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The Various Benefits of Pool Noodles

August 10, 2018

With the summer season in full swing, many people are soaking up the sun and cooling off at the beach or at a swimming pool. Yet, no swimming pool or beach trip is complete without pool noodles. These noodles come in many colors and vary in length and width. While they do make fun water toys and swimming companions, they prove to be widely useful for such a number of different applications.

From entertainment purposes to practical uses – pool noodles can be used for a number of applications!

Pool noodles are marketed as toys and floating devices for children to enjoy in the pool. However, they can also be used on art projects as well as edge protectors that can protect young children, especially when the noodle is halved.

Yet, pool noodles are, at the end of the day, designed for swimming. They’re made from high quality polyethylene foam which has various benefits when used in a swimming pool. Here are some of the most common benefits of pool noodles:

·         Children’s Pool Toys – With a variety of attractive colors to choose from, pool noodles are a great choice for children’s toys. These flexible pool noodles are durable enough to withstand many years of continued use and are safe for children to enjoy!

·         Swimming Assistant Pool noodles can also be used to teach your children how to swim. It is actually an inexpensive method as the pool noodle can act as a substitute to a floatation device that you can use anytime. It’s good enough to keep a child or adult afloat!

·         Enhancer of Basic Swimming Skills - Pool noodles can be used by a child or an adult in order to develop the skills necessary to become comfortable in water while also understanding the basics of swimming!


When you’re in the shop for quality-made pool noodles, we at Alcot Plastics can provide you with the products you need. Regardless of the application that you need pool noodles for, we’re highly capable of servicing your needs for your specific application!