Top 10 Swimming Pool Toys 2016

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2016 Best Pool Toys for Kids

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Are your kids looking for some “serious” swimming pool fun this year? This year’s list of the ten best swimming pool toys are a great lineup to inject some additional entertainment to a day at the pool.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the top ten picks in swimming pool toys for kids (adults too) for the spring and summer months of 2016, based on popularity as well as considering consumer ratings. Toys for kids of various ages are included.

For shoppers: For each of the pool toys on the list, one or more shopping resources are provided to check out prices and/or buy it online. Merchants are chosen based on low pricing, availability and safe and easy shopping. Links to product reviews also provided here, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Swimways Toypedo Bandits
2. SwimWays Star Wars Light Sabre Dive Sticks
3. SwimWays Hydro Spring Basketball
4. Water Sports Swim Thru Rings
5. SwimWays Fish Styx Diving Game
6. Max Liquidator Monster Blaster
7. Paw Patrol 3D Beach Ball
8. Intex Underwater Dive Sticks
9. Intex Pool Volleyball Game
10. Emoji Universe Beach Balls

Price: $5.99
44 new from $5.290 used

1. Swimways Toypedo Bandits

Ages: 5 and up

Not over-surprisingly, Swimways Toypedo Bandits return to list of the top 10 swimming pool toys in 2016 – at #1.

These Bandits are dive, dive, diving into action! There are four bandits, each with a quirky, weird, sometimes monstrous expression, and featuring different, bright colors. Kiddos throw the 30-feet divers into a swimming pool, then dive to retrieve them again.

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Toypedo Bandits Swimming Pool Dive Toys SwimWays Hydrodynamic Kid Fun NEW

$7.79
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 13:01:40 PST
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SwimWays 12298 Toypedo Bandits

$11.28
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 5:03:36 PST
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SwimWays 12306 Toypedo Lite Up Bandits (4-Pack)

$12.54
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 5:03:40 PST
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Price: $7.49
You save: $3.50 (32 %)
21 new from $7.491 used from $6.52

2. SwimWays Star Wars Light Sabre Dive Sticks

Ages: 5-15

A sure-fire hit among the best swimming pool toys this year – Star Wars Light Sabre Dive Sticks.

As a big Star Wars fan, I love these dive sticks! Designed with lightsabers in mind, these dive sticks light up to show divers where they are at the bottom of the swimming pool. One is green for Yoda, and the other is blue for Luke Skywalker. Lights are water-activated!

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Swimways' Star Wars Light Saber Dive Sticks - 2 Pack

$10.99
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 10:51:38 PST
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SwimWays Star Wars Light-up Lightsaber Dive Sticks

$9.99
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 16:43:08 PST
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NWT Disney *Star Wars* Light Saber Dive Sticks Model by Swimways "Great Fun"

$7.99
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 6:52:54 PST
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3. SwimWays Hydro Spring Basketball

Ages: 6 and up

Next up – SwimWays Hydro Spring Basketball.

This inflatable basketball hoop floats on top of water, giving swimming basketball players ample opportunity to make the winning basket. The miniature basketball is textured for easier grip with wet hands. Includes a nifty twist-and-fold storage system and carrying case.

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Swimways Coop Hydro Spring Hoop Set Inflatable Basket Ball Pool 33400 NEW

$24.99
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 19:30:34 PST
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NIB COOP Hydro Spring Basketball Pool fun Hoop Fun Summer Parties active Kids

$3.75
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 13:36:07 PST
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Coop Hydro Inflatable Spring Hoops Basketball Set for Swimming Pool

$18.98
End Date: Wednesday Feb-22-2017 6:16:02 PST
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Price: $13.99
You save: $6.00 (30 %)
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4. Water Sports Swim Thru Rings

Ages: 8-10

My personal favorite pick among 2016’s “best of” pool toys – Water Sports Swim Thru Rings.

Swim Thru Rings are making a comeback! These rings were so popular when I was a kid, especially when daring superstars, like Evel Knievel, would leap through hoops mid-air on a motorcycle. Though these rings are way safer, of course.

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Water Sports Inc Swim Thru Rings 3-Pack Adjustable Air Chambers Difficult Fun

$17.80
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 18:33:02 PST
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Water Sports Swim Thru Rings 3 Pack Collapsible Adjustable Air Chambers Swim Fun

$21.05
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 3:03:10 PST
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3PK Swim Through Ring,No 81055-7, Water Sports Llc

$26.40
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 10:09:26 PST
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Price: $4.99
You save: $1.50 (23 %)
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5. SwimWays Fish Styx Diving Game

Ages: 5 and up

Another great swimming pool toy from SwimWays hits 5th on the list with the Fish Styx Diving Game.

So bright, flexible, and pretty! These fishy divers are sinkers, “swimming” to the bottom of the pool so kiddos can fish them out again. Great for building diving and swimming skills. Doubles as a fun, colorful bath-time toy for toddlers.

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SwimWays Fish Styx Diving Game Swimming Pool Bathtub Bath Tub Kids Toy Child

$12.49
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 16:04:14 PST
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6. Max Liquidator Monster Blaster

Ages: 3 and up

The Max Liquidator Monster Blaster is a highly entertaining addition to the top ten swimming pool toys this year.

When I was a kid, I had a recurring nightmare about crocodiles, alligators, and swamps. Shivers! Though I think this Crocodile Monster Blaster would have been a welcome addition to our swimming pool. Measuring 24-inches long, and made from lightweight PVC, this blaster launches streams of water up to 30-feet.

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Outra Blast Max Liquidators Monster Water Blaster- Shark

$14.29
End Date: Friday Feb-17-2017 18:44:28 PST
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Max Liquidator Monster Blaster Water Blaster Animal Blaster / Styles Vary

$11.92
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 22:38:21 PST
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Max Liquidator Monster Blaster Water Blaster (blue SHARK Animal) NEW

$9.98
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 22:39:59 PST
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Price: $13.96
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7. Paw Patrol 3D Beach Ball

Ages: 4 and up

Hey Paw Patrol fans! The 3D Beach Ball also makes it to the list of the best swimming pool toys for kids in 2016.

Simple and fun, this beach ball is designed with Paw Patrol in mind. Characters from the smash-hit television cartoon are all over this beach ball. Kids will certainly create neat-o games to play. Or, there is always volleyball or catch.

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NIB PAW PATROL 3D BEACH BALL CHASE MARSHALL RUBBLE I SHIP EVERYDAY

$16.99
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 21:38:23 PST
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Paw Patrol 3D Beach Ball - Blue

$5.99
End Date: Thursday Mar-16-2017 19:40:22 PDT
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New Paw Patrol 3D Beach Ball - Blue Model:19948556

$11.14
End Date: Thursday Mar-16-2017 20:10:56 PDT
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Price: $5.93
18 new from $5.930 used

8. Intex Underwater Dive Sticks

Ages: 6 and up

Intex Underwater Dive Sticks mark a place at #8 of the top kids’ swimming pool toys on this list.

Vibrant and easier to grip than most diving sticks, these are soft, flexible, lightweight, and unique. What makes them different, you ask? When these sticks sink, they stand straight up, giving kids a diving advantage because of the grab-and-go factor.

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Intex Underwater Swimming/ Diving Swimming Pool Toy Play Sticks (5 Pack) | 55504

$8.99
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 15:01:53 PST
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Intex Underwater Swimming/Diving Pool Toy Rings (4 Rings) and Diving Sticks (5

$20.97
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 6:31:29 PST
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Intex Underwater Play Sticks Swimming Pool Sinking Dive Toys

$6.81
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 7:54:42 PST
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Price: $8.82
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59 new from $0.622 used from $6.60

9. Intex Pool Volleyball Game

Ages: 6 and up

A returning hit on the list – Intex Pool Volleyball Game.

Fun, fun, fun! I used to be a part of a volleyball team when I was a teenager, but I think this swimming volleyball game would have been a thousand times more fun. Includes an inflatable volleyball and floating net.

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Swimming Pool Volleyball Game Floating Net Ball Set Outdoor Play Hours Of Fun

$23.99
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 14:52:18 PST
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Pool Volleyball Inflatable Float Toy Game Adult Fun Summer Party Sport Outdoor

$10.96
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 23:05:57 PST
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Intex Floating Inflatable Swimming Pool Toy Volleyball Game Family Kids Play Fun

$18.94
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 9:22:30 PST
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10. Emoji Universe Beach Balls

Ages: 3 and up

And finally, tenth among the top ten swimming pool toys 2016 – Emoji Universe Beach Balls.

For the youngsters, kids-at-heart, and techies, these inflatable beach balls express a range of emotions with online emojis.

From smiles to kisses and funny, quirky expressions, these balls are crazy-cool and totally modern.

Includes 6 jumbo-size, extra-large, unique beach balls.

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Emoji Universe: Huge 56" Emoji Wink Beach Ball; ALMOST 5 FEET! .

$24.77
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 18:21:17 PST
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6 Inflatable Beach Balls Swimming Pool Emoji Fun Kids Water Play Summer Gift 18"

$8.99
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 19:52:25 PST
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12pcs Light Up LED Flashing Emoji Bouncy Balls - Party Gift, Beach Lunch Nice

$9.99
End Date: Wednesday Feb-15-2017 20:41:43 PST
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 03/10/16.

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