Playing sports as a family can benefit your overall health and happiness. Today we’re going to share some tips to help you create a family sports night. This event will provide the family with quality time together while enjoying something that everyone loves; sports!
A family sports night is best suited for families that are full of sports fans, active individuals, and people who enjoy some healthy competition. If you’re not into competitive or challenging sports as an overall family unit then having a family sports night may not be a great idea for bonding moments.
Plan the Sports
Make a list of what sports your family enjoys. This must be a list of sports that you can partake in at home or the local community centers or parks. Basketball, volleyball, badminton, and similar sports are a good example of sports that families can enjoy in their backyard or at the local park together.
Make a Date
Determine if you’ll host a family sports night once a month or once a week. Set the day and time in stone so that the entire family can add this family sports night to their calendar. Be sure to ask every family member, including any extended family members that you want to be included in family sports night.
Get the Supplies
Now that you have a list of sports that the whole family enjoys and what day you’ll host your family sports night, you’ll need to get the supplies. Be sure to order enough supplies for every family member. For example; if you’re ordering a badminton set, then have enough rackets for the entire family to participate in this game play.
Make Some Snacks
Your family is going to work up an appetite with this family sports night so don’t forget to create a plate of snacks and drinks for everyone. You can switch up the appetizers and drinks based on your favorite theme or the sport that you’ll be playing this week or month. Have some fun with the snacks and make sure that they’re healthy options so you don’t consume the calories you just burned during family sports night!
These are just some tips to help you create a family sports night. Whether you have older children, young children, or adult children this is a fabulous way to get the whole family involved with something. Anyone can have a blast participating in a family sports night, so as long as you work together to create and solidify the plans for your weekly or monthly family sports night.