Sports are a national pastime. That is an understatement. From the earliest moments we put our kiddos into a sport in the hopes of better coordination, learning to be part of a team, staying fit and healthy and making new friends. There is nothing like a team of like-minded individuals and their parents to support your village. From that mentality springs individual sports, the need to practice and do better, and to have fun with it as well in a fun setting. So we picked a few of our favorites for just that, from ages 5 to 50 take a look at our Top Picks for the Sporty Camper! No experience necessary.
A must have for any Mini Lakers Fan, this tabletop basketball dunker will keep them occupied for hours with Lebron’s oversized hand and ability to launch him for that perfect dunk. For IRL experience, head over to our Basketball camp at Happy Camper Live for more great tips and tricks.
Best bet for quick purchase is Amazon to take advantage of Prime!
MSRP – $20
Got some FC fans in the house? Lots of options here for fun indoors and out. This LED Hover soccer ball is a perennial favorite, rubber bumpers so no walls are hurt in the process and floats around for easy manipulation for the littlest legs. Get your fancy on with the HCL soccer tutorials.
Get the Hover Soccer Ball here.
MSRP – $20
We are goin’ old school’ here for a minute. Remember when badminton was so last century? Well it’s back with a new twist. Kick It is an addictive combination of soccer and badminton guaranteed to take that backyard party to the next level. The Sports Pak is a great starter kit, and of course there are lots of bell and whistle add-ons once you are hooked. Lots of directions and videos to get you started as well.
Is frisbee more your speed and no Ultimate team locally? Check out Kan Jam, the OG disc game. Get your wrist action going but aiming is a must to win. Another win for summer entertaining or a picnic. For nighttime excursions, pick up the Illuminate set with an array of LED colors to choose from.
Fancy footwork down? Dribbling need some work? In comes dribbleup, the Smart Basketball. Works with a smart tv and an app. Different sized balls for big or little hands. Virtual on hands training and live classes with AI based technology. Basketball not enough? Check out the soccer ball, strength ball and boxing gloves also.
MSRP – $59.99 and up, check them out here
No frills, no fancy Smart apps, just plain ole fun with this collection of LED based sports balls from Glow City. Nightime practice just got easier and infinitely more fun. Multiple sizes available on most items and here is their swanky Amazon Store with all balls and more accessories than anyone needs in an LED format.
MSRP – $30 and up.
At HappyCamperLive we have a ton of videos to find your sports passions or just brush up on some skills. Lots of great videos are available for free and there is a 7-day Free Trial as well. Check them out!
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