Idaho Outdoor Solutions

Why Every Child Needs Time to Play Outside

Posted by Idaho Outdoor Solutions on Aug 10, 2018 12:26:56 PM

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Many parents don’t realize that one of the simplest things they can do for their child to improve their health and chance of success is to make sure they spend lots of time playing outside. One of the most significant gaps in childhood experience from older generations to the younger generation is the time spent outdoors. Less and less, we are seeing entire families spend more time indoors because of electronic devices, an emphasis on scheduled activities that are indoors, concerns about the effects of sun exposure, lack of safe parks in the area, etc. But all of these things are hindering children from crucial elements in their growth that being outside provides them.

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Topics: play structures

How a Custom Play Structure Can Be a Perfect Fit for Your Family

Posted by Idaho Outdoor Solutions on Jul 16, 2018 11:27:09 AM

Does your play structure work for your family? Are the features too difficult for your children to access? Or perhaps they've outgrown your existing play structure, and it's time for something that's a better fit for their abilities.

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Topics: play structures

4 Ways to Get Your Kids Outside This Summer

Posted by Idaho Outdoor Solutions on Jun 6, 2018 1:26:00 PM

Every parent knows that outdoor play is great for kids, but some kids need a little extra convincing. And as the summer wanes, video games may have a much greater appeal than the outdoors.

If your kids are opting for virtual adventures instead of backyard adventures, here are a few tips for getting them to give the great outdoors another chance.

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Topics: Backyard Adventures, Playsets

Choosing the Perfect Playset for Your Family's Backyard Playground

Posted by Idaho Outdoor Solutions on May 20, 2018 12:50:00 PM

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There's nothing like the sound of children laughing and playing, and the summer months provide lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. You want your backyard playground to be a safe, enjoyable, and visually appealing place for your children to run, play and grow.

Here's how to start your search for the perfect cedar playset for your home or organization's kid-friendly playground.

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Topics: Backyard Adventures, Playsets, Play Grounds

MEMORIAL DAY SALE ON SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINES

Posted by Jim Darrington on May 17, 2018 12:07:30 PM

Springfree is offering a FREE FLEXRSTEEP & FLEXRHOOP with a purchase of any trampoline.  Sale dates will be  May 24th thru May 28th.  Hurry and come in and Enjoy Savings Up To $298.00!!! Read More

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Black Friday and Christmas Sales on Play sets and Trampolines

Posted by Jim Darrington on Nov 18, 2017 3:53:42 PM

Black Friday and Christmas Sales on Playsets and Trampolines!!!!!

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Huge Savings Available with SpringFree's Black Friday Sale!

Posted by Saskia Reyes on Nov 7, 2017 11:53:41 AM

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with an awesome sale!

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Topics: Idaho Outdoor Solutions, Idaho, trampoline, home trampoline, SpringFree

Playgrounds Needed! 13% of US Kids are Obese

Posted by Mathew Heath Van Horn on Jun 12, 2017 2:07:46 PM

A new study published in the The New England Journal of Medicine reports that more than 2 Billion people worldwide are obese.  This includes 13% of US children and young adults.  The leading factors are:

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Topics: Backyard Adventures, Playsets, treehouse playsets

Ultraskiff vs 350lb Bull shark

Posted by Mathew Heath Van Horn on Mar 14, 2017 3:41:41 PM

The Ultraskiff 360 is just an amazing boat.  

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Topics: Idaho, Ultraskiff, Fishing

50,000 waiting for the Ultraskiff

Posted by Mathew Heath Van Horn on Mar 7, 2017 4:26:24 PM

Idaho Power just released 50,000 pan-sized rainbow trout at CJ Strike in their support of anglers who enjoy the area.  You can read all about thier fish stocking program here.

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Topics: Idaho, Ultraskiff, Fishing, CJ Strike