SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — It will be warmer this week than last week so if the kids are home from school, adults have some time off from work or relatives are in town, it’s a chance to get outside.

The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department has many options for outdoor activities.

Great Bear Ski Valley in Sioux Falls opened today (Dec. 26) at 9 a.m. Downhill skiing, tubing and the terrain park opened.

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New Sports Dome in Windsor, Colorado

Windsor residents may have noticed a new addition to their skyline when they woke up on Wednesday—a 96-foot-high, 167,000-square-foot dome that now sits at the northern edge of the Future Legends Complex.

The dome, which was inflated early Wednesday morning and is one of the largest ever built, is home to a 110-yard-long turf field on its western side, and courts on its eastern side.

It will

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Release Date:

December 06, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  With temperatures dropping as the seasons change, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to remain vigilant about safety to avoid tragedies around outdoor activities from sledding and skating to skiing and snow blowing this winter.

In 2021, there were an estimated 110,900 winter activity-related injuries treated in emergency rooms nationwide according to CPSC’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS). The activities included

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NEW YORK – – The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® festivities will begin at Boston City Hall Plaza with the NHL Winter Classic Plaza™, a free two-day, non-ticketed fan festival open to the public. On Dec. 30 and 31, the NHL and its corporate partners will treat hockey fans to many fun interactions and experiences, including autograph sessions featuring current and former Boston Bruins greats, a myriad of family-friendly hockey interactives, giveaways, food, and a

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Sports help kids build confidence and learn valuable life lessons.

Most importantly, they should be fun for kids, but sometimes young athletes who find a sport they love will push themselves or get pushed by their parents into doing it exclusively, and studies have found that’s unhealthy in the long run, and winter can provide a natural break.

“Playing a sport all year round, especially the same sport, increases your exposure time to that sport,

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Here it is winter time in Southeast Texas, no matter what the calendar says, we’ve been having winter weather off and on throughout November. I have seldom seen such beautiful color in the foliage of the trees around where we live as there is now, especially at this time of year.

A lot of outdoorsmen are out hunting, and will be throughout the rest of the year on into February or even March. However that   Read More

Ski shop owners and local resorts are gearing up for another expected busy winter season.

MAINE, USA — When thinking of Maine tourism, one probably pictures busy beaches or dining on the docks. But Maine is proving itself to be a four-season destination.

According to the Maine Office of Tourism, more than 2.8 million visitors traveled to the state between Dec. 2021-April 2022. Meanwhile, 658,400 Mainers stayed at hotels or rentals across the state,

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They are the three words I hate writing the most — winter is here.

My disdain for the season has to do with the cold and misery it annually bestows upon us. Luckily, the winter high school sports season is a saving grace that prevents me from plummeting into a dark circle I’d prefer to stay out of.

Math isn’t a forte of mine, but the winter high school sports season feels like the shortest

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Extreme sports like snowboard halfpipe have a common denominator: failure is not only always in the air, and often inevitable — it is acceptable. It is part of the culture. To fall is natural. Screw-ups and big crashes prompt cheers, not boos. Tricks are practiced — and botched — hundreds of times before they are mastered. And even after they are mastered, they are botched again. 

On Friday morning in Zhangjiakou, China, the greatest snowboarder

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“This winter, Yadea is enabling more people to ‘electrify your life’ with our lineup of electric motorcycles, electric mopeds, electric bicycles, and electric kick scooters. From the slopes to the streets, all Yadea vehicles are equipped with industry-leading technologies and thoughtful features that are well-suited to the unique needs of winter sports and activities,” said Aska Zeng, General Manager of Yadea.

Outdoor winter sports enthusiasts surge up to ski fields and snow lovers explore

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