Outdoor Activities Bainbridge Island WA
Washington Soccer School
University of Washington Athletic Facilities
Cliff McCrath's Northwest Soccer Camp
15600 Ne 8Th St. Suite 647
Olympic Outdoor Center
18971 Front Street
Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union
2100 Westlake Ave N Suite 1
Northgate North Shopping Center, 328 N.E. Northgate Way
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.
OSA Soccer Academy LLC
83 Columbia Street #306
Dick's Sporting Goods
Moss Bay Rowing and Kayaking Center
1001 Fairview Avenue North #1900
Seattle Flagship REI Store
222 Yale Ave N
Seattle Raft & Kayak
7777 62nd Ave NE, Bldg 11
Top 5 Tips for Dads at the Beach
A trip to the beach is supposed to a time to simply relax and revel in the natural beauties of a vacant landscape. Facing the vast expanse of sand and sea, it's easy to just enjoy the sun on your face and forget about all of your responsibilities in the office buildings and homes that clutter your inland turf.
Of course, not every trip to the beach goes like it's supposed to, and as fathers know, nothing can change your plans more quickly than a posse of kids for whom you're responsible.
Suddenly, your time spent sun tanning is cut short when you're called upon to remove the sand from your toddler's sandwich. In lieu of catching some waves, you may have to apologize to the woman who was just hit in the back with a football. And the one thing that can topple the overwhelming sense of comfort of a beach at sunset is the gargantuan libido of an adolescent in a bathing suit.
But because a day at the beach is a gift too precious to be squandered, be sure to strategize before heading out on the sandy battlefield. Remember, you only have a few months before a day at the beach means you're lost, not on vacation.
This summer, remember the top 5 ways to enjoy yourself at the beach:
1.) Have your kids bury each other: As a glorious gift to parents, kids actually enjoy being buried at the beach. Encourage your kids to do this early in the day, and take your time uncovering them. Of course, there will be one left above ground once this is completed, but otherwise it's just you and the surf.
2.) Bring sunglasses and a magazine: No, not to read - you can do that anywhere. This decoy ploy has for years allowed men to check out the beach babes without the wife knowing.
3.) Strategically apply suntan lotion: Do this in private at the beginning of the day, and then revel in your family's amusement that night as they see "Life's A Beach" tanned onto your chest.
4.) Pretend to lose your wed...
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