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Play & Shade Pool™

It's time for a toddler pool party with the Step2 Play & Shade Pool! This durable water activity center keeps tots cool and entertained when they play outside. Little swimmers will enjoy splashing around and dumping water through the attached wheel. Splash-tastic times await! Made in USA of US and imported parts. Umbrella made in China.

  • Molded-in designs at the bottom of pool provide traction for little feet
  • 40" (1.02 m) umbrella (included) nests on the side of the pool providing shade
  • Two molded-in seats
  • Maximum weight per seat: 50 lbs (22.67 kg)
  • Includes three funnel cups and spinning water wheel that attach to the umbrella post
  • Holds 12 gallons (45.4 L) of water or 165 lbs (74.8 kg) of sand
  • Tips to enhance product life
  • Minimal adult assembly required
Recommended Age: 2 and up
Product Number: 716000
Dimensions: 37.50 H 37.50 W 7.75 D
Weight: 13.00 lbs
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Step2Play & Shade Pool
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (37)
  • Easy assembly (12)
  • Hours of fun (11)
  • Weather proof (11)
  • Attractive (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Individual play (12)
  • Small children (12)
  • Summer (9)
  • Group play (6)
  • Young children (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (6), Grandparent (6), Homeowner (6), Parent of two or more children (5), Working parent (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12), Yes (6)

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5.0

GREAT LITTLE POOL

By 

from Littleton, MA

About Me Grandparent

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Clean
  • Easy to Fill
  • Easy To Use
  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backyard
    • Summer
    • Young Children

    Comments about Step2 Play & Shade Pool:

    This pool is very sturdy. I bought it for my 2 year old granddaughter and I like that I can change out the water when it gets dirty without wasting gallons of water. I also love that it is small enough to put into the back of my SUV and take to other homes for parties and cookouts. I have done this twice so far and it has been a big hit with my grandchild's friends. This pool is big enough for two small children. My grandchild is two years old and loves this pool.

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    • Yes

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    4.0

    Fun fo one

    By 

    from Cleveland , Ohio

    About Me Grandparent

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy to Fill
    • Easy To Use
    • Fun

    Cons

    • Hard To Empty

    Best Uses

    • Pool
    • Summer
    • Young Children

    Comments about Step2 Play & Shade Pool:

    My grandson loves this pool , as do we just wish there were a larger version with an umbrella , the only issue is umbrella is already useless (dry rotted) it's a great pool otherwise just wish you had a larger version as I now have 2 grandsons and it's too small for them to use together , they are one and two years old.

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    • Yes

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    5.0

    Great pool--worth the extra money!

    By 

    from Washington, DC

    About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy to Fill
    • Easy To Use
    • Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backyard
      • Pool
      • Summer
      • Young Children

      Comments about Step2 Play & Shade Pool:

      Although I bought the pool for my 9 month old daughter, my 7 year old niece was able to fit in it with her and played along. They both enjoyed the water wheel activity and it kept them engaged. It's not meant for older kids, but it is durable enough for my niece to sit in while she played with her cousin.

      I bought the pool in part because I was looking for a pool that was healthy for my baby to swim in (non vinyl). I was willing to pay more and I think the water activity and umbrella make the price worth it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Awesome little pool for toddlers!!!

      By 

      from Lawrence, mi

      About Me Parent Of Multiples (Twins etc), Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

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      new-bee

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Clean
      • Easy to Fill
      • Easy To Use
      • Fun
      • Light Weight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backyard
        • Party
        • Summer
        • Young Children

        Comments about Step2 Play & Shade Pool:

        Great for my toddler, not to deep and warms up quickly in the sun!!!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Play and shade pool great fun!

        By 

        from Tulsa, OK

        About Me Grandparent

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        new-bee

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Clean
        • Easy to Fill
        • Easy To Use
        • Fun
        • Fun For 1-2 Year Olds

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backyard
          • Young Children

          Comments about Step2 Play & Shade Pool:

          We put it right by our big pool and the grandkids just love it!

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          • No

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          Why did you choose this?
          Step2.com Store
          The reviews and for my grandson's birthday!
          Ruth S on Jul 3, 2015
          Looks like a great pool for my 21 month old, and it has shade
          Sara S on Jun 11, 2015
          The reviews and for my grandson's birthday!
          Ruth S on Jul 3, 2015
          good reviews, innovative product
          John M on Jun 26, 2015
          Looks like a great pool for my 21 month old, and it has shade
          Sara S on Jun 11, 2015
          So I could use the $200 coupon.
          Daniel D on May 25, 2015
          GREAT PRODUCTS. I HAVE SEVERAL STEP 2 TOYS FOR MY GRAND DAUGHTER AND THEY ARE EXCELLENT QUALITY AND DESIGN.
          PAULA M on May 5, 2015
          thought it would be good for my twin grandsons that are 1 and 1/2 years old.
          pamela a on Apr 30, 2015
          Because I trust Step 2 products and the pool appears to be sturdy, so it won't tip over if my grandson stands up in it.
          Karen C on Apr 4, 2015
          I know my 12mo old will want to climb in and out and this looks sturdy. Also, dog can't poke holes. I love that Step2 prods are made in USA.
          Julie P on Apr 3, 2015
          I particularly chose this item because it provided shade and safety features.
          Bryan C on Mar 27, 2015
          it had shade
          julie h on Jul 23, 2014
          BPA free, made in the US.
          Jenna G on Jul 21, 2014
          I have a Step2 pool for 6 years. It looks like I bought it yesterday. It is sturdy and durable for my grandchildren and my dogs too!! This is for my grandchildren for their house to enjoy! I wouldn't buy any other pool.
          Nancy C on Jul 14, 2014
          Saw children playing in one and it is exactly what my granddaughter wanted for her toddler so I purchased it for his birthday.
          Kathleen T on Jul 13, 2014
          I Love the looks and duribility of this pool.
          Kenny R on Jul 12, 2014
          Quality and size
          Jacqueline J on Jul 12, 2014
          Best looking and sturdy baby pool
          Ana F on Jul 12, 2014
          I wanted something small but cute to watch my little love get wet and play in . This item seemed like the perfect choice :)
          Lorraine O on Apr 9, 2014
          My son needed a shaded pool
          CHRISTINE K on Apr 4, 2014
          Ideal for toddlers and Step2 reputation.
          Leta M on Apr 1, 2014
          My son and daughter suggested this for my Grandson's Birthday
          M E C on Mar 24, 2014
          Looks like fun for our 1 year old and twin 6 month olds!!!
          Gary P on Mar 14, 2014
          because step 2 makes good products and i wanted to get it for my sons birthday
          phil j on Feb 5, 2014
          This is very well made and just the right size for the little ones that do not want to get into the pool and grandma's house. Kids love that you can poor water in under the umbrella and watch it go through all the activities and back into the pool.
          Gaye C on Dec 11, 2013
          I have a grand-daughter who is 18 months old and this pool looks like the perfect size for her. I like that it has the non slip bottom on it for her safety.
          Anthony C on Jul 2, 2013
          My granddaughter is only 18 months. It seemed the perfect size for her
          Marjorie W on Jun 17, 2013
          The size, construction are just right for my two small grandkids. Perfect
          Sherry D on May 10, 2013
          size, use for growing years, not inflatable which can leak... built in toys and good price
          Diana Truman W on Apr 17, 2013
          Grandchild while we are at the campground
          Regina H on Apr 14, 2013
          good reviews, innovative product
          John M on Jun 26, 2015
          So I could use the $200 coupon.
          Daniel D on May 25, 2015
          Does it have a drain?
          Teresa M on Jul 12, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: I bought this a while ago for my Granddaughter.I do not remember if it had a drain or not.But you can always use the hose to get the water out & have it drain where you want in your yard.Place you hose in pool turn on the water give it a few minutes then disconnect from the spickit & place on ground it pulls the water out of the pool.
          Why can't I find this pool anywhere!???
          Christine H on Jun 24, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: I do not have the answer why you can not find it anywhere but a lot of stores only keep a certain amount of big items due to space ability.What I can tell you is my Granddaughter loved it.It was the perfect size not to small & not to big.With the toy on the side & the canopy she was able to have fun even by herself in the pool & was shaded from the sun.
          Does the umbrella provide UV protection?
          A shopper on May 8, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: Can you please tell me if the umbrella has UV protection?
          I can't find "Part D" in the box... What do I do?
          Lori F on Apr 30, 2015
          BEST ANSWER: You can order missing parts through our Customer Service Department. Please call toll free 1-800-347-8372 Monday - Friday, from 8-5 ET and we will be happy to assist you with this request.
          I lost the instructions for assembly. Can I get them?
          April F on Jun 2, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: You can access the assembly instructions for this kid's pool here: http://images.step2.com/media/pdfs/716000_assembly.pdf
          Is it possible to order extra or replacement water cup/toy attachments for the umbrella? I would like to also get these for other water tables you have with an umbrella.
          A shopper on May 9, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: You can purchase these through our Customer Service Department. Please call toll free 1-800-347-8372 Monday - Friday, from 8-5 ET and we will be happy to assist you with this request.
          Is this pool BPA, PVC and Phthalate free?
          A shopper on Feb 26, 2014
          BEST ANSWER: This pool does not contact BPA. All the materials used in our toy products are routinely tested and comply with the CPSIA standards.
          I will be using this pool for my turtle so he can get a little sun. I am concerned that seats will be too close to the top of the pool and that he may be able to pull himself up and out. Can you please tell me the height of the seat itself or the distance from the top of the seat to the top of the pool edge?
          A shopper on Jul 27, 2013
          BEST ANSWER: It's at least 8 inches tall and from the seat it's about 4 inches. I hope that helps!!
          how big is the pool alone and in box?
          Karen I on May 26, 2013
          BEST ANSWER: The pool is 34 1/2 inches across and 8 inches tall. ( Not counting the umbrella in the height) The box is 35"X36"X8". My Grandson will be 4 this year & it has been a perfect size pool to cool off in the past few years. Love it !!
          Is this pool made from PVC free material?
          A shopper on Apr 12, 2013
          BEST ANSWER: This pool is NOT made with PVC plastic. It is made from Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) plastic, not polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic.