Active Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Looking for active date ideas for Valentine's day and beyond? We've got you covered.

Valentine’s Day is coming up, which means it’s time for those paired up with a lucky somebody to start thinking of active date ideas for February 14th.

If you and your partner are into fitness or want a Valentine’s Day date that keeps you both moving and active, then here are some active date ideas. Whether it’s experiencing a fun activity side by side or doing something together, like partner yoga, it’s sure to be a hit.

Partner yoga

Put your teamwork to the test with some partner yoga. Rather than rolling out the yoga mat for one, both you and your partner will have a chance to work on poses together. You’ll need an open mind and of course, trust, to make this work.

It doesn’t matter if you’re not that flexible, or strength is a skill you’re still working on, partner yoga is guaranteed to give you a bundle of laughs as you work together through a series of poses and movements that get you up close and personal.

Tandem bike riding

An idea that gets you out of the studio and into the fresh air is tandem bike riding. Forget your own individual bikes and opt for a one-bike-two-people situation. You’ll need to work together to balance each other out, find your rhythm and keep rolling.

Make it even cuter by planning a scenic route that stops by places that are significant in your relationship. Whether it’s the street where you first crossed paths or the cafe where you had your first dinner date, it’ll be sure to put a smile on each other’s faces.


Get off your feet and into the water by going kayaking. For this idea, find a serene body of water like a beautiful lake or quiet creek, get your kayak-for-2 and get paddling. Like tandem bike riding, the key to kayaking with another person is to find that smooth rhythm between the two of you.

Once you do, you’ll find the kayaking gliding across the water on this fun, active date.

Ice skating/roller skating

If you prefer to do something side-by-side, then give ice skating or roller skating a go. Put on your skates, take your significant other’s hand and roll off into the sunset together. In an ice skating rink, you’ll have some cool tunes to move to, as well as be surrounded by other happy couples on this special day.

If you’re more into roller skating and the weather is cooperating with you, then try for an early morning skate or one in the evening so you can see the sunrise or set, adding a little bit more romance and this romantic day.

Tennis or any other racket sport

Bit more on the competitive side? Then verse each other in tennis, badminton or any other racquet sport for two? Lace up your sneakers, grab your racquet and hit the courts in a one-on-one game.

You and your partner can raise the ante by betting on who’ll cook the other a delicious Valentine’s dinner afterwards. It’s a fun, active date idea that’ll appeal to both your competitive nature and result in some goodhearted laughs.


Need active date ideas for warmer weather? Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city or the suburbs and go camping with your significant other. There are different camping options such as going to an open campsite or RV parks. There is even glamping if you want something that offers a little more luxury than traditional camping.

Spending time with just the two of you in a camping or glamping site will be a fun, outdoor adventure. You can roast marshmallows around a campfire, snuggle in a tent, sleep under the stars and enjoy the fresh air.


You can go on an adventure with your partner, without really going anywhere, thanks to VR. There are different VR places available where you can go with your partner and choose a fun, exciting adventure together to do. Whether it’s fighting your way out of a zombie apocalypse, trying to make your way out of a jungle or running a race, there are plenty of active ideas that you can complete.

Couples massage

While this one may not be as active of an idea as the others, it definitely is something that you can enjoy after your dates and recover together. A day of ice skating or tandem bike riding might leave you a little bit more sore to wear, so why not recuperate together with a couples massage?

It’ll be an incredibly relaxing and romantic way to conclude Valentine’s Day and unwind after a day of activities.

Try one or more of these active date ideas for Valentine’s Day. It’ll put a spin on the classic movie-and-a-dinner date, keep you both moving and working with (or against) one another in a fun and exciting way.



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