Perfect for backyard barbeques and other summertime events, boys' shorts made of materials like twill, cotton and polyester provide a cool, comfortable feel without appearing overly casual. Most of these shorts have a classic button-and-zipper closure with belt loops to offer a comfortable fit and hand pockets that provide space for accessories. If he needs more storage room, cargo-style shorts have extra pockets to ensure that everything he needs is within reach, or he can choose a pair of boardshorts if he's headed to an event at the beach. Check out our full array of boys' clothing to find more stylish choices.
If he's off to the gym for an intense practice session, a comfortable pair of boys' basketball shorts can keep him going strong until the whistle blows. Look for boys' training shorts made of a sweat-wicking material that quickly moves moisture away from his skin. If he needs an extra layer, compression-style boys' training shorts can be worn under other types of apparel to help him retain his body's heat when training in cool weather. Elastic waistbands provide a close fit, and shorts with a drawstring can be adjusted to keep him comfortable. Shop our selection of team sports gear to find equipment and accessories that can keep him on top of his game.