As we near the summer months where families will gather out in the yard to enjoy quality time together, we wanted to feature some fun backyard sports that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re an athletic person or not, these fun backyard sports are something anyone can enjoy.
Creating a backyard space where the family can be active together will encourage a lot of quality time this year plus you’ll get in some exercise to stay healthy, too!
This is a unique option for your backyard because you can use a volleyball net for badminton, volleyball, and other fun sports with the family. Just make sure you put the net up safely and have supplies to enjoy a variety of sports in the backyard together.
You may need to use your driveway for this fun sport! Basketball is a fun activity that everyone can enjoy, perhaps buy a shorter hoop for younger family members to enjoy. Just make sure the basketball hoop is on solid ground so you can bounce the basketball and play without the risk of tripping on an uneven yard.
Another fun backyard game is croquet where families can hit a ball into the hoop that’s placed throughout the year. This fun game will keep kids and adults of all ages entertained for many hours. It’s a fun way to get your family outside without much physical energy needed.
This is a simple sport that may not suitable for all ages, but it surely can bring some fun for adults. Get in touch with your inner child as you set up a tetherball area in the backyard. You’ll need a beam, a ball, and a way to attach the ball to both the beam and the rope. This is fun for older people who remember having this sort at recess during their youth.
Lastly, you can buy a soccer ball, goals, and shin protectors to get out in the backyard for some fun with soccer this summer. This is a low-cost way to enjoy quality time together and play sports as a family. This simple sport is easy enough for young children to enjoy but advanced enough for older kids and adults to get competitive with, too!
We hope that you’ll use our fun backyard sports for everyone list to build a fun backyard for summer break this year.