On the Water: Summer Gift Guide '17

Staff Writer
Baystateparent Magazine

Don't miss the rest of Summer Gift Guide '17:

On The Go

Outside Unplugged

Snapper Rock


Keep kids safe — and stylish — this season with this children’s swimwear line that offers UV50+ protection and super cute designs. From babies and toddlers to teens, kids will enjoy everything from ruffle sets and skirt swimsuits to reversible bikinis and board shorts.


bendiware.com, $16.95 (set of two), $24.95 (set of four)

You belong by the water, but glass doesn’t. Enter this line of lightweight, ultraportable silicone wine glasses that will fit in any bag. Freezer- and dishwasher-safe, they’re also 100% BPA-free.

Aqua Rider Squirter

swimways.com, $14.99

Kids will have a blast riding this fun new pool noodle toy, featuring a built-in squirt gun that automatically refills with pool water and shoots water out of the character’s head. Characters include Hammerhead, Dolphin, Dragon, and Walrus.

This innovative carryall organizes everything you need for a day at the beach — food, toys, supplies, and more — and fits it all over your shoulder. It features sturdy shovels that won’t break, five buckets for building sandcastles, a cooler for food and drinks, a tote bag with pockets to protect cell phones, electronics and wallets, and Velcro straps for attaching an umbrella, beach chair, or towels.


amazon.com, $48.88

You’ve never seen a pool float like this one from Intex. Fun for riders ages 9+, Inflatabull features durable construction, three air chambers, and hours of rodeo bull riding fun in your own backyard.

Drink Dock

swimways.com, $7.99

These floating drink holders are made of durable foam that supports bottles, cans, and cups. Puzzle shaped, they can be used solo or interconnect to create a floating drink station.