Winter Storm Brings Excitement For Kid’s On Randall’s Island

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Randall’s Island Park Alliance

After what has been a very mild winter, New York City’s snow-loving residents finally got the snow we have been missing—26.8 inches of it! While most people prepared for a weekend indoors, RIPA staff prepared for our first snow day on the island, including our first snowshoeing adventure! Children from surrounding Read More

Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt

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Randall’s Island Park Alliance

The Natural Areas Team on Randall’s Island was able to host over 500 people for its annual orienteering event due in large part to Tubbs Snowshoes’ generous donation of nearly 200 compasses! The Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt was attended by New York City residents of all ages who were able to get Read More

GET OUTDOORS: Randall’s Island Park Alliance

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We are thrilled to announce the recipient of the Get Outdoors Program, Randall’s Island Park Alliance.

Since 1992, RIPA has sponsored a range of free youth programs at Randall’s Island Park that have given thousands of community children the opportunity to go outside and play in the great outdoors, right in the middle of New Read More

Getting Kids Outside, One Classroom at a Time

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Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to announce our call for applications for the Get Outdoors Program, a contest for schools and non-profits to benefit children and teens. Tubbs Snowshoes will award one classroom with snowshoes and our Winter Fit for Kids Programming, to help children and teens adventure into the wintertime. With snowshoes and a lesson Read More

Hello from Toledo!

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Toledo MetroParks

The sun is shining, the spring birds are singing, and the crocuses are blooming here in northwest Ohio! We’ve had several days in the 50’s, and one that topped 60°. The good ‘ol Maumee River has flowed over its banks once again, depositing massive ice chunks throughout Side Cut Metropark. It certainly feels like Read More

Teachable Moments with Snowshoes

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Coyote Ridge Elementary

Have you ever had the idea of taking your kids out on a outdoor adventure and then be faced with the statements of “I’m bored, it’s too cold, I don’t want to do this anymore!” Now imagine taking 600 potential statements with elementary students ages 6-11 into the cold, snowy playground. Yet, taking Read More

Get Outdoors: Toledo’ s Pop-Up Programs

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Lauren from Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Get Outdoors Recipient

Toledo looks a bit more wintery than it did when I last posted, but we’re still waiting for that big accumulation to hit. Despite the meager snowfall, park visitors have been curious and excited about our new snowshoes! An inch here and an inch there have Read More

Get Outdoors: Coyote Ridge Elementary

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Coyote Ridge Elementary

2015 began at Coyote Ridge Elementary in Broomfield Colorado with snow on the first day back to school. Which was matched perfectly with brand new snow shoes from the Tubbs Kids Winterfit program! Students went out into the cold, still excited for recess but then the cheers could be heard all the way Read More

Anticipation in Toledo

Lauren from Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Get Outdoors Recipient

It recently felt like Christmas had come early to Metroparks of the Toledo Area, as several boxes from Tubbs Snowshoes were delivered to our offices. My fellow programmers and I tore open the packages, oooh-ing and aaah-ing at the brand new Tubbs snowshoes contained therein. I could Read More

Give Kids A Chance To Get Outdoors

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Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to announce our call for applications for the Get Outdoors Program, a contest for schools and non-profits to benefit children and teens. Tubbs Snowshoes will award two winning groups with snowshoes and our Winter Fit™ for Kids Programming, to help children and teens adventure into the wintertime. With snowshoes and a Read More