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    20 Fun And Fresh Things You'll Want By The Pool This Summer

    ♫ Just keep swimming, just keep swimming ♫

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    1. This unicorn float that'll probably be the centre of attention at your next pool party. You can even grab a pack of rings and play a game of ring toss using the unicorn's horn.

    A person sitting on the unicorn float
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    You might want to check out this flamingo float, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.67.

    2. A padded pool mat, so you can lay back and relax while you soak up those rays. You can set it up in three ways: as a full-body mat, a cushioned seat, or a lounger with a headrest — the choice is yours!

    A person lying on the beach lounging mat
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    It folds up compactly with straps and handles, so it'll be a cinch to tote around.

    Get it from Indigo for $33.37 (originally $44.50). Available in four colours.

    3. A floating LED pool light that'll upgrade your evening swims. You can set it so it changes colours, so you can enjoy a poolside light show.

    a group of pool lights in some water
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Also available in a set of two.

    4. A pair of Crocs, so you can comfortably strut around the pool. Reviewers say they're super comfy and easy to clean, and love that they're waterproof.

    A person lifting their legs toward the sky showing off their crocs
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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $46.54+. Available in women's sizes 6—19, men's sizes 4–17, and in 18 colours.

    5. A funky beach towel with a bold and vibrant pattern, so you'll always know which one is yours. It's made with absorbent terry-loop cotton that'll help you dry off before you catch a chill.

    Three hanging towels with vibrant floral patterns on each
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    Get it from Indigo for $22.12 (originally $29.50). Available in four colours.

    6. This water-resistant Neutrogena SPF 50 sunscreen stick that'll keep the sun from damaging the sensitive skin on your face. It's super sheer, so it won't leave a weird white cast on your face like so many other SPFs tend to do.

    A stick of Neutrogena sunscreen on a table surrounded by sunglasses, a leaf, and a tablecloth
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    Reviewers also love the Neutrogena SPF 50 spraying mist — you might want to check it out, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    7. This inflatable hammock that'll let you lounge in the water without sinking to the bottom. Reviewers love how compact it is when it's deflated and say it's easy to bring along to the beach, too.

    A person lying in the inflatable pool hammock
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.08.

    8. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that'll suction onto any tiled wall, so you can listen to your favourite tunes while you go for a swim, without worrying that it'll short out.

    The bluetooth speaker on a wall in a shower
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    9. This insulated bottle and tumblers set that'll keep your summer bevvies (for two!) chilled all day long, even on a sweltering-hot afternoon in the sun.

    An insulated bottle next to two insulated wine tumblers
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    Get the set of three from Indigo for $49.50. Available in two colours.

    10. A water-resistant mat, in case you plan on having a poolside picnic. It conveniently folds into a mini pouch, so you can transport it easily.

    A checkered picnic mat folded into a pouch
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    Get on Amazon Canada for $36.99. Available in four colours.

    11. A deck of waterproof cards, so you can play in the water without worrying about 'em getting wrecked.

    Waterproof plastic cards
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.

    12. A pair of adidas slides, so you can hang by the pool and go for a stroll afterward, without having to change your shoes. Cute and comfy? Yes, please.

    the slides on a gym bag
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    Get a pair from adidas for $45. Available in men's sizes 5–18 and women's sizes 6–19.

    13. This adorable loon float that'll let you truly embrace a Canadian summer. This baby is big, so you and another person can float around on it together.

    a person sitting on a loon-shaped float in a lake
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $79.99.

    14. This brilliant insect repeller, so you won't have to smother yourself in bug spray every time you want to enjoy a sunset swim. It'll provide a 15-foot radius of protection that'll keep those pesky mosquitos the heck away from you.

    The mosquito repelling device on a patio table
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    It comes with one fuel cartridge and three repellent refills (each of which will last about four hours).

    Get it from Walmart Canada for $50.28 (originally $55.87).

    15. A vibrant outdoor pillow that'll make your deck even more comfortable (and stylish) to hang out on. It's weather-resistant, so it won't be the end of the world if they get splashed by water.

    A person holding four vibrant pillows
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    Get it from Indigo for $29.62 (originally $39.50). Available in four colours.

    16. A set of jumbo clips that'll save your favourite swimsuits from flying away while they're hanging outside to dry. They're also great for keeping your towel from blowing off your lounge chair while you go for a dip.

    Four colourful clips holding a towel
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    Get the set of four from Walmart Canada for $17.49 (originally $21.86).

    17. A giant jute pouf that'll look great by the pool, or even in your living room. Pair it with a cute serving tray and voilà! You've got yourself a rustic table that'll match the rest of your boho decor.

    A large round jute pouf
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    Get it from Indigo for $112.12 (originally $149.50).

    18. A two-person hammock, so you and your favourite person can lounge together in the sun after a swim. It comes with hanging chains you can use to set it up on a stand or between two beams on your deck.

    A quilted hammock wide enough for two people
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    Get it from Walmart Canada for $84.98.

    19. This avocado float that'll upgrade your next pool sesh. Its "pit" is actually a beach ball that you can use to play with when you're not busing 'laxing on its base.

    people playing around the avocado float and tossing the pit beach ball
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $47.50.

    20. And finally, this tufted lounge cushion that'll come in handy as extra seating by the pool. Your furry pals might enjoy lazing around on it, too.

    A tufted cushion meant for sitting on
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    Get it from Indigo for $59.62 (originally $79.50). Available in three colours.

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