6 Safety Tips To Remember When Using An Inflatable Kiddie Pool [Must-Read]

April 29, 2021

Here are some simple safety tips when using your kiddie pool to ensure maximum fun and enjoyment for your kids this summer.

My two kids love being in the water that’s why when we were forced to postpone our beach getaway plans last year because of the pandemic, we immediately bought an inflatable kiddie pool for them. I’d say it was one of our best decisions during the quarantine because the children loved being in the pool so much.

Safety tips when using an inflatable kiddie pool

6 Safety Tips To Remember When Using An Inflatable Kiddie Pool [Must-Read]

    It was initially our eldest son because our younger boy was too small for the pool. Eventually, the two of them were already playing in the water. Khris and I were always happy seeing them enjoying themselves. Even if we couldn’t travel to the beach, the kiddie pool is still a great and safer alternative than going to a resort.

    Choosing the best inflatable kiddie pool

    When choosing the best inflatable kiddie pool brand, you only have one thing to consider and that is the safety of your kids. That’s why when buying an inflatable pool, you have to ensure that it’s sturdy.

    It doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive although admittedly, brands that are available at a higher cost are almost always of good quality. However, when we bought ours, we chose one that we considered was reasonably priced and durable. What you can do is to check the material if you are satisfied with its thickness.

    Two kids enjoying the water in an inflatable kiddie pool
    Our two kids enjoying the water

    You can also ask the sales personnel of the store if the material of the inflatable pool can withstand the air and water pressure, as well as the beating from the kids happily jumping and wading in the water. They’re mostly helpful in explaining the features of the different pool brands as well as the reinforcements of each item.

    We also considered the size of the pool. Yes, our kids are still both toddlers but there are also big children with us in the house who also appreciate the water, so we bought a big pool that could also accommodate youngsters who are pre-teens.

    Keeping your kids safe when they're swimming

    Any sensible parent would not want their kids to be hurt in any given situation. Just the same, it’s wise to take extra precautions especially when they are in or near water.

    1. Don’t let your kids out of your sight

    Never letting your kids out of your sight is probably the best safety advice when letting your kids use the pool. We’ve heard countless news about children being involved in accidents because their parents failed to keep an eye on them. We don’t want that to happen especially because children are vulnerable when in or near water. Even in shallow water, always be watchful of your children.

    2. Follow the safety instructions indicated in the product manual or on the item itself

    The next practical advice to keep in mind is to follow the safety precautions indicated either in a manual or printed in the pool itself. The words may look like the usual product information but don’t ignore them because they are helpful reminders when using the inflatable kiddie swimming pool.

    3. If you have a small child, never let them go

    There was one point when our kids were swimming that our youngest son was able to crawl away from his Mommy even when he was being held firmly. The water was shallow but we were afraid just the same. Terrified that he might slip face-first into the water and not know what to do. So, hold your little ones tightly when they are swimming.

    4. Have them wear the appropriate attire

    Little boy loving the water in an inflatable kiddie pool
    Kuya loves water

    When swimming, have your kids wear the appropriate bathing attire. Avoid anything that may tangle, pin them down when they fall, or cover their faces when in the water. They should wear clothes that are light and snug to avoid any untoward incidents.

    5. Tell your kids not to run or dive

    Even if your kids are small, it wouldn’t hurt to keep repeating to them to be careful when swimming. Remind them not to dive or to not to rough it out too much with the smaller kids.

    6. Make sure that the pool is always well-inflated

    My kids love to lean on the walls of the kiddie pool. However, I noticed that when the air inside is starting to deplete, the walls would not be able to support the kids when they suddenly leaned. 

    In fact, the children have a more tendency to fall over because of that. We don’t want that to happen because they might hit their head on the floor or any hard surface. As such, be sure to check your kiddie pool regularly to ensure that it’s well-inflated.


    We consider our kiddie pool to be one of our best purchases for our kids. It’s priceless when we see them happily enjoying themselves in the summer. It’s also a better and much safer alternative than going to a resort.

    However, don’t let accidents ruin the fun so be sure the practice these safety tips when using your kiddie swimming pool.

    Do you have anything to add to this list? Share them in the comments section below.

    Safety tips to keep in mind when using an inflatable kiddie pool

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    1. Once na bumili tayo ng products any product man . Gusto tlga natin na iteterst at idodoubler check muna natin ung iutem bago natin pagamit sa ating mga mahal sa buhay

    2. We need to know if safety ang ating mahal sa buhay. Esp pag may mga binibili tayong mga gamit. Inaalam tlga natin ung mga dapat at hindi dapat gawin sa product

    3. Galing nito , thankyou for sharing this laking tulong nito lalo na sa my mga inflatable pool , para alam din nla kung pano at kung tama ba ang ginagawa nila

    4. Ngayong pandemic, hindi na natin mailabas ang ating pamilya.. Nakakamiss na mamasyal at maligo sa beach. Kaya maraming mga magulang ang gumagawa ng paraan na mapafeel sa kanilang anak na pwedeng mag-enjoy habang nasa bahay. Isa na dito ay ang pagkakaroon ng inflatable pool . For sure mag-eenjoy ng sobra ang ang ating mga anak dito.
      Thank you po for sharing this safety tips when using an Inflatable Kiddie Pool. Malaking tulong po ito sa kaligtasan ng ating mga anak sa pagswimming sa bahay ..

    5. Thanks po sa tips magaganda po lahat ng tips nyo kaya naman big help ito samin lalo na yung dapat talaga wag natin aalis sa paningin natin mga bata kasi kahit na inflatable pool lang yan pwede padin sila mapahamak at yung pag babasa ng instructions na nakalagay sa box Mahalaga din po yan satin kaya naman salamat po sa pag share nito tatandaan ko po ito☺️☺️☺️

    6. we really shouldn't leave our children alone because we can be more sure of their safety when we are just by their side. right we need to pick up the protocols to make us safety . thanks to six steps that can really help the safety of kids

    7. Mas mabantayan Ang mga Bata Kung gagamit Ng unflatable kiddie pool...

    8. you need to follow the instruction paransafe gamitin tlga..

    9. Thank you for sharing some safety tips for using inflattable pool. Sinasabihan ko din sila na wag magdive kasi may tendency na magkamali sila mauna ulo .. Kahit saan talaga anak ko tinutukan ko lagi para iwas lang aksidente . bilang magulang talaga nasa atin din kaligtasan nila

    10. Thank you for sharinf this tips and information, having a toddler like my Nephew who really oves swimming, this is really helpful, I have learned a lot that can help me incase of emergency and I wanted to sincerely thank you for this.

    11. Rowena Callo Villareno8 May 2022 at 03:29

      Thank you so much for sharing this 6 safety kids when using an inflatable kiddie pool. This is very helpful and informative. Kids really loves to swim especially this summer to keep them cool. Kids safety should always be prioritize in every situation. I like the content of this blog.

    12. Cheng Broquiza8 May 2022 at 03:30

      Thank you for sharing this to Us Daddy Ivan . EtO po tlaga Ang dapat isaalang alang ng mga magulang kapag mag su swimming. Lalo na po Kung my ksamang maliliit na bata.
      Safety first. Me as Mom of three kapag mag swimming kami with my kids honestly hndi n po ako nag eenjoy n ako Ang naliligo. Talagang Hanggang pagbabantay nlang ginagawa ko lalo na very active and hyper kids ko. It's better to be overprotective Mom and OA Mom than sorry.
      "my motto in life"♥️

    13. Thanks for sharing need talaga nang ganito sa mga bata hinde lang basta swim ung seguridad din po nila ang kailangan..

    14. You're welcome! We need to keep our kids safe even if they're just swimming in an inflatable swimming pool in our yard. The last thing that we want if for them to be hurt. Thank you for always visiting!

    15. Totoo po yan. Dapat po natin unahin lagi ang safety ng mga bata dahil kawawa naman if may mangyari sa kanila na masama. Basta nasa tubig, tutok lang tayo kahit na mukhang mababaw lang.

    16. Welcome po. Pag swimming, safety first ng kids dapat. :)