Stacey S. of Aurora, Colorado!  Stacey was the lucky winner picked via random.org for this month's giveaway.  Thanks to everyone who took the time to enter to win one of our newest products - the stand-up Lifetime Freestyle Paddleboard.  The majority of you who entered have never tried stand-up paddleboards before… we sure hope that starts to change!  Paddleboarding is an exciting new sport that allows you to enjoy the water in a whole new way.    As one person who entered our giveaway said, it can be both meditating and an adrenaline rush all at the same time!  Lifetime's Paddleboard is built specifically with beginners in mind, both with the design and the price.  So, if you didn't win but you still want to give a Lifetime Paddleboard a try, head ... More

This giveaway has ended.  Are you trying to find a fun, new way to stay cool this summer and maybe get some exercise at the same time?  Well, look no more.  Last week on our Facebook page, I posted this close-up picture of one of our products and told our fans that if they correctly guessed the product, we'd give one away this week!  We had several people guess it was a kayak.  (Close, but not quite.)  But, lucky for you, we also had a few fans who knew it was a picture of a Lifetime Freestyle™ Paddleboard!  In fact, this picture is showing one of the handles used to adjust the fins - a feature unique to Lifetime Paddleboards.   Want to know another unique feature of Lifetime's new stand-up paddleboard?  We include a paddle! Sounds strange, but most other paddleboards ... More

If you ever need help with your Lifetime product, the Lifetime Customer Care Department is always happy to help! Did you know our Customer Care Department is located in Clearfield, Utah at our factory headquarters?  So, when you have a question about one of our products, you can rest assured our customer service representatives are very familiar with our products.  In fact, as part of their training, our customer service representatives spend weeks learning about all of our products by actually assembling the products, studying printed materials, and reviewing warranties.  But, if they are faced with a puzzling question, close proximity to other departments at Lifetime ensures thorough research and a definitive response. Lately, we've been seeing a lot of people trying to reach our Customer Care Department via... More

Quick review: In 1986 (25 years ago), Lifetime Products was founded and invented the first adjustable height basketball hoop. In 2011, Lifetime is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving away 25 Portable Basketball Hoops. If you haven't already entered the 25 Hoops for 25 Years Giveaway, here are the top 5 reasons you should enter to win today: 5.  Since the NBA lockout, you could really use some good news about basketball! 4.  All entries remain eligible to win each remaining giveaway - so the sooner you enter, the more chances you have! 3.  Drawings are completely random, so you never know when the next drawing may be! 2.  As of today, you still have 19 more chances to win! 1.  You could WIN a FREE Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop with a retail value of $499! Convinced yet?  Goo... More

One of the coolest things about working for a manufacturing company is that I get to make products that people love and use in their everyday lives. Having our headquarters in Clearfield, Utah gives Lifetime the opportunity to use our products and resources throughout the community. I am always happy when we can help someone out. We recently had the opportunity to do just that. This basketball story below is from our friend Anthony, from the Department of Corrections facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. I am grateful to Anthony for sharing this experience and hope they are enjoying the new basketball system! “I bought a hoop in 2002 for our officers to use as a way to get in some exercise while at the office. We had no idea at the time it would transform into what it did. We used the hoop for some great interoffice ... More

Due to the popularity of the Lifetime Kids Dome Climber with Lifetime Facebook fans and the fact that it's sporting our patriotic colors, we're going to offer $50 off the regular Lifetime online store price during the month of July. If you're looking for something unique that you won't find in all of the other backyards in your neighborhood, you'll appreciate the Lifetime Dome Climber. Kids can't resist the fun geometric design. (Personally, I wouldn't be able to resist covering it with tarps to create a "yurt" when the kids want to sleep out on summer nights, or an "igloo" for wintertime fun.) A versatile backyard toy for day or night, summer or winter! The climbing dome is 5 ft tall, 10 ft wide, and constructed from powder-coated steel to resist rusting and ... More

Happy 235th Birthday, America!  As we celebrate our country's indepence this weekend, Lifetime is proud to be a part of this great nation and to be headquartered and manufacturing products made in the USA!  Like country singer Toby Keith says in his new song "Made in America", we love to hear when someone "spends a little more at the store for a tag in the back that says USA". We hope all of you have a safe and relaxing July 4th holiday weekend…and take a little extra time to look for products with the "Made in USA" logo.  And, if you haven't heard it yet, enjoy Toby's song he performed at the 2011 CMT Music Awards ...   2011 CMT Music Awards - Made in America - Toby Keith - Toby Keith Videos More

 
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My backstage experience..
As Katie mentioned in the last post, our semi-annual company meeting was a success! By the way, I want to put this disclaimer out there: I was asked to write a blog post on my experience at the Semi-Annual meeting, so I did not volunteer to write this post. So here it goes: Im sitting backstage feeling a little anxious for the big event. Its Profit Sharing! It happens twice a year and Katie and I have worked hard getting presentations, videos, and everything else organized for the meeting. As I watch Katie finalize a few things on the final presentation, my adrenaline starts going. The backstage men in black, as I call them, give us the queue. Time to begin! The opening video rolls, then Richard (our President) runs out and begins his presentation. He then announces the founders wife, Kathy, will present the Humanitarian of...
Annual Sales Meeting Reveals LOTS of New Products on Horizon
It's been almost a week now, but my head is still spinning from all of our excitement last week! We started the week with a fantastic 25th Anniversary Event at our factory. Then, immediately after the event, the Lifetime Sales and Marketing Team, lead product engineers,and someleaders from other departmentsheld their annual sales meeting. This conference is a chance fora group of us at Lifetime to communicate, review our progress from the past year, and preview what's planned for our products and business in the coming years.Wepresent and discussnew products, new accounts, manufacturing innovations, international growth, marketing, and more. If I had to sumup this years meeting inone word, it would be: WOW! You won't believe the list of new products weare rolling outsoon!While many of the products are still under wraps for ...
New Health and Wellness Products Coming Soon
Over the past year, we've shared with you information and videos about our new Lifetime Tru-Motion Walking Cane - and even about awards the cane has won. I am thrilled to tell you that because of the success with our cane, Lifetime has decided to launch an entire line of home safety accessories! Right now on our website, you'll find the Tru-Motion Walking Cane in our "Other Innovations" category. But, very soon, you'll see another new product category added on our website called "Health and Wellness" which will be the new home for the cane and our upcoming new home safety accessories like bath and towel safety grab bars. We plan to develop a complete line of products to help the baby boomer generation stay active and live in their homes as long as possible. So, what will make our products different from other safety accessor...