Outdoor games and activities to keep you entertained during the pandemic and beyond


CLEVELAND, Ohio – As the weather improves in the area, the urge to get out is hard to fight off. After another long winter, residents are ready to soak up the sun and fresh air, even though the pandemic still has a lot to stay close to home.

We have taken a look at some popular websites on the internet to find you a wide selection of outdoor games to play with the family. Looked.


Popular in the Midwest and other parts of the country, the cornhole is basically just a more complex beanbag toss game.

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Kan jam

Also known as Disc Slam, this game involves throwing a Frisbee at a box while an opponent tries to block your shot.

Browse several Kan Jam options for sale on Amazon.

Ladder throwing

A game more difficult than it seems, launch your bolos on the different levels to score points and win.

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For over 150 years, this classic game has featured players hitting wooden balls with mallets in an attempt to be the first to maneuver your ball through all the rings.

Starter kit available from Wayfair | Professional set available at Bed Bath & Beyond


A ball-tossing game that can trace its roots back to games played during the Roman Empire, bocce is both a staple and popular with clubs and courts in Northeastern Ohio.

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Sometimes you just want to play a game outside and with plenty of space in the backyard, why not play some giant versions of your favorite games?

Some options available include: Giant jenga, Court auditors, Inflatable Bowling and Connect full size oven.

Water fun

As the days get warmer, you may want to consider some options to cool off. Online you can find everything from inflatable slides and wacky sprinklers to classics like water guns and water balloons.

For a quieter afternoon, you might just need a inflatable pool?