Decorating a sports corner in an apartment: 70+ functional ideas for small rooms

Sports corner in a teenager's room

Sports corner in a teenager’s room

Making a sports corner into an apartment is especially important for families with children growing up. The intellectual development of a baby is of great importance, but it should not interfere with physical development. Adequate physical fitness is, first of all, health, which also ensures normal brain activity..

Beautiful cut out Swedish wall for kids

Beautiful Swedish wall for kids

Sports rings fixed to the ceiling

Sports rings fixed to the ceiling

The creation of a mini gym in the children's room will help to introduce the child to sports

The creation of a mini-gym in the children’s room will help to introduce the child to sports

Adult sports corner equipped in the apartment

Adult sports corner equipped in the apartment

Climbing wall at the head of the bed in a small room

Climbing wall at the head of the bed in a small room

In other words, without physical development, it is impossible to achieve the correct functioning of the brain and all other organs and systems of the body. Many parents try to send their children to sports clubs and clubs. This is a very correct decision, but your own sports corner at home is an ideal option for constant physical improvement of a young body..

Elongated Swedish wall, which is attached to the wall and ceiling

Elongated Swedish wall, which is attached to the wall and ceiling

Organizing a space for doing sports in a small apartment is quite difficult, but still realistic. This is facilitated by the wide range of modern designs and simulators available on the market. All these devices are different in:

  1. dimensions;
  2. functionality;
  3. method of placement;
  4. cost.

A short wall in the nursery is equipped with a sports corner

A short wall in the children’s room is equipped with a sports corner

The main types of home sports corners

If the owner of the apartment plans to design a sports corner (see photo below), he must first familiarize himself with the types of such structures and study the range offered by different manufacturers.

Sports equipment located in the middle of the spacious children's room

Sports equipment located in the middle of the spacious children’s room

The choice of a sports complex depends on:

  • the size of the apartment;
  • geometric features of the room;
  • the amount that the owner of the apartment is ready to donate for the purchase of sports equipment.

If the area of ​​the room allows, you can leave all sports equipment unfolded.

If the area of ​​the room allows, you can leave all sports equipment unfolded.

So for a small apartment it is worth buying a sports corner with an L-shaped configuration. All structural elements take up a minimum of space and are firmly attached to two free walls. But such a sports corner does not carry much functionality..

L-shaped sports corner in the nursery

L-shaped sports corner in the nursery

If the size of the apartment allows, it is better to opt for a complex in the form of the letter P. It takes much more space, but the benefits of such an acquisition are also more significant..

U-shaped mini gym equipment in a narrow room

U-shaped equipment of a mini-gym in a narrow room

The corner should fit in the room so that its individual elements are not too close to each other. This is especially important if the sports room is intended for two or more people who can exercise at the same time without interfering with each other. But that’s not all: a composition made up of beams, rings, wall bars and exercise equipment should be in harmony with the overall interior of the room. To achieve the optimal combination when choosing a design, you should pay attention to the material of manufacture (most often it is metal and wood) and color.

Competent arrangement of elements of sports equipment

Competent arrangement of elements of sports equipment

Important. Wood is considered the best material in terms of environmental friendliness, but it is inferior to metal in strength. Metal structures are able to withstand the load of the body of several children at the same time, which is very important, since children love to imitate each other. If one kid climbs the Swedish wall, it is likely that the second will climb after him..

Wooden sports corner for toddlers

Wooden sports corner for toddlers

Home Sports Corner Attributes

How to equip a sports corner for children? This question can often be found on the relevant forums. The topic is really worthy of attention, because the equipment is not cheap, it is not bought for one year, and the children grow up. What should be included in the sports stationary equipment?

  • The foundation of any sports room is a wall bars. It can be supplemented with various details (additional crossbars).
  • Horizontal stairs.

Horizontal ladder in a wooden mini gym

Horizontal ladder in a wooden mini gym

  • Horizontal bar.
  • Gym rings are essential for the development of muscle groups in the shoulder girdle.
  • Rope ladders and rope develop grip and grip.
  • Swings are arranged for the smallest children, but such a design will require a lot of space, since the swing amplitude will have to be taken into account.

Small playground for the little ones

Small playground for the little ones

  • The punching bag is a sports equipment that is not only suitable for boys. Girls should learn to practice punches too..
  • The basketball hoop promotes the development of accuracy, coordination of movements and develops hand motor skills.
  • Mats are the foundation of safety in a sports room. During outdoor games and performing various exercises, children will fall. Therefore, one cannot do without good soft mats..

Sports wall that hides in the wardrobe

Sports wall that hides in the wardrobe

Advice. If the area of ​​the room is large, it is worth installing a trampoline in its space. Children love to jump on a springy canvas. Such an activity can distract the child from sitting at the computer..

A wonderful children's sports corner, designed for versatile training

A wonderful children’s sports corner, designed for versatile training

Home gym design ideas

Unfortunately, most modern apartments are limited in square meters, and the children’s room, as a rule, is no more than 10 m2 in size. But this should not be a reason for refusing to install sports equipment. Even in a very small room, you can build a miniature sports corner..

If there is absolutely no room for the wall bars in the room, a small simulator can be installed in the doorway

If there is absolutely no room for the wall bars in the room, a small simulator can be installed in the doorway

  • Option one. A Swedish wall is installed, rings are mounted in the ceiling, a basketball hoop is attached to the wall. Additionally, you can hang a punching bag. Such a composition will take no more than 1 m2, which in no way will affect the rest of the area of ​​the nursery..

Metal Swedish wall, fixed to the ceiling, taking up a minimum of space in the room

Metal Swedish wall, fixed to the ceiling, taking up a minimum of space in the room

  • The second option is more advanced and consists in the use of transforming furniture, which can simultaneously be a sports element and serve as a wardrobe, bed, bedside table. Such furniture saves space well, and modern design contributes to the fact that it fits perfectly into any interior.

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Decoration of a small sports field at the head of the bed in a small room

It is much easier for owners of an apartment with a large children’s room to design a sports corner with their own hands. The absence of restrictions in square meters provides great opportunities, including the equipment of the whole sports complex. In addition to the main attributes, horizontal stairs, horizontal bars, an obstacle course, various exercise equipment (treadmill, bicycle, etc.).

Of course, such a sports corner will require significant financial investments, but the reward for the parents’ work will be the health and cheerful laughter of their children..

Large versatile sports corner in a dedicated room

Large versatile sports corner in a dedicated room

Advice. By connecting your own imagination or inviting a professional designer home, you can arrange a children’s sports corner in a specific theme, for example, a jungle or a pirate ship.

Designer decoration of a children's room with an interesting sports wall

Designer decoration of a children’s room with an interesting sports wall

Home gym for adults

Adults, no less than children, love to play sports. Moreover, exercise on sports equipment is necessary to maintain good physical shape, strengthen the muscles and bones of the skeleton. With insufficient motor activity, the muscles atrophy, and the person feels powerless. Hence all age-related diseases and poor health..

Adult home gym on the attic floor

Adult home gym in the attic

For those people who spend a lot of time at home, their own training room is not a luxury, but a vital necessity..

Standard sports corners, which can be seen on sale, occupy an area from 1 m2 to 3.5 m2, and their height is within 2.5-3 m.Therefore, for such a structure, there is always a place in an average apartment.

Sports corner with various equipment

Sports corner with various equipment

Even a fit adult has a significant weight, so sports equipment for an adult should be as strong and stable as possible. It is better to purchase a corner, bearing elements (posts, crossbars) of which are made of stainless steel.

The advantage of the metal complex is that it is much easier to assemble than a wooden sports corner. And there will never be splinters on your hands..

Small sports room with the necessary sports equipment

Small sports room with the necessary sports equipment

Interior and decor features

A sports room in the house, like any other, requires an appropriate interior and decoration. When decorating this area, designers recommend and try to use as much natural finish as possible. Since everything here symbolizes health, the presence of synthetic materials will be inappropriate..

In a private house, more space can be allocated for a sports corner

In a private house, more space can be allocated for a sports corner

It is better to finish the walls of the gym with cork panels, and make the floor from natural wood or cover with parquet. In order for the flooring not to suffer from the impressive weight of the simulators and constant dynamic loads, sports equipment should be installed on special podiums. In addition to practicality, it is also an additional decorative factor..

Bright spacious room for sports

Bright spacious room for sports

A distance of 30 cm must be maintained between the walls and sports equipment (except for the wall bars ).If we are talking about a large sports corner, it is rational to put a locker for clothes and towels here, floor scales.

Mini gym in the apartment will help you get in shape without leaving home

Mini gym in the apartment will help you get in shape without leaving your home

Gym and machine workouts are best done with musical accompaniment. Therefore, you should take care of purchasing a player. But a portable player with headphones can easily replace it. Those who do not consider themselves to be music lovers may want to listen to literary works during classes or learn a foreign language, master some kind of training.

What kind of lighting should be used in a home gym? There should be enough light, but at the same time it should not irritate the eyes. Too bright lamps will have a tiring effect on the body.

Maximum natural light thanks to panoramic windows and mirrored wall

Maximum natural light thanks to panoramic windows and mirrored wall

Advice. It is recommended to install several lighting devices evenly along the plane of the ceiling, then the light will be scattered, not ray, which is optimal in this situation.

Contrasting decoration of the sports room in the apartment

Contrasting decoration of the sports room in the apartment

You can equip a sports corner not only in an apartment, for this it is suitable:

  1. garage;
  2. basement;
  3. attic.

It is best if an area of ​​8-10 m2 is allocated for the placement of sports equipment.

The panoramic upper floor can be freely equipped as a home gym

The panoramic upper floor can be freely equipped as a home gym

Sports corner for children in an apartment – buy or do it yourself?

If desired, a sports corner in the apartment can be made with your own hands, which allows you to significantly save the family budget and create the elements of the complex in accordance with the characteristics of the room. First, the master must decide on the components of the entire structure..

The presence of one Swedish wall is sometimes enough

The presence of one Swedish wall is sometimes enough

The Swedish wall is a required attribute, so you need to take care of its creation first. What you need to have on hand for this:

  • Two beams measuring 3m × 5cm × 14cm. If the ceiling is lower or higher than 3 meters, the first digit changes.
  • To create rungs in a hardware store, you need to buy six shovel cuttings.
  • Fasteners: screws and metal corners.
  • Strong clothesline.
  • Rings.
  • Saw, drill, plane, sandpaper, super glue.

Sports equipment that attaches to fittings in a loft-style nursery

Sports equipment that attaches to fittings in a loft-style children’s room

The beams are adjusted to the height of the ceiling, they are first cleaned with a plane, then sanded with sandpaper to perfect smoothness. Now you need to make holes in the beams for the crossbars, the diameter of which corresponds to the diameter of the cuttings.

Perfectly smooth beams with crossbeam holes

Perfectly smooth beams with crossbeam holes

With a beam height of 3 meters, 12 crossbars are made. The cuttings are long, so they are cut into two parts, inserted into the holes, but the ends are carefully coated with glue beforehand. Only after the glue has completely dried can the structure be mounted to the wall. For this, metal corners and screws are used..

Construction ready to paint and install

Construction ready to paint and install

That’s all – the Swedish wall is ready, while the money remained in place. But the sports corner is not limited to one Swedish wall, it needs to be supplemented with a horizontal bar made of a metal pipe and two bars. To make gymnastic rings, you only need a rope and two rings..

DIY wooden Swedish wall, varnished

DIY wooden Swedish wall, varnished

Making a sports corner in an apartment: how to cover?

All wood and metal elements should be painted. To do this, it is better to use modern compounds, for example, rubber paint, which does not cause an unpleasant sensation when in contact with the body..

Bright blue sports wall in the boy's room

Bright blue sports wall in a boy’s room

The color scheme for sports equipment is chosen in accordance with the general interior of the room and its occupant. For the girl, bright red, yellow, green colors are used. It is preferable for a boy to paint sports equipment in blue, brown shades..

Making a sports corner in an apartment: delicate shades of colors in a girl's room

Delicate colors in the girl’s room

Advice. Paint can be dispensed with in favor of a synthetic varnish, which is intended for wood surfaces. Metal elements of sports equipment are coated with special compounds designed to protect against corrosion.

It is not necessary to cover with paint, you can do with a varnish coating

It is not necessary to cover with paint – you can do with varnish

However, it is worth remembering that no matter how perfect a sports corner created by your own hands turns out to be, you can achieve good physical shape only if you have the desire and serious motivation..