Archive for July, 2017

Do You Have a Son or Daughter Who Loves to Play Hockey?

Written by Recreation Magazine on July 8th, 2017. Posted in Backyard ice rink, How to make a backyard ice rink, Ice rink liners

Backyard skating rink

It is 99 degrees in the shade today. And while many people are sitting out beside the pool enduring the heat, you are taking on the challenge of planning for your son’s hockey camp schedule. And while other parents spend long days in the sun watching soccer and tennis matches, you are spending long days and weekends sitting on cold metal bleachers at hockey rinks both near and far. And while other people have large backyards that they have to mow week after week in the summer, you are a little giddy about the fact that the backyard skating rink that you installed last winter has eliminated a significant portion of your mowing chores.
If you have a son or a daughter who is addicted to the sport of hockey or figure skating you likely know the challenge of finding ice time, especially in the winter whe

Do You Have Plans to Go Boating This Weekend?

Written by Recreation Magazine on July 6th, 2017. Posted in Water sports, Why are mussels bad for ballast systems

Aftermarket ballast system

This is the season for boating, and this is the weekend that you have been looking forward to. The kids have their wakeboarding gear ready, including the newest tow ropes. While the boys have been preparing all of their equipment for their favorite water sports, you have been paying attention to the details of the boat. You have replaced the eco-conscious invasive species filter that is required on the local lakes, you have checked the engine, and have both the truck and the boat filled with fuel.
Although the wakeboarding is what your teenagers are after, you do