Summertime is upon us and undoubtedly you are going to want to spend plenty of time outside with your friends and family. Finding an activity to keep everyone busy and happy can be rather difficult though, especially if you are attempting to entertain kids and teens of all ages. Take a look at the top five summer backyard games that you might want to enjoy with your family before summertime comes to a close.
Because climbing is a game for kids, the Lifetime Geometric Dome Play Center is the ideal backyard game for climbers. This structure has a radius of 10 ft. and is built of durable steel tubing that can handle children up to 12 years of age. While you might need a larger yard for this play center, it is certainly a great way to help your kids get out their energy, build muscle and have some fun in the fresh air.
For the soccer loving family, the PUGG Soccer Goals are a great portable way to get quality pop-up goals to start a game anywhere you go. Weighting just 7 pounds and accompanied by a carrying bag, all you have to do is pop up the goal and start playing, and storage space needed is minimal. The goal does not come with a soccer ball however.
Though it is a splurge, the Park & Sun TS-CL Spectrum Classic Volleyball Set is an easy way to get a professional quality volleyball game going right from your backyard. This set is stabilized using ground-in stakes, which make it sturdy and stable for even the toughest of players, and comes with everything you need for a full game (except for the ball). Most appreciate that it is available in a number of different colors too.
If you and your family members are fans of badminton, tennis or racquetball, then you are likely going to love the Speedminton Fun Set. Whether you are interested in freestyle play, or creating an outdoor competition, this set comes with 2 racquets, cones and speeders to play with. And, for those late nights of play, this set also comes with speedlights so that your speeders can be seen even in the dark.
For the baseball loving family, or even lone player, the Louisville Slugger UPM45 Original Ultimate Pitching Machine is great to help practice your batting. With the ability to pitch up to 45 mph, the mechanical arm of this pitcher machine makes it easy to receive fly balls or ground balls, and is great for season training.
As you can see, there are plenty of games and ways for you to make your backyard a fun and entertaining place for you and your family. All you have to do is choose the right one for your outdoor space and get started enjoying the summer…don’t worry it’s not too late!
What’s your favorite summer backyard game?