Concrete pool decks can be dangerous for a number of reasons. People can slip, fall, and hit their head on the side of the pool causing bodily harm. Swimmers also occasionally run into pool walls and can suffer concussions. These poolside panels are designed to help prevent serious injury due to slips, falls, and collisions. The combination of the foam material and surface texture provides increased grip while walking. The foam also provides padding, reducing the impact from falling or running into the pool wall/edge. The panels will be attached to the ground by rubber ‘Velcro-like’ sheets for quick removal in the case of an emergency. Once removed, the panels can be used as flotation devices to save drowning individuals.