What to Pack in Your Pool Bag


In case your thought of summer time enjoyable is hanging out at an out of doors pool, the Life Time Seaside Membership is the final word sunny-weather vacation spot. Whether or not you’re swimming laps or enjoyable poolside, packing a couple of must-haves in your pool bag could make all of the distinction in your expertise.

To be sure you don’t overlook any of the necessities, we requested 4 Life Time workforce members to share the objects they all the time make sure that to pack of their pool bag.

Kristina Fielder, hairstylist at LifeSpa in Miami, Fla.

Hair and Scalp Sunscreen

The pores and skin in your scalp will be delicate and vulnerable to sunburn, and you probably have coloured hair, it’s finest to guard it from the weather. I prefer to hold Coola Scalp and Hair Sunscreen Mist (which yow will discover at LifeSpa) in my pool bag to guard each my hair and scalp. It has SPF 30 and a tremendous salt and sage perfume.

Blonde Shampoo and Conditioner

You probably have blonde hair, it’s particularly necessary to handle your colour round chlorine in swimming pools or salt water at a seaside. Oribe Blonde Shampoo and Conditioner is a must have for me to clean with after a day on the Seaside Membership. It cleans and hydrates my hair and helps keep away from the brassiness or discoloring that may occur if my blonde strands are uncovered to pool (or salt) water.

SPF Face Powder

There’s nothing higher than a multitasking makeup-skincare product. I really like protecting the iS Medical PerfecTint Powder in my bag as a result of it has SPF 40 and presents sufficient protection to make my pores and skin look even and polished after a day on the pool.

Danica Osborn, group health teacher and coach at Life Time in Warrenville, Unwell.

Life Time Trucker Hat

Pool hair, don’t care — if I’ve bought my hat on! I really like the solar protection I get when sporting a trucker hat, and the LT Store carries a handful of colours so I may even coordinate my hat with my swimsuits.


Hydrate from Life Time is an electrolyte complement that’s simple to combine in with my water, and I really like each of the refreshing fruity flavors — blood orange and peach mango. If I’m sweating within the poolside warmth, it’s necessary to remain hydrated and replenish my electrolytes.

Goodr Sun shades

My one and solely criticism about these sun shades is that my relations are all the time swiping them from me! Our complete household loves the brilliant colours, reflective lenses, and the way they really keep placed on our face. Deliver on the sunshine as a result of we’re lined.

Solar Bum SPF Merchandise

Defending my pores and skin and lips within the solar is necessary, so that you’ll all the time catch me placing on sunscreen — and by no means forgetting easy-to-miss locations just like the again of my ears!​ I’m cautious to maintain my Solar Bum lip balm on me, too, to guard my lips. Their merchandise moisturize and shield with out leaving me feeling greasy.

Sophie Hertz, esthetician at LifeSpa in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Defending your pores and skin from the solar is essential. My favourite year-round solar safety is iS Medical Eclipse SPF 50+. It has a waterproof method so it’s nice for spending time by the pool.

Curl Cream

I’ve actually curly hair, so I all the time have my Kérastase Curl Manifesto with me. It offers my curls sufficient hydration and shine with out weighing me down. It’s nice to make use of earlier than and after a swim and can assist add hydration after being within the solar.

Physique Moisturizer

After a day within the solar, I like to rehydrate my pores and skin utilizing Zents Mandarin Lotion and Zents Solar Physique Oil in Solar. Collectively, they odor like a creamsicle — an ideal summer time scent!

Kenny Ferrer, class expertise lead at Life Time in New York, N.Y.

Life Time Ice Shaker with Straw Lid

My No. 1 must-have by the pool is the Life Time Ice Shaker. After we’re caught up in summer time enjoyable, it’s simple to lose sight of how rapidly we will develop into dehydrated. Merely having my shaker with me jogs my memory to remain on prime of ingesting extra fluids. If I’m laying out on the Seaside Membership studying, I’d set a objective to complete one full bottle each hour and set a reminder in my telephone to assist me keep accountable.

The bottle has a large rim and is manufactured from stainless-steel, so it retains drinks cool and is simple to wash — I can rotate between our cherry limeade Amino Restoration, Hydrate, and water with out an excessive amount of trouble. Shake, sip, and repeat!

Seaside Pillow

One other one in all my must-haves is the Ballast Seaside Pillow. It’s inflatable, simply packable, and comes with straps to assist maintain it in place. It additionally has slots for gel ice packs to maintain me cool on additional scorching days.

Gratitude Journal

Being out within the solar units the stage for a productive journaling observe. Experiencing direct daylight has been proven to extend serotonin, one in all our physique’s mood-boosting hormones, which might create an excellent alternative to take advantage of a gratitude journaling observe.

A Wholesome, Refreshing Deal with

Gelatin photographs are a summer time social gathering traditional, however I prefer to make my very own wholesome model utilizing Life Time’s tropical breeze Pre-Exercise, plain gelatin, and a little bit little bit of lemon juice for tartness. When I’ve these, I can transition from the Seaside Membership proper right into a exercise in a scrumptious, summer-specific approach.