Those hot summer days spent in the pool will be even more enjoyable with the addition of new water toys. From aquatic games to giant inflatables, these options mean your child won't have to worry about pool-time boredom.
Slip and slide
A pool isn't quite complete without the ultimate accessory: a great slide. Built with an innovative 360-degree design, the Inter-Fab G-Force Pool Slide guarantees a thrilling experience every time. Interfab G-Force Pool Slide, price upon request, Seahorse Pools & Spas.
Your kids will need to bring their A game to the pool when they play table tennis on this 54-inch floating tabletop. Featuring a hard surface with consistent playback action, the Poolmaster Floating Table Tennis Game also comes with two oversize floating paddles, three regulation balls and a game net with supports. Poolmaster Floating Table Tennis Game, $94.99, Sports Authority.
Need for speed
The Swimline Cyclone Spinner, an inflatable, aquatic merry-go-round, is guaranteed to put a new spin on water games. It seats up to five people, and challenges them to see who can withstand the force of the "cyclone" without hitting the water. Swimline Cyclone Spinner, $99.99, Overton's.
Nothing but net
Kids can take their basketball game off the court and into the pool with the Poola Hoops Basketball Game. Featuring a regulation-size rim, this toy is a great way to get the whole family in on pool-time fun. Poola Hoops Basketball Game, $269.99, Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies.
Light it up
After the hot summer day has turned to night, kick back with your kids and enjoy a colorful light and water show in your pool. Shooting plumes of water as it projects a kaleidoscope of colors on your pool's floor, the Floating Light and Water Show can also be connected to your iPod for a musically synchronized experience. Floating Light and Water Show, $59.95, Hammacher-Schlemmer
Set and serve
You don't need a sandy beach or hardwood court to get in some volleyball action this summer. A custom-made Anaconda Pool Volleyball System takes minutes to set up and promises hours of fun. Anaconda Volleyball System, $289.99, ToySplash.
It's not your grandma's rocking chair. The Poolmaster Aqua Rocker Fun Float is large enough to fit up to four kids at a time. This curved inflatable also doubles as a great pool lounge at the end of the day. Poolmaster Aqua Rocker Fun Float, $74.99, Dick's Sporting Goods.