The first game of Marco Polo was played by members of the 14th-century Mongolian court who welcomed the strange Italian visitor by wearing swim trunks and water wings. Cavort like Kublai Kahn with today's Groupon: for $50, you get $100 worth of pool supplies, outdoor furniture, and more at Seasonal Specialty Stores in Foxboro and Natick.
Seasonal Specialty Stores stocks a wide array of aquatic accouterments to help maintain chlorinated backyard swimming holes, such as chlorine-stabilizing jumbo tablets ($99.95/25 lb.) and The Circulator 360-degree rotating water jet ($49.98). Meanwhile, the Kreepy Krauly EZ vac ($198) can harness the power of a pool's filtration system to gobble up leaves, debris, and plates of spaghetti. Seasonal Specialty can also help outdoor revelers relax on all-weather wicker rockers ($600) or settle ping-pong grudge matches on a Butterfly table ($398+).