Swimming Pool Floats
Swimming Pool Floats, Rafts
A pool float comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. They are an important part of your swimming pool accessories because they serve a dual purpose. They are ultimately designed for fun and playing. They can come in very handy if you find yourself too tired to continue swimming and are in the deep end of the pool. A pool float can act as a life preserver of sorts in that it will keep you from sinking if needed.
Pool floats are portable making them handy to carry back and forth to the pool. A foot or electric pump is used to inflate them. This saves you from running out of breath before you have a chance to enjoy your pool. Another benefit of pool floats is that they allow even the smallest children to enjoy the pool with adult supervision. It is a lot of fun for children to be pulled around on raft-like pool floats.
Floats are primarily made of vinyl and are quite durable. Though sturdy, they are not entirely immune to small leaks and punctures. This is why most pool stores offer patch kits for sale at very reasonable prices. You may even find that some floats come with a patch kit when you buy them.
Floats tend to be gauged for specific age groups so that all family members can enjoy their use.
Pool floats for adults
• Floating lounge chairs
• Pool chairs
• Floating chairs with armrests
• Air mattresses
• Canvass rafts
Many people enjoy their pools by just floating on the water and taking a dip when the heat overcomes them. Teens and older children tend to enjoy more different types of floats although active adults may enjoy them too. There are even floats for very young children and toddlers. You can choose one of the following pool floats for either:
• Snow tubes
• Air mats
• Inflatable boats
• Inner tubes
• River tubes
• Baby floats
• Pull floats
• Learn to swim floats
• Children’s beach toys
Use caution when using floats around children since some could become a choking hazard. Though a float can act as a life preserver in case of an emergency, this is not their primary purpose. If adults or children cannot swim, a life jacket is the most important floatation device that they will need.
Life jackets come in a variety of sizes and styles. They will not spring a leak when a person accidentally goes into water that is too deep for them to handle. A life jacket is meant to keep people afloat in the case of an emergency.
Anyone who has not mastered the art of swimming needs to wear a life jacket. If the life jacket doesn’t fit properly it can actually become more dangerous. If it’s dangling it could catch onto something and end up choking someone. It could also fall off and float away, so a proper fitting is necessary. Though it is not specifically designed for fun, it is the most important pool float that you have.