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Outdoor Activities Calumet City IL

There are outdoor activities for every season, climate and landscape. Types of outdoor activities include mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, and ice climbing, as well as water sports like kayaking and canoeing. Read on to learn more and to find local resources in Calumet City, IL that give access to outdoor activities and outdoor recreation.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(219) 924-2237
10251 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(708) 675-3100
Orland Park Place
Orland Park, IL
 
Compleat Cyclist
(708) 841-2688
703 E Sibley Blvd
Dolton, IL
 
Hegewisch Cycle & Hobby Shop
(773) 646-2584
13403 South Brandon AvenueChicago
Chicago, IL
 
Cast Away Lures
(708) 418-5455
3007 190th Street
Lansing, IL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 806-4952
7370 West 191 St.
Tinley Park, IL
 
Embarcadero Marina
(708) 596-3535
155 West 162nd Street
South Holland, IL
 
Marine Services Corporation
(708)841-5660, (708)841-5743
140th and Cottage Grove Avenue
Dolton, IL
 
Pelcher`s Shooter Supply
(708) 474-0662
18149 Greenwood Street
Lansing, IL
 
Visual Engineers
(708) 596-7686
15216 South 9th Avenue
Harvey, IL
 

Top 5 Tips for Dads at the Beach


Top 5 tips for dads at the beachA 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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