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Married Fun has all the date ideas! Read on to see all our Sports date ideas. Mix up your next date night with these awesome activities. For the full experience make sure you check out the Married Fun Date Planner
Time spent 4-wheeling is always quality time in the great outdoors. Every couple in today's modern world finds themselves inside way too much. Sometimes you've got to come up with unique date ideas to ensure that you get some fresh air. 4-wheeling is one of those date ideas, and it will take you as deep into the wilderness as you want to go. It doesn't take much effort to learn how to drive a 4-wheeler, and they can go over almost any type of terrain. If you're feeling adventurous, pack a picnic and take a break along the trail for a bite to eat. By eating lunch out in the forest, it will make your date even that much more enjoyable.
When was the last time you and your spouse decided to test each other's strength? Arm wrestling is a fun date idea in the sense that it pits you both against each other. If you're the competitive type, you'll love arm wrestling. Another great thing about arm wrestling is, it gets you close to your spouse. Don't be surprised if the sparks begin flying between you two when you're arm wrestling. Things have a way of quickly moving from arm wrestling to whatever happens next when two love birds are close to each other.
Some of you may not know it, but there are more than likely auto races near where you live. The most common form of auto racing is dirt track racing. If you go to a dirt track, you'll want to be prepared to get dirty. The dirt flies all over the place, but that's half the fun. The smaller race tracks allow you to bring in your own beverages and snacks as well. Usually, the race track has a concession stand, and they offer the typical food of hamburgers, hot dogs, soda pop, and so on. Each of you should pick a car that you hope wins before the race begins and cheer them on until the victory lap.
Axe and knife throwing take the type of mental focus that can help melt the stress away. It's impossible to focus on anything other than what you're throwing when you have a sharp object that you're trying to stick into something. You and your spouse can have a competition to see who can throw the axe or knife better. Take a slice of a log and make it your goal to get as close to the center of it as possible. If you don't have a log lying around, make a target out of a piece of wood. The person who gets closest to the center can have bragging rights for the rest of the evening on who is the better thrower.
Badminton is instant fun, no matter if you're a novice or a pro. The fun of badminton is that you get to run around while trying your best not to let the birdie hit the ground. Badminton can be played in your backyard, in a parking lot, or at the park. A game of badminton can last a few minutes, or you can make it an hours-long event. If you're short on time, head out into the backyard and hit the birdie around a little. If you have more time, make it a longer date and bring along a picnic and take a break and eat between your badminton sessions.
Base jumping is a fantastic date for the couple who loves adrenaline rushes or to check things off of their bucket lists. Base jumping is where you jump off of high things and then parachute down, and it's exhilarating! You do need some training and understanding of how to jump safely before making any such attempts. Find a place that offers the sport and can help you learn how to be safe and ultimately make that jump. Be sure to get whatever pictures you can so you have some cool mementos of your extreme date. Everyone has a natural amount of fear in them, and overcoming your fears is incredible.
Going to a baseball game is one of America's favorite pastimes. There are seats in the stadium for all budgets, and that means any couple who wants to go to a ballgame can. To make your baseball date even more enjoyable, deck yourself out in your favorite team's apparel. If you don't have any clothing with your favorite team's logo on it, make sure to wear the team's colors. It's fun to look as much of a fan as possible to show everyone that you are their number one supporter. If you have the extra money, the food at stadiums is always delicious, and they have what seems like a never-ending supply of snacks to munch on while watching your favorite team play.
Playing baseball is a fun date that doesn't cost much if anything. There are so many different ways that you can turn baseball into a fantastic date. You can either find an established co-ed baseball or softball league or just find some friends or family to play with for fun. If you can't put a whole team together you can also play catch or hit the ball around together. Batting cages are also another option if you're looking to improve your game or just have some fun. If one of you is better at catching or hitting than the other they can help teach the other person. There are a lot of options out there, go ahead and play some baseball on your next date.
Catching a baseball game on TV is a fantastic date idea for those who don't feel like leaving the house. Watching a game on television allows you to see the players up close as you would never be able to in a stadium. Another great aspect of watching the game at home is that you can eat all kinds of snacks and prepare your own food, which costs a fraction of what you would pay at the stadium. Decorate your living room in the spirit of your favorite team, and don't be shy about cheering them on when they are at-bat. Watching your favorite baseball team at home is exciting because you can let loose without caring what other people think.
Going to a basketball game is a dream come true for anyone who loves the sport. There are so many date opportunities when it comes to basketball that couples can enjoy. You can go to a high school basketball game, a college game, or see the professionals in action. No matter who you see play, it will be exciting to watch the players do what they do best. Sometimes it is more enjoyable to watch local players since they are not showing off for the camera. Bring a little extra money with you if you would like to enhance your date by enjoying snacks such as popcorn and drinking things such as soda pop.
Grab a basketball, put on your sneakers, and head out to the nearest basketball court. You can play a little one-on-one or shoot hoops to see who can make the most baskets. Playing basketball is a great way to get exercise and some fresh air. Almost every park or playground has a basketball hoop. Show off and try to do some fancy shots while you're playing. You can even make videos of each other, showing off while trying to sink the impossible basket from far away.
Watching a basketball game on television is a fantastic date because of the excitement of the live event. If you want to make sure that your basketball date is exciting, watch two teams that you know will be fierce competitors. The best time to watch basketball on TV is during the playoffs when the stakes are high, and both teams are fighting to get to the championship. You can order food and have it delivered, whip up your own game day food and have a feast, or settle for an old reliable snack like popcorn. It's best to eat something while watching the game because food enhances the excitement. If the two of you are fans of a local team, consider wearing your jerseys to show your team spirit while watching the big game. Watch the game just the two of you or invite over another couple or two to share the fun.
Baseball fans know what batting cages are, but the rest of the world may not. A batting cage is a place where a machine pitches baseballs so you can hit them with a bat. The fun thing to do is to see how many of the balls you can hit. Eventually, you will get the hang of it and be a good hitter by the time you're done. A really fun thing to do is to encourage your spouse when they're at bat since you can't be in the cage with them. It's also kind of fun to try to razzle them a little if they whiff and miss the ball completely. Make it interesting with a friendly wager of who can hit the most balls.
Bocce ball is a game that you can play outdoors and indoors as well. For those of you who don't know, bocce ball is a game of rolling balls to get points. Bocce ball is an ancient game that isn't as popular in the Americas as it is in Europe. Couples who need to spend more time outdoors should take up bocce ball in the summertime. A game of bocce ball is a great excuse to get outside and to breathe some fresh air. It's a fun game to take to the park and turn your game into an awesome date with a picnic. Who knows, if you're playing bocce ball at the park, you might end up with a bunch of spectators cheering you on.
Going bowling allows you to roll a ball towards pins while wearing funny looking shoes. Don't worry if you're the type who only throws gutter balls; the score doesn't matter when you're bowling. Somehow a game of bowling always turns into lots of laughs by the time the game is done. Also, bowling alleys are famous for having all kinds of snacks like nachos and deliciously greasy food. You can throw a few strikes and have a guilty pleasure all on the same date. Check with your local bowling alley if they have discounts during the day or other times. You may also want to avoid playing during the times when leagues are there since it might be difficult to get a lane. Many alleys also offer cosmic or other types of bowling with black lights, popular music and more.
Boxing, kickboxing and MMA are huge right now and any of them can be a great date. You can watch a fight on TV or go all out and attend the fight in person. Going to an arena is much more memorable and you can enjoy all the action as it happens. If you're planning on watching the fight on TV you can plan a whole date around it - get snacks, some takeout, and plenty of soda. This is a fun date activity for just the two of you or you can invite another couple or two over to share the fun (and the cost) of the fight or food.
Bull riding is a date idea that's unique and super fun. Most likely you'll only be watching the pros do the riding, but you may even have an opportunity to do some riding yourself somewhere, even if it's just a mechanical bull. Bull riding is both dangerous and exciting at the same time. If you've never watched a rodeo before, you have no idea what you're in for. A bull bucks and goes crazy when someone is on their back. If you do have the opportunity to do the riding yourself, make sure you record your date so you can remember the time you both went crazy and hopped onto the back of a bucking bull and rode it for dear life.
Cricket is a popular game throughout the world, but many Americans may not know what it is. Cricket is a game similar to baseball, and it's a lot of fun to watch as well as play. If you don't know how the game is played, go to YouTube and watch cricket videos to see how it is played. If you are feeling adventurous, you can set up a date where you play cricket against each other. If you know of other couples who would be interested in playing cricket, this would be a perfect double date or more. Cricket is fun, but it might be best to watch it either on television or online videos since it can be a difficult game for only two people to play.
Croquet offers the excitement of an outdoor sport along with the sun and fresh air that makes you feel healthy. Croquet is a game that you can play in your backyard or at the park. The game itself is simple to learn, and that's what makes it so much fun. You'll both get the hang of croquet after you've hit the ball around a couple of times. Croquet is fun to do as a group date if you know other couples who want to get outside and have some fun. You can compete against each other as couples and maybe even go for ice cream after you're done playing.
A cycling date has a way of turning into a reoccurring date activity because you'll love it so much. The feeling of your heart pumping, the fresh outdoors, and the sense of adventure is what biking is all about. Cycling is so good for your health and it's something that the two of you can do together. Beginner bike riders can search for flat surfaces or areas that are slightly downhill. As your stamina grows, you can then move onto more difficult terrain. You can add to your cycling date fun by making a pit stop at your favorite store for a bottle of water or a low-calorie drink to replenish the fluids that you lost during your bike ride. Exploring your city or the nearby countryside can be a wonderful experience for the two of you to share together.