A pool is an awesome feature to have in the home, but what could possibly make it cooler? How about the latest and greatest floats, toys, and games? And not just for kids, adults can also benefit from some of these inflatable features. Play beer pong in your own backyard but in water! Here’s some cool pool toys 2018 has to offer.

”I do a lot of swimming, both in the ocean and in the pool.” - Catherine Zeta-Jones

The Doughnut Float

Cool pool toy ideas for kids and adults
Matching floats for kids of all ages. Source: Amazon

When they say “whatever floats your boat” they might not have had this in mind. This giant doughnut is very reminiscent of something you would find in The SImpsons cartoon and even features a bite mark at the base. Sail away in style with this fun pool toy. Some other awesome floats include:

  • Pool pillow float
  • Puppy float
  • Beer cooler float
  • The Aqua Table
  • See-saw rocker
  • Pizza craft
  • Starfighter float
  • Inflatable slide
  • Mermaid shell
  • Smarties raft
  • Peace sign float
  • Tootsie roll raft
  • Floating recliner
  • Boathouse floating habitat

Inflatable Volleyball

Vollyball has never been more relaxing
Inflatable sports games for the pool! Source; Toyball

Volleyball is the ultimate beach game, but don’t let the absence of sand stop you. With this inflatable volleyball set up you too can enjoy a game of water volleyball in your own backyard. It’s great for friends, family, kids, or just as a low impact exercise. This is one of those cool pool gadgets that you’ll never get tired of. All you need is an air pump or a decent pair of lungs.

RIng Toss Games

A ring toss game where you don't have to bend down to pick up the pieces
Play a game of ring toss with the kiddies. Source: Only Swim

Aside from volleyball there are few games as easy to learn (and as applicable to water) as ring toss. Just try to get your ring around the other team’s pole, and now you don’t have to worry about reaching down to pick it up on a miss. There are few fun pool toys as simple as that. Just inflate and play to kill a few hours, and it also works great with kids.

Underwater Disco Lights

Have a disco light party in your pool
Time for a dance party in the water. Source: eBay

This might sound a little outlandish, but the effect is quite remarkable. You can actually create your own disco party without the ball. Underwater disco lights are easy to install and only require some music to really get the party going. This is definitely at the top of our list for cool pool gadgets 2018. The dancing might be slower, but it’s certainly just as fun as a club. And the best part is there’s no cover charge.

Rock Climbing Wall

How awesome would this pool addition be for your backyard?
Certainly one of the more impressive pool features. Source: Student

Sure, it’s expensive. But it’s also awesome. Having a rock climbing wall above your swimming pool is a fun way to stay in shape.

Rock climbing itself is a great exercise, made only greater by dropping off into the water for a refreshing dip. It’s quite the thrill to drop into a pool, and begs for adrenaline junkies who like to seek thrills in any activity. There aren’t a lot of other cool pool gadgets like this one.

Remote Controlled Drink + Snack Holder

The best goodies are sometimes the smallest ones
Why get out of the pool when you want another drink? Source: Hammatcher

Just float your food and beverages on over via R/C. What better way to enjoy the lazy summer days than to have your own electronic waiter? This is perfect for people who don’t want to get out of their float for a while. It’s one of the most convenient motorized pool toys for adults out there

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