How to Play Ladder Ball in the Yard (Rules and Scoring)

How to play ladder ball (rules and scoring)

If you’ve seen people playing ladder ball in a park or at a barbecue, perhaps you might be wondering what that game is all about. Or maybe you sort of have an idea but are a bit fuzzy on the specifics.

Either way, this ladder ball guide will walk you through the game and teach you how to play. Even if you’ve played this fun game before, you might still learn something new.

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How to Play Croquet for Beginners (Rules and Setup)

How to play croquet for beginners (rules and setup)

Croquet is an entertaining lawn and backyard game that can be played by two to six players, either individually or as teams.

The game has increased in popularity in recent times, with many variations and spin-offs to choose from, such as Golf, Extreme, Six-wicket, Garden, Nine-wicket, and Ricochet, to name a few.

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How to Play Marbles at Home (Rules and Variations)

How to play marbles (rules and variations)

Who hasn’t played with marbles at least once in their life?

It’s one of the most classic and most basic kids games, yet today it is still a fantastic pastime that can keep kids (and adults!) entertained for hours.

In this article, I am going to walk you through the rules of the marbles game, which can be played indoors and outdoors.

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Bocce Ball Court Dimensions (Size and Length)

Bocce ball court dimensions (size and length)

A game of bocce ball in the backyard is very easy to set up and doesn’t even need an official court. However, official championship bocce ball matches are played on regulation-size courts.

If you’re planning to build or set up your own bocce ball court in the backyard, this guide will explain the official dimensions of a court, in addition to the recommended size that is practical for casual play outside.

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Soccer Field Dimensions (Size and Layout)

Soccer field dimensions (size and layout)

Are you a soccer fan and have a big enough backyard to create a regulation-sized soccer field with the correct dimensions and layout?

Believe it or not, on my previous property, I did actually build a soccer field that I used quite regularly to play matches with friends and family.

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Tetherball Court and Pole Dimensions (Size, Length and Height)

Tetherball court and pole dimensions

Tetherball is a simple yet fun game that can be played at the beach, in the park, or in the backyard. It requires a small round playing area, a pole, and a ball attached to the pole with a rope.

The game is played by two people, but you can also practice solo to improve your skills. It’s relatively easy to build a DIY tetherball court and pole, but there are also tetherball sets available to purchase.

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5 Best Outdoor Ping Pong Tables (2022 Guide)

Best outdoor ping pong tables

Ping pong is one of those rare games that can be enjoyed as much by the novice player as by the professional. The simple concept combined with the fact that it only takes two people to play makes it a great choice for keeping children as well as adults entertained.

Unfortunately, this thrilling game does require quite a bit of space. For those that don’t have that kind of space to spare inside their homes, an outdoor ping pong table can be a great solution.

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5 Best Portable Volleyball Sets (2022 Guide)

Best backyard volleyball net sets

A volleyball net is a great way to entertain the family at any backyard barbecue or outdoor party. If you want to get the most out of your volleyball set, then a portable kit that can easily travel with you is a great choice.

Unfortunately, it tends to be more difficult to find a quality portable kit than an in-ground version. Luckily though, you don’t have to look far to find sets that masterfully combine sturdiness, portability, and functionality in one quality package.

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5 Best Croquet Sets for Backyard Fun (2022 Guide)

Best croquet sets

For some people, the idea of a game of croquet brings up images of elegant garden tea parties, big hats, and fancy dresses. But don’t worry, croquet can today be played in the backyard in denim shorts and t-shirts.

As a fanatic croquet enthusiast, I’ve taken the liberty of reviewing five of the best croquet sets for backyard and lawn play. These are sets that are made specifically for the 9-wicket variant of croquet.

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Cornhole Court and Board Dimensions (Size and Distance)

Cornhole court and board dimensions (size and distance)

A game of cornhole in the backyard may look quite easy to set up, but creating an official cornhole court has to adhere to specific regulations.

A cornhole court consists of several elements, with regulation size and dimensions for the court as well as for the two boards.

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