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3 Fun Outdoor Activities to Try This Spring

Written by Recreation Magazine on March 11th, 2016. Posted in Grand canyon white water rafting, Rivers, White water rafting in the grand canyon

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Spring is here and outdoor adventure is in the air. This means that thrill seekers and lovers of Mother Nature alike are gearing up and heading to the great outdoors to breathe in the fresh, crisp air and soak in the newfound sunshine.
But with so many options for outdoor adventuring, which one should you try first? While you have all spring and summer to have a hand at any activity under the sun, (literally) it can be hard to choose where you should get started. Luckily, we have provided a list of the top three outdoor activities you should get involved in this spring and summer. These activities are guaranteed to get your heart rate up, your blood pumping, and will provide both that breath of fresh air and thrill that you’ve been absolutely craving all winter.

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Whitewater Rafting Provides an Outdoor Perspective That is Difficult to Forget

Written by Recreation Magazine on March 11th, 2016. Posted in Best grand canyon rafting trips, Colorado river rafting companies, Rafting grand canyon tours

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This is getting ridiculous. As the current Presidential campaigning continues to grab headlines and attention, you have become increasingly frustrated. The latest trend of stories about how parents and schools are talking to children about the uncivil topics and language that have become part of the presidential debates, has left you looking for another topic of conversation and the opportunity to look at a bigger picture. As the racist comments and threats of bullying continue to be a part of the candidate coverage, you are starting to wonder if even the evening news coverage of the Presidential debates is fit for the ears of the younger teens in your house.
As you spend more evenings in the house with the television turned off it has made you think about how you might spend time this su

Start Your Children With Healthy Practices Early By Trying Soccer

Written by Recreation Magazine on March 8th, 2016. Posted in Best soccer camps, Soccer camps in virginia, Soccer training drills for kids

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Soccer. It’s a sport that’s long been beloved globally and in the last few decades, the United States has also started to embrace the sport as well, building an impressive US team. Many children around the world grow up playing soccer as a hobby and idolize the players who go professional. It’s a popular sport for kids to play — at its most basic, all you require to play it are some sneakers and a ball. For kids who want to take it more seriously though, there are school teams, soccer summer camps, soccer programs that focus on training and skill, and professional soccer training camps or programs as well that offer useful soccer training tips for kids. It’s a fun sport for kids to get involved with — i

Is Your Kid Not Getting Enough Exercise?

Written by Recreation Magazine on February 6th, 2016. Posted in Scotland soccer tours, Soccer fans, Sports travel

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Sports are often considered the greatest national and international past-times and it’s not hard to see why. From soccer in Italy to football in America, the vibrant culture and monthly to yearly hype surrounding different types of sports is almost rivaled by its physical and emotional benefits. People who participate in sports, whether recreational or professional, show better physical and mental health than those who lead sedentary lifestyles. If you’ve thought about improving your child’s fitness as well as their social life, signing them up for a regular sports activity will go a long way in bolstering their physical health as well as cultivating long-time friendships and increased social awareness. Let’s look at sports around the world, the benefits of regular exercise and how your kid can benefi

Go on a Grand Canyon Rafting Trip!

Written by Recreation Magazine on February 4th, 2016. Posted in Colorado river rafting tours, River raft trips, Rivers


Although the Grand Canyon isn?t the deepest or the longest canyon in the world, it is one of the most beautiful. It is roughly 277 miles long, one mile deep, and 10 miles wide. However, crossing the canyon on foot is a 21-mile hike and driving across takes five hours as you travel a 251-mile path.

People travel from all over to see the Grand Canyon. Travelers register months in advance for the chance to hike down the Canyon or raft the Colorado River. The Colorado River is believed to have cut through the rock of the canyon roughly five million years ago. The different layers of color that make up the walls of the Grand Canyon are picture perfect.

There are some Colorado River rafting tours available for those that want to travel through the Canyon. The River is ideal for white water rafting or kayaking, whi

What Riding Clothes Do Kids Need For Practice?

Written by Recreation Magazine on February 6th, 2014. Posted in Horse apparel, Rj classics, Tredstep boots

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As much fun as horseback riding is, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s also an athletic activity that requires the right riding clothes to protect your children and keep them comfortable. Thankfully, riding clothes aren’t as expensive as they are important, nor is appropriate horseback riding gear hard to find.

If your children are just starting out, you’ll only need some everyday riding clothes, which is different from horse show attire. Horse show apparel is a bit more formal and is only necessary during competitions. For everyday practice, kids need only these few simple pieces of riding clothes to ensure that your children are safe and comfortable.

Riding Shirts.

For daily use such as practice, riders can wear a tee shirt or sweatshirt. Of course, there are still fa

Ever Walked on a Truly Beautiful Nature Trail?

Written by Recreation Magazine on November 1st, 2013. Posted in Homepage

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On October 19, National Geographic posted an article on their website entitled “Geography in the News: America’s Hiking Trails.” The detailed piece went on to discuss three of the most scenic national long distance hiking trails in the country. While the other eight national hiking trails are nothing short of spectacular themselves, the Appalachian Trail, the Continental Divide Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail are the oldest and most well-known of them all.

Some people prefer to hike trails on foot, while others prefer to go biking for exercise. Getting ones exercise on a one of these gorgeous long distance hiking trails could prove to be far more motivating than a conventional walking path, primarily because of the fact that it provides people with a far more spectacular view.

Like many o

A Trusty Dock Box Can Make Your Fishing Excursions Easier

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 24th, 2013. Posted in Dock bumpers, Dock float, Personal watercraft platforms

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Do you spend the majority of your time boating or fishing on the lake? If so, you know the value of having a trusty dock box where you can store all the necessary tools and items you need for your time on the water. If you’re used to using a dock box made of plastic, you may have noticed that the color of the box tends to fade fast and that it isn’t particularly durable when dealing with the counteractive effects of water and heat over a period of time. You may consider the advantages of a fiberglass dock box instead.

Many fiberglass models are sold with a warranty designed to cover any damages sustained to the box for 15 years. That being said, dock boxes are sturdy, as they are capable of standing up to 70 mile-per-hour winds. And because they are made with technology that protects against ultraviolet rays,

Three Great Reasons to Go Hiking!

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 8th, 2013. Posted in Homepage

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Exploring your local hiking trails makes for great outdoor family fun. What’s better than getting the family out on a crisp Fall morning to get some exercise, reconnect with the beautiful, natural world, and maybe even do some outdoor family photography? Here are three reasons you should consider hitting your local hiking trails!

1. It’s healthy.

Going for a nice stroll on local hiking trails is great cardiovascular exercise. According to Discover Good, a nutrition site, “Engaging in mild to moderate intensity exercise is linked to improvements in lung capacity and increased cardiac function.” Not to mention the fact that cardiovascular exercise particularly burns fat well. Combined with good nutritional balance, hiking can lead to a significant loss of both fat and weight.

Is Adult Gymnastics Class Right For You?

Written by Recreation Magazine on September 23rd, 2013. Posted in Adult gymnastic classes, Gymnastic classes for adults

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Did you know that there are more than 92,000 professional gymnasts in the USA? However, you do not need to be a professional gymnast to reap the benefits of the sport. There are many adult gymnastic classes you can participate in as an amateur. Not only is participating in gymnastics one of the best ways to increase flexibility in both children and adults, it also develops core strength and improves hand eye coordination.

If you do the research, you will find that there are a number of local gymnastics classes available for adult beginners. Gymnastic classes for adults are typically held in the same facility as Continue Reading 6 Comments