Tag: Adventure Outpost

A young boy and his father kayak along Winton Lake.

Spring is an excellent time to get outside to enjoy nature, sunshine and even hit the water. As relaxing and fun as recreational paddling is, it still pays to do your homework before you get on the water. Read Adventure Manager Tom’s top tips before you hit the water this season.

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Tom Buckley in Naturally Fit

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. What does it mean to be “naturally fit?” Adventure Outpost Manager Tom shows how you can enjoy our latest virtual program where you take a new look at fitness.

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Signs of spring have been popping up the last few weeks. The sunshine, warming temperatures – even a short morning drizzle all have me daydreaming of the many miles of hiking and backpacking that lie ahead this year. I cannot wait to get my boots muddy! As an avid hiker and backpacker, I have had […]

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Courage to Climb

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On a Sunday afternoon in January, while working the Adventure Outpost Climbing Wall during the Cincinnati Travel, Sports and Boat Show, I noticed a boy in the crowd with a very cool Mohawk haircut. A little while later, I took a look across the aisle and saw the same kid, watching the wall climbers from […]

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