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Leslie's Best Sellers: Pool Floats, Toys and Games

Looking for this year’s hottest pool floats? What about the season’s best pool toys and games? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve assembled a list of some of our most popular poolside accessories for 2021. From oversized floats to trendy gadgets, there’s a little something fun for everyone on this list.

glitter dragon oversized pool float

Gigantic Pool Floats

Every good pool has at least one standard size pool float. But the best pools have oversized pool floats. Whether you’re relaxing on your own or enjoying pooltime with friends, you’ll have a fun time riding a giant dragon, flamingo, t-rex, unicorn, or duck as it floats on the water. Large enough to hold several people, these enormous floats make for the perfect photo-op with friends and family!

splash runner motorized pool lounge

Motorized Pool Lounger

Don’t just float, drive around the pool! The Pool Candy Splash Runner is a motorized pool lounger that gives you complete control of your floating experience. Relax in place, cruise around the pool, or turn 360 degrees to observe your surroundings.

Dual 66-watt motors activate at the touch of a button, and the fully enclosed propellers keep safety at the forefront. The feature-rich raft is both stylish and comfortable, including a wide seat, high backrest, lower back support, and a cup holder to keep your refreshments handy. The sturdy construction can hold up to 300 pounds. Great for use in the pool or at the lake!

jumbo led lighted pool float

Lighted Pool Floats & Accessories

When swimming after dark, lighted accessories are the perfect addition to any pool or backyard area. For starters, toss an illuminated pool lounge or inflatable tube into the water. The multi-color lighted design looks awesome in the pool at night. Outside the pool, set up a couple of brightly lit inflatable chairs or an ottoman to boost the nighttime vibe. If you’re in the mood for games, grab a pair of LED lawn darts and turn the fun up a notch or two.

movie night in the swimming pool

Pool Party Must-Haves

Whether you’re planning a fun time at home with family, or you’re inviting a few friends over for a backyard bash, your poolside accessories can make or break the party.

If movie nights are your style, you won’t want to miss out on this inflatable projector screen, available in 20 foot or 16 foot sizes. Perfect for backyard gatherings, tailgate parties, camping adventures, or any other activity, this screen takes less than 5 minutes to set up. Set it up on one end of the pool, and float around on your favorite pool lounger while you watch your favorite movie or TV show under the starry night sky.

Don't forget about the music! You’re going to need a good waterproof Bluetooth speaker to use around the pool area. The Super LifeJacket Jolt lasts up to 30 hours on a single battery charge, so it’s perfect for full-day use. With Siri and Google voice assistant capabilities, the ability to pair with multiple other speakers, and several colorful LED lighting modes, the Super LifeJacket Jolt waterproof speaker is the ultimate backyard lifestyle accessory.

stylish propane fire pit

Backyard Lifestyle

Your pool is only a portion of your backyard area. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to make the most of your outdoor space. Just a few pieces of outdoor furniture can quickly turn a mundane space into a cozy oasis. First, start with stylish, comfy seating. Next, add in a fire pit for subtle ambiance and extra warmth on cool evenings. Multi-purpose fire pits are the best, because they can also serve as a table when not in use.

A trendy-looking patio cooler is the perfect addition to any outdoor lounging area. Perfect for water bottles, sports drinks, or yummy cocktails, the Pacific Cool Bar has a lid that lifts to reveal the cooler underneath. This is another multi-purpose patio accessory that can be used as a table while the lid is down.

To keep the area neat and tidy, proper storage is a must. Keep extra towels, games, cushions, and pool floats contained with the sturdy, yet elegant, Sumatra Deck Box. With a spacious 135 gallon capacity and durable weather-resistant resin construction, this deck storage unit will look great for many years to come. Having extra guests over? Top it with a cushion and use it for extra seating.

stars and stripes cooler and buffet

Pool Floats & Accessories for Adults

If you’re entertaining at home, you'll need the Stars and Stripes Inflatable Buffet Cooler. Measuring 4 feet wide and 4 inches deep, the tray can hold a full bag of ice. It’s perfect for holding fruit, meat, and vegetable trays, or fill it up with drinks to keep them cold. You’ll never have to leave the pool for food or refreshments again!

Speaking of inflatable drink holders, the Park Play Floating Pong Table is guaranteed to be a hit at your next pool party. It includes four balls for continuous play, extra cup holders for beverages, plus a convenient center tray to hold whatever you need.

little tikes cozy coupe toddler pool float

Pool Floats & Accessories for Kids

School may be out, but the pool is totally IN. Help your kiddos enjoy their pooltime this summer with our huge selection of fun pool floats and games. For toddlers, the Little Tikes Inflatable Cozy Coupe is a fresh take on an old favorite. With leg holes for security and a canopy to keep the sun away, it’s the perfect float for keeping the littles cool and comfortable in the pool.

Need something to entertain the entire family outside of the pool? Our Giant Inflatable Elephant Sprinkler is sure to please! A water fountain erupts from the massive elephant’s trunk, cooling you off as you run around beneath the spray. It attaches to any standard garden hose for quick setup.

Bulzibucket floating pool and backyard game

Fun & Games

If games and sports are more your style, there are endless ways to enjoy the thrill of scoring points with backyard and pool games. Practice your passing skills with the Splash Pass Floating Football Game. Set the floating Splash Goal in the water, and try to toss the footballs through the hoop. If you enjoy playing corn hole, you’ll love playing Bulzibucket. Toss, kick, or assist the Hack-It sacks into the bucket, and try to hit the bullseye. The design is versatile enough for camping trips, tailgates, and backyard parties, and it even floats for playtime in the pool.

Ready for an epic water fight? Prepare for battle with the Zuru X-Shot Fast-Fill Water Blaster. It refills in one second! No more waiting by the garden hose – just dunk it in the pool, close the seal, and you’re ready to play again. If there aren’t enough water blasters to go around, grab a Bunch O Balloons pack. The pack includes 3 bunches of self-sealing balloons, allowing you to quickly fill 100 balloons in as little as 60 seconds. Simply attach the bundle to a garden hose, and shake off the balloons once they’re full.

What Are You Waiting For?

These hot items are sure to go quickly, and you won’t want to miss out on the fun. Take a look at Leslie’s Best of Summer page for more floats, accessories, and backyard entertainment ideas. We make it easy to buy online, with free shipping* for Pool Perks members or the option to pick up your order in-store. If you’re in need of a free water test or have questions about your pool, stop by your local Leslie’s store, and check out our selection of fun pool items in person.


*Free ground shipping is offered to all Pool Perks members. Some exclusions and freight charges may apply.