Tip #1: Think of shadow needs and multiply by 3
Make sure there’s a spot of shadow in many places of the surrounding area. The bigger a space is, the more kids spread and claim their own spot. Patio umbrellas will be your obvious choice but this is where ultimately the parents will laze. Pop-up shaders are what you’re looking for, go small in size and large in quantity, cause they’ll all going to want their little ‘nook’.
Tip #2: Provide what’s needed for hydration and sun protection and make it self-service
This is a no brainer. Set up a self-serve station on a bar or table with big jugs with spout and fill them with water and fruit juices. Openly place all the
Tip #3: Go big with the games
So they made their nooks in the shaders. Let’s keep them there for a while, you don’t want everyone at the pool at the same time. Leave an easy but popular toy in each shelter, that will suffice for keeping them off the sun for a little while.
Tip #4: Sit back and Enjoy!