The Best Inflatable Pools For Staying Cool This Summer

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Ah, summertime. School is out, the weather is warm, and the lemonade (or beer) is cold. The one thing that would make the day better? Some splashing around in a refreshingly cool pool! But what if you don’t have access to a pool in your backyard or community? Inflatable pools are a great (budget-friendly) way to have summertime fun, all while beating the heat! With so many to choose from, we decided to help you out and round up some of the BEST inflatable pools for all ages (fur babies included) to have fun with! Just don’t forget the air pump!

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Babies & Toddlers

Your little one is going to LOVE this flamingo mini pool. Roomy enough for a fun play date activity, this pool it the ultimate backyard addition for a summer of fun.

Your little monkey will go bananas for this adorable kiddie pool. With a built-in buddy and a canopy to keep the sun out of sensitive eyes and off sensitive skin, you’ll be having fun all summer long.

A kiddie pool to float around in your actual pool…yes, please! Not only will mom and dad be able to swim around with your munchkin, but this blow-up pool also comes accompanied with two toy ducks to swim around in their own little lazy river.

Pool, slide, and sprinklers…oh my! This all-in-one backyard kiddie pool game set includes a whale toy and ring toss game giving your little tykes hours of backyard summer fun.

No frills just fun. This fun inflatable pool is the perfect for families on the go. The low price point, but durable design makes it perfect for bringing to the beach, grandma’s house or even the park!


This inflatable pool is giving us major mermaid vibes. If your munchkin is dreaming of life under the sea with Flounder and Sebastian as their sidekick, this is the pool for you.

Big enough for up to 4 kids and two adults, this is the ideal pool if your little fishes love to swim.

Does it really get better than unicorns? No? I didn’t think so! Equipped with a mini slide, sprinkler, and more unicorn flare, this backyard play center is sure to be the hit of the summer.

This full-sized, rectangular inflatable pool if offered in two sizes – 95 x 56 x 22 inches or 120 x 72 x 22 inches. The sunshade also adds a convenient touch.

Parents, this pool is a slam dunk when it comes to summer fun. The entire neighborhood will be vying for a spot in the bracket, so it’s a good thing this pool is made from ultra-durable material to hold up through the roughest basketball tournement!


Grab your bestie, your latest insta-worthy swimsuit find, and a bottle of rose and cozy into this ultra adorable mini pool. The stuff of influencer dreams, this 5.5 ft wide inflatable pool with a super cool palm leaf pattern is the perfect addition to any weekend shenanigans.

This full-sized inflatable pool is the perfect finishing touch to your backyard bbq decor. Made with strong and sturdy material and can inflate within 3 minutes, you’ll stay cool while the grill stays hot.

The perfect lounging pool when you want to work on your tan, but the temperature is over 90 degrees. With a built-in seat and backrest, you’ll be tanning pretty but not overheating.

The whole gang can enjoy this large inflatable pool. Everyone will get a cozy seat to sit back, relax and sip on whichever frozen concoction was made for the day’s festivities.


Who says people get to have all the splish-splashing fun this summer? Your pup gets hot in summer, so why not get them their own personal swimming pool? Easy to set up with sturdy material to keep it in check, your fur baby will have a great time splashing around in this pool.

Puppy pool party? I think yes! Shallow enough for your short little shitzu and durable enough for your pouncing pitbull, this sprinkler splash pad will keep the fur babies entertained for hours!

Water-loving dogs rejoice when they pounce into this large puppy pool. Easy to set up and big enough to get some small laps in, your good boy or girl is going to love this.

Ok, ok, I know this isn’t an inflatable pool, but I’m high-key obsessed with this water fountain for my pup, and it’s the perfect backyard addition for summer fun! Perfect for pups of all ages and made with anti-rust material, this step fountain will keep your furry friend hydrated while also having fun in the sun.

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