Games & Icebreakers, Swimming Pool Games

Bumper Boats


Have about 5-6 sturdy tubes (or small, donut-shaped flotation devices) – “Bumper Boats” – for as many players as you have in the pool (more for a lake). This is like “Bumper Cars” at a fair or carnival, only in water. Tell students to kick off the sides of the pool and try to knock as many people off their “boat” as possible. Last one floating wins.

Announce the no-brainer tips: no hitting, scratching, pulling hair, biting, decapitating, etc.

Added by Margot

Also, see Pool Bronco Busting (Click Here).


Jonathan McKee

Jonathan McKee is the author of over twenty books including the brand new The Guy's Guide to FOUR BATTLES Every Young Man Must Face; The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices; If I Had a Parenting Do Over; and the Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket. He speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers on Jonathan, his wife Lori, and their three kids live in California.

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