Families are in the grips of a hot, hot summer with no relief in sight. For many, that means spending a lot of time outside in the pool, or under a sprinkler, desperately trying to cool down. But for those not blessed with a naturally shady backyard, these children's pools with shade are a good option for a little extra relief for those steamy summer swims.
This year, backyard pools have been in especially high demand and were sold out for months. Thankfully, inventory is back on the rise, and you can get most of these models sent to your house in just a few days. There is something on this list for every budget and every age of child. Whether you're looking for a place to plop your toddler while you grill up dinner (with eyes still always on your child), or something larger to entertain your older kids for a while, you'll find it here.
As a backyard pool veteran, I would caution parents to pull up their inflatable pool every night so that it's doesn't become a mosquito haven or punctured and ruined by the local wildlife. (My sister-in-law's pool was once taken over by a family of black bears, and it did not end well for that pool.) Putting these children's pools with shade up at night prevents both of these things.
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