Archive for October, 2016

4 Ways to Get Through High School Unscathed

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 27th, 2016. Posted in Cheerleading, Cheerleading pom poms, Plastic cheerleading pom poms

Cheer poms

High school can be a difficult place to get along. People always say it’s the best years of your life but that is only true for some of the kids. Sometimes high school can be the worst years of your life. It seems like if you aren’t among the popular crowd, you don’t get noticed and the whole high school experience becomes nothing but drudgery. If your child feel like high school is not going the way that they hoped it would, here are a few tips to try and do something to make it a little more bearable for the remaining time that they have.

Join a Club or Two
It doesn’t matter if it’s the chess club or you’re waving around cheerleading pom poms; being in a club will give you opportunity to get to know people and make new friends. The best idea is actually to join a variety of clubs. If you are

Why Sports Uniforms Matter So Much to Athletes

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 26th, 2016. Posted in Athletic uniforms, Custom team uniforms, Track and field team uniforms

Football team uniforms

Far from the screams of adoring fans and the bright lights of television, sports started out with much less glamour and hype. And with that came less attention to uniforms. Even protective equipment was far more spare than today. Take a look at those old football and hockey pictures.

The Cleveland Indians were the first big league club to take the field with numbered uniforms. This was in 1916, 70 years after the first official baseball game was played. Today, baseball, which started in the United States, has spread worldwide. More than 100 countries are part of the International Baseball Federation.

Uniforms have become a symbol of sport, team, and player. Specific sports have uniforms tailor made to fit the equipment and the demands of the sport. Continue Reading No Comments

The Game of Hockey Brought to Your Backyard

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 16th, 2016. Posted in Backyard ice rink liners, Backyard skating rink, Home ice rinkhome ice rink

How to make a homemade ice rink

It’s a game with a puck, a stick, and ice, and although hockey may seem like the domain of Canada and other countries with colder climates, it is now possible to bring the game of hockey to your own backyard.

Although the number of hockey players overall in the United States is growing, a difficulty in growing the sport has been due to the lack of an ice surface. Fortunately, over the past decade, that process has been made slightly easier with the advent of the backyard ice skating rink.

In the past, it was up to private companies or municipal governments to create a surface on which a child could play hockey. Now, a mom or dad who wants to give their child the opportunity to play hockey can control the process. Continue Reading No Comments