UPDATE: Sign up to Compete for Family Olympics on #GOPD2016

(This update gives a link on how to sign up in advance to compete in family Olympics, It’s at the bottom of this post)

Last year, response was way overwhelming to this great event.

This year – especially with the amazing prizes we’ll be giving out – we expect it to be even more popular. So, we’ve set up a link so you can register at the bottom of the post.

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Looking to get a little quality time in with the family?

Compete against other families through an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, and relay race to see who wins bragging rights – as well as the chance to win family prize packages at this year’s Family Olympics at Get Out and Play Day on July 30, 2016. (#GOPD2016)

In addition to the tournament, there will be family booths and vendors and eco-activities for the kids.

TOP PRIZE: $300 Gift Certificate for Furniture Design Center

Other prizes include gift certificates for: Continue reading UPDATE: Sign up to Compete for Family Olympics on #GOPD2016

UPDATE 2: More folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

(This update lists yet more sponsors of the event! There’s still time to be one. Contact Ashley Taylor to find out how.)

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Get Out and Play Day 2016 is going to be the biggest and best ever.

It wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors or the groups who will have tables at Sequoia Park. (More of both are being added regularly). Please click on the links to go to their pages.

Continue reading UPDATE 2: More folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

UPDATE: Some of the folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

(This update lists sponsors of the Family Olympics who are providing loads of prizes.)

Get Out and Play Day 2016 is going to be the biggest and best ever.

It wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors or the groups who will have tables at Sequoia Park. (More of both are being added regularly). Please click on the links to go to their pages.

Continue reading UPDATE: Some of the folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

UPDATED: Great Prizes at Eureka Family Olympics on Get Out and Play Day

(This update lists great prizes just announced and points out limited space available.)

Looking to get a little quality time in with the family?

Compete against other families through an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, and relay race to see who wins bragging rights – as well as the chance to win family prize packages at this year’s Family Olympics at #GOPD2016

In addition to the tournament, there will be family booths and vendors and eco-activities for the kids.

The family that plays together stays together – and laughs a lot too.

Updates: TOP PRIZE: $300 Gift Certificate for Furniture Design Center

Other prizes include gift certificates for:

  • Ramones
  • Annie’s Shoe Store
  • Coast Seafoods
  • Old Town Coffee & Chocolates
  • Spotlight Video
  • Many Hands Gallery

Still More prizes:

  • Dick Taylor Chocolates
  • Spice Kit from Redwood Meat Co.
  • Movie Package from Figueiredo’s

Schedule: Continue reading UPDATED: Great Prizes at Eureka Family Olympics on Get Out and Play Day

UPDATED: Play on the Bay Day as part of #GOPD2016

There are a couple additions to information about Play on the Bay on July 30, 2016 in red.

Pacific Outfitters and the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center are setting up all sorts of water activities including:

  • Free water rentals from Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
  • Youth and Adult Paddleboard races
  • Personal flotation device demosSea-Scouts-Logo
  • Sea Scouts will be on site providing boat rides!
  • The Sheriffs Dept. will have their “Marine Posse” out on the bay that day demonstrating boat safety
  • It will be kayak “roll” demo (not “roll over” as previously stated)

Play on the Bay Save the Date

Details:

Continue reading UPDATED: Play on the Bay Day as part of #GOPD2016

Some of the folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

Get Out and Play Day 2016 is going to be the biggest and best ever.

It wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors or the groups who will have tables at Sequoia Park. (More of both are being added regularly). Please click on the links to go to their pages.

Continue reading Some of the folks helping make #GOPD2016 a huge success

Rockin’ in the Redwoods Concert and Barbeque

Come to a FREE community concert and barbecue on Get Out and Play Day.

Enjoy the sounds of Taxi at the Rockin’ in the Redwoods Outdoor Concert on July 30 for #GOPD2016. There will even a beer garden provided by Six Rivers Brewery (must be 21 or older of course).

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Continue reading Rockin’ in the Redwoods Concert and Barbeque

Complete List of #GOPD2016 Facebook Events

If you’re on Facebook, you can find all of Eureka Parks and Recreation’s events – including Get Out and Play day at https://www.facebook.com/eurekaparksandrec/events

Please share with friends (and like our pages).

Fitness in the Park is Part of #GOPD2016

3 Great Fitness Activities are part of “fitness in the park” on July 30, 2016

This year, Zumba and Yoga in the park are joined for the first time ever by our new Body Combat program; all as part of Get Out and Play Day. All three events will take place Sequoia Park featuring top certified instructors.

Schedule: Continue reading Fitness in the Park is Part of #GOPD2016

Kicks and Tricks Skateboarding Competition Part of #GOPD2016

Be at the Eureka Skate Park from 9AM to 3PM for the “kicks and tricks” youth and adult skateboard competition.

Showcase your skills and compete for prizes or just hang out and watch the awesome action at the Eureka Skate Park at Cooper Gulch as part of Get Out and Play Day on July 30, 2016.

There will also be vendor booths, skate exhibition shows, and food vendors.

This all wouldn’t happen without the amazing support of Eureka Skate Shop.

Details: Continue reading Kicks and Tricks Skateboarding Competition Part of #GOPD2016