Your pool is a perfect place for you and your family gather for fun family moments, so why is it that so many families fail to use their pool for family time? Your swimming pool has many different options and they all offer unique ways to enjoy family fun. Here are a few that we love.
The water slide is one of the biggest attractions for younger kids. They love the feeling of the fall and are encouraged by the fact that these slides are usually placed in fairly shallow water. Try spending a few minutes with your kids on the slide. It might just help you reconnect with your childhood!
Diving boards are also a great family fun feature. The diving board is not for everyone, but for those that can swim well, it is the best part of the pool. The diving board also offers a chance for great diving competitions.
Another great feature of a family pool is the spa area. There is nothing quite like going from the warmth of the spa to the coolness of the pool. (Always make sure that kids are well attended in the spa- while it is more shallow it is not a baby pool and still poses drowning risks.)
Waterfalls are also a great family fun feature for your swimming pool. They add beauty and function all in one. Waterfalls also allow the kids to plunge under the water while letting parents enjoy the peaceful sound of flowing water.
When it comes to family fun in the pool, there is nothing that beats a volleyball net. Playing water volleyball is not only great exercise, but it is also a great way to spend more time with your family.
Bubblers are upward facing water jets placed in shallow pool areas. The jet breaks the water surface in a fun, bubbling fashion that kids and babies love! You can backlight them with colored lights to add to the fascination!