How to Pick the Right Pool Float for You & Your Kids?

By: Dina Amir

Summer is finally here! We endure the heat and humidity in wait for the time when we finally get to go for a swim — during this hot weather, never underestimate the power of long relaxing pool time!

Since Yaoota cares for your happiness and comfort, we decided to prepare an ultimate guide for the different types of swimming floats for you and your kids to facilitate your shopping process. Throughout the article, you will find many products that you can order with a single click and they will be delivered to your doorstep within a couple of days.

*Prices listed in this article are the ones provided at the time of its publication, and are subject to change according to the supply and demand of the market.

Swimming Floats for Kids

Let’s start with the swimming floats that can be suitable for your kids and the pros and cons of each one of them.

Swimming Vest

This vest is inflatable to ensure that your kid will float on the water. It is suitable for all ages. It will help your kid move their legs and hands freely, which is good exercise. If your kid has sensitive skin, however, this vest might not be the best option due to the direct interaction between the underarm and neck skin with the plastic vest. It is preferably used for pools, not the sea.

Check out this yellow swimming vest here.

You can check out more designs here.

Arm Bands

The all-time popular float for young kids and toddlers. It consists of two arm bands to keep your child safe while enjoying the water on their body. Your kid can use it for pool and sea swimming as well. Since it is only surrounding the arm, it won’t usually cause any skin rash. It is suitable for 2-year-olds and above.

Check out these Simba arm bands here.

You can check out other designs here.

Inflatable Shaped Floats

If your kid is 3 years-old or above, then you can choose this type. It gives your kid the chance to enjoy and relax, as they don’t make any effort. It is preferably used for the pool. It won’t give your kid the opportunity to exercise, but they will be happy with the cool designs.

Check out this smiling shark inflatable float here.

Swim Ring

For 4-year-olds and above. It is suitable for pool and sea alike. Your kid’s shoulders and up will be above the water. Be cautious when you get this type of float and check that its size is not too big for the child; it should be comfy.

Check out this swim ring with fish design here.

Seat Ring

This is very similar to the swim ring, except it is suitable for babies above 10 months. It has a thin inner plastic seat to hold your baby and prevent them falling from the ring.  

Check out this seat ring with inflatable umbrella here.

Swimming Kick Board

If your kids are getting a swimming training or you want to personally teach them how to swim, this kick board will help them progress. It is suitable for kids above 5 years-old. It is suitable for pool usage only. It will make your kid get the maximum of the pool workout and strengthen their muscles.

Check out this Spiderman kick board here.

Swimming Belt

It is suitable for children from 3-6 years-old. It is made of premium-quality foam to help your child swim and use all their body muscles. The belt connects individual pads; this allows you to control the size of the belt. It is preferably used for the pool.

Check out this swimming belt here.

Raft Boat

It is time for your kids to have some fun. This raft boat is foldable, which makes it easy to carry wherever you travel. It is suitable for a child and one adult with maximum weight 120 kg. It is more suitable for the sea.

Check out this yellow raft boat here.

You can also check out yellow paddles here.

Swimming Floats for Adults

Relaxing Inflatable Bed

It is suitable for pool usage. This inflatable bed will ensure you maximum relaxation with the neck support. It is suitable for adults and kids above 14 years-old, with maximum weight of 90 kg.

Check out this relaxing inflatable bed here.

Inflatable Swimming Chair

If you prefer relaxing while feeling the water on your body, then go for this cozy chair. It is suitable for pool usage. It has 2 cup holders to ensure optimum relaxation and an enjoyable vacation.

Check out this relaxing inflatable chair here.


If you know other types, comment and let us know what makes your swimming experience enjoyable.

*Some items may be currently out of stock, but they will be available again soon. If you encounter any similar problem, please comment on the article, or contact us through our Facebook page.

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