Water sports, cycling and hiking are examples outdoor recreational activities. Many sports centers offer indoor activities such as ball games, dancing and gymnastics for members and guests to participate.
Recreational activities tend to be done with other people, and they can be a means of socializing and keeping fit. Recreation is often used as family time as an event for the family to participate in a group. There are seasonal trends to some of the activities, such as football season or tennis season. Weather can be a barrier for outdoor activities such as swimming. How much activity a person can perform depends upon their fitness level.