recreation--sports

Them's Sailin' Words! Sailing Vocabulary You Should Know Before You Begin Basic Cruising Courses

Recreation & Sports Blog

Every sport and recreational hobby has its own set of vocabulary words. Take skiing, for example. Anyone who learns how to ski needs to know the difference between "cross-country" and "downhill,"  and the difference between "slalom" and skiing downhill with numerous natural obstacles that one needs to avoid. The same holds true for the sport of sailing. If you have recently signed up to take basic cruising courses and learn a few things about sailing, you should familiarize yourself with sailing terminology.

2 May 2016

ATV Accessories You Can Buy (And Will Not Want To Go Without!)

Recreation & Sports Blog

All-Terrain Vehicles, or ATVS, can navigate even the worst Canadian terrain with ease, and they are fun to drive. If you snowmobile in winter, you would love ATV-ing in summer, but you will need some accessories to go with your ATV. Here are some accessories you may not want to go without. They are commonly sold where ATVs are sold (such as ATV's by Decker Motors Ltd​) . ATV Trailer You can buy a mini-trailer to tow behind your ATV for just day trip supplies or you can buy a larger trailer for hauling camping supplies.

6 April 2016

Beyond The Luxury: Everyday Moments That Are Fitting For Helicopter Charter Rides

Recreation & Sports Blog

When you think of renting a helicopter, the thoughts of luxury likely come to mind, and that is rightfully so. There are other reasons that a helicopter charter ride could be beneficial that you may be overlooking. The following are some interesting circumstances that could make a helicopter ride mean much more than a luxurious indulgence. Overcome Fear of Flying For many people who are afraid to fly, attempting to get on a large airplane packed with strangers is too much.

5 February 2016

3 Common Skydiving Techniques For Beginners

Recreation & Sports Blog

If you have spent years dreaming of flying, it is time to learn how to skydive. Although, as your skills advance, you will eventually be able to flip and roll throughout the air, there are three techniques that are typically great to train with. In addition, you can choose to use different skydiving methods that allow you to choose the amount of control that you maintain over your dive, depending on your own preferences during those first jumps.

16 November 2015

Don't Shoot The Other Hunters: Hunting Rifle Safety Tips

Recreation & Sports Blog

During hunting season, it is important to remember that you may not notice other hunters nearby. By handling your hunting rifle properly, you can reduce the risk that you will have an accident that could lead to another hunter being shot. Preventing Your Firearm from Discharging Make sure your muzzle is always pointed in a safe direction. Even if the safety is on and your finger is off the trigger, make sure your gun is never pointed at someone else.

21 October 2015

Buying A Used Boat? Here Are Four Questions To Ask

Recreation & Sports Blog

If you are in the market for a used boat, you may be excited about getting out on the open water and doing all kinds of activities. In order to do that, you need to buy a boat that is both affordable and in good condition. Here are some questions to ask when shopping for a used boat. Can You Take a Test Drive? If you can, avoid buying a boat just by looking at it on land.

13 October 2015

The Three Advantages Of Early Kids' Swimming Lessons

Recreation & Sports Blog

In order to empower your child with the ability to swim, you owe it to them and yourself to start as early as possible. There are a number of advantages to signing your child up for kids' swimming lessons when they are a baby or toddler. Many aquatics centers will take in children at these young ages and help them develop their swimming skills. With that in mind, read these benefits and reach out to aquatics centers in your local area in order to get them the early swimming lessons that will carry them through their lives.

13 July 2015