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Five Traditions That Make Summer The Absolute Best

Summer has finally arrived! The sun is shining, the grass is growing, and school is almost out! The change in season got our team to thinking about our favorite summertime traditions and memories. Here’s what we came up with: Baseball – The sights and sounds of the ballpark cannot be matched for summertime traditions. Whether it’s a […]

Summer Road Trips: Ideas & Inspiration

Summertime is on the horizon! Are you planning a vacation with the kids? Have you considered a roadtrip? Save some cash, enjoy the open road and explore on your own schedule. Then, feel the pulse of the community. Download the GoStrive mobile app to discover activities and events happening in each city you visit. We’ve collected a few […]

First Timer’s Guide: Triathlon

They say all good things come in threes, right?  This weekend I set out to do something I had never done before. The triathlon. I competed in the J-Hawks Triathalon in Whitewater, and it was a fantastic experience. Despite the cold, rain, and 30 mph winds, we managed to complete the event in 2 hours […]

Little League

This blog is the second in the “My Favorite Parks and Recreation Memory” series. At GoStrive, we have a passion for all things Parks and Recreation. We all have fond memories that range from participating as children, coaching others, to spectating our children as they participate in a Parks and Recreation program. Dan Fink is […]

Extra special egg hunts that will make you smile

Traveling for Spring Break? Maybe you’re close to one of these extra special Easter egg hunts! We’ve rounded up some really unique and interesting egg hunts happening around the nation. MSCR Flashlight Egg Hunt Madison School & Community Recreation – Saturday, April 10 When the Park gets dark, over 1000 eggs lie in wait and […]

Spring Break Staycation:
Five easy and fun ideas!

Spring break is just around the corner. Not going anywhere? No problem! We’ve got five fun-filled ideas for spending time with your little ones. Science Experiment. Have a future scientist at your house? We have an artsy, low-mess, science experiment just for you. Check out this colorful ice-melting experiment! You already have all the ingredients you […]

Group Exercise Classes To Try in 2014

By Jessica Cady-Bartholomew Fitness & Wellness Specialist at Madison School & Community Recreation When it comes to fitness, I have three requirements: make me sweat, make me laugh, make me feel good all over.  It is very easy to get stuck in a rut and just keep going back to that same 5:00 Spin class […]

Sunny San Diego

This week, Jeremy and I are spending a few days in San Diego. We are visiting two community centers within the San Diego County Parks and Recreation system. We are so fortunate to have San Diego County, and their seven community centers, as one of our pilot programs using GoStrive in their community. More on […]

Lifelong Learning – try something new!

By Dan Fink, Marketing Coordinator  Continuing to challenge yourself is crucial for personal growth. Lifelong learning creates well rounded individuals, who are always improving their personal, professional and ‘just for fun’ skills. I have always wanted to downhill ski, but never had the opportunity. Wait, what!? Worth noting is that I grew up in the […]