Kw-logo-smaller

Summer Sports and Games

From hacky sack to hula hoops, check out these summer activities and games to help you stay in shape.

Summer Activities - Hula Hoop

Pick up a hula hoop and start twirling or spinning in your backyard, the park or the beach. Hula hoops were a big fad in North America in the 1950s, although similar hoops have been used as a form of fun and exercise as far back as Ancient Greece. Twirling a hula hoop around your waste is great form of exercise and a fun way to workout your abs.


Summer Activities - Hacky Sack

Hacky sack or footbag is the perfect summer sport to play with a group of friends. In hacky sack, everyone works towards a common goal, so it's a cooperative sport, not a competitive one. Form a kicking circle and when everyone touches the hacky sack before it falls, the whole group wins. It's perfect for the theme of summertime chillaxin'. Bring a hacky sack to the beach, summer parties or to summer camp. Hacky sack is easy for anyone to play, you can play it anywhere and hacking is a super aerobic workout. If you can't find a hacky sack, you can just use a rock, a rotten orange or an old sock.


Summer Activities - Skipping Rope

Skipping rope is one of the best ways to get a cardio workout and exercise your leg muscles at the same time. Skip by yourself or get a bunch of your peeps together and play some skipping games. All you need is a rope and a patch of pavement!


Summer Activities - Frisbee

Nothing says summer like throwing a frisbee around at the park or beach. Form a frisbee circle with a group of friends or if you're really ambitious, train your dog to catch a frisbee and play catch with him or her. Throwing a frisbee works your arm muscles and can be a good cardio workout as well.


Summer Activities - Croquet

Croquet used to be a sport played only by super rich people with extremely nice laws - but that's not the case now. Anyone can play croquet, anywhere they want. While playing on a patch of short level grass is nice, it can be even more fun to set up a croquet course that goes through long grass, rough slopes or even hazardous piles of dog poop!


Related Stories:
3 Comments

latest videos

F1120243273359

Coolest Thing to Do This Summer?

  • Hang at the amusement park.
  • Go swimming at the local pool.
  • Sun tan at the beach.
  • Play outside with my friends.

related stories

Micro_a mic
The sun is burning and your Wet Banana was broken by the neighbor’s dog…how about heading to one ...
Micro_lindsay lohan-micro
It's summertime and everyone wants that sun-kissed glow you can only get from going to the beach,...
Micro_camp_micro
The end of school means the start of summer camp season! With tons of cool camps offered by Pali ...

Sports in the forums

__ItsGeorgia15__
What's the best stunts you've done in parkour? How much can you push your ability to make a jump, etc. Post below!
reply about 7 hours
princess.sehar
LIONEL ♥ MESSI!! :p :D
reply 2 days
__ItsGeorgia15__
A lot if people say cheerleading is not a sport, what do you think? Feel free to debate! :P
reply 2 days
__ItsGeorgia15__
A lot if people say cheerleading is not a sport, what do you think? Feel free to debate! :P
reply 2 days
SyedaHuma
SyedaHuma posted in Hockey:
right
reply 6 days

play online games