Athletic Essentials: Finding The Right Boys’ Pants
The right pair of boys’ athletic pants can take him from courtside to classroom.
Watch him run laps, sink shots and go in for the extra rep—boys’ athletic pants from DICK’S Sporting Goods stand up to all his adventures. And the latest styles look great even as he’s pushing the pace. He can outfit for the big game in subtle solid hues, vibrant prints and color-contrasting details.
Find the style that matches him from brands like Nike®, Under Armour® and adidas®.
Relaxed-fitting boys’ pants are ultra-versatile for every season. He can wear them as warmups for pre-game or while he’s out on the town with friends. Basic athletic pants come in a variety of materials and styles—perfect for mixing and matching for any event.
When the temperature drops, he can layer up with the supportive fit of compression pants. Compression pants have a snug, graduated fit that supports muscle and speeds up recovery time post-game. He can wear these garments alone or as a baselayer.
Terry cloth pants are ultra-comfortable for lounging at home or heading to the batting cages, and cozy fleece pants keep warm at practice. From tapered track pants to classic, all-purpose sweats, he’s sure to find the right bottoms for his day.
Keep these factors in mind when making your selection:
- Airy mesh knits allow for supreme breathability, while fleece and other thermal fabrics combat cool weather days.
- Soft, brushed inner linings keep him cozy and comfortable.
- For utility, choose pants designed with small pockets. VELCRO®, buttoned and zippered pockets help him securely stash away small items.
- Drawstring waists let him customize the fit of his pants.
- Pants with moisture-wicking fabric manage perspiration as he plays.
- Stretchable fabric allows for complete freedom of movement.
Looking for more? Explore the entire collection of boys’ athletic apparel at DICK’S Sporting Goods.