Recreation

The Road To Happiness Is Well Worn And Familiar
Remember when the measure of success was “keeping up with the Jonses” ? Well maybe all that fun and all those new and exciting adventures weren’t as satisfying as they might have seemed from across the fence.
A new study from Baylor University reveals that family leisure time spent at home doing fami…
Time To Add Recreation To High School’s 3 R’s
The Yakima Valley offers four seasons, fresh air, year round sunshine and acres and acres of hiking, climbing, biking running, golfing, fishing, hunting, AAU sports and more.  With all that recreational opportunity there should be no reason Yakima area kids don’t exceed the nati…
SUP Paddle Boarding A Fun Growing Sport In Washington
Lots of people in Yakima are discovering stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) (Hoe he'e nalu in the Hawaiian language) that started in Hawaii. Growth in the sport is huge in Washington and Oregon because all that's needed is some balance and a person can enjoy a day o…
Slacklining A Growing Hobby In The Yakima Valley
Some people say it looks like something out of the circus. It's called Slacklining or Urbanlining and it's actually born out of the climbing industry. Climbers using cables and climbing ropes. Today companies are producing special slacklines in different widths and lengths depending on ski…
The Perfect Summer Will Set You Back Five Figures!
First day of summer!!!  Did you set your budget for summer fun? No?  How are you supposed to have the “perfect summer” if you don’t set aside the right amount?  And it’s a lot!
When you add up all the fun things that make summ…
Disc Golf Is Still Flying High In Yakima [VIDEO]
It's called Disc Golf or Frisbee golf and it's a growing sport around the country and in Yakima. According to Paul Ince of the Professional Disc Golf Association the game is played just like regular golf. Players go around a course with the fewest number of throws of the disc...
Randall Park’s Million-Dollar Makeover is Taking Shape [VIDEO]
The major makeover of Yakima's Randall Park makeover is underway. Yakima City Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkenson says the park in West Yakima on South 48th Avenue is undergoing a $1 million facelift. Changes include new basketball courts, new bathrooms, a redesigned pond area, new playg…
‘The Armchair Card Shark’ — How to Do a Fan [VIDEO]
It's time for the Armchair Card Shark to get back to work.  If you've been practicing the table spread, you should have it down pretty well by now so it's time to expand on that basic move.
This time the cards come up off the table and into the hands for the two handed fan...

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