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The best above-ground pool: Have a splash in your backyard
You don’t need to dig up the lawn to transform your yard into a private resort or kid-friendly water park when you have the best above-ground pool.
Best kiddie pool: Turn your backyard into a childhood oasis
Instead of blasting kids with the AC indoors, consider investing in one of the best kiddie pools around.
Best pool floats: Make a splash this summer with these fun pool toys
The best pool floats help you to chill as the summer heats up.
The best float tubes: Hang out in style
Get your hands on the best float tube for the lake, river, or pool.
Get wet, stay safe: the best water shoes for splishing and/or splashing
Here’s how to find the best water shoes for swimming, river hiking, paddling, and all your other aquatic adventures.
Best above-ground pool vacuum: Make a clean break from expensive maintenance services
With the best above-ground pool vacuums, you’ll keep your cool as you prep your pool
Swimming pools are full of poop, but they probably won’t make you sick
They're still gross, though.
The weirdest things we learned this week: skin-peeling soup, secret drug toilets, and a chlorinated ocean
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
The complicated, century-long relationship between swimming pools and chlorine
Even new-fangled salt water systems can't quit chlorination.
Why you should think twice before getting in a pool
Pools are festering, pathogenic baths that we fool ourselves into thinking are clean.