Scavenger hunt

Playing in the swimming pool is loads of fun, especially if you include this game. It can be played by all ages, making it a race for the older ones to see who can get the most objects or just a familiarisation to water with the younger ones.

Make a pool noodle raft

Combine outdoor fun with science experiments by challenging your kids to make a raft out of pool noodles. Will it float? Will it hold together? Will it carry your weight? What else can you do with your pool noodle raft?

Sharks and minnows

This is a summertime favourite! Get the kids in the pool and play this fabulous kids birthday party game of sharks and minnows. This pool game is a great kids activity to liven up any party. Just remember to keep a few responsible adults around to keep watch.  

Thai seafood salad

Fresh, zesty and overflowing with flavour, this Thai seafood salad is a breeze to prepare and is bound to impress on Christmas Day. Prepare the marinade ahead of time, then it’s just a case of throwing the seafood on the barbie, a quick toss and lunch is served!

Guacamole dip

Guacamole dip is a delicious Mexican snack made of avocado, lemon juice and chilli. This dip has a spicy tang and includes diced tomato and coriander to give it a little extra zing.

Dolphins in the water

A great game to strengthen childrens swimming skills, this pool game encourages children to work as a part of a team. Gather the kids and hold on tight as you watch them develop their skills in the pool. Keep watch though!

Classic coleslaw

Crunchy salad veggies in a light mayo dressing make this classic coleslaw recipe a barbecue staple and the perfect partner to any grilled meat or fish dish. YUM!

Find a coin

This is a great game to play in the pool with the kids or make it a summer party game! The kids will love racing against their friends to find the coins first.

Marco Polo

Marco? Polo! Marco Polo is a fun game for confident swimmers who enjoy strategy and chasing games. Find your way around this great pool game for kids with these easy step-by-step instructions and great variations!

Cannonball pool jump

Summer means it is time for water games and outdoor activities in the pool! So why not grab the family or your friends and challenge them to the cannonball pool jump. You do not need anything other than your swimming costume and a few friends.