Summary: Picking up the essentials before you host a backyard pool party can make your experience both safer and more enjoyable.
The hot summer months are arguably the best times for outdoor activities. Heading outside to play, explore, and enjoy the warm weather can help you soak up the fresh air and boost your spirits.
If you have a pool in your backyard, the summer is the perfect time to invite people over and organize a pool party. There are few better ways to cool off from the heat than jumping into a refreshing pool. If you want your pool party to be a huge success, make sure to prepare ahead of time.
No pool party is complete without a solid selection of snacks. Pick up or prepare some finger food, such as hamburgers, sandwiches, and chips, that you and your guests can easily eat. Cold beverages like juice, water, and soda, will also help prevent the heat from getting to you too much. Make good use of plastic containers and ice chests to keep the food and drinks protected from insects and fresh for hours.
Hosting a pool party during the day when the sun is out is the best way to go. However, even if your guests are wearing sunscreen they will likely need to a break from the sun at some point during the festivities.
Set up a table and some chairs underneath an umbrella to provide some shade for your guests. Here, they can dry off, eat some snacks, and just hang out before jumping back into the water. Reclining chairs are also great for when your guests want to dry off in the sun or tan.