Big Room Games, Games & Icebreakers

Black Light Basketball


Get two black lights and set them up at mid-court. Have everyone wear a white shirt that night. Mark one team with electrical tape on their shoulders so they know who has what team.

Make sure to get a glow-in-the-dark basketball and then hang red glow sticks on one rim and green glow sticks on the other rim. Caution: the first time I tried this I used a normal basketball wrapped in reflective tape but the tape just reflected the black in the black light.

If you have the budget, order lighted basketballs from

Added by Mike Valovcin

Also see Black Light Dodgeball (Click Here) and Black Light Volleyball (Click Here), as well as the glow-in-the-dark version of these games (Click Here).


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