Far too many of us are content with a simple dip in the backyard pool on a hot summer's day, or night, for that matter. Surely you're not always chilling out on a me, myself and I basis, so if you're in a party animal kind of mood, you have the opportunity of inviting some guests and running a simple, yet fun-filled, pool party.
Plan in advance. Set a date and time for your pool party and invite as many people as you see fit. You don't need to issue formal invitations like you would with a wedding or other special occasion. Just remember to keep it simple and informal. Tell your guests to bring their own swim wear and towels.
Keep it alcohol free, for obvious reasons. Set a light food menu with salads, chips, chopped up kabana and cheese. Beverages can be soft drinks, iced tea and fruit juice.
Place a number of tables and chairs around the pool and provide a separate table for food, drinks, utensils, cups and serviettes.