Blue skies. Warm sun. Cool water. Mix these together and you have the perfect ingredients for a summer pool party! Check out our top five pool party essentials!
Every great party needs delicious food! Chips, snack mixes and appetizers are all simple and cheap options that will keep your guests happy. Don’t feel like cooking? Host a potluck and have all your friends bring a dish of their choice.
These awesome apartment complexes have barbeque grills conveniently located near their swimming pools that are perfect for making hot dogs and hamburgers.
- The Reserve West 31st in Lawrence, Kansas
- Cayce Cove in Cayce, South Carolina
- Arbour Commons in Westminster, Colorado
- Southern Pine in Virginia Beach, Virginia
- The Village at Bluegrass in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
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Even though it’s a pool party, some of your guests may prefer to lounge poolside. Having ample seating will make sure that your friends are comfortable whether they are in the pool or outside the pool.
These apartment complexes even have hammocks and cabanas to lounge in! Nap time anyone?
- The Landing in Greenville, North Carolina
- Spectra in Fort Myers, Florida
One thing that is sure to bring your party to life is music! Portable bluetooth speakers are handy for lounging poolside and conveniently connect right up to your phone!
If you don’t have time to put together the perfect collection of songs, we’ve got you covered with our Ultimate Summer BBQ Playlist.
Have a pretty extensive guest list? You’re going to need a lot of room! Try to find a party venue that will accommodate all of your friends without feeling packed like sardines.
These apartment communities have some pretty cool venues to host large pool parties!
- Karric Place in Columbus, Ohio has not one, but two pools.
- The Connection in Huntsville, Texas takes the cake with three pools!
- The Commons at Tallahassee has a volleyball net inside their pool.
- The Pavilion on 62nd has a large poolside lounge area.
- The Boulders at Katy Trail has an indoor and outdoor pool, meaning you can party all year long!
- The Lodge on the Trail has an outdoor gaming area equipped with corn hole, fire pits, bocce ball and more.
Join in the fun without all the effort! Many apartment complexes host pool parties during the summertime so that you don’t have to plan your own.
Here are just a few communities with planned resident events!
- The Lofts in Morgantown, West Virginia
- Hilltop Club in Bowling Green, Kentucky
- The Reserve at Athens in Athens, Georgia
- Isles of Gateway in Tampa, Florida
- Park on Clairmont in Atlanta, Georgia