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Outdoor Family Fun: The Best Quality Wooden Croquet Sets

Updated on June 15, 2012

A game of croquet is the perfect way to spend an afternoon outside with friends and family. Croquet, which can be played with 2 to 6 players, will easily become your go-to outdoor game for summer afternoons. A croquet set is a great choice if you are looking for something that parents and kids can play together. It also makes a unique wedding or housewarming gift. If you invest in a high-quality set, you can play it for years and years.

Here are two quality wooden croquet sets to check out.

The Forest Industries Scottsdale Croquet Set is the perfect choice. The Scottsdale set allows for 6 players. The high-quality set includes:

6 robust hardwood mallets with 30” handles and 8½” heads

6 polymer balls 3-5/16“ diameter

9 powder coated steel wickets & 2 hardwood goal stakes

cotton canvas carry bag with 2-way zipper

The Scottdale set is an excellent set for family croquet matches. The mallets are made from hard maple, offering years of enjoyment. Reviewers agree all the pieces are solid and substantial. The entire set fits into an attractive, cotton carry bag, making it easy to transport on family outings. Or, if you are going to be playing in your own backyard, you can just roll it out to your lawn with the optional hardwood wheeled stand. The Scottsdale set is made in the USA and comes with a 1-year manufactures warranty.

Another great croquet set is the Sport 6 Player Croquet Set by Oakley Woods Croquet. Described as classy and sturdy, you can’t miss with the Sport Croquet set. This set features and impressive 36# solid ash mallet with a “taper-lock” fastening system to allow for easy removal of the head and shaft. This is a highly unique and desirable feature. You will also find a professional-style square head which includes a sightline for difficult shots. With this set, you can your friends can step up your croquet games to the next level. The Sport Croquet set also comes with a full 12-month warranty. Included in the set: 9 powder coated 5/16” steel hoops, 2 solid ash goal stakes with clip extensions, full-size double milled polymer balls, all within a durable nylon cordura carry bag.

With either of these outstanding wooden croquet sets, you can be confident you are buying a set that you will be able to play for years to come. With the hours and hours of quality family time you will have playing croquet, these sets might even be something you will want to pass down to your kids. Now, get out and play some croquet. Have Fun!


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