Do Your Part: Earth Day 2015

On April 22 each year, communities across the world come together in support of the protection of the environment. As this year marks the 25th anniversary of Earth Day, our gostrive team has some essential tips for you to your part and help protect the earth!   Save Energy There are several things that you […]

Break It to the Park

It has approached that time of year when days grow longer and temperatures get higher, thus spring is upon us. There are many celebrations that are looked forward to by many each spring like Easter, May Day and Arbor Day, but there is one “holiday” that every child is looking forward to: spring break. This […]

Obama Administration Calls Children to Parks: What “Every Kid in a Park” Means for You

On Thursday, Feb. 19 President Obama announced the launch of the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative. This initiative will not only grant admission for all fourth graders in the 2015-2016 school year to National Parks across the United States, but will also provide resources, grants and education materials for families and schools. The initiative aims […]

Where It All Begins

This past weekend was foreign for many Americans, as it was the first weekend without NFL football since September. Although this void may be quickly filled in the upcoming weeks with other sporting events, spring chores and family celebrations, the reminiscence of the football season will remain potent through the various apparel, window clings and […]

Treyton’s Field of Dreams: A Community Coming Together

As a 6-year-old, Treyton Kilar was passionate about many things, including baseball. When Kilar’s life was tragically taken from him in 2010 when a drunk driver struck his family’s vehicle, Kilar’s family, friends, and fellow community members quickly came together to honor his life in a way that only seemed fit.   On October fourth, […]

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 […]