Indoor Sports You Can Play at Home

Indoor Sports You Can Play at Home

Right now, people are spending more time indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although minimizing contact with lots of people is necessary for safety reasons, it can feel quite constricting as you try to figure out what to do to occupy your free time. Fortunately, there are many indoor sports you can play at home. You’ll need to invest in some equipment, but this is well worth it for the countless hours of entertainment that you and your family members will gain in return.

Table Tennis

Table tennis is an indoor sport that offers a fast-paced experience. You can initially spend time developing your skills with the paddles by rallying back and forth with another person. From there, you can compete to make precise moves that send the ball into hard-to-reach corners of the table. Learning to smash the table tennis is a technique that is just as satisfying as a spike in volleyball or a smash in outdoor tennis.

For families who want an activity that prioritizes quick reflexes like outdoor sports, table tennis is a good option. It’s also more accessible than you might think. You can purchase a dedicated table for it or obtain a net that you can attach to a regular table that you already have in your home.


Foosball is a familiar sport to many and it’s relatively easy to bring into your house as well. If you have a basement, game room, or any other open space, you can set up a foosball table. As with table tennis, foosball requires players to make swift moves while also retaining accuracy. Since the objective is to hit the ball into the opponent’s goal within its enclosed play area, there’s less chance for the ball to go flying around the room. Your family may appreciate the contained nature of this indoor sport you can play at home.


Pool is a meditative game where strategizing is more important than speed. It can be simultaneously engaging and perfect for unwinding after work or school. If your family wants an indoor sport that will keep everyone’s minds sharp and build up patience, you should consider getting pool equipment and start learning how to play it. This will call for more equipment than the other choices that we’ve discussed as you’ll need a table, balls, cue sticks, and chalk. On the other hand, if you know how to choose a pool table effectively, it can become a beautiful addition to your furniture. You can find pool tables with artful detailing and rich materials that won’t seem out of place amongst other interior décor pieces.

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