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Sliding Into Summer, The Fun Way + A WaterSlide Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bestway. All opinions are 100% mine.

For kids, summer means no school, summer means outdoors, summer means getting wet and summer means fun! My summer dreams as a kid were long, lazy days running through sprinklers or splashing around a kiddie pool, and the best thing ever was visiting a waterpark so I’d have the chance to go on a waterslide… that was rare though.

Creative kids back in the day put together makeshift water slides in their backyard that maybe lasted for an hour or two…or, you can get your kids H2OGO! and give them the thrill of the summer! It’s a line of water slides featuring a patent-pending Speed Ramp, a tough, inflatable launch pad that propels riders headfirst into a smooth and super-fast 18 foot ride…and no belly flop!

sliding along
slip n slide with sprinkler

Designed to get kids off the couch on warm spring and summer days, and eliminate the β€œouch” factor in other water slides, H2OGO! also features a Splash Lagoon under the Speed Ramp to create a drenching good takeoff…basically where the kids will hang out on those hot summer days as they wait for their turn. It makes the slide smoother, less friction, and way faster!

There are so many levels of fun here, basically water slides and sprinklers and a little pool, all in one. It’s easy to set up, and when you have a family party it’s a great way to make sure the kids are having fun together and staying cool.


The H2OGO! Water Slide comes in a single, double and triple model, so if you have lots of kids or invite the neighborhood kids over to play, there is fun for them all. These adorable girls are my friend Kelly’s daughters enjoying the slide on one of the first beautiful days of the year:


Win an H2OGO! Water Slide!

Would you love to win an H2OGO! Water Slide to be the centerpiece of all your family’s summer fun? Share a summtertime party idea or tip with me below telling me how for a chance to win! US 18+ only. Ends May 30.

H2OGO! Water Slides are available at Toys R’Us, Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com.

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  • Candy O

    What an awesome slide! Takes me back to the Slip n Slide days of my youth! Would love to win this giveaway!

  • Lizzie

    That thing looks crazy fun! That would be a really fun way to keep cool in the summer.

  • Marcia

    This water slide looks super cool! I know my kids would love it, but I have to admit, I would be tempted to have some fun with it myself.

  • Ora Lee Gurr

    This slide would be great for those hot days when you want something to cool you down outside. What a treat it appears to be. It would be a great giveaway to win.

  • Kecia

    My cousins and I were those creative type. Waterslides out of tarp, plastic, or one time – garbage bags! The H2OGO! looks like much more fun, especially with that launch pad.

  • Crystal Green

    This does look like a lot of fun. These kids sure had a blast playing with it. Thank you for the honest review of it.

  • Kristi

    Oh that looks like sooo much fun. Might have to see if the Grandparents would buy it for an early Christmas gift.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    The H2OGO! Water Slide looks like so much fun. My kids would love it. I will have to share this post with my friends that have kids too.

  • Valerie

    This looks like SO much fun! I even may enjoy sliding on it!

  • Tracy

    Cool photos, looks like your little ones are having a blast!

  • Sabrina

    That slide looks amazing, how fun for the little ones!

  • Carly Brydon

    This waterslide with sprinklers looks so much fun! It would certainly be a fun way to cool down during hot days!

  • Heather Hayes Panjon

    My Party Tip Is To Set Up A Variety Of Stations That Offer Activities For Guest’s To Enjoy. For Example A Water Balloon Station, Water Slide Station, Water Gun Station. Perfect For A Kids Party!

  • Kayla Coleman

    This looks like so much fun! We are planning a backyard water fun birthday party for our 5 & 6 year old for July 26th since my son’s birthday is July 16th and my daughter’s birthday is August 10th and I’m also due with twins July 22nd (probably be earlier.) This would definitely be the highlight of the party and the whole summer! I can already imagine all the memories that could be made with this.

    My Summertime tip is stay as hydrated as possible! You can never have enough water. If the kids don’t like water buy some water flavoring or even Popsicles would be awesome for them.

    Also make sure not only the kids get enough bug spray and sunscreen but you have to protect yourself as well. Make sure it is water resistant especially if you’re going to be swimming or having fun with water.

    Thanks for the chance to win this awesome water slide!! Looks like so much fun.

  • Amber C.

    That is the most awesome slip n slide I have ever seen!!!! My son and nieces and nephew would LOVE playing on this!

  • Ronni

    Now this looks totally fun! We made trash bag slides when I was younger and as fun as those times were, like everything time improves options. My husband would be all over this with the kids I’d bet!

  • Yolanda

    I love a good slip and slide. In our backyard that would make for a super fun ride!

  • Shell

    What a fun way to cool down in the summer! My boys would have fun with this.

  • Christie

    Waterslides are the epitome of summer! This one would be perfect for my kids this summer!

  • Amanda O.

    Woo hoo – this looks like an awesome slide. I know my kids would love this!

  • Kristin G

    Give guests personalized drinks and don’t forget yummy finger foods for the kids. I like to put cupcake liners upside over a cup and stick a straw through it. That way bugs don’t get in the drinks!

  • Travis

    I would have loved to have something like the H2OGO! Water Slide when I was a kid. I would have spent hours playing with this thing!

  • Cassie

    I’ve always loved toys like the H2OGO! Water Slide! Unfortunately, we had to make do with trash bags and soapy water as kids since we didn’t have a lot of backyard area, lol.

  • Sue

    Memories!!!!! I’d love this for my own kids parties over the summer!!

  • John Sweeney

    Perfect for Florida – year round!

  • julia

    looks to be a big upgrade from the classic slip ‘n slide

  • Raymond Stone

    In it to WIN it! Thank You!

  • Derek Lavigne

    This would be awesome to try on the beach!!

  • Donna Cooper

    I have 4 Grandchildren with birthdays this summer. Would be great for birthday parties and all other times.

  • Heather R

    We like to do themed BBQ parties for family and friends. Hawaiian luau, the Old West, for the little one we did a Dino theme. It makes everything a little more festive and fun to have a theme, but the fun part is just enjoying the sun, food and fellowship of loved ones! This would be a great addition to our gatherings!

  • brian brooks

    Water sliding the day away! fun-fun-fun!

  • Jeff Francisco

    As a new home owner, I finally have a yard big enough for entertaining! This would be perfect for my Grand kids!.

  • Joe Carelli

    dollar stores are great places to pick up fun, summertime party toys and favors to enjoy during a waterslide party.

  • Diane Potts

    My Grandchildren Would Love This

  • Richard

    Always fun in the Summer.

  • Shanna

    This looks so fun!!!! We have a “pool party” every summer. My girls go to the dollar store and buy all their “pool” decorations. They have a blast – and its cheap!

  • Ron Goss

    Summer Party Tip: Add balloons and decorations to any event to make it more festive. Add music with a theme specialized for the event….party songs, mexican for cinqo de Mayo, Patriotic for 4th of July, etc.

  • Carolyn Reilly

    Looks like lots of fun!!

  • Theresa Beres

    My grandkids will love this

  • Melissa

    Here’s a summer party tip at the beach. Make the little ones their own pool by digging a hole in teh sand and putting a tarp on the bottom, fill with water. You can provide shade with an umbrella while keeping them cool and near by.

  • james doyle

    Always bring a lot of food and drinks πŸ™‚ Stay hydrated when you play outside!

  • Johnny Powell

    Good luck, everyone!

  • tod trout

    the grand kids would love it.

  • Meaghan Cool

    Summertime fun for our family involves nonstop water activities: swimming, kayaking, water balloon fights.
    We stock up on glow sticks, and throw them in the pool for night swimming. Then re-purpose them in craft projects πŸ™‚



  • julie moore

    A bouncie house party is always fun

  • Sharon Kaminski

    My tip is to keep the kids hydrated and plenty of suntan lotion.

  • Susan Campbell

    Have a batting practice with water balloons, it’s a big wet blast!! πŸ™‚

  • Robin M

    Always keep extra ice on hand.

  • Colleen G

    We draw ideas out of the “outdoor stuff” hat as to what to do.

  • wendy barczk

    kids and grand kids would love this for the summer since we have no beach near us.

  • Eva Mack

    eat lunch outside on Wednesdays

  • george ashmore

    Bar-B -Ques never go out of style

  • Sarah Hollifield

    Kool Aid ice cubes for drink

  • kathy badaracco

    niece and nephew would love yhis

  • Robert Anderson

    We have old broken slipin slides they just don’t last. This looks like a quality slide and the kids would love to slide on oi all summer long

  • Elizabeth McFee

    I always set up two kiddie pools and a sprinkler to turn the back yard into a “mini water park”. This would be the most fun addition!

  • Cathy Philipps

    My grandkids summertime party idea is playing in the water all day long!

  • Kelly Robison

    wow! what fun

  • Kenny Diveley

    does look like fun for the kids

  • Rhonda Scott

    We get the small water bottles when we will have the kids outside for a long time so that they will not waste the large bottles of water.

  • donna urey

    I have wanted one of these since I was a little girl. Sadly, we were poor and could never afford one.

  • Keith Wahl

    would love to have this for the hot hot florida summer!

  • Preston Chapman

    I took my family on a trip to the Florida coast we had an amazing time.

  • Joseph Albanese

    This is fabulous! Our grandkids would have so much fun. Wonderful idea.

  • Lauren

    We always get the cheap pools, buy some ball pit balls on eBay for $5 and put them outside for the kids to jump in after running through the sprinklers! They think it’s hilarious

  • melissa k

    My best summer pary idea is doing an outdoor seafood boil. Everyone will love it.

  • James Durrett

    Looks great. Grandchildren will have a ball.

  • Stephanie Savoy

    Awesome!!! My grandbabies would love this so much !!!!

  • Barbara Ritchie

    the kids will love it

  • derek jennings


  • Amy S.

    It’s fun to have parties where guests can design their own food through food bars — tacos, sandwiches, ice cream/sundae bars.

  • Shelley Frontiero

    looks like fun for all

  • Michelle

    Looks like fun!

  • tammy pooser


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  • sydney anderson

    ooo this looks like so much fun thanks for the chance

  • Nicole Dziedzic

    My summertime party tips is have a Water Park theme party for the kids. Have buckets full of water balloons, some water pistols, a sprinkler or pool, and make the H2OGO! Water Slide the main event.

  • Kimberly M.

    I use the little plastic pools or the little blow up pools as coolers for drinks for my parties. Just put ice in them and put the drinks in. You can also put dishes you want to keep cold in there like macaroni salad, potato salad, etc. between eating times. Works great and keep the food nice and cold. That way you aren’t running in and out of the house to the refrigerator. I like the heavy plastic ones the best though.

  • Patricia Llanes

    This reminds me of one of my favorite childhood summer toys…the slip and slide. The H20GO takes summer fun to a whole new level!

  • Barb Hanson

    My grand kids would have so much fun with this.

  • Sam

    A fun summertime, memorial day, or fourth of July party idea is to have an outdoor bbq. While the food is prepping, have waterguns and water balloons, as well as buckets of water and even a hose available for kids to splash around with (making sure it is in the warmest part of the day to give them time to dry off before it cools down). After have the food, then a family/friend kickball game that mixes all ages on teams. It’s also fun to fire up the grill and make s’mores for all. Finally cap the night off with fireworks. Fun times all the way around.

  • Tom Bellamy

    Drink plenty of water and avoid the sun between 10-4 especially.

  • LaTanya

    I love this slide. I like having ice cream socials in the summer.

  • Tama Fitzsimmons

    Our kiddie pool does double duty at parties. Put it on a table, fill with ice and keep all cold food platters on the ice. I also put bottles of wine in there!

  • Mirna Pickering

    Summertime party tip having water themed booths or games for kids and adults to have fun while staying cool. For example: dodge water balloon or water gun fight with colored water using Kool-Aid.

  • Leah

    My son would love this waterslide!

  • Brenda Nagel

    brings back memories, but this is WAY better than we had growing up, My Grands would love this. I mean, I would be grandma of the year for sure in theyre hearts. Nothing would bring more joy than to be able to give it to them for those summer days

  • Eguiver Yol

    This looks like lots of fun. Party idea have a lemonade station

  • Timothy S Chalfant

    My kids would love that!!!

  • Mikeline Skibsted

    Living in Southern California, the beach has always been our Summer backyard. This would be great as a break from the crowds to have in the yard. I remember loving slip and slide growing up and creating makeshift ones with my dads big blue tarps. Great childhood memories that I would love to share with my nieces and nephews.

  • Kelley S.

    Really Cool.

  • Estela Medina

    I remember playing on water slides with my brothers and sisters when I was young!! It was so much fun!! I would love to win this for my daughter!!

  • LaTonya Atkinson

    Filling up a cooler with different colored balloons with frozen water inside to keep your drinks cold.

  • Anita Duvall

    We love to cook out on the old grill with Charcoal and play in the water any way we can in the summer for family fun!

  • marina s

    Just a lot of fun for children! Wow!

  • k ryan

    Grandbabies would love this!!!!!

  • Belinda Hughes

    My grandchildren will love this!

  • keith

    I have my grand kids help clean up all the toys and such before they get any treats for the day. They help out at the lake and we all chip in to have a great time. They would love this slide and it would help water the grass at the same time.

  • Heather B

    This looks like so much fun! My tip would be to plan ahead and get things ready ahead of time so YOU can also enjoy the party and not spend it stressing out as we often tend to do!
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  • Jamie Harvey

    my kids would love this

  • Beth

    Have a party with all your friends with this amazing water slide!

  • Irene M

    My grandchildren and their friends always enjoy a backyard scavenger hunt. I give them cryptic clues that will lead them to the next cryptic clue that is hidden and so on until the final clue leads them to the prize.

  • Jan afPetersens

    Woul love to giv to my grandchildren

  • sandra

    provide plenty of beverages for the hot months

  • Patricia Hilke

    very nice for grgrandchildren

  • stephanie hott

    Love love love it!!!

  • kathy music

    Water sprinklers in my day! This slide looks so great fun!

  • Linda Hildebrand

    Keep an ice chest full of drinks handy for the kids while they play on the slide

  • Jessica Herring

    This would be so much fun! My summer party tip is to enjoy every moment!

  • christy rudy

    looks like fun

  • Justin Williams

    Always have a shady spot to retreat to. I’m too pale for summer. =0)

  • Philip Lawrence

    Put the H20GO in the shade so that the children can play on it longer without worrying about the effects of too much direct sun.

  • Rose Reeder

    This looks wonderful/ Kids would be thrilled to use.

  • Linda Poplees

    This is so wonderful, I know kids of all ages would enjoy this. Great for parties because the parents won’t have to worry about them like when they are in pools. Everyone could sit around, enjoy the bbq party while watching others enjoy the slide.

  • Daniel H Eberhardt Jr

    Fun for the grandkids

  • Elizabeth McFee

    I have already entered, but my girls just saw a commercial for this and begged me for it! Hehe

  • Mary Mcmurray

    My tip is fill a small pool with ice and drinks and use an umbrella to keep it in the shade.

  • gwen williams

    We have water balloon fights and use the water hose to get wet.

  • Marie

    We had a blast with a slip slide for my sons 16th birthday party. He will be 21 this week. this looks like great fun for everyone

  • Tonya Smith

    Summertime Party Ideas.. Serve snacks out of Pails With Shovels you can get Sand pails at the Dollar store.. It’s super cute, the pails can be reused for sand toys and you don’t have to worry about additional serving spoons. Great for Trail Mix, Nuts, Candy Etc.. Also, freeze blueberries or raspberries and mint leaves in ice cube trays for an added touch to lemonade, iced tea, or water for a refreshing drink. And for a fun and cool game, Add paint or food coloring to water balloons and have everyone wear white t-shirts for a fun and colorful time! My daughter will be 1 in July this slide would be a blast for a family summer party!

  • Doris C

    looks like loads of fun!!!!!

  • Margaret King

    My grand kids would love it this summer when they come to stay we can have a swimming party. We can have water balloons, homemade ice cream, slushes.

  • bud hornikel

    kids would love it

  • Susan

    Summertime Party Tip: If having a twilight/night time party, hang Christmas lights. They add a Midsummer’s Night Dream, almost fairy-like, feel to any party and are unexpected seeing as how they are out of season. Buying them after the holiday makes them a very inexpensive purchase. If you want to have a messy party, load up a tarp with paint, have everybody wear white shirts and slip’n’slide down the tarp creating fun outdoor summer art.

  • Richard Bunio

    This would be fun to use on a slight hill.

  • Theresa Jenkins

    I’m a grandma nanny to our 5 grandkids this would be my summertime baby sitter and summertime fun daily!!

  • Shaun

    My kids would love this (me to πŸ™‚ ).

  • Jo Smith

    love the slide lots of fun

  • Sue Bishop

    This looks like soooo much fun for the little one. Great times for hot summer days.

  • Harold Megargel

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this!

  • Rosemary Kehl

    Looks like fun.

  • Sue Bishop

    Would love to win this for my grandson,it looks like a lot of fun for the hot summer days.

  • Mary ONeal

    This would be great for our summer get reunions. We have lots of little grandchildren, with lots of energy for a fun time.


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  • Karen Rissmeyer

    My summertime party tip is have a low key party by settting up a waterslide for the kids and volley ball for the adults.
    Would love to win this waterslide to have at my next summertime party.

  • Sheryl Jensen

    The grandkids would be estatic!

  • Corina

    It looks like sooooo much fun

  • Katie Rose

    When we have backyard parties in the summer I have the kids do a scavenger hunt for buried “treasure”. Their goody bags are in the treasure box.

  • David Heath

    My grandkids would luv this… I would too!

  • sherry jozefowicz

    fun times

  • Ricky Brown

    Rolled out plastic as a kid for a “slip n slide.” Summertime cool. This thing looks awesome!!! Kids would be estatic!!!

  • Timothy Killoran

    I have 3 nephews that would have the time of there lives with this. It also reminds me of the slip and slide when i was growing up.

  • greg

    My summertime tip is to always check for ticks when you go outside, they seem to be everywhere.

  • renetta endlich


  • Enizete Lane

    Wow, great prize. Fun all summer long, kids would love it; thanks for the opportunity

  • brian brooks

    Fun-Fun-Fun all day long!

  • Brandi Goolsby

    I just read a really neat article on cheap things to do in the summer with stuff you buy at the dollar store. One of them was to buy cheap popsicle molds and make your own fudge popsicles using Nutella and Cool Whip and a splash of milk. Mix it all up, freeze and enjoy!

  • susan king

    Every summer our kids, grandkids, and us spend a week at our cabin in northern MN. There is 18 of us if they all come. We take them in turns on a pontoon ride or fish. We can also swim but have to go to our neighbors for that because we’re in a boggy chanel. We have an acre of land behind the house that we mow and the kids love it ! They are all under 7yrs old. We have 2 electric vehicles they can drive around in and a small pool they can swim in. This would be great to have too !! One more thing our grandkids and some of the adults would love to do. Then we have bbq’s, eat outside, have a fire a night and cook hot dogs and smore’s over the fire. Thank you for the chance to win this !!

  • Monica McFadden

    Tip for outdoor summer fun. Water balloon toss is always fun for the kids, or at night add a glow stick to a bottle of bubbles for glow in the dark bubbles.

  • Tish Vaughan

    Serve cold drinks in your wheelbarrow! Line wheelbarrow with plastic garbage bag, fill with ice, then place canned or bottled drinks in ice!

  • Dawn Monroe

    My tip is to use the spray on sunscreen for kids. Its easier and the same price. I also like the new magnetic close screen door. I can never get my grand kids to close the door and so far its been working great.

  • carol delo

    I’m ready to jump on this slide right on my computer; it looks like such great fun………

  • kim charlton

    This is awesome!!

  • Barbara Muller

    This would be great for all our summer birthday parties

  • Terry Stebbins

    Hope I win! I would love to give this to my friends granddaughter!

  • Jan D

    Have lots of fun and don’t forget the sunscreen!

  • Ron Miller

    Light up rows of flickering votives, line the swimming pool or sidewalk, adds a festive feel

  • deb

    awesome slide – know what the grandkids would be playing with this summer if we won!

  • donna gonzalez

    this is so awesome I would absolutely love to win this

  • chris conanan

    have lots of games planned

  • Brian Vent

    How fun!

  • Kathleen Gereg

    Fab summer fun and a new ‘baby sitter’ that ‘works’ overtime!

  • Michael Perkins

    Summertime party tip here in PHOENIX? Stay indoors, or have some kind of water sport in your yard (Like a water slide for instance)

  • Jack Przybylski

    That would be a vacation in itself, as a stay at home dad, that would be great. Replace the sprinkler and small pool we have

  • Shauntea Crutcher

    I think having this slide, some ice cream, and music would make a great party idea for the kids.

  • Candie L

    My tip for this would be to have a small tub at the beginning of the slide so that the kids can wash their feet off before they get back on it. Would keep it from getting dirtier. Thank you

  • Lawrence Cwiok

    I would love to win this for a little girl in our building that is the only child here and rarely is able to have friends over.

  • Aaron Martin

    make your own healthy Popsicle with leftover fruit smoothies mix

  • Grace Martin

    babysitting the grand-kids would be a blast with this

  • Denise Malia

    ~ For a picnic or cook-out bring along all the makings for a “create your own” strawberry shortcake bar! (ツ)

  • Frank P

    A good summtertime party idea would be a mystery sleepover for older kids.

  • Amy Turner

    what fun!

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  • Kathryn C

    oh wow, this would have to be at my mom’s (grandma’s) house so all the nieces and nephews could enjoy

    here’s summertime pet tip: opt for pet- friendly insect repellents- there are several out there that are botanical blends and will repel fleas, ticks, mosquitos & flies

  • sunchicka

    I’d love for it to be a part of a few birthday parties to come!

  • Jaim

    Water down fruit juices so they’re more hydrating and less caloric.

  • Carol Lynn

    We enjoy having potluck parties in the summer. It makes it so much easier and it’s a lot of fun to try the different dishes everyone brings. We also have a Lemon Tree, so we make a bunch of fabulous flavored lemonades for everyone.

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  • Pamela McFall

    looks awesome!

  • james jenkins

    I adopt the siesta schedule, shifting my activities to earlier in the AM and later in the PM, avoiding the noon-time heat; although I seldom can actually catch a snooze! Oh- and try to stay parked where it’s shady most of the day.

  • tangela warren

    my son would love this we just got h2go single wate slide and he loves it but thiswould be awesome ti have a backyard bbq and back to school party with