It’s spring sports season again. Where I live, that means we begin in April with snow hats and puffer jackets, rocking ourselves as the wind whips and the setting sun cools us to a frigid 39 degrees. But, we end the season swatting bugs and getting sunburned.
Here are a few suggestions for gear to get you through this season and beyond.
Some are definitely worth the splurge if you have multiple athletes or play multiple seasons. A few of the items I have, and a few I’ve recently coveted at my kiddos’ games.
What’s your go-to gear for cheering on your sports enthusiasts?
Really up your game and get a weather pod. Definitely pricey, but I saw a couple in these at one game where the wind was brutal and was so jealous! Shield yourself from the wind, rain, sun, hail (yes, that happened to me) in this sanctuary, and be the ultimate envy of all the other parents.
Sun and Bug Protection
Whatever you choose, remember to get SPF 30+ and check for UPF in your clothing for extra protection. For those pesky mosquitoes and bugs, I definitely recommend this OFF! spray that’s gentle enough for babies but effective, too. You can also opt for the bracelets if you prefer not to spray anything on your skin or clothes.
If you’re destined to be outside for hours upon hours (I’m looking at you, swim meets) or have littles who prefer crawling on blankets rather than sitting in arm chairs, I’d definitely invest in a canopy. Plus, if your family enjoys tailgates or camping, this is worth the investment.