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A night filled with dancing is a great way to get exercise and be close to each other. Sometimes it's fun to practice new dance moves at home before hitting the dance floor. You can easily turn a night out dancing into an incredible date if you also add a meal to it. Dinner and dancing have always been a fantastic date night combo, and it gives you the chance to burn off the calories you just ate. Slow dances are lovely because they allow you to connect while creating a romantic atmosphere. If you're not much of a dancer and don't know where to begin, check out YouTube for countless tutorials on every kind of dancing you can imagine. After you've been out a few times you may just find that you have a new go-to date night plan.
A dartboard and a fist full of darts are all you need for a fun-filled date. You can either set your dartboard up outside or put it somewhere where you don't mind there being a little damage to the wall. If you've never played darts before, you will ultimately miss the board in the beginning. If you're feeling up to a friendly wager, you can play against each other for a prize. Maybe say the person who loses the game has to wash the dishes or do a chore the other doesn't want to do. Keep score and watch how your game improves after several games of playing darts.
Diving is a great pastime and date idea for any couple who loves the water. Diving is something you can do all year round. If the weather permits, go diving at a local lake or wherever the water is deep enough for diving. If it's too cold out, find an indoor pool that has a diving board. Be creative and try to come up with your own dives. Make up your own competitions to make it even more fun. If you can, have a camera handy and take photos of each other doing your dives! Diving into water is a simple thing to do, but difficult to master. The most beautiful dives will take time to master, and it will be so much fun to watch the other's progress. You might consider turning diving into a weekend date that gets you out of the house and also gets you some much-needed exercise.
Dodgeball isn't only a game played in gym during your grade school years. You can also play dodgeball as an adult. How would you turn dodgeball into a date? Well, the easiest way is to play against each other and see who can dodge the ball the best. You can take turns throwing the ball at each other. If you know of other couples who would be interested in playing dodgeball, you can turn it into a double date. You can even get all the married couples in your church or civic club to have a dodgeball date and have even more fun.
Couples who need a little adventure in their lives should try driving dune buggies. You can rent a dune buggy and have all the fun in the world. If you're feeling adventurous, then both of you can rent dune buggies. You can race, follow each other, or do whatever you want if both of you have your own vehicle. Many couples will enjoy renting one dune buggy to drive while enjoying the scenery. A little closeness and togetherness are what driving dune buggies are all about.
Extreme sports are high-risk and high-reward activities. Simply put, extreme sports aren't for the faint of heart. If you're the type of couple who loves to go to the extreme, this is right up your alley. Risk takers are a breed all of their own, and a date consisting of extreme sports can be a huge adrenaline rush. Some sports classified as "extreme" might be fairly common and carry a low risk but there are also some downright crazy extreme sports that people get into. You could turn your extreme sports date into a weekend getaway, depending on the type of risky sport you plan to take up. Bring along your smartphone, digital camera or GoPro to show people for years to come how far you were willing to go for some excitement. If you're too afraid or not at all interested in participaing in a particular extreme sport you don't have to - that's what sporting events and tv are for. Just watching extreme sports can be a thrill.
Extreme sports are even more exciting when you get to watch it in person. Watching your favorite extreme sports athletes perform at their very best is more thrilling when you can cheer them on. Going to an extreme sporting event is a fantastic day to experience that will create memories that last a lifetime. If you really want to have fun, cheer for your favorite athletes at the top of your lungs. Who knows, if the sporting event is broadcast on television, you might hear yourself cheering while watching.
Watching extreme sports on TV is a date that will leave both of you on the edge of the couch, wondering what's going to happen next. There is a reason why they call them extreme sports, and that is because they are exciting. The best way to enjoy your television date is by making sure there are plenty of goodies to munch on while watching. You might settle for some chips, or take things the extra mile and make some snacks of your own. Some of you might want to turn this date into something truly spectacular, and the way you can do that is by ordering takeout food and having it delivered to you. Your extreme sports date can be as simple or as festive as you want and the great thing is, you don't have to leave the house to enjoy it.
Are you and your spouse a fan of a particular sport? If so, fantasy sports are a way to have a little fun and enjoy the sport you can't get enough of. What you do is you each create a fantasy team and pit them against each other. You see which players perform the best every week and then tally up your scores at the end of the season. Fantasy sports are available for most major sports like football, baseball, basketball and even auto racing. The two of you may be die-hard sports fans, but you'll choose different players to make up your team. The players each of you chooses show how your interest in the game is different. You'll be surprised by what the other picks up on the game and the players they've been keeping an eye on.
If there's one thing that's for sure about fencing, it's that you need someone else to do it with. You can't do fencing by yourself, fencing is made for two, and that's what makes it the perfect date idea. If you're new to fencing, don't worry, it's a total blast. It looks hard, but once you get the hang of it, it's actually quite easy. Remember, you've got on all kinds of protective gear that will make sure you don't get hurt. Fencing is a great exercise, and it also improves your agility and hand-eye coordination. Try to record your fencing date to make sure you can watch it later on and show your grandkids. No one will ever believe that the two of you were into fencing if they don't see it with their own eyes.
You can turn a field hockey date into a one-on-one match or you can invite other couples to have fun along with you. If you're not familiar with field hockey, it's like ice hockey but not played on ice. You can play field hockey anywhere as long as you have a ball and sticks. Your back yard, a parking lot, or the park are all places where you can play field hockey. Make sure to have plenty of refreshments on hand during your field hockey date because all of that exercise will make you thirsty. Field hockey is great exercise, and it's a total blast when you're playing it against your spouse on a date.
Being in a large, noisy stadium watching your favorite football team will be a date that you never forget. No one gets more out of control than football fans when there is action on the field. It is impossible to describe the electrifying energy that a person experiences while in the stadium. Snacks and beverages are always available during the game. There is never a shortage of food and drinks when the teams are battling it out on the gridiron. If the weather does not permit you to sit in the stands, most stadiums these days have restaurants where you can eat while enjoying the game without having to withstand the elements.
Playing football is a great way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. If you know some other couples who need some exercise, get them together for a double or a triple date for even more fun. If it's just you and your spouse, you can still play around with the football by yourselves and have a lot of fun. How you would go about playing football with only the two of you is to run with the ball and see who can catch the other, or simply play catch. It might not be a good idea to do any serious tackling since someone can get hurt. Touch football is the best way to play without the risk of injury.
Watching football is one of those things that so many people are passionate about. Are you the type of couple who loves to root for a team? Maybe you'd like to go to a restaurant and watch the game there while enjoying chicken wings and all kinds of finger foods. If you'd rather stay at home, then put the game on the TV and enjoy the excitement. Watching the game at home enables you to whip up some tasty snacks yourselves, and you can also share the cooking duties to make it less work for each of you. You can enjoy this date idea with just the two of you or why not host a watch party with a few other couples?
Frisbee is a fun sport that requires two people and almost no talent at all. If you're new to playing frisbee, stand near each other while throwing the disc back and forth. The better you get at playing, the further apart the two of you should stand. When you get really good is when the real fun starts because you can do all kinds of tricks. Watch YouTube videos on how to improve your frisbee game so that this doesn't turn out to be a one-time date thing and nothing else. Frisbee is a lot of fun, it gets you out in the sun and fresh air, and there's also plenty of exercise involved.
Going to a golf match enables you to see the professionals in action. If you start your date early, you might be able to get close to the ropes and have an even better view of the professionals as they work the course. Golfers tend to be a little more relaxed than other professional athletes, and you might be able to get an autograph if you're lucky. If you want to have even more fun during your golf date, each of you can choose a player that you think will win and cheer them on as the game continues, or even have a little friendly wager between the two of you.
Hitting the links on a bright, beautiful sunny day is an excellent getaway for those who want some alone time. You can either go on the range and hit some balls or play as many holes as possible. There are so many opportunities for couples to talk while they're playing golf. The game itself often is the backdrop for the conversation that takes place. As you go from hole to hole, the conversation has a way of flowing. As a well-established couple, good communication can sometimes be difficult, and hitting the golf course is an excellent excuse to spawn some great conversations.
Watching golf on TV allows you to see the sport like few people do in real life. Professional golfers are incredibly talented, and the close-up shots that the camera provides are like nothing else. Whether you're into golf or not so much, watching it on television is a great idea for a date. You can go back and forth and pretend that you are giving the golfer advice on how they can improve their game. You can even pretend to be their caddy and suggest what golf clubs they should use for the next shot. Don't forget to have plenty of snacks and refreshing beverages ready because you will want to snack and drink while watching all of the golfing excitement.
Gymnastics challenges a person physically in almost every way possible. Women tend to be better at gymnastics than men, but that shouldn't stop husbands from enjoying a gymnastics date. The best place to do gymnastics is outside in the grass in case you fall down. If you're new to gymnastics, watch a few YouTube videos covering the basics. You should be able to learn how to do a few easy maneuvers quickly. After a few gymnastics dates, you may consider having them at the park to show off your skills. If you really want to turn your date into something fantastic, use your phone to play music while going through your gymnastic routine.
The fun thing about playing hacky sack is that you never know where it is going to land. Use your body, your feet, and anything else other than your hands to pass the hacky sack from each other. A really fun thing to do is to play hacky sack at your local park and see if anyone wants to join in. Hacky sack is a game that you can quickly learn, and after a few sessions you'll start to get the hang of it. A hacky sack doesn't cost very much money, and you can have months, if not years of fun with it. A quick game of hacky sack can occur in your backyard, a nearby parking lot, or anywhere where you can kick this sack without worrying about it damaging something. Even a hallway can be the perfect place for a hacky sack game if the weather doesn't permit you to go outside.