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Active Adult Communities with Outdoor Games Enjoyed by Seniors

September 9, 2014 • Admin

Retired seniors have a thing for the outdoors. They love spending time riding bikes and walking and sightseeing. They love sitting on benches in parks and breathing in fresh air. You wonder why they do this, and the answer is, after many years of working indoors, behind a desk, they are now making the most of the time they have to enjoy the outdoors. Plus, it’s a great way socialize; get some sun and vitamin D and exercise. This is the reason many active adult communities specialize in all kinds of outdoor games for seniors. Here are a few outdoor games and retirement communities that feature these games.

Retirees Enjoy Golf

Golf is one of the most popular outdoor games among seniors. This is a good way to exercise, get some fresh air and socialize. Sun City Lincoln Hills by Del Webb in Lincoln, California and PGA Village Verano by Kolter Homes in Port San Lucie, Florida are two great golf course retirement communities where seniors get to enjoy playing golf every day.

Retirees like Playing Tennis

Tennis is another favorite outdoor game of seniors as it can be played at any skill level. Tennis is extremely good for health, for fun and for staying active. This is why many active lifestyle communities, such as, The Fairways at Savannah Quarters in Pooler, Georgia and K Hovnanians Four Seasons at Gold Hill in Fort Mill, South Carolina feature tennis courts.

Bocce Ball is a Popular Outdoor Game

Bocce is as popular as shuffleboard and horseshoe. It is also a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Many seniors spend hours having a great time either playing bocce ball competitively or for fun. Active adult communities, such as, Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Club at Westpark in Roseville, California provide seniors the ability to enjoy this popular outdoor game.


Pickleball is a combination of badminton and tennis although it is not as strenuous as these games, which could be why it is so popular among retirees. Rossmoor Village in Monroe, New Jersey is a community that features pickleball.

There are a number of active adult communities that provide seniors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with various outdoor games. If you wish to know more about these active adult communities, please visit our website®. This website shows you how to live once you are retired.

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