Christmas Guide

Best Christmas Sports Gifts

With Christmas only round the corner, it is time to think about what gifts to get for family and friends. With sport back on its feet and people looking to get more active in the New Year, sports gifts have never felt more useful. Getting that perfect gift that can kickstart someone’s journey, is what the season of giving is all about! 

Here at Playfinder, we have carefully selected a list of the best sports stocking fillers to give someone this Christmas.

1. A Smart Watch, £29.99 at Amazon

Wanting to track your steps, health or take up running in the New Year? Well look no further than a smart watch, the essential item for tracking your fitness and sports journey. The watch allows you to track your activity for 24 different sports, whether you’re into football, badminton and even swimming with it’s waterproof design. Along with this, you’ll be able to monitor your heart rate, blood pressure and sleep. 

2. Personalised Embroidered Sports/Gym Towel, £12.99 at Etsy

Playing sports and being active can work up a sweat. What better way to dry off than with your own personalised sports towel, the perfect gift for any cardio lover. 

3. A Reuseable Waterbottle, e.g. HYDRATE XL Jug 2.2 Litre Water Bottle, £15.99 at Amazon

Staying hydrated during the day can make a world of difference, especially if you’re active. So for anyone participating in sports, a reusable water bottle is your ideal companion.

4. A Tennis Racket, e.g HEAD Radical 27 Adult Tennis from £25.99 at Amazon

Fancy yourself as the next Federer or Raducanu? This racket could be the start of your tennis journey. If you’re looking to get started, Playfinder has tennis courts available to book now: 

5. Sports Comfort Socks – e.g. Balega Hidden Socks from £14 at Balega

Who doesn’t love getting socks for Christmas? Well Balega Hidden Comfort socks are great for anyone who wants to get into running. Especially starting out, running can be uncomfortable on your feet. But these socks will be able to support you with it’s cushioning and durability.

6. Tribit FlyBuds 3 Truly Wireless Headphones from £39.99 at Tribit

Tired of your wireless earphones falling out during your runs? Well, the Tribit FlyBuds 3 are the most secure earphones on the market. These buds, at a reasonable price, also have fantastic sound quality and would be the perfect Christmas gift for any running enthusiast.

7. Running gloves, e.g. Adidas from £22.00 at Pro Direct

Winter is coming and those early morning runs are suddenly becoming a lot chillier. For runners, these gloves can make a world of difference. Warm, subtle and stylish, they make the perfect stocking filler. 

8. A Running Light from £29.99 at Decathlon

With shorter days, come darker mornings and even darker evenings. Darkness is a runner’s worst enemy, but a running light can be the solution. Easy to wear and stylish, a running torch is the perfect practical gift for any runner.

9. A Football, e.g Mitre Size 5 £10 at Amazon

Thinking about starting a 5-a-side team or just fancy a kick about in the New Year? Plant the seed in your mate’s head by getting them a decent football for Christmas. If you want to book a pitch to play on, Playfinder has got you covered: 

10. Treating someone to a game of your choice at Playfinder

Want a way you can treat a friend or family member? Well why not get yourself and someone in your life to have a fun game of golf or even tennis. If you want to book a pitch or court for a sport of your choosing, you can at Playfinder.

We hope you found the perfect sports gift for someone this Christmas. If you want to show off or try out any of your sports gifts, Playfinder has plenty of sports facility availability over Christmas and the New Year.