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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help You Stay Active Outdoors This Fall

    When the leaves turn yellow and the air turns crisp, it's the perfect time to hit the outdoors.

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    1. An insulated stainless-steel water bottle that truly has the most innovative design around. The cult-favorite bottle has a convenient carrying handle that, when snapped into place, also locks the bottle to make it spill-proof. Plus, if we know anything to be true, it's that staying active outdoors this fall will require staying hydrated, too.


    Beneath this water bottle's cap, you'll find not only a built-in spout but a straw, too. I love it because that way I can sip with my preferred method (with a straw), while also being able to easily pour some water out from the spout for my pup, Cash.

    Promising review: "This thing is fantastic. The straw is attached to the lid, which makes it so easy to drink out of while you’re driving, unlike a Nalgene. I leave this bottle with ice water in the car while I’m out running errands, sometimes for six hours or so. When I come back to it, there’s still ice in it…worth every penny. I bought this months ago too, so it’s held up over time, no flaking or weird issues with the material." –Stephanie

    Price: $24.99 (available in seven colors)

    2. A cozy fleece zip-up jacket so you'll stay warm while you take in that fresh air, or get in an outdoor jog. The slightly stretchy jacket has a mock neck and deep zip pockets, so it will keep you snuggly and keep your essential items safe from falling out mid-run.

    The multicolored green fleece jacket

    Promising review: "I've been looking for the perfect standing collar fleece for a long time. The fit is great. It's got deep pockets and it's breathable but warm. The only thing I wish it had was a chest pocket because my last fleece had one. But it's wonderful! This is definitely an item that will last me a long time and is worth the cost for the lifespan." –LaurenKL

    Price: $48 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    3. A retro women's cruiser bike for leisurely leaf-peeping rides around town. The metal frame comes outfitted with a basket, cup holder, rear storage rack, and even a bottle opener, so it's great for riding to a picnic, pick-up game, or anywhere else you want to go.

    The teal and lime cruiser bike

    Promising review: "I haven't ridden this bike very much yet, but so far I love it! It's comfy and stylish, with lots of room to carry stuff around town. It even has a bottle opener. I would recommend to others looking to cruise around."Key West Mom

    Price: $269.99 

    4. A top-rated four-person Coleman tent so you can have someplace cozy and dry to sleep after going on a long hike. The water-resistant tent is 9 ft. x 7 ft., which can accommodate up to four sleeping bags, though most comfortably works for one queen-size bed. That said, it's also sold in a six-person option.

    The Coleman tent

    Promising review: "On our first camping trip with this tent, it was pouring rain half the night and sprinkling the other half. The tent kept us dry the whole night. It was easy to set up and easy to pack away." –Sally

    Price: $64.99

    5. A pair of laser-cut compression leggings to keep you comfy, warm, and dry no matter what you get up to outside. The leggings are made with moisture-wicking fabric, and have flat seams and deep pockets — so they're as practical as they are cute.

    The black and gray marbled leggings

    Promising review: "Got the deep navy color and I am OBSESSED with these leggings!!! I will say they are slightly smaller so I did size up which was no problem! I love these, they don’t roll down which is especially lovely." –Anonymous

    Price: $32 (available in sizes XS–XXL and four colors)

    6. A ready-to-ride skateboard so you can cruise around town by yourself or with friends. The beginner-friendly board works well for anyone up to 220 pounds and comes with a QR code on the bottom that you can scan for on-the-go skate tips from the Heart Supply team.

    Three kids with their Heart Supply skateboards.

    Promising review: "My kids love this skateboard! The colors are vibrant and the design itself is so cute, the materials are durable (holding up nicely so far at least!), and it rides smoothly. I’d definitely recommend this brand to others!" –KaylaAc

    Price: $59.99

    7. A six-pack of agility hurdles to help you excel at great autumnal sports like soccer and cross-country. Each hurdle is made with lightweight, bounce-back rubber, so they won't get ruined if you accidentally land on them while you're practicing.

    Soccer team jumping laterally over hurdles

    Promising review: "Very familiar w/ these as my daughter's technical track coach uses them on his athletes. They're bendable, so that helps. I love them!" –Cookey

    Price: $49.99

    8. A 10.5-quart insulated backpack cooler so you can easily bring drinks and snacks along on your outdoor adventures. The spacious, leak-resistant bag can hold up to 28 cans (!) and has pockets on the front and sides for additional snack storage.


    Promising review: "This backpack is perfect for my family. We use it for my kids' sporting events and games. It’s easy to travel with and store when done. The backpack is great for keeping drinks and food cold." –3PrincesMama

    Price: $39.99

    9. An NFL official-size football that will help you channel your favorite player. It's made with soft leather and a slightly cushioned cover, so it's comfortable to catch, hold, and throw (that's especially useful when you realize that you're definitely NOT actually your favorite player).

    The NFL Football

    Promising review: "I got this football because I was tired of all those undersized or rubber footballs, and this was perfect. It has got a great grip and it is very easy and fun to catch and throw. I would recommend this to anyone." –lordvorbis

    Price: $19.99

    10. A lightweight jump rope so you can work on your cardio skills. The 9-foot rope has super soft handles that are easy to grip, making this a great tool for working out in the park now, or taking to the gym in the winter months.

    The light blue jump rope

    Promising review: "This is the best jump rope I found at this price point. I bought it for my pre-teen daughter to use for cardio. She loves it and uses it almost every day. The rope is slightly longer than ideal for her height (5'3") but she is able to use is without adjusting the length." –Zelda29

    Price: $8.79

    11. Or a rope-less jump rope for those who want to work on their cardio but are a liiiiiiitle worried about tangling up their feet. This cardio set is based on easy-glide, ball-bearing rotation that mimics the speed of a classic rope. (And since it doesn't have an actual rope, it's great for indoor home use, too!)

    The rope-less jump rope

    Price: $12.99

    12. A pair of heavy-duty work gloves that work as well digging in the garden as they do tuning up a car. Lightweight and breathable, the gloves are designed with a one-size fit that's reinforced with extra padding on the palms, thumbs, pointer, and middle fingers.

    Woman wearing the work gloves

    Promising review: "These are PERFECT!!!!! Honestly, I’m not a gardener, so I was not familiar with the brand, but grabbed them and used them for pruning a dozen knock-out roses and if you know how thorny they are — and these gloves offered TOTAL PROTECTION!!!! I was not stuck once!!!!!!! I love them!!!!! Very comfortable also—not flimsy and also not too rigid. Truly a perfect gardening glove!!!" –Patrice

    Price: $9.99

    13. A fat tire mountain bike for those who want to enjoy the mountains without having to hike. With front and rear disc brakes, you can have faith in this bike's stability on some rocky terrain. (FYI: It's built to support up to 250 pounds.)

    The black and tan mountain bike

    Promising review: "Fast shipping (arrived two days early), easy to assemble, great ride, gorgeous bike! I am no expert so for me, as a beginner, this is just perfect! Can wait to get out and ride it again!" –Chris

    Price: $349.99

    14. An outdoor golf hitting mat that mimics the feeling of hitting on the fairway, from your backyard.

    the mat

    Promising review: "Made to improve the game. Great tool." — Target customer

    Price: $34.99

    15. A Wilson basketball so you can work on dribbling, passing between your legs, and any other move that will help you totally dominate at your next pick-up game.

    The Wilson Basketball

    Price: $25.99

    16. And a Spalding basketball hoop that can be adjusted from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in 6-inch increments. The sturdy hoop has a breakaway backboard and weighted bottom, so it won't easily tip — perfect for driveway or backyard games.

    The Basketball Hoop

    Promising review: "Great hoop! Bought this for my kids. My daughter is about 4’11 and my son is 6 ft. Both can use it comfortably. Best thing about it is how easy it is to adjust the height. Our last hoop had to have a screw taken out and sliding the entire pole just to adjust the height. This is simply a click of a button. Also a durable product. Definitely takes a while to put together, and you WILL need two people." –Rach

    Price: $219.99

    17. A set of 20 agility cones in four colors so you can turn your yard into a training camp. set up drills and work on your speed. They come with a carry rack for easy transport, too.

    Man posing with agility cones

    Promising review: "These low profile cones provide a nice alternative to the taller cones. I can run drills for players that require getting lower while maintaining balance. The biggest pro is these things take a beating; rain, mud, snow, cleats, big guys, and little guys just all over them and no breakage. These are something every coach needs in their tool kit." –Thom

    Price: $21.99

    18. A bucket of15 street hockey balls to ensure you never have to stop a game because you hit the ball into a sewer. The tie-dye balls are designed with minimal bounce, so you won't have to go running after them (at least not too much) and their bright colors ensure that you can find them easily.

    NHL Street Hockey Balls

    Promising review: "My kids love them. The neon colors make them easier to find. There was nothing wrong with the bucket they came in." –AllAboutMyKids

    Price: $34.99

    19. A pop-up kid-sized soccer net so you and the kids in your life can get a little game in. This durable goal, which stands at a little over three feet tall, can help you and your soccer star-in-training get in all the practice you could ever want.

    Blackhawk soccer net

    This net stands 3.2 feet tall, 6.5 feet wide, and18 inches deep, so don't expect a pro-field-sized net.

    Promising review: "Bought this for my grandson's birthday, who turned six, and his older brother who's seven. Went together fast, seems very sturdy, and can take a few hits from either the kids or a ball. They play with it every day and it's easy to bring in and out of the garage every day, too! Got a ball that matched; he thinks he's pretty cool. All the kids in the neighborhood come to play soccer at his house now. Happy kids playing and expending energy is a good thing!" –Gramma

    Price: $29.99

    20. A golf corn hole chipping set to practice your swing before heading out to the green. The set includes two frames, two full gaming sets, two hitting mats, four yellow foam balls, four black foam balls, and a nylon carrying bag for travel and storage.

    The corn hole golf chipping game

    Promising review: "I saw this and decided to give it a shot. Played it down by the water with my son. Incredible! Easy (and lightweight) to set up and extremely fun to play! I've even used it for practice with real balls. Absolutely a must-have for parties, too!" –Roy G. Biverino

    Price: $69.99

    21. A Wilson tennis racquet that will help you do your best on the court. The oversized head makes it easier to catch fly balls, so you'll be volleying like never before.

    Wilson tennis racquet

    Promising review: "Excellent value for the price! Obviously, it's not the same experience as playing with a higher-end racket, but it holds up surprisingly well given the super low price. A great buy if for a casual or beginner player." –Tiramaisu

    Price: $19.99

    22. And a set of 12 Penn tennis balls so you'll never have to go searching the sidelines for a ball before your next serve. It's America's #1-selling tennis ball, so you simply can't go wrong.

    Woman holding Penn tennis ball

    The set comes with four cans, each of which holds three tennis balls.

    Promising review: "Really good value!! Would buy them again." –Rach

    Price: $20.99

    23. A foldable electric bike for days when you want to get out and about, but need a little boost to get moving. The bike's rechargeable Lithium-ion battery will keep you going even when your legs feel tired, and its LED lights offer enhanced visibility in the front and rear.

    The foldable electric bike

    Promising review: "Great fun little bike. Has decent speed for a small bike. Very compact. I like how you can ride using electric or ride manually using the pedals. No issues at all with this product. My kids can't stay off it!" –Brian R.

    Price: $429.99

    24. A soccer trainer that will save you from having to run after your ball while practicing your kicks. The device straps around your waist and connects to the ball, so that when you kick it, the bungee lets it soar without letting it get too far away from you.

    Soccer ball kick tool

    Promising review: "My son loves practicing his kicking out in our front yard, but I hate him chasing balls that ended up going in the street! This was the perfect solution for when he’s playing by himself! He loves not having to run as much chasing the ball as well!" –Jen

    Price: $14.99 (available in four colors)

    25. A Ripstik for folks who like to skateboard but want to hone their balance and trick skills even further. This balance board has a slip-resistant deck for a safe ride.


    Promising review: "My kids saved their money after riding one of these at their cousin's house. It is so much fun and provides hours of entertainment. It is very sturdy and well made." –Joy

    Price: $52.99

    26. A colorful Wilson volleyball to make beach games a little more fun. It's official size and weight, so it makes for great practice.

    A Wilson volleyball

    Promising review: "Love this graffiti ball. Will buy again just to have a spare. The colors are bright and the ball stays inflated, yay." –Blanche

    Price: $16.99

    27. And a four-square volleyball crossnet so four people can practice and play within their own quadrant. It can easily be set to traditional women's (7'4"), men's (7'11"), and kids (5’6”) outdoor volleyball heights.

    A 4-person Wilson volleyball net

    The crossnet comes with steel uprights, travel backpack, volleyball, pump, boundary lines, and rule book

    Promising review: "If you love volleyball, regardless of your skill level, this is an excellent purchase that I highly recommend. I was on the fence a little bit with the price, but I know it was well worth it since I will be using it often for family reunions and game nights with friends as long as the weather allows it! With the quick and easy setup and takedown, and convenient carrying bag, I can bring it pretty much anywhere." –Annie P.

    Price: $149.99 (normally $200.99)

    28. A set of football hand grips that are designed to make you a better catcher. Using their special shape, the grips teach you to catch the ball with your fingers, which is the preferred method for the NFL.

    The great catch hand wraps

    Promising review: "This places the emphasis on using one's fingers to catch the ball. It builds better form and leads to stronger hands. Highly recommend." –Thom

    Price: $14.99

    29. A 10-person Coleman cabin tent so you and all your friends can camp comfortably without having to pitch five different tents. The water-resistant tent has two full-sized doors, with awnings over each for added cover.

    The 10-person Coleman tent

    The tent is 17 feet wide by 8 feet deep, with a 6.6-foot center height. 

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this tent. It is incredibly easy to put up. I put it up myself in 30 minutes. They have all poles color-coded so you know what goes where. It is very spacious and big enough for the whole family to sleep in. It keeps rain from pouring in very well and has plenty of windows for ventilation. I also love the fact that it has two doors so you can never put it up backward and is all around an amazing tent!" –Hotmommi

    Price: $329.99

    30. A tube of SPF 30sunscreen because you should never go outside without it — especially if you plan to be active for hours on end.


    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this lightweight, hydrating sunscreen that not only protects from UVA + UVB rays but also leaves you glowing and dewy. It has a subtle shine and love that it doesn't have that sunscreen smell. A great one for all year round!" –Christine K.

    Price: $36

    31. A golf GPS so you know exactly where to go when you get to the course. It comes with 38,000 pre-loaded worldwide courses and can be used to digitally track your scorecard, so it's a more sustainable option than using a pen and paper.

    The golf GPS tool

    Promising review: "I am not a great golfer. I look for the essentials — distance to the green, hazards, and what time it is. This unit is perfect for those, and as it turns out, more! The size, battery life, and magnet are all perfect for me and the backlight helps on sunny days. Couldn't ask for anything more." –Roy G. Biverino

    Price: $99.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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