If you plan to have a new year’s pool party, you need to be creative and committed. Most people start planning early in advance to avoid the last minute rush to make their pool party a success. With awesome decorations, some fun games, festive drinks and some great friends, your pool party will be an unforgettable experience. Here are some pool party ideas you can have:

Pool party decorations

In pool party decorations, you need to have a good lighting scheme by either using Hayward ColorLogic pool lights or GLI ChillLites instead of having plain white lights. Hayward ColorLogic lights have 5 fixed colors and over 1500 different light shows to light up your pool at night. These cool lights are available in different shapes and sizes, they can either be set up around your backyard or float in your pool depending with what suits you best. In addition you can control their lighting sequence, intensity and frequency etc.

You can also decorate your pool by dying your pool water. Pool party dyes are non-toxic substances which are safe for all swimmers. You can choose red, green and blue. One 8oz bottle of pool dye can be used to treat a pool up to 40,000 gallons and it lasts between 3 and 5 days after which it will be removed by your swimming pool filters.

Pool party drinks

You also need some cool pool party drinks and appetizers. Since you will invite your friends to the pool party and you don’t need them to get thirsty, a you can use floating coolers for your pool. 

You can try this Sherbet punch recipe which has simple ingredients and process. Here is what you need:

  • 2 quarts lime sherbet
  • 2 liters ginger ale or lemon lime soda
  • 1 (46 ounce) can pineapple juice
  • Lemon and lime slices

After you’ve all these ingredients, place them in a large punch bowl. This recipe can yield 18-20 servings! You just need to know the number of friends you are having to preparing enough for each one of them.

Pool party snacks

You need to have snacks to make your pool party a success. However, instead of having the same snacks everyone has, you can get creative!

These ideas are just a baseline of what you can have in your pool party. You are not limited in anyway when preparing for a pool party. Therefore, you can go overboard to make your party memorable and outstanding.


Please note; if your pool party will involve drinking, you should enforce a ‘No drinking and diving policy’ to enhance safety or hire a lifeguard. The lifeguard should be trained, remain sober and vigilant all through to guarantee safety of those in and around the pool.



We Are Wishing You A Very Happy New Year!