Teens love nothing more than a pool party in the summertime! If you’re looking to throw the ultimate bash for your teen and their friends, then look no further. Your teen might feel too old for a party with pinatas and games, but a pool party is the perfect compromise – they get to invite all their friends and have some summertime fun, while you get to relax and enjoy the party too!
If you’re planning on throwing a pool party for your teen, there are a few things you need to do to think about to make it the ultimate party.
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If you don’t have your own swimming pool, don’t worry – you can always rent one for the day. Most public pools are available for parties, just make sure to get a few quotes so you can find the best price.
Your teen’s friends will be excited to come over and show off their swimming skills, so make sure you have a pool that’s big enough for everyone to enjoy. If you’re renting a pool, you can usually choose the size and depth, so take into account how many people will be coming and what their swimming abilities are. Having a good size backyard will make for more fun as you can play games in the pool and out.
Once you have the perfect pool, it’s time to start planning the party:
Try to send out invitations about two weeks in advance. This will give people time to clear their schedules and RSVP. Make sure to include all the important information, like the date, time, location, and what to bring.
When it comes to inviting people to a pool party, the options are endless. You can go the traditional route and hand out invitations to everyone you know, or you can get creative and make your own invitations. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are a few ideas for teen pool party invitations:
- Get creative with your wording. Instead of just saying “come to my pool party,” try something like “Come and celebrate Summer with me!” or “Time to make a splash!”
- Use bright colors and fun fonts to make your invitations stand out.
- Get personal by including each person’s name on the invitation. This way, they’ll feel like it’s truly meant for them and not just mass-produced.
- Make it clear what time the party starts and ends, so people know when they need to be there.
When it comes to teenage pool parties, the decorations are key to setting the right tone. There are a few key elements that should be included in any teen pool party décor. First, make sure to include plenty of colorful balloons and streamers. Balloons can be used to create fun balloon garlands or centerpieces and can be arranged around the pool area. Streamers can be hung from the ceiling or from trees to add some extra color and fun.
Lay out colorful beach towels around the pool area for people to use. You can even get creative and personalize them with each person’s name or initials to use as party favors
Pool Party Games and Activities
Now start planning the games and activities. You’ll want to have a mix of things to keep your teen and their friends entertained. Here are a few ideas to get the party started
If you want to get the party started and get everyone having fun, then music and dancing are a must at any pool party! A teen pool party isn’t complete without some great tunes to dance to so put on some of your teens’ favorite tunes and let them enjoy themselves. Make sure to set up your sound system near the pool so everyone can enjoy the music. Whether you’re playing from a Spotify playlist or putting together your own mix, picking the right tunes is essential for a great pool party.
Of course games in the swimming pool are always a hit! Whether it’s Marco Polo, water basketball, Minute to win it games or something else, teens will love getting in on the action. Get some pool toys to keep everyone entertained. From inflatable rafts to water guns, there are plenty of ways to make sure everyone is having fun in the sun.
Make sure you have sunscreen on hand for everyone who needs it. No one wants to get sunburned at a pool party! Make sure everyone is protected from the sun’s harmful rays by applying sunscreen before they head outside and have plenty of sunscreen available so that everyone can reapply as needed throughout the day.
Food and Drinks
No party is complete without food and drinks so make sure you have enough food and drink to go around. No one wants to be at a party where there’s nothing to eat or drink! So stock up on snacks and drinks before the party starts so that everyone stays happy and hydrated.
You could set up a buffet table with all of your favorite foods and drinks so everyone can enjoy themselves during the party.
For the food, try to stick to finger foods that won’t be too messy. Think about things like veggie and fruit platters, chips and dip, sandwiches, cupcakes and cookies. Or keep it simple and order in pizzas
By following these simple tips, you’re sure to throw the ultimate teen pool party that all your teen’s friends will be talking about long after summer is over!
So there you have it, everything you need to know to throw the ultimate teen pool party this summer. With a little planning and forethought, you can create a safe and fun environment for your teen and their friends to enjoy. Just remember to keep an eye on the weather forecast and be prepared with plenty of sunscreen, food, drinks, and activities to keep everyone happy.