base and ABS top surface
  • Game table connects easily and includes molded compartments built into the underside of the table for easy storage of your game components
  • Set includes 2 oversize paddles, net with uprights, and 3 regulation ping pong balls
  • 54" x 27" (approximate size)
  • Recommended for ages 14+

Rubber Duck Race

It’s a rubber duck race from one end of the pool to the other. However, you can’t use your hands, and only your breath to blow the rubber duck across the pool surface. Whoever gets their rubber duck to touch the other end of the pool first wins!

Floating Cornhole / Beanbag Toss

That’s right, your favorite game of cornhole has been made for the pool, and now floats right on the surface. Use the provided waterproof beanbags to toss across the pool trying to make them into the cornhole.

Price: $24.44
(177 customer reviews)
  • FLOATING CORNHOLE GAME SET -- Play cornhole in the water with floating pool cornhole game! This outdoor water game for kids and adults brings the fun of corn-toss right into the swimming pool or lake!
  • TOSS GAME INCLUDES -- This cornhole game set includes 1 inflatable corn-hole game board (36 x 24 x 7 inches), 8 waterproof buoyant bean bags (4 yellow and 4 blue), and 1 mesh carry bag
  • WATERPROOF CORNHOLE BAGS -- Floating bean bags measure 4 ½ X 4 ½ inches. Buoyant waterproof bean bags are made of durable PVC fabric and filled with moisture/pest-proof plastic pellets
  • DURABLE -- Inflatable cornhole board is constructed of heavy gauge PVC with a speed safety valve for fast and easy inflation.
  • FLOATING CHALLENGE -- Waterproof corn hole game target floats and moves in the water to challenge your cornhole skill. To adjust corn hole target toss bounce, simply deflate or inflate a little

Marco Polo

It’s the classic swimming pool game, Marco Polo! One player is “IT,” and closes their eyes while swimming around. Each time they yell, “Marco!” all the other swimmers must yell, “Polo!” and the “IT” player must use their ears to find and tag all of the other players.

Diving Rings And Toys

If you want to provide a fun time for kids of all ages, try these diving rings and toys. You can create many variations of this game, but essentially the goal is for the kids to dive underwater and collect as many rings and toys as they can.

Price: $16.59
(227 customer reviews)
  • Made of 100% Non-toxic ABS material, ASTM Safety Test Approved,it's totally safety for kids to use.Perfect size with ring diameter 4.7",torpedo bandit length 5.0", stringy length 6.2",your kids can grab it equally.
  • Great diving pool toys set giving you an enjoyable summer pool time with your kids and family.
  • Simply throw the dive toys into the pool, wait for them to sink to the bottom and then go in after them!Diving Rings can stand upright at the bottom of the pool which can be easy to grab. Excellent way to improve your diving skills and have fun with your friends.
  • Great for SWIM TRAINING Practice:Dive and retrieve, build swim skills by fun.Makes it a great gift for the beach,schools ,pool, promotions and party favors!
  • All-in-one Dive Set Includes: 4 Diving Rings, 4 Diving Torpedos Bandits, 3 Stringy Octopus, 3 Diving Fish,12Private Treasures Gift Set. With total 22 packs, it's enough to keep you busy and enjoy the pool time. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Swimming Relay Race

In this swimming race, players will split up into even-numbered teams (2, 4, 6, 8) and will swim from one side of the pool to the other. Once they touch the other side, their teammate will jump in and swim to the other side. The last player who touches the edge of the pool first wins the race.

Inflatable Volleyball

Instead of setting up a huge volleyball area across the entire length of the pool, use this floating volleyball net (with weighted anchors for each side) to play a fun game of volleyball in the pool without taking up the whole pool.

Price: $10.99
(2718 customer reviews)
  • The dimensions are 94" x 25" x 36"
  • Comes with an inflatable volleyball and the pole bases are grommeted to add anchor weights of desired
  • Includes a repair kit
  • Also has a shelf box
  • Made from sturdy 10-gauge vinyl with a 7-gauge vinyl ball.

Handstand Contest

While difficult for many to achieve a handstand on land, it’s easy for anyone to do in the water! See who can hold a handstand in the pool the longest. The player who can keep their hands on the floor and feet above the surface the longest is the winner.

Inflatable Chicken Fight

You may have had a chicken fight before where the fighters get on the shoulders of their teammates and work to knock the opposing team into the water, but this one uses actual chicken floaties which makes it easy for even just two people to play. This also makes the classic chicken fight a safer alternative for kids and adults.

Price: $54.95
(24 customer reviews)
  • EASY TO PLAY: Two FLoats Included - Mount your floating chicken ride-on steed and wrestle your friend off theirs!
  • FUN FOR EVERYONE: Age 3+, presenting an exciting physical challenge to children and adults
  • HUGE CHICKENS: Nearly 5-foot-long chickens support up to 250 pounds each when fully inflated
  • Chicken Fight! Pool Float Game Set - Flip Your Friends! - 2-Piece Giant Inflatable Water Wrestling Contest
  • SUPER STURDY: Heavy-duty 6P-free PVC plastic resists tears and punctures

Musical Chairs

“Musical chairs” is one of those classic games that never gets old. Play this by the pool or on the lawn. Set up a circle of 5 chairs and 6 players (one more player than chairs), and start the music. When the music stops, the player who doesn’t sit in a chair is out. Keep removing chairs until there is one chair and two players left for the final round!

Floating Ring Toss

This ring toss game is fun in the pool and can be played with players in the pool or just outside the pool. Use this flamingo target and 3 floating rings to see who can toss the ring around the neck of the flamingo.

Price: $10.99
(104 customer reviews)
  • New Summer Toys 20"H x 17"L x 15"W Flamingo ring toss Game Made with strong durable material,Good for indoor and outdoor
  • Each toss comes with 3 different size rings with colors and numbers to track points for competitive fun.
  • For the children it¡¯s a great way for them to learn to count and have fun.perfect way to carry out theme an occasion or decor
  • All our toss games are completely inflatable which make the easy to store and carry,Great for classrooms, bedrooms, marketing displays and more
  • Play with them in multiple ways, at home ,on the ground or table, in the pool, on your head,for Indoor and Outdoor or Beach Pool Play Have Fun to The Children

Ping Pong Ball Collect

This game is fun for anyone, and especially for young children who want a simple game with not a lot of rules. Simply take a large number of ping pong balls and dump them in the pool. On “GO!” the players jump in the pool and try to collect as many ping pong balls as they can. Use buckets for collecting or see how many the players can hold.

Hotdog Battle Floating Jousting Set

Jousting games can be fun, but many find it difficult to play on noodles or floating logs, so use these floating hotdogs where the jousts are massive blow-up ketchup and mustard “bottles.” Whack the opposing player and the one who remains on the hotdog, in the end, is the winner.

Price: $20.95
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(59 customer reviews)
  • DUAL INFLATABLE RIDE-ON HOT DOGS
  • COMPLETE WITH KETCHUP OR MUSTARD DISPENSER STYLE INFLATABLE BOPPERS
  • STURDY AND FUN

(Human) Submarine Races

For this game, players will act as submarines and from one side of the pool, will swim underwater as long as they can. When they come up for air, they must remain in their place. The player who swam the furthest underwater wins!

Floating Water Frisbee

These Flying Frisbee Rings don’t hurt and fly straight. They are 80% lighter than your standard frisbee and can provide hours of fun with a variety of frisbee water games. Play a simple game of catch or use them for other aiming games as well.

Price: $11.99
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(2284 customer reviews)
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Floating Tic Tac Toe Toss

With this floating tic tac splash set, you will use waterproof beanbags to toss over to a floating tic tac toe board. The aim of the game is to use the beanbags to spin the board to either an X or an O to get three-in-a-row!

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(9 customer reviews)
  • Tic Tac Float
  • The classic game of three in a-row made for the pool
  • Play in teams or one on one
  • Includes a floating game base and 6 floating bean bags
  • Recommended for children 8 years of age and older

Water Football

If you’ve ever played football or tossed around a standard football in the pool, you’ve come across how waterlogged the ball becomes. Remove your worries when you use the swimming pool football that is equipped with an inflatable inside with water-resistant fabric for an entire day of football fun in the pool.

Price: $11.66
(185 customer reviews)
  • Includes one 9-inch action football for in-the-water and outdoor play
  • Constructed with inflatable bladder and lightweight foam layer all covered in water-resistant tricot fabric
  • Perfect for in and out of the water play
  • Item comes in assorted colors: will receive either - blue/green or red/yellow
  • Recommended for ages 6+

Belly Flop Contest

There’s always someone who can do a belly flop better than everyone else. You can judge the belly flops on style, sound, or which belly flop gets the biggest splash.

belly flop photo
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Lawn / Floor Darts

For those who come to the pool party but don’t want to stay in the pool all day, here’s a lawn darts game called “Flarts” that you can play right near the pool. Just toss the floor darts at the mat on the ground and try to get the best score you can.

Price: $29.99
(134 customer reviews)
  • IF YOU'RE LOOKING INDOOR GAME YOU'VE FOUND it. our safe version of lawn darts is getting raving reviews, because at Giggle n Go we pride ourselves on the best family games for kids and adults. indoor games and outdoor games for family to enjoy TOGETHER, is what life's all about
  • OUTDOOR GAMES FOR TODDLERS OR OLDER, , kids inflatable toys like this can set-up easily be set-up in minutes. just open up the box, lay out the lawn darts mat, push some pegs into the corners to hold down if windy, blow up the 3 inflatable darts and you're good to go
  • QUALITY BOYS GIFT OR GIRLS GIFT, THE KIDS WILL HAVE A BLAST, if you're purchasing this as a gift for boys or need a girls gift, its a guaranteed winner. the family game itself is a lot of fun and you'll be pleased you bought it
  • PLAY ANYWHERE, ITS A GREAT GAME FOR THE BACKYARD, BEACH, CAMPING or FAMILY GAMES, great portable family games to play anywhere. take it and use it for camping games, beach games or backyard games for hours of hilarious outdoor games fun
  • OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU, at Giggle N Go, customer satisfaction is our number 1 priority. All Giggle N Go products come with a 1 year warranty

Inflatable Bowling

This inflatable bowling set is sure to put smiles on the faces of all the kids at your next pool party. Set up the bottom-weighted inflatable pins on one side of the yard, and use the huge inflatable bowling ball to try to knock them all down!

Price: $27.99
(212 customer reviews)
  • HILARIOUS OUTDOOR GAMES FOR KIDS, perfect indoor or outdoor games for family or kids party games. it's lightweight and easy to carry. wonderful games for kids to play and uses no electricity. this giant inflatable bowling set is sure to get your kids off the couch, get some exercise, and develop their hand/eye coordination, balance, and some friendly competition
  • SAND WEIGHTED BOTTOM, yes, thats right, our flat sand weighted base provides just enough weight to keep the pins standing even in light wind while playing some lawn games, but not too much to prevent them from being knocked over when struck by the ball
  • MADE IN A STRONGER QUALITY PVC, customer satisfaction is always our number 1 priority, so a high quality PVC was chosen to make our giant bowling set. whether you love to play indoor games or outdoor games, its most important to us that our kids inflatable toys exceed your expectations
  • BOWLING SET INCLUDES 6 giant inflatable bowling pins measuring 27" tall, and one inflatable bowling ball measuring 24 " in diameter, all made of durable PVC plastic. our kids outdoor toys also includes a repair patch and hand pump
  • OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU, at Giggle N Go, customer satisfaction is our number 1 priority. All Giggle N Go products come with a 1 year warranty

Categories

In this swimming game, one player stays in the center of the pool and chooses a category. The other players outside the pool on one side choose something within the category (like animals or colors or numbers from 1-10). When their animal or number or color is called, players will try to jump in the pool and swim to the other side before being tagged.

Underwater Singing (or humming)

Have you ever tried to sing or hum a tune underwater? With at least 2 players, everyone goes underwater, and one player sings or hums a song. Go back up to the surface, and whoever guesses correctly first wins and becomes the next singer.

Giant Checkers

This giant checkers game is sure to bring lots of joy to children and adults. Set this up near the pool and provide a game of checkers for those taking a break from swimming.

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(96 customer reviews)
  • Fun, eye-catching conversation piece – our checkers large folding board game is a classic! ! everyone loves a good game of checkers and multiple the fun by the size of the game set! Fun to play, fun to watch! ! !
  • Checkers on the go – Take this folding oversized checkers game with you to BBQ’s, parties, Church activities, classrooms, picnics, or use it at home as a fun family game!
  • Easy to set up, transport & store – our deluxe checkers board game is Lightweight and easy to take with you and to set up as a floor game or outside as a lawn game. Just fold it up for easy transport and storage.
  • Durable & long lasting – the 5' X 5’ mat is made of a tear resistant, Rip resistant plastic material that makes it durable enough for kids and adults alike. The checkers pieces are a large 8” Wide and “ tall.
  • 100% satisfaction - We are so confident that you will like our giant Checkers game that if you return it within 30 days for any reason we will give you a full refund on the product price. Try it we know you will like it!

Giant Connect 4 Game

Another giant version of a classic game. Use this giant wooden 4-in-a-row game to provide some fun for those taking a break from the pool.

Price: $89.99
(849 customer reviews)
  • Giant size fun: Game measures over 3 feet wide and 32 inches tall and can be setup indoors or outdoors in seconds
  • 100 percent wooden construction: Each game is crafted from sturdy premium wood and painted white for our signature look
  • Game pieces included: 42 gosports plastic coins (21 red + 21 blue); the coins are made from extremely durable plastic and will never break
  • Travel case: Includes a robust carrying case for neat storage and easy portability on the go
  • 2 players: Fun jumbo yard game for kids and adults of all ages makes for a big life size decoration in the backyard and is a hit at parties, family game night, outdoor weddings, and more
  • Gosports warranty: This ships in a large box so inspect for damage on arrival and please reach out to us right away if the game arrives with any issues so we can send you a free replacement

Giant Jenga / Tumbling Timbers

Have you ever wanted to build a Jenga tower to taller heights? Here’s a giant set of Tumbling Timbers that starts at 2.5 feet which you can build to 4 feet tall or higher!

Price: $69.99
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(1172 customer reviews)
  • Giant size timbers include 56 timber blocks measuring 7.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches and stacks 19 levels high! Includes two extra blocks for added height and best packing arrangement.
  • Fully set up game starts at 7.5 x 7.5 inches and is 2.5 feet tall! Game can grow to over 5 feet while playing based on skill level.
  • Comes with 56 sustainable sourced New Zealand Pine wood blocks hand sanded smooth for easy setup and game play. Perfect for indoor or outdoor events such as parties, BBQ's, tailgating, group events, camping and much more.
  • Includes high-quality and high-strength nylon carrying case for easy storage and transport and makes the perfect sized gift! Provides hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family. Anyone can play and create lasting memories.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed. We are a US based company and will replace any piece of this game if you are not satisfied. Or if it's just not working out, send it back for a full refund.

Tug Of War

Use this tug of war rope for inside the pool or out. Get an equal number of players on each side and pull the opposing players across the middle marker in the pool or on the lawn to win.

Price: $24.99
You save: $15.00 (38%) (38 %)
(78 customer reviews)
  • Our Tug of War rope is a GREAT GIFT IDEA and comes with a free all natural, jute carry bag which makes gift wrapping and carrying/storing the rope both attractive and easy!
  • ~16.5 Feet Long - Long enough for an intense game of tug 'o' war with a gaggle of kids (2 - 10 kids or 2 - 8 adults)
  • Our Tug of War Ropes are made with soft cotton and polyester fibers - IT'S EASY ON THE HANDS!
  • CUSTOMERS SAY IT BEST: "THE BEST PURCHASE I'VE MADE IN A LONG TIME!" | "KIDS LOVED THIS!" | "MY FAMILY MADE SOME WONDERFUL MEMORIES WITH THIS ROPE" | "DOES NOT HURT THE LITTLE HANDS."
  • SAFETY FIRST: Our rope is made with multiple fibers, this reduces the recoil affect. The only other type of rope that is recommended by the International Federation of Tug of War is the Manila rope, for the same reason. Ours though, is SOFT compared to a manila rope. OUR PROMISE: you'll be completely satisfied or your money back!

Bobbing Heads

Have you ever played whack-a-mole? This game is played where one player holds a beach ball in the pool while other players can be underwater or above water. But when their heads bob above the water, the “hammer” player throws a beach ball at the players. If a beach ball hits a player, they are out. The last player standing (or swimming) is the hammer next.

Limbo

Here’s a classic game that never gets old. Use this wooden limbo set to see how low you can go, and the player who can go the lowest wins.

Price: $38.99
You save: $5.85 (13%) (13 %)
(28 customer reviews)
  • HAVE FUN & GET EXERCISE: The Get Out! New & Improved Wooden Limbo Set Adults and Kids Limbo Game is a fun novelty item for luau games and festive games for parties for kids and adults; This limbo bar kit will get you on your feet and into the luau groove while testing your flexibility and agility skills
  • ALL AGES (4+): Enjoy as Hawaiian party decorations, luau games, birthday party games, relay race games for kids or relay race games for adults, beach party decorations, carnival games for kids party, tiki party decorations, field day games, summer party supplies, games for family reunion; 4.8x5.4 foot (1.5x1.6m) playing dimensions for 2 people at once; 2 inches (5cm) between pegs with lowest peg 29 inches (73.6cm) high; 16 pegs color-coded and numbered to align and lower level of difficulty pole
  • NEW & IMPROVED WITH NO DIGGING HOLES FOR SIDE POLES: The two 14.25-inch (36.2cm) wide bases are large in size and are threaded together during assembly for a sturdy stance even when bumped into; You cannot expect people to hold a limbo stick at the same exact height by hand for the entire length of the game, which is why this set stands on its own with footing bases that self-support it so you do not have to
  • LIGHT ASSEMBLY: Easy assembly and disassembly – No tools required and instructions are included; Set comes in 5 pieces and everything you need (1 limbo stick, 2 poles with pegs, 2 bases); Place 1 threaded base leg piece on the ground with open notch facing upward and nonthreaded piece laying over it with open notch facing downward into the notch on the other piece, thread the 2 pegged poles into 2 bases and slide into place (limbo stick is placed on pegs)
  • EASY STORAGE: 8.25-inch x 36.5-inch (21cm x 92.7cm) nylon mesh carrying bag with locking drawstring closure for easy transportation, safe storage, and quick organization of this limbo stick for kids and adults when not in use

Yardzee (dice)

Another giant version of an all-time favorite game, “Yardzee” instead of Yahtzee. Use these 6 giant dice to play the classic game near the pool and see who wins.

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(64 customer reviews)
  • 【GREAT YARD FUN】- Kids and adults all enjoy this fun set of lawn dice for outdoor entertainment. It can be used both indoors and outdoors at parties, BBQs, group events, and much more. Also it‘s great gift idea for grad parties or housewarming .
  • 【EASY TO STORAGE AND CARRY】- ROPODA giant wooden yard dice set included a collapsible bucket, built to withstand repeated use from both kids and adults. Easy to carry to your next group outdoor event.
  • 【QUALITY WOOD & WATER RESISTANT】 - Our gaint dices made of sturdy, solid pine natural wood. Dots burned into the wood for ensuring it will never rub off. you can clean the dices very easily just by washing them since they have some waterproof protection on the surface.
  • 【DOUBLE SIDED SCOREBOARD】- ROPODA giant wooden yard dice set provides 2 dry erase score sheets, the instructions are on one side of the cards, while the other side keeps the score. And it come with a dry erase marker for reusable use.
  • 【ROPODA HELP】- Customer satisfaction is our first priority. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we are willing to help you.

Swimming Pool Scrabble

This pool alternative to the classic scrabble game can be played with the normal scrabble tiles or your own larger self-made tiles using permanent markers and sponges. Players search the pool for letters and use their letters to craft as many words as they can either on the classic scrabble board or on their own.

YoYa Toss And Catch

Here’s a fun game that can be played inside or outside the pool. It’s the family favorite toss and catch game with tennis balls and velcro disc paddles. These velcro paddles from YoYa are the highest quality paddles that keep the ball stuck the best.

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(266 customer reviews)
  • ⚾ HIGH QUALITY BALL CATCHER GAME: If you are looking for some fun ways to keep yourself and your kids entertained and active then we got you covered. This old time classic outdoor game is now at its finest. Have fun with your family but also keep fit as well. Top notch quality materials and excellent craftsmanship have been combined to make this toss and catch balling game a hoot.
  • ⚾ THE MOST DURABLE CONSTRUCTION BALL DISC PADDLES: Forget all those easily torn apart touch fastener discs that after a few games would stop being effective and always drop the ball. Play carefree from now on with the most durable circular mitt pads and feel sure that there will be no ball dropping. Our premium self-stick surface catchers will allow you and your family enjoy this game like never before.
  • ⚾ TWO DIFFERENT SIZES GREAT BALLS: We here at YoYa Toys, have cleverly designed this outdoor summer game so as to satisfy even the most demanding ball players. We will be offering you not only one but two balls in different sizes for your greater convenience. The smaller one is ideal for little kids and youngsters whereas the bigger one for adults. It’s all up to you.
  • ⚾ RESILIENT PLASTIC BLACK BACK TOSS & GRIP BALL CATCHER: Our ball catcher can be easily used by simply holding it in your hands through its back handle. It’s convenient and ergonomically placed handle will help you move the disc catcher nice and easy without straining your wrists. This ball catcher pad along with the balls bear vivid green and pink joyful colors ideal for all ages and genders.
  • ⚾ THE BIGGEST & STRONGEST BALL CATCHER IN A CARRYING BAG: This ball catcher set consists of two heavy duty discs, two wonderful balls and all of these come in a great PVC carry bag for your comfort. Take this ball catcher toy with you at the next party your child goes and everyone will love it. It’s size 8.07 inches (20 cm) is larger than all the others in the market and will make ball tossing and grabbing such a fun activity.

Outdoor Giant Dominoes

With a load of different games you can play, use this outdoor giant dominoes set to play whatever dominoes games you can think of. This is sure to put a smile on many faces.

Price: $24.28
You save: $12.86 (32%) (32 %)
(68 customer reviews)
  • Play large Format Domino games outdoors for even more fun
  • 28-Piece wooden Domino set with each Domino measuring 3.5" x 7" x .5"
  • Dominoes feature varnish-finished and color-coded pips
  • Best for Use outside at parties, tailgates, camping, and more
  • Conveniently store and Transport set in oxford cloth storage carry bag

Leaky Balloon Toss

Similar to hot potato, fill up a water balloon and use a pin to poke a few tiny holes in the balloon. As the water continues to leak out, toss the balloon from player to player until one player catches a fully deflated balloon.

Potato Sack Races

Sometimes the classics never get old. Use these burlap bags to start a potato sack race. With up to 6 players, see who can hop their way to victory the fastest.

Price: $19.99
(90 customer reviews)
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Floaty Pong

This floaty pong set can be played by adults or kids, and uses 6 attachable floating rings on each side with points on them. Kids can toss ping pong balls into the rings to get the best score, and adults can use these perfectly crafted rings to insert drink cups inside to play the classic beer-pong game in the pool.

Price: $17.24
You save: $2.65 (13%) (13 %)
(130 customer reviews)
  • Grab a handful of friends, a few drinks and prepare for an entirely new spin on a party time favorite
  • Itza Floaty Pong includes all of the essentials needed to transform your pool into the premier party destination
  • Rings come in multiple colors and have been assigned numbers to represent your score; Creativity and customization are encouraged as all twelve rings can be interlocked to one another in a design of your choosing
  • A collection of multi-colored rings are an ideal fit for standard sized plastic cups; This set also includes six foam balls that are great for tossing short to long distance shots
  • These rings and their ability to float on water add multiple layers of depth and excitement to the college time favorite

Freeze Tag / Popsicle

This classic freeze tag game is converted to “Popsicle” when in the pool. One player is “IT” and when another player is tagged, they must freeze and put their hands in the sky like a popsicle. Other players can tag them to unfreeze them. When all players are frozen, a new player is chosen to be “IT.”

Capture The Flag

You can play an all-time favorite of capture the flag right inside the pool. Put two flags at opposite ends of the pool. Players from each team try to capture the other team’s flag and bring it across the center line before getting tagged. To make this more challenging, players who are tagged while having the flag are “out” until the next game.

Water Balloon Fight

What would a pool party be without a water balloon fight? Use these 400+ instant self-sealing water balloons to make it easy to fill up water balloons quickly and easily. No more spending hours tying up the ends of water balloons, finally!

water balloon fight photo
Photo by Mark Surman
Bunch O Balloons Zuru 420 Instant Self Sealing Water Balloons, Brown/a
Price: $26.63
(248 customer reviews)
  • Fill & Tie 100 water balloons in less than 60 seconds!
  • Self-sealing water balloons
  • 12 Bunch O Balloons included
  • New vibrant colors

Slammo Spikeball Game

Spikeball has become a worldwide sensation, and this “Slammo” game set includes 3 balls, a net, a carrying case and the rules of the game. Use the net to bounce the ball to other players using only the palms of your hands.

Price: $34.99
You save: $5.00 (13%) (13 %)
(1748 customer reviews)
  • Slammo: An exciting outdoor lawn game for kids and adults. Set includes 1 slammo target, 2 competition size balls, 1 training ball, travel carrying case and game rules
  • What is slammo: Slammo is an action packed 2 on 2 volleyball style outdoor game; teams have 3 hits to bounce or spike the ball to the net fun for family and friends out on the yard, at the beach, cookouts, camping, and more
  • Active fun: Slammo is an engaging game that works great for just having fun and even breaking a sweat, or as cross training for many other sports plus slammo is a unique gift idea for kids, teens, and adults
  • Lifetime replacement warranty: Gosports is a us company with us customer support. If anything ever breaks or you misplace a part, we will replace it free, so you can buy with complete confidence
  • Beware of knockoffs: Beware of cheap knockoffs that look similar in pictures, but are low quality and will leave you stranded if something goes wrong

Pop ‘N Catch Game

Children will have hours of fun with this pop and catch game. Get a set of 4 pop-launchers and 4 children to launch balls from one catcher to the other. Young children will love this.

Price: $17.99
(57 customer reviews)
  • USE ANYWHERE - All components are waterproof and easy to transport. Take the game on vacations, or use at home. Made for indoor or outdoor play in the backyard, park, game room, beach or pool!
  • FUN FOR ALL - Entertaining fun for both kids and adults with all skill levels: a fun game for everyone in the family (ages 3 to adult).
  • GAME PLAY - Play "catch" with a friend or practice "pop 'N catching" by yourself by clicking the launcher and catching the ball in the basket. See how many times in a row you can “Pop N Catch” without dropping the ball.
  • STAY ACTIVE - Great for hand/eye coordination, plus a fun way to keep kids and adults active and alert.
  • SPECS - Our 2-pack version includes 4 lightweight handheld pop-launcher baskets, 4 launchers and 4 ping-pong balls. Purple and green colors.

Paddle Ball Game

Badminton can be quite challenging especially for younger kids, so use this paddle ball game with larger paddleboards and slow-moving birdies to make it easy for kids to play this favorite.

Price: $17.69
(7 customer reviews)
  • [Top Quality] Made of high grade PP material, no irritating smell and pose no harm to your body. The edges of the paddles are rigorously polished so there is no worry about scratches.
  • [Balls of Different Styles] Comes with 8 balls, including 3 short birdies, 3 long birdies and 2 elastic balls. You Can play the game in different modes.
  • [Better Than Wooden Paddles] These PP paddles are more durable than normal wooden paddles as they won't erode and can be stored for a longer time.
  • [Family Activity]: Designed to be enjoyed wherever you want, this paddle ball set is a great activity for either indoors or outdoors. You can just enjoy this wonderful game set with your partners in a sunny afternoon.
  • [100% Customer Satisfaction]: Please believe that you will receive a funny and enjoyable paddle ball set, as we stand behind all our products and offer a 30 day 100% Money Back policy, if you have any displeasure with your purchase.

RC Boat Races

Use these remote-controlled boats and watch your kids have a blast. After 2 hours of charging time, you can use these boats for 20 minutes of continuous use which makes it easy to have many races that only take less than a minute to complete. Race from one end of the pool to the other or set up a course to go around.

Price: $24.97
(112 customer reviews)
  • 【Long Battery Life】 Different from others, this Remote control boat can be used continuously for 20 minutes (other rc boats only 8-10 minutes) when fully charged (2 hours), just enjoy constant fun with this boat!
  • 【High Speed & Long Control Distance】 The speed of this rc boat is up to 14km/h, and the control distance can be up to 50m.
  • 【Easy To Control For Kids】 Infrared remote control to control them forward, backward, turn right or left; High-quality material& special design: Superior ABS plastic and special propeller,more safe and durable; Cutting edge head design to reduce resistance from water, making sailing faster and easier; rc boat let all the kids experience the fun of remote control.
  • 【Waterproof Hull And Anti-tilt Modular Design】 This electric RC boat toy is equipped with a high quality anti-tilt modular designed waterproof hull. Constructed by impact-resistant ABS plastic, our self-righting hull convoys your wonderful journey and provides much more fun.
  • 【Water Detection & Guarantee】 The engine will only start when the water is detected which protect the engine and prolong its life.ROTOBAND provide the full refund or exchange new one for order within 30 days. Ready to response in 24 hours.SO ADD to CART NOW!

Underwater Glider Games

These underwater gliders make underwater games so much more fun. This glider will glide, boomerang, and spiral up to 60 feet underwater for hours of underwater fun. You can play games like keep-away or aiming games underwater with these gliders.

Price: --
(610 customer reviews)
  • ORIGINAL STINGRAY GLIDER POOL TOY: Brightly colored glider propels itself and glides through the water—Travels over 60 feet!
  • AMAZING POOL TRICKS: Stingray glides, boomerangs, and spirals upwards-- Tons of fun!
  • ADJUSTABLE FIN WINGS: Adjust the fins/wings to create your own flight patterns.
  • LARGE SIZE: Aerodynamic design 8” inches in length and 10.75” inches wing-width.
  • AGES 5 and up

Cannonball Championship

Sometimes cannonballs can be a nuisance to other swimmers, so why not set aside a few minutes of time to judge a cannonball contest? Cannonball lovers can get all their cannonballs out of their system during this contest, where you and others can judge on style, height, and splash.

Colors

In this game, players choose a color on the edge of the pool. The other player at the other end of the pool calls out a color, and if their color is called, they try to swim as quietly as possible. If the IT player turns around and you are off the edge they can chase you, but if you still have your hand on the edge they are out.

Deep-Sea Treasure Hunt (with coins)

Get a jar full of clean coins and scatter them across the pool. On “Go!” players will jump in the pool and try to collect as much money as they can. After counting, the player with the most coins wins (either a prize of your choosing OR the whole jar of coins!).

Beachball Race

You can have many variations of this game with different or additional rules, with the main objective of getting a beachball from one side of the pool to the other. Keep it above water, or below the surface, or only using your breath to get it to the other side.

F-I-S-H (similar to HORSE)

Using the classic rules for the HORSE basketball game, F-I-S-H requires players to imitate the swimming motions of the person before them. If you can’t imitate a motion then you get a letter until you spell “FISH.”

Inflatable Water Slide

This inflatable waterslide is sure to be the biggest hit of the pool party. The slide floats so it can be set up on the edge of the pool or even on top of the water.

Price: $249.99
(25 customer reviews)
  • Giant 108 x 84 x 50" 2 lane Waterslide
  • Makes a great dock or pool slide
  • Zippered connection system for connecting with WOW's 10'x6' Water Walkway or 6'x6' Water Mat so you can build your own WOW Water World Playground
  • Connect as many walkway and mats together as you like
  • Inflatable side rails. Bright graphics for high visibility on the water
  • Heavy-duty PVC construction

Floatie Race

In this racing game, players on floaties get on one side of the pool. On “Go!” the players must get to the other side of the pool any way they can while remaining on their floaties. If you fall off your floatie you must start from the beginning.

Frozen T-Shirt Contest

This game is sure to bring lots of fun to your pool party. Soak a handful of t-shirts and freeze them into crumpled balls overnight. The game requires a team of players (or single players) to thaw out their shirt by any means possible (breathing on it, rubbing it, whacking it on the ground), where the winner is the first person to successfully put on the shirt.

Find The Water Bottle

This game is very much like finding a needle in a haystack. You won’t know how hard it is to find a full clear water bottle in a pool until you try. The one who finds the bottle (or the most bottles) wins the game.

Foam Water Blaster Soaker Water Fight

These water blasters will provide hours of fun for children of all ages. All you have to do is stick the end of the blaster in the water and pull the lever all the way back to load the soaker, then push the lever forward to blast water at your friends and opponents.

Price: $12.99
(32 customer reviews)
  • 🎈Great Fun in Hot Summer day: 4 long distance shoot water gun blasters, kids love team game, your children can play together with others. Long shooting distance(up to 30 ft), You will absolutely found that kids enjoy playing squirt guns with companions.
  • 🎈Wide Application & Easy to Use: Kids can play the pool water guns in swimming pool, seaside beach, water park, outdoor yard or even bath; Our foam water gun always be the easiest funny toys, just put water gun head into water, toward to targets, shooting water, laughing and funny.
  • 🎈Safety Material & Great Designs: Our super soaker gun were certified by ASTM. Made of ECO foam & premium softness and comfortable plastic. 4 bright colors inspire kids' desires to play with, 4 kinds of popular animals on the handle (Monkey, Frog, Dinosaur, Bear) easy to grip.
  • 🎈Unexpected Fun Function: when we play with friends and family in lawn, not only making fun & cool off in hot summer, but also can water for grass, even can protect pet and plants by shooting water.
  • 🎈100% Satisfaction Guarantee: This is the best gift squirt guns for toddlers in summer, any dissatisfaction, we promise 100% refund in 365 days. Also, we absolutely believe that your children will love this summer with funny water gun toys.

Octopus

In this game, one player is in the center of the pool while others try to swim from one end to the other without being tagged. Once they are tagged, they hold hands and try to tag the other players. Whoever gets to the end wins and becomes the octopus in the middle.

Scavenger Hunt

In this underwater scavenger hunt, individual players or teams will search for sunken items at the bottom of the pool. They can only hold one item at a time and must drop the item in their basket at the edge of the pool before going back underwater to search for more.

Red Light Green Light

A fun game for all ages, red light green light is played with one judge outside the water. On “Green light!” players swim to the other side until they hear “Red light!” in which they must freeze in place. Those who don’t remain frozen are out, the winner is the first person to reach the end of the pool while following the rules.

Floating Beanbag Toss

Similar to the floating cornhole game, this floating beanbag toss features a floating bucket that you try to throw the bean bags and balls into. Play this in the pool or outside the pool.

Price: $59.99
(128 customer reviews)
  • 2 heavy duty collapsible black and blue bucket targets, 6 hacky sacks (3 for each team), backpack carrying case and instructions
  • Perfect for any trip; tailgate, camping adventure, beach visit, picnic or BBQ, float it in the pool
  • Play 3 styles: Throw it - assist it - hack it; something for everyone; soccer, hacky sackers, cornhole players, young and old
  • Less than 20 seconds to assemble and breakdown, portable w/carrying case
  • 1/10 the size of cornhole and 1/10 the weight of cornhole, with much more variety and excitement

Simon Says

Simon says is a classic game that can be played at any pool party. Do what one player (Simon) says, but only when they say “Simon says.” If a player does what Simon says without hearing “Simon Says,” they are out. Last player standing wins.

Keep Away

An easy game to play in the pool is “Keep Away,” where one person in the middle tries to get the beach ball or football while the rest try to keep it away. If the player in the middle touches the ball or touches a player while holding the ball, the game is over and the player touched or who threw the ball is now it.

Swim Through Rings

Use these swim through rings for a variety of games and activities. These underwater rings feature air chambers that allow you to adjust the height of each ring underwater.

Price: $19.99
(729 customer reviews)
  • Innovative swim thru rings are collapsible
  • Adjustable air chambers allow you to change the underwater depth
  • 31-inch in diameter
  • Inflatable chambers are decorated with turtles and fish (colors may vary)
  • Recommended for children 8-years old and up

Nerf Guns

Whether you are in the pool or around the pool, a good old-fashioned nerf gun fight can provide lots of fun to your pool party for kids of all ages. Get out your favorite nerf guns and have a blast.

Hacky Sack

Hacky sack can be played near the pool for those who don’t feel like swimming. This game is better for older kids and adults who can keep kicking the hacky around without it touching the ground.

Ladder Toss

Ladder toss is an outdoor game that is easy to learn and brings lots of fun in this skill-based throwing game. Throw the “bolas” in the air and try to get them to wrap around a specific rung of the ladder.

Price: $38.99
(392 customer reviews)
  • Easy-to-learn game offers interactive family fun
  • Includes 2 upright ladder-shaped targets, 3 blue bolas, and 3 red bolas
  • PVC pipes create target framework, which measures 40 x 24 inches each
  • Simple to assemble; lightweight; carry case included for easy transport and storage
  • Designed for 2 to 4 players; suitable for ages 14 and up; for indoor/outdoor play

Hookey Ring Toss

For those who need a break from the pool, set up this “hookey” ring toss game on a post, a tree, or even on the ground. Toss rings at the hookey board and add up your points to try to win.

Price: $34.97
(893 customer reviews)
  • STRUGGLING to FIND FAMILY GIFT IDEAS OR FUN FAMILY GAMES for KIDS and ADULTS?, and are all year round best gifts for teen boys 2019...our hookey ring toss games are always very highly rated and are wonderful family gifts for christmas
  • LOOKING for UNIQUE MENS GIFTS IDEAS for CHRISTMAS OR UNIQUE GIFTS for MEN WHO HAVE EVERYTHING? our classic hookey have been best selling christmas gifts for men for 3 years now..it's been so popular that we added the 20 inch GIANT HOOKEY and our 8 inch game Hooko (gag gift for men) to our collection
  • MAN CAVE GIFTS FOR DAD WHO HAS EVERYTHING. gifts for dads who have everything are hard to shop for, but i bet they don't have this very popular mens gift set in their game room. fantastic for some fun bar games or if you need quality home bar gifts for men
  • KID SAFE HOOKEY RING TOSS GAME, a very safe alternative to a dart board, and no sharp darts or holes in your wall, now that's a bonus...these kids games are highly challenging, very addictive, and are also beautifully finished gifts for boys and girls of all ages
  • OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU, at Elite Sportz, customer satisfaction is our number 1 priority. All Hookey Ring Toss Games come with a 1 year Warranty.

Watermelon Relay

The watermelon relay is fun for all ages and requires players to try to get a watermelon across the entire length of the pool without having the watermelon sink to the bottom. The heavier the watermelons the harder the game becomes!

Dolphin Relay

Using beach balls, players must get their beach ball from one side of the pool to the other only using their noses to push the beach ball across the water surface.

Floating Water Polo

This floating water polo goal makes it easy to get a full game of water polo going or just for two players to try to score against each other.

Price: $39.99
(25 customer reviews)
  • MAKE A SPLASH: Beat the heat this summer with this stylish GoSports Water Polo Goal Set; Includes 1 Water Polo Goal, 3 inflatable 6” balls and premium hand pump
  • WATER POLO REINVENTED: GoSports modernized this classic pool addition with a fun and functional patent pending design built for water sports; The goal is made from heavy duty PVC and netting and is 4 ft. wide and 2 ft. tall, perfect for any backyard pool;
  • EASY POOL ADDITION:Whether you’re an avid water polo player or looking for fun pool toys this summer, our GoSports Water Polo Goal is a fun and easy addition to bring guaranteed excitement to the pool
  • SIMPLIFIED SETUP: GoSports pre glued as many parts as possible to make the goal set up easy so you can quickly dive into the fun
  • GOSPORTS WARRANTY: GoSports is a US Company with US Customer Support 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Paper Boat Race

With this paper boat race, players will use paper to build their boats, and will then attempt to blow their boats across the pool before they sink. The player who gets theirs to the other edge first (or who’s boat stays afloat the longest) wins!

Atomic Whirlpool

This can be a fun activity and the more the merrier! A group of swimmers will walk, then jog, then run in a circle to create a whirlpool! Try throwing items inside once the whirlpool is created.

Inflatable Water Wheel Races

These water wheels act like hamster wheels but are more difficult to maneuver than you might think. Try to get from one side of the pool to the other without falling into the pool.

Price: $29.00
(213 customer reviews)
  • Big colorful kids water wheel for a fun pool experience
  • Easy to inflate and deflate, Repair patch included for extended life
  • Sturdy construction, made of heavy duty PVC material
  • Recommended for ages 3 and up with adult supervision
  • Approximate dimension in inches when inflated 52" outer diameter x 25" width x 35" inner diameter

Jump Rope Cup Of Water

It’s hard enough to jump rope but even harder to hold a cup full of water while jumping. See how many times you can jump in a row without spilling your cup of water.

Swimming Obstacle Course

You can set up the obstacle course in a variety of ways. Use underwater rings and floaties and beach balls and anything you can think of. Start the race and see who can finish the obstacle course the quickest.

Putt-Putt Golf

For those who need some time to relax from swimming, set up this putt-putt golf mat near the pool and allow party-goers to putt around.

Price: $41.49
You save: $8.50 (17%) (17 %)
(2902 customer reviews)
  • Manufactured from PET resin
  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Kidney shaped practice putting green
  • High quality putting surface stays smooth
  • Built in sand trap cutouts catch missed shots
  • 3 practice cup cutouts
  • Measures 3 by 9 feet
  • Non skid backing

Rollors Backyard Game

Rollors is a game that combines horseshoes, bocce ball, and bowling all in one. Use these numbered wooden discs for a variety of games at your next pool party!

Price: $29.95
(25 customer reviews)
  • The Expansion Pack does NOT include the carrying bag, goals or measuring device (disks only).
  • Rollors is a super cool new game which combines horseshoes, bocce ball and outdoor bowling. The large wooden pieces included in our backyard game set are easy to grab, making this yard game a great choice for kids of all ages.
  • Rollors isn't only for kids...this unique yard game has also been presented with the 2015 Men's Journal 'Gear of the Year' Award.
  • Bring the expansion pack along with a Rollors game to backyard BBQs, picnics, beach outings, camping trips or tailgating parties to add some FUN to your outdoor activity.
  • Rollors also make a fabulous gift ideas for those enjoy being outdoors or partaking in backyard entertaining!

Egg Spoon Race

Again, sometimes nothing can beat the classics. Here’s an egg and spoon race game set that includes spoons and wooden eggs to use for your next competition.

Price: $11.49
(80 customer reviews)
  • FUN KIDS PARTY GAME – Watch how much fun your kids will have racing with the egg and spoon balancing game. Simply balance the egg on the spoon and see how far you can run! Great outdoor fun perfect for kids and adults alike
  • LEARN SKILLS & HAVE FUN – The egg and spoon outdoor race game will teach your children balance & coordination skills as well as good learning good sportsmanship. Kids will be having so much fun, they won’t realize they’re learning a new skill
  • SET OF 6 SPOONS & EGGS – Each party game set includes 6 multicolored 12” wooden spoons and 6 multicolored 2.5” wooden eggs. Made from a smooth and strong wood that will not break or crack even if you drop them. Choose your favorite color and play!
  • GET OUT AND PLAY – Fun and easy to play lawn party game great for kids birthday parties and other fun events. Play by balancing the egg on the wooden spoon in your hand or if you want more of a challenge, try balancing with the spoon in your mouth! (Wash before)
  • FAMILY FUN – Create laughter and fun memories with the whole family! A simple yard party game for anyone at any age. Also makes a great gift for any with an upcoming birthday or for the family barbeque

Swimming Pairs

This is a really fun game where teams of two race from one side of the pool to the other, however, one player must hold the legs of the one in front, and the front player uses their arms while the back player uses their legs to swim across.

Chuck The Duck

This game is about speed and strategy. You get a numbered chip, and on “Go!” you swim to find the same numbered duck. Return the duck to your chip, and then get back in the water to find Chuck the duck. The player who gets Chuck back to his numbered friend wins!

Price: $7.41
You save: $2.58 (26%) (26 %)
(23 customer reviews)
  • This game is for 1 to 5 players to enjoy with family and friends on a warmer day
  • The Chuck The Duck game includes 5 ducks, 5 chips, 1 whistle and 1 Chuck
  • This is the perfect addition for parties or backyard activities that will get competitive
  • This outdoor game comes with a reusable mesh carry bag for ease of transportation
  • Water Sports LLC is well known for building leisure, pool and backyard marine products

Waterproof UNO Splash

Play your ultimate favorite card game of UNO right in the pool with this waterproof Uno Splash card set. It comes with plastic cards and a clip to keep your cards together.

Price: $11.24
(844 customer reviews)
  • Play the special Splash edition of UNO
  • Durable, waterproof plastic cards.
  • Handy clip keeps all the cards together and attaches to a beach bag, backpack, or camping gear.
  • Play by matching color or number, or play an action card against your opponent.
  • Score points by being the first to get rid of all the cards in your hand.
  • Don’t forget: when you have only one card left, yell "UNO!"
  • Now you can play UNO anywhere!

Number Crunch

Similar to collecting as many ping pong balls as you can, this takes the game to a new level where you number each ping pong ball and instead of counting the number of balls you collect, you add up the numbers. Make this even more challenging by only allowing players to collect one ball at a time.

3-Legged Race

This classic game requires using bands to tie one player’s right leg to another player’s left leg. They must work together to race to the finish line.

Price: $10.99
(37 customer reviews)
  • Package include: 8pcs assorted color 3-legged race bands. Each comes with an individual package.
  • Size: 1.96*20Inch. Three legged race bands can be stretched to 28.7inch.
  • Material: nylon and Velcro tape.
  • Repurpose: 3-legged race bands are perfect for relay race game, carnival, field day, backyard.
  • Features: it is convenient Velcro tape and good elastic that are easy for both adults and children to put on and take off. And will not break during the whole race band game.

4-Legged Race

You’ve heard of the 3-legged race, but how about the 4-legged race? Use these special 4 legged race bands to work as a team of 4 people to get across the finish line before the other team.

Price: $12.99
(9 customer reviews)
  • 【Specifications】4 persons/2 pcs/113*5cm(44.49*1.97inch)
  • 【COMFORTABLE & DURABLE】Adoption of high quality nylon.Good toughness, high strength, heat resistance and wear-resisting, can be recycled in different environments.
  • 【EASY TO USE】 Adjustable elastic leggings, easy to put on and take off. Double stitching, stronger and safer. The viscidity of thread is great and it won't get loose.
  • 【FUNNIEST GAME】Great for indoor and outdoor play, sports events, competitions, school fun days, family party, friends party, company expansion, birthday party, teamwork training etc.
  • 【Tips】This product heat very fast, perfect for traditional carnival race and bring more fun for children and adults, please mind your hands.

Step Stones

This is a game for the long-legged people! Each player takes a turn to see how many steps it takes to get across the pool. Long strides help, and the player with the least amount of steps wins!

Balancing Game

In this pool-based balancing game, pick a floatie (Intertubes or donuts work best), and stand up on it. The last person that remains balanced above water wins.

Pling Plong Game

You read correctly, this game is called “Pling Plong,” and is the fast-paced ping pong game of skill, luck and strategy. Bounce balls into the opponent’s cups to eliminate them, but avoid the black cup which means you’re out!

Price: $23.45
You save: $1.54 (6%) (6 %)
(135 customer reviews)
  • Includes 25 cups: 6 red, 6 yellow, 6 green, 6 blue, 1 black
  • Also includes: 9 Ping-Pong Balls, 4 Interlocking Game Trays, Game Rules
  • Age 8+, 2-4 players
  • Set-up in seconds with easy interlocking trays!

Floating Bucket Ball

This game can be set up inside or outside the pool, where the aim of the game is to shoot the balls into the opponent’s buckets until all the buckets are gone. This is a super-sized version of beer pong.

Price: $53.99
You save: $6.00 (10%) (10 %)
(368 customer reviews)
  • TENS OF THOUSANDS SOLD!!! BucketBall is the ultimate beach, pool, poolside, backyard, camping, tailgating and outdoor game family and friends love playing.
  • WHAT'S INCLUDED? Our Beach Edition Starter Pack Includes 12 Ultra-Durable Buckets (6 Light Blue & 6 Orange), 2 Hybrid Balls, Tote Bag & Instructions - Includes Lifetime Warranty - Patent Pending
  • PORTABLE! LIGHTWEIGHT! CONVENIENT! BucketBall is portable, lightweight and convenient to take anywhere on the go. BucketBall weighs less than 7 pounds. When BucketBall is setup for game play, it is just as large as cornhole. However, when BucketBall is packaged inside it's tote bag, it takes up less than a cubic foot of space.
  • EXCLUSIVE ACCESSORIES! BucketBall has accessories that allow you to choose the type of game play experience you desire. Our inflatable racks (not included) allow you to play BucketBall without the need for water, sand or some weighted object. The inflatable racks provide the best game playing experience both on land and on water. We offer 3 different game balls: Hybrid Balls, Bucket Pong Balls (not included), and Tailgate Balls(not included).
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY! Our hassle-free lifetime warranty will replace any damaged part forever!

Keep The Cotton Ball Dry

How hard is it to keep a cotton ball dry in the pool? Extremely hard. Try to get a cotten ball from one end of the pool to the other without getting it wet.

Diving For Words

Write words on diving rings or sticks, and call out words for players to search for at the bottom of the pool. The player with the most words in the end wins!

Velcro Ball Dart Board

Use this velcro dartboard and these velcro balls to have a blast inside or outside the pool. Set this up on the ground, on a floatie, or onto a tree or post to see who can the most points.

Price: $11.95
You save: $8.00 (40%) (40 %)
(53 customer reviews)
  • ✅-Safe play - Classic popular velcro dart board game for kids. 6 plastic balls covered in velcro are kids safe.
  • ✅- Easy to use - Our lightweight and easy to carry dart board for kids can be enjoyed anytime.
  • ✅- Educate - Stimulate young children to enjoy sports by participating in a simple scoring game.
  • ✅- Dart set - Colorful fabric dart board and 6 Hook-and-Loop balls for little players.
  • ✅- Your kid's satisfaction is our priority. If for whatever reasons you are not happy with our products we will refund your purchase without any questions asked.

Rubber Horseshoes

Here’s a safe horseshoe alternative for kids. Use this rubber horseshoe set to teach kids horseshoes allowing them to play in a safe and easy-to-play way.

Price: --
(46 customer reviews)
  • INDOOR OUTDOOR ANYWHERE FLOOR GAME ACTIVITIES HORSESHOES TOSS GAME FOR ALL AGES
  • NO. 1 BEST OF OUTDOOR LAWN BACKYARD GAMES FOR MULTI PLAYERS OR MULTI TEAMS GAME FOR HOURS OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT.
  • INCLUDE 4 HORSESHOES,2 PEGS FOR OUTDOOR USE AND 2 PEGS FOR INDOOR USE & 2 RUBBER MATS WITH POST STANDS &MESH CARRYING BAG. GAME RULES INCLUDED
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: As always,SPORT BEATS stands behind all products, and wants to ensure the satisfaction of all of our valued customers. 100% Money Back Guarantee,any questions connect us!

Noodle Raft Race

In order to make this work, you’re going to need a lot of pool noodles! Allow kids to create their own raft using pool noodles, and see who can get across the pool the fastest.

Coast Athletic CA8700 Famous Foam Pool Noodles, 4 Piece
Price: --
(354 customer reviews)
  • Measures 58" by 2.25 " (the center hole is between 1/2" and 3/4" diameter)
  • Assorted bright colors, as the colors you receive may vary from the picture and are chosen at random
  • Great for a variety of pool games
  • Closed cell design resist wear

Flying Frisbee Aim Game

This 2-in1 frisbee game set allows you to use a net or a bottle balanced on a post to try to aim and win in this flying frisbee game. You can replace the frisbees for balls or bean bags and get the same effect.

Price: $44.99
(8 customer reviews)
  • [ NEW 2-IN-1 DESIGN ]- Compare to other normal disc golf game or individual target toss game set,our new frisbee game set contains two types of devices and play ways: frisbee bottle Game,Disc Toss Game,free your load and save your space.Just enjoy the endless of fun!
  • [ WHAT'S INCLUDED ]-Our 2-IN-1 toss game set includes 2 Ultra-Durable Telescopic PVC pole ladder set, ,4 frisbee (2 blue &2 red),2 bottles (2 brown),one tuck net and product instructions.
  • [ EVENT DAY FAVORITE ]- Fun for players of all ages and a hit at parties, BBQs, tailgates, holiday weekends, campsites and more!It’s the ultimate beach, pool, poolside, backyard, camping, tailgating and outdoor game family and friends will love playing.
  • [ EASY INSTALLATION ]- With telescopic and snap joint design, this multi-function toss game set can set up well in 2 minutes.In addition ,this toss game set weighs less than 8 pounds. However, when it is packaged inside it's package box, it takes up less than a cubic foot of space,convenient to take anywhere on the travel.
  • [ PRODUCT HELP]- What we care most is our customers happiness and satisfaction.Contact our friendly staff at anytime and we guarantee to give you an excellent after purchase experience.

Ping Pong Splash Herding

In this game, you will dump a ton of ping pong balls into the water. Then, players will choose a wall or are of the wall, and will attempt to use only splashing water to get their balls to their area of the wall. When a ping pong ball touches their wall, only then can they remove the ball from the water and add it to their basket. Whoever has the most in the end wins!

Knock Down The Cans

Based on the classic carnival game, use this party game set to set up cans and see how many each player can knock down with one, two or three throws of the provided beanbags.

Price: $20.99
(73 customer reviews)
  • 😊A FUN AND SIMPLE GAME:This bean bag game set includes 15 tin cans and 4 beanbags. Stacking cans into a pyramid, then toss the beanbag to try to knock them down. Whoever knocks down the most cans wins!
  • 👾CUTE PAINTED FACES ADD TO FUN: Each one of the 15 colorful cans has a different face, and on the back there are numbers for scoring, so this may also become an exciting and inviting way for kids to learn numbers, simple addition, subtraction, and more.
  • 🎉STURDY AND STRONG: The cans are made of sturdy metal, and the beanbags are strong quality that will not tear open easily, This set are brightly colored for your best carnival experience ever.
  • 🌟NOISY AND HARMLESS: Youngsters always enjoy opportunities to make some noise, and these lightweight cans make a satisfying crash and clatter when they’re knocked down.
  • 🌹PERFECT GAME FOR ANY OCCASION: Kids and Adults can have lots of fun by playing this beanbag toss game, which is perfect for Birthday party, carnival games, Easter games, Garden games and more.

Underwater Swim Ring Competition

Use your underwater swim rings and other sinking toys to see how many rings you can swim through. You can make it more difficult by requiring a sunken toy to be collected in order to win.

Price: $19.99
(729 customer reviews)
  • Innovative swim thru rings are collapsible
  • Adjustable air chambers allow you to change the underwater depth
  • 31-inch in diameter
  • Inflatable chambers are decorated with turtles and fish (colors may vary)
  • Recommended for children 8-years old and up

Pirate Ships

In this game, remain on your floatie until the end to win. Players cannot touch other people’s ships, but can use noodles and beach balls to try and knock them over. Last player that remains on their floatie wins.

Molkky Wooden Stick Throwing Game

Originating in Finland in 1996, this wooden stick throwing game uses 12 numbered sticks and one throwing stick to try to get the most points. A fun game for poolside activities.

Price: $36.99
(22 customer reviews)
  • 【FUN YARD GAME】- The wooden throwing lawn game originates from Finland in 1996. It's great game and lots of family fun. The game can be played on a variety of surfaces such as grass, sand, and it will be a HIT at your family BBQ, beach party, or any other get together.
  • 【HIGH QUALITY】- ROPODA Wooden Throwing Molkky Game is made of premium knot-free rubber wood for added durability, they are natural. The wood pieces are well made and sanded smooth. With the 12-wooden numbered skittles, a throwing pin and a crate.
  • 【EASY TO PLAY】- Wooden Throwing Molkky Game is a very easy game to learn and can be enjoyed by both young and old. This game requires no special equipment and success is based on a combination of chance and skill. Super easy to set up and play, instructions included.
  • 【EASY TO STORAGE AND CARRY】- ROPODA Wooden Throwing Molkky Game comes with a wooden storage crate with rope handles, it can helps you to easily carry to your next group outdoor event and store each game piece while not in use.
  • 【ROPODA HELP】- Customer satisfaction is our first priority. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we are willing to help you.

Cardboard Boat Race

If you have a bunch of cardboard and duct tape, this can prove to be a fun activity for all ages. Allow players to create their own boat or raft out of cardboard and tape only, and see who can get across the pool first without sinking.

Get some games going at your next pool party!

You don’t have to play every single game, but think about the people who will be attending your upcoming pool party, and pick out at least a few of these games and activities that you think would they would find fun and entertaining. If you know some kids don’t enjoy being in the pool for long periods of time, make sure you have something they can play near the pool instead of in it. For those who can’t swim very well, make sure you set up some games in the shallow end of the pool to make sure every party attendee has fun! 

You will surely have a blast with these swimming pool games!

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28 thoughts on “99 Swimming Pool Games and Activities – Best Party Ideas for Kids, Adults, and Family Fun”

  1. This is a pretty cool list with pretty much everything I can think of when it comes to pool games. It’s so much fun to have a pool and play in it on hot summer days.

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  2. I wish we had the weather over here for swimming pools in the first place. You could play these in a public pool but it could go either of two ways; great or poorly!

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