Active Date Ideas*
Have a Picnic
together blanket and everything you need for a picnic. I cooked some food before
I picked my date up. I took her to the beach just before the sunset, laid the
blanket out, and started a little fire. We sat together and had the dinner I
made, with a bottle of wine, as we watched the sun set in front of the fire.
together a map of nearby waterfalls and spend your day hiking to each of them.
Bring along a picnic lunch and eat beside a waterfall.
Fishing in the Dark
Head out on
a boat for romantic fishing in the dark by moonlight.
snorkel and a mask and head out to feed and view the fish. After you're done
snorkeling, enjoy a picnic together on the beach.
Head out on
a boat for an afternoon of fishing together. Bring along some wine and a picnic
Have a spa
night together, complete with massages, oils, and sensual bubble baths.
Go to a 24
hour discount store late at night and play with all the toys and chase each
other around (with toy guns, etc.).
outdoors and dirty. Gardening is peaceful, relaxing, and a perfect activity to
share with someone you love. If there's still a chill in the air where you live,
move the gardening indoors. Plant something together and watch it grow, just
like your love for each other. Awww. ;)
is fun whether it's at a rink or on an old fashioned frozen pond. Grab the
skates and your sweetie for an active afternoon.
some takeout and cuddle on the couch during the game. For even more fun, turn
the game into your own game. Sneak a kiss for every first down. Or, for every
point scored, take a piece of clothing off.
afternoon playing video games together. If you own a console, rent a few games
from your local Blockbuster. If you don't have a console, you can rent them from
your local store as well.
A fun date
activity that often leads to more. ;) The key here is to be gentle!
outdoors and have a fun afternoon playing games together like tag or even hide
and seek. Winner picks the restaurant for dinner.
together a map of all of the fountains in your city or a nearby bigger city then
spend the afternoon visiting each fountain.
with Bumper Boats
amusement parks have bumper boat rides available. Have fun together splashing
and spraying each other with water for the afternoon.
really active couple, head out for an afternoon of cross country skiing. When
you get back in, enjoy a cup of hot cocoa together while you warm up and chat.
avid skiers, then this is already a given. For those that may not ski on a
normal basis, head to the slopes for a day and take lessons together!
Remote Control Cars in the Park
your local park and bring along a couple of remote control cars to race in a
friendly game. Winner picks your lunch date.
your local pub and play a friendly game or two of pool.
Get a dart
board and play a friendly game together or head to your local pub and join in a
canoe and row lazily along the river enjoy each other's company and some great
a Paddle Boat
a few sandwiches and head out for an afternoon on the lake in a paddle boat. If
you can't take it for the afternoon, rent one for a couple of hours!
Row Boat Ride
talking about your standard rowing a boat down the river. Instead, rent a boat and
a rower! While they row the boat, you and your honey can cuddle!
active couple, check your Yellow Pages for a local paintball company. You'll
have a blast - literally - together playing paintball.
Head to the
local lanes and play a few games together. Whoever gets the most strikes gets to
for this action packed date. It's a major adrenaline rush that you share
together. Afterwards, warm up with some hot cocoa and cuddling.
thing about frisbee is that you can do it anywhere... Play in your backyard.
Head to a local park for a picnic and a game. Or make an entire date of it and
head to a Disc Golf course.
together for a dessert date at home. Get the ingredients and create your sugary
concoctions together. As you eat, dab some whipped cream on your date's nose.
Turn it into a full fledged whipped cream fight and you'll have loads of fun
with lots of laughing. The biggest benefit... when you're done, you can lick
each other clean!
the Night Away
dancing shoes on and head out to a local club. Don't know how to dance? Take
kids again with an old-fashioned game of tag in your backyard! Raise the stakes
with a game of strip tag. Whenever you're 'tagged', a piece of clothing comes
Head out to
the golf course for a day on the greens together. Not a golfer? Consider signing
up for a lesson together.
own little Pajama party, complete with a movie, popcorn, and a good
old-fashioned pillow fight. The rumbling and tumbling is sure to turn up the
Built for Two
is fun, but even better when you ride as a couple. You'll have fun seeing the
sights while compromising and cooperating together.
Clean......with a twist! Spend the afternoon sudsing up and washing each other's
cars! You'll get a chore done and have fun doing it! Reminder, suds are not just
for cars. :)
up and active together during an afternoon on the slopes. Not a snowboarder?
Sign up for a lesson together!
snorkeling gear, some fish food (perhaps some day old bread), and head out to
the beach. When you come up above water for a break, steal a kiss.
If you live
near the coast, try taking a surfing class together. An afternoon riding the
waves together with a lunch afterwards to chat makes for a fun and active date.
boards and get your boogie on! Pack a picnic lunch, a couple of towels, and make
a day of it at the beach. You'll have fun, thrilling day filled with laughing
Down a River
couple of truck sized air tubes, a cooler full of drinks, and head down the
river for an afternoon of sun, fun, and laughs.
Make it an
overnight. Share your hopes and dreams by the campfire and then make a wish as
you fall asleep in your sleeping bags under the stars.
Head out on
the trails for some beautiful scenery, good conversation, and an overall fun
afternoon. Bring along a picnic and stop for lunch along the way.
pizza and then hit the links. Shake things up a bit by making a little wager.
Whoever wins gets one wish granted by the loser.
into big thrills, head to the river for some whitewater rafting. You'll have a
blast together, plus, it's a great way to find out how your date handles
themselves under pressure.
little fun and get some yard work done at the same time! Grab a couple of rakes
and then have a blast playing in your piles like kids. Fire up the grill for a
little fall bbq when you're done.
chalk and play a friendly game of hopscotch. Add a little wager to spice things
up... winner picks what you do for the rest of the afternoon.
inner child come out as you spend the afternoon together sharing a picnic lunch
and climbing trees in the park together.
is a fun team game similar to hockey, but without the ice, skates, and puck. For
fun, you could play against each other, with a few friends, or even a quick game
with a league.
Kick the Can
empty can play a game of kick the can, either against each other or with some
friends. For instructions, click
work best for a group date, but you could have a fun afternoon playing 1-on-1.
Head to a local park for your game and take a picnic lunch along.
Head to a
local water park for a fun day in the sun. Slip, slide, and splash your way to
love down the various slides and lazy rivers.
matter where you do it: river, lake, beach, or pool. Bring along some sandwiches
and drinks and spend a fun afternoon in the water.
on a moped as you take a drive through the country. You'll get great views and
great conversation. Make a stop at a local diner in a small town for a bite to
Head to the
driving range to practice your swing! You'll have fun together and guys, you can
show off your skills. A date on the links offers opportunity to talk as well.
Head to the
links for an afternoon of golfing together. Grab a cart (let her drive if she
wants!) and spend the afternoon having fun together.
group of friends and spend the afternoon playing softball together. It's a fun,
active date with lots of laughing and opportunities for talking. If you're a
competitive person, keep the competitiveness at bay for the day. If you're
looking for ongoing dating opportunities, join a softball league together!
football (also called "flag football") makes for another great group
date. When you go to grab his/her flag, get them down in a tackle (gentle!) and
give them a kiss.
really adventurous? Rent a couple of jet skis (or share one) for the afternoon
and have fun together playing in the water.
for an afternoon in the snow. When you're done sledding, share a cup of hot
cocoa and good conversation.
Head to the
gym and work out together. You'll get a workout for not only your body, but your
relationship as well!
and head outside to build a snowman, or even a snow couple, together!
romantic dinner, bundle up and head outside to make snow angels together by
in the Rain
inner child out by taking a walk, hand-in-hand, through the rain sans umbrella.
Singing isn't required, but fun conversation is a must.
Work out a
sweat together playing a fast paced game of racquetball. You'll have fun
together and get a great workout at the same time.
Put up a
net in your backyard or at a local park for a fun one-on-one game of badminton.
If you don't have a net, you can pick one up at a local discount store for under
local amusement park that offers go-cart courses and have a fun evening racing
each other around the track. Winner gets to pick the rest of the date.
day in the sand playing a friendly game of beach volleyball together.
fun than a friendly snow fight that leads to friendly wrestling and kissing.
Loser gives the winner hot cocoa and kisses.
thrills, find a local whitewater company and go kayaking down the river.
join you on a walk -- perfect for any season. You'll enjoy conversation,
company, fun, and romance. Plus, it's a great chance for your dogs to get to
know each other.
a dog? Take a friend's dog out on a walk with you! Dogs make great companions
and provide lots of entertainment on your walk.
kids with a fun game of hide and seek together. Tell her to hide and you'll
seek. Each time the seeker finds the person hiding, they get a sensual kiss.
the skates and hit the ice together! After you finish, enjoy a hot cup of cocoa
and some great conversation.
warm weather by strapping on the blades and hitting the local park for some
exhilarating roller blading.
up-and-coming sport that will have you both in a friendly competition. The game
plays like golf with par on the course, but you throw a disc (similar to a
traditional frisbee) rather than swing a club. You do need to get a couple of
disc's at a local sporting goods store before you hit the course.
Get a model
(car, airplane, etc) from your local crafts store and spend the afternoon
putting it together. It requires strategy and patience, both necessary in a
Jump in the Rain
fun that acting like a kid again? If you're expecting rain, grab the galoshes
and puddle jump together!
rackets and hit the courts for a lively game of tennis. End the game with a kiss
over the net.
beach this time and play volleyball in your backyard or at a local park. You can
get a set at a local discount store for under $20.
Riding for Love
bikes out for an afternoon ride. Don't have bikes? Rent a couple! Find a park,
path, or trail nearby and enjoy the weather, scenery, and companionship.
water person and have a boat -- or know someone who does -- get the ski's out
and enjoy an exhilarating afternoon of water skiing.
day sailing -- or taking a sailing lesson if you don't already know how. A day
on the water together will have you swaying in each other's arms.
thrill seekers, go parasailing!
Go to a
children again on the slides and teeter totter, then take turns pushing each
other on the swings.
Go to an
day of jam-packed fun. Ride the coasters and try for a kiss right as you're
headed down a large drop. Squeeze tight as you get wet together on a water ride.
It's non-stop, all day fun.
find a local laser tag venue or buy a nerf laser tag set to play at home!
amusement parks have rock climbing walls that you can have fun with. Make it a
friendly competition and the winner buys the other a drink.
hoops -- either a one-on-one game or a friendly game of HORSE.
springtime picnic, a bottle of wine, and fun flying a kite. What better way to
spend a romantic afternoon?
sites of your area with a helicopter ride over the city. Check with your local
visitor's center for tourism companies that offer helicopter rides.
unique day on the water, find a local company that offers deep sea fishing.
licensed, go out on a dive together. If not, take a lesson together!
croquet set from a local sporting goods store and play a friendly game in your
picnic along and spend the day hiking to waterfalls or other sites. Find 30,000
hikes and unlimited maps at trails.com.
flowers and plants together at your local garden center, then head home to plant
them together. You'll enjoy the fruits of your labor for years to come. Guys, as
you finish, pick one of the flowers and give it to her along with a kiss.
jump your way into each other's hearts on a trampoline.
Capture the Flag
best for a group date, but it definitely makes for a fun afternoon together. For
instructions on how to play capture the flag, visit this
Go on a
together a list of things that you must find in your scavenger hunt. It can b
things around your house or things around an entire town. Whoever finishes first
gets to ... well, you decide!
Water Balloon Fight
afternoon away in your backyard with a friendly water balloon fight.
heat with this fun summer date. Put a couple of sprinkler's in your backyard and
Hot Air Balloon Ride
to beat a hot air balloon ride, especially at sunrise or sunset, when it comes
slide your way to romance at a local water park.
Race around the track a few times. Make it a friendly competition and decide on a prize ahead of time for the winner.
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