A tug-at-your-heartstrings “Thank you, Mom” commercial airing during the Olympics celebrates the dedication of sports moms all over the world. It got me thinking, what if you could set the stage for sports right at home to nurture budding swimmers, gymnasts, archers or sailors? Who knows, perhaps these improvements in the residence will ignite your child’s inner Olympian. In the minimum, they set the stage for pleasure, active days, which is really the point, isn’t it?
Koch Architects, Inc.. Joanne Koch
Precision, endurance and strength are necessary in the Olympic sport of trampoline and synchronized diving. Allow the kids reverse and jump onto a subground trampoline in the garden such as this one, and they are well on their way to activity-filled summertime under the sun — and possibly to the 2024 Summer Olympics.
LLC, Taylormade Landscapes
The proprietors of the traditional home in Nevada installed an in-ground trampoline amid their yard’s synthetic turf — ideal for future Olympians and glancing to the neighbor’s backyard.
Harold Leidner Landscape Architects
Some see a well-manicured lawn that is just right for entertaining. However, I see a perfect place to perform cartwheels, sprints and maybe even enough room to prepare target archery practice.
Menter Byrne Architects
This shed-turned-pavilion for household activities makes the household room enjoyable and would satisfy any thrill-seeking girl or boy. Those ring sets could really do wonders for another Olympic gymnast.
Ryan Lochte, 2012 gold medalist, began swimming at a young age as a result of his dad, a swim coach. Lucky for the Lochtes, they spent almost all of their time in Florida, where there are loads of indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
For those proprietors of the contemporary Seattle home, an indoor pool is a better alternative for the weather of Washington state.
Perianth Interior Design
This Park Avenue kids’ bedroom includes loads of built-in storage space for books, trophies and toys. In addition, it has a rock-climbing wall, a punching bag and a miniature basketball court.
If the room doesn’t cultivate a little Olympian in the creating, then in the minimum, the boys residing in the space are certain to be active and have fun.
Women’s boxing has experienced a challenging journey to the Olympic stadium, yet this year 36 girls will compete in a sport usually earmarked for its glorification of men’s power and body.
This stunning bag corner at an Atlanta loft’s home gym has broad appeal; the concrete floor and dark colors speak a manly language, but the tufted leather seat with cabriole legs and gloves on top softens the space and lends a feminine touch. The fitness center could work for both Mom and Dad — and what better way to demonstrate the kids sex equality than letting both parents take a look at the handbag?
The football mural above these beds acts as a sort of fantasy catcher for the boys in this contemporary New York kids’ bedroom. As many athletes understand, imagining the following goal, ideal landing or record-setting swim is essential.
The builders of the multisport court, a part of a large contemporary home in Vancouver, have given active minds and lifestyles distinct sporting options. Basketball and volleyball will be the clear sports to play here, but the area also creates a fantastic miniature handball arena.
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