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Father's Day Gifts for Every Dad
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Father's Day Gifts for Every Dad

A gift guide for dads, stepdads, father figures, and dads-to-be!

By Anastasia Brett 2024-06-13

With Father’s Day fast approaching, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite products for dads, stepdads, father figures, and dads-to-be, whether they’re training for a 5K, heading on vacation, or lounging at home. From apparel to coffee, we guarantee there’s something for every budget to make this Father’s Day his best one yet!

Blog Spacer.png GARMIN.png GARMIN FORERUNNER 55

A smartwatch is the perfect way to add dimension to every workout and Garmin packs plenty of value into the Forerunner 55. This easy-to-use GPS watch is designed for people of all skill levels and offers high-end running features without the high-end price tag. Track time, distance, pace, and speed during a run or walk with built-in GPS or switch up his workout routine with activity profiles for pool swimming, Pilates, HIIT, and even breathwork. He can monitor his overall health and wellness with a wrist-based heart rate, receive notifications on the watch when paired with a smartphone, and skip daily charging with a two-week battery life. Lightweight and comfortable, this smartwatch is the perfect fit for running and everyday life. Don't think the Forerunner 55 is the right watch for his wrist? Browse our other Garmin watches here!

Blog Spacer.png SPRINTZ.png SPRINTZ HATS

Hats are a classic Dad staple for everything from running around town to an afternoon on the golf course. Fun prints aside, these Sprints hats feature moisture-wicking, lightweight polyester fabric with mesh inserts and a built-in sweatband to fight sweat and keep his neck dry. An adjustable velcro closure on the back delivers a tailored fit for every head size. With UPF+ 45 sun protection that blocks 98% of sun rays, Dad can stay cool while looking cool!

SHOES.png DAILY TRAINERS | GHOST 16 & CLIFTON 9

Nothing beats a reliable daily trainer. If Dad’s shoes have seen better days, check out two of our (many) favorites - the Brooks Ghost 16 and the Hoka Clifton 9! The Ghost 16 provides a plush but durable sole and an enhanced upper that delivers a secure, breathable fit. The Clifton 9 promises a light and cushioned feel with responsive foam and a plush heel. Not feeling the love with these two? Check out our full catalog of men’s footwear here!

Blog Spacer.png HELINOX.png HELINOX CHAIRS | SUNSET CHAIR & CHAIR ONE

Soccer games, beach days, and barbeques are just a few times a handy chair could give Dad’s legs and back a much-needed break. These Helinox chairs promise an easy setup with shock-corded poles that lock the frame into place and an easy tear-down from its compact collapsible frame. Featuring 100% recycled polyester durable enough to withstand the elements and breathable mesh paneling for ventilation, these chairs deliver in the rain and sun. The Sunset Chair has a supportive high-back design and sits high off the ground while the lightweight and packability of the Chair One promises comfort and compactness for whatever adventure Dad has planned.

GLASSES(2).png GOODR SUNGLASSES

What Dad wouldn’t want a pair of fun and functional sunglasses? Goodr OG Sunglasses are a great way to protect Dad’s eyes with polarized lenses and 100% UV protection to minimize glare. The sunglasses are built specifically for running and have a lightweight, secure frame that gives it a "barely there" sensation. With a no-slip grip coating, a snug frame that eliminates bouncing, and scratch-resistant lenses, these are a perfect choice for even the clumsiest Dads.

Blog Spacer.png PATAGONIA.png PATAGONIA BAGS | BLACK HOLE DUFFEL & BLACK HOLE TOTE

Patagonia bags are a must-have for their durability and selection of sizes. Their Black Hole Tote is great for walks, a day around town, and storing vacation essentials. This versatile 100% recycled nylon tote is lightweight, weather-resistant, and can be carried by hand, over the shoulder, or as a backpack. The main compartment has a large zippered opening as well as internal and external zippered pockets. Perfect for long weekends and mini getaways, Patagonia’s Black Hole Duffel meets most carry-on requirements and is made with recycled weather-resistant materials for added durability. Padded, removable shoulder straps let you carry the duffel like a backpack and can be detached when not in use. Life’s too short to haul around essentials in fraying bags; upgrade your Dad to a Patagonia bag and his shoulders will be forever grateful!

Blog Spacer.png MASSAGE GUNS.png MASSAGE GUNS | R1 PERCUSSION & THERAGUN ELITE

Any Dad would appreciate having a massage gun on hand after a long day to relieve muscle tension and reduce soreness. For those unfamiliar, massage guns are handheld devices with attachments that vibrate at a high frequency and low amplitude of movement to give its user a massage with the push of a button. These two massage guns from Roll Recovery and Therabody pack a powerful massage punch without dipping into the retirement fund. The R1 Percussion device was designed to deliver powerful yet quiet operation with over 7 hours of battery life and is the perfect size for tossing in a gym bag. The highly-rated Theragun Elite ensures a deep muscle treatment with 5 attachment heads, 5 built-in speeds, and an app-controlled customizable speed range.

Blog Spacer.png SOCKS(2).png SOCKS | SHOP ALL MEN’S SOCKS

Socks are a failsafe gift that are always useful. If Dad needs a few replacement pairs, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re in search of the perfect sock for your runner dad, hiker dad, biker dad, or anything in between, our selection is sure to have the perfect pair. Not sure where to start? Come into Playmakers and work with any of our fit specialists to find the perfect match. Every dad deserves to put his best foot forward in style!

Blog Spacer.png CANDLE(2).png PICKMEUP CANDLE

Give the gift of good smells with a hand-poured, 100% soy wax candle! Whether it’s for his office, nightstand, or near his favorite reading chair, these candles promise a clean, eco-friendly burn with lead-free cotton wicks that last 50-60 hours. In addition to being cruelty-free, 5% of the proceeds are donated to mental health awareness so you can feel good about giving a gift that gives back.

Blog Spacer.png BAR+COFFEE.png BREAKFAST BOOSTERS | BAREBELL PROTEIN BARS & GOOD SENSE COFFEE

Not even Dads are immune to the struggle of an early alarm. Help him fight off fatigue and energize his mornings with fresh coffee and an easy-to-grab breakfast! Good Sense Coffee’s Runner’s High blend features three high-end single-origin coffees roasted separately to stretch and create the perfect medium roast blend. Pair his daily cup of joe with a Barebell Protein Bar to fuel his day without the drag of meal prep. Plus, with 15-20 grams of protein and no added sugars, these bars deliver a nutrition punch without the sugar crash.

Blog Spacer.png GIFT CARD.png PLAYMAKERS GIFT CARD

Dads have a knack for picking up new hobbies (we're looking at you, pickleball!) that make shopping for them a guessing game. A gift card allows them to pick out what they want and when they want it with the guarantee that they’ll love their gift. Redeemable online or in-store, a Playmakers gift card lets Dad treat himself with the gift he’s been dreaming about. Blog Spacer.png

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