When you have a pool player in your life, there are more gifts than you thought that can make them happy.
Choose items to help organize or add ambiance to their pool room. Or you can give them something related to the pool table, bridges, chalk, cue sticks, or gear. Pool-related gifts, accessories, and clothing are also great options.
This ultimate pool player gift guide includes 35 gifts for pool players of all skill levels and playing styles.
Every pool room deserves to be well-organized. Organizational items also add room style.
Having a place to put away pool gear can keep a pool room looking neat and tidy.
This organizer keeps six sticks, 16 balls, chalk, and racks organized on the wall between plays. It comes in either mahogany or black and includes a 6-pack of chalk.
This corner-of-the-room stand holds eight sticks and 16 balls.
It also includes four rubber-ringed cupholders and four scorers for players. Choose from mahogany, dark oak, or natural finishes to match other room furniture.
For the Table
Pool tables need love, too. Here are some gift ideas to help keep the pool table looking great.
A sturdy cover can keep a pool table safe from dust between plays.
Boshen offers pool table covers in 7’, 8’, and 9’ sizes. They also have black, brown, brown tree pattern, grey, and green covers from which to choose. The backing is cotton fleece ant the leatherette top is wrinkle-free.
Billiards isn’t the only game in town.
This foam-backed, regulation-sized ping pong table sits on top of a regular pool table. Set only takes 3 minutes, and compact storage makes switching between games a breeze.
If your friend’s pool table looks rough, make it look new again with new felt.
Choose from 9 different colors of 75% wool and 25% polyamide felt that comes in three different sizes. The kit includes enough felt for the table and rails.
Keeping a pool table looking nice has never been easier.
Iwan Simonis’ pool-cleaning tool works with static electricity and capillary action. Remove chalk dust by gliding the tool across the pool table. The easy-grip cork handle makes cleaning effortless.
Some players are rougher on their pool table than just marking it up with chalk.
Cue Silk is an effective no-bleach, no-phosphate cleaner for tough stains on any pool table. A microfiber cloth combined with the one-swipe formula saves time and keeps the table looking nice longer.
When a player has the perfect shot in mind, a bridge can keep it steady.
This pool bridge can retract down to 13 inches to assist with either short or long shots.
It’s small enough to fit into your pocket. It also has a detachable head and fits easily into any large cue case. IGOTCHA crafts their pool bridge handles from maple wood.
A slip-on bridge converts any cue stick into a bridge.
A rubber grommet keeps the cue stick unharmed. Because it is only a bridgehead, it is highly portable. The moose-head design features nine different grooves to help a player get the perfect angle for tricky shots.
Chalk is a necessary part of any pool game. It provides friction to keep the cue stick from sliding off the ball.
Predator makes octagon-shaped chalk that helps improve a player’s accuracy, consistency, and ball spin.
Predator formulates their chalk to cover the cue tip better and stays on it longer. This set comes with 5 pieces of chalk and an octagon-shaped holder.
Cue sticks are a vital part of a pool player’s game. Here are some gifts to make that part of the experience even better.
A pool cue tip matters. That’s why any pool player will appreciate an accessory that gives their cue an advantage.
The shaper contours the tip to the correct shape, the tapper roughens the surface to hold chalk better, and the aerator breaks the surface to hold more chalk.
Any pool lover would be thrilled with bird-eye-patterned maple wood cues.
The tip contains ten layers of laminated leather, the shaft has Low Deflection Technology, and an implex joint collar gives players a firm hit. Wrapless handles provide a sleek feel. 18.5 oz to 20 oz sizes available.
Your favorite pool player can play and transport their equipment in style with these items.
Players can protect quality pool gear when traveling to games with a hard case.
GSE Games & Sports Expert has 13 different color styles from which to choose. Their carrying cases hold two two-piece cue sticks with zipper compartments for chalk and other accessories.
Pool gloves allow the cue stick to glide more easily across the hand and give the player more control.
Anser makes their pool gloves from stretchy lycra that fits either the right or left hand and velcros at the wrist. The glove is available in six color styles.
Balls are integral to any pool game. Ramp up the game with these ball-related gifts.
Solid wood racks with a mahogany finish look nice on the table. Offering an 8-ball and 9-ball rack gives your pool-loving friend the option to change up their game.
The racks fit standard 2.25” cue balls.
A Magic Rack can help players set up the perfect cue ball rack every time.
Using a magic rack can help rack balls in 10 seconds or less. It can also save on table wear and damage from tapping. This set works with 8-, 9-, and 10-ball arrangements.
Practice can help improve a player’s overall pool game.
The standard lines and dots on this practice training cue ball provide a guide, showing how to gain better ball control. Marhyncus makes their training ball from high-quality resin to resist wear and impact.
Change up the game by giving your pool lover uniquely swirled marble pool balls.
The set includes a cue ball. Balls come in classic colors with a white or black marbling background. Iszy makes its pool balls from polyester resin.
Gifts For Pool Room Ambiance
It’s not just a game of pool when the room has ambiance; it’s an experience.
A billiard table needs illumination, and this light fixture will span the entire table.
It features 15 decorative pool balls and comes with either green or white lamp shades. The shade can be hardwired or plugged in with an adaptor.
Light up the pool room with a neon pool shark light.
Other styles are available, related to pool or alcohol. Signs have a metal frame, supporting glass neon lights. Urby also offers custom designs for even more personalization.
When players are waiting their turn, let them play darts.
This dart game comes in a walnut-finish cabinet with chalk scoreboards inside the doors. Flip the dartboard for game variation. It comes with darts for two teams, chalk, and an eraser.
These four ready-to-frame art prints look like patent drawings for the original game of pool.
For added old-world charm, the prints have a look of aged paper. These 8×10 prints come unframed, so you can match frames to pool room decor.
It’s always time for a game of pool with this pool-themed wall clock.
The frame looks like a wooden pool rack, the background looks like a pool table, and numbered pool balls mark the hour.
These pool-themed tealight candle holders can give a man cave extra character.
The set includes a wooden diamond-shaped rack to hold 9 cue-ball-shaped tealight holders. Add 9 tealights and light them all at once to add a little pool-flavored charm.
Nobody wants cup rings on the furniture in their pool room.
Serve up whatever drinks you want. These 4.1” coasters look like tiny records and will protect your furniture. The back of each coaster features anti-slip rubber to keep in place.
This spectator chair gives players the option to relax between plays.
It has extra-wide armrests and a footrest for perching comfortably. At seat-level, you’ll find a place to hold a drink and rest a cue stick between plays. Choose from mahogany or antique walnut finish.
Pool-related gifts can be either fun or thoughtful.
Will your pool-loving friend enjoy this piece of nostalgia?
Magic 8 Ball says, “It is certain.” Ask the Magic 8 Ball a question, give it a good shake, and turn it over for an answer. Don’t like the answer? Ask again. It’s magic.
Players of every skill level can learn something new from Byrne’s Complete Book of Pool Shots.
This 384-page book goes from pool kindergarten to pool graduate school, teaching essential pool skills. Every play includes an intricate diagram to make learning new moves easy.
Author Mark C. O’Brien met the incomparable, charismatic pool player, St. Louie Louie, in 1971.
Pool lovers will enjoy reading about his pool room antics and gambling events. Readers will enjoy engaging stories and hilarious anecdotes from a momentous era of pool-playing.
The Billiard Depot has 19 different accessory kits for playing pool at home.
Kits include balls, cues, chalk, brushes, racks, bridges, cue holders, and repair kits. They may also include tally bottles, tally balls, a mini-game, cup, gloves, or a table cover.
Not everyone has room in their house or apartment for a full-sized table.
Time for a new strategy! This 12.5”x20.25”x3.5” mini pool table has a realistic, fun-to-play design. It comes with a rack and balls, two cues, a table brush, and chalk.
Pool balls to hang on the Christmas tree? This 15-piece glass ornament set contains both metallic and pearlized metallic colors.
Ornaments are perfect alone or among other ornaments. Kurt Adler has been making ornaments since 1946, and these are sure to please.
Pool-Related Accessories and Clothing
Help your pool enthusiast proclaim their enthusiasm to the world with clothing and accessories.
You had the perfect play in your head, but it didn’t work on the table.
Angles, trajectories, physics! This shirt is available in 10 different colors and is shaped for both men or women with sizes from Small to 3XL to fit your favorite pool player.
Do you know someone whose heart beats for playing pool?
If so, this shirt is sure to delight them. A cue ball on a heart monitor readout shows just how much they love to play pool. It’s a unisex shirt that is available in sizes from small to 2XL and five different colors.
If your pool-loving friend likes to wear fun socks, these will be right up their alley.
They’re lightweight 70% cotton socks, containing 25% polyester and 5% spandex to fit better and keep feet cool and dry. These socks fit men with shoe sizes from 6 to 12.5.
With 35 different gift options, you have gift ideas to last through many gift-giving occasions.
Choose one or several gifts, and mix and match serious gifts with fun ones. These gifts can help improve your pool-loving friend’s pool game and improve your gift-giving game.
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