These days, taking a family on a vacation is no easy feat.  Not financially and not logistically.  It requires money, planning, and time!  But it is totally worth it!  Times are changing and so are vacation options.  You don’t need to go to Disney Land to have a great family experience.  Why not plan a vacation around kayaking? Almost anywhere there is water, there is someone who rents kayaks.  But, if you have your own, that is great!  There are so many great paddling destinations in the United States it would take forever to list them all.  The best part about a kayaking vacation is that you often get to experience a new place or situation that so many others don’t get to!  Kayaking out to a secret cove, or down a calm moving river in a desolate canyon are all g... More

Not everyday can you say you know a genius. And, I feel lucky enough to say I do! A few weeks ago, The Bateman IP Group in Utah hosted the annual Utah Genius Awards at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City and thanks to the creative collaboration of our research and development team, Lifetime was honored, yet again as one of the top companies with the most patents issued in 2012—with 22 new patents! Mitch Johnson accepted this award along with our very own, Wendell Peery, who was also recognized for being one of the top 20 people in Utah with the most patents issued in 2012—with 11 patents! These awards are based on patent statistics and serve as Utah’s prime program for recognizing and honoring the brilliant minds and innovative companies that drive Utah’s economy. Randall B. Bateman, founder o... More

 
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Congrats March Contest Winner!
Its Marchand in honor of the NCAA Basketball Tournament and St. Patricks Day, last we week had some madness of our own on www.lifetime.com. We hid 5 shamrocks on our website that revealed a secret code to win a 50 portable basketball system for our March monthly contest! Thanks to everyone who entered. We hope you had fun searching for the shamrocks. Im happy to say congratulations to our lucky random winner: Bill B. of Hoschton, GA! So what was the secret code? SAVE$10. Dont forget, even if you didnt win, you can still use the code SAVE$10 to save $10 off any purchase over $20 at www.buylifetime.com through March 28. And, you can also visit MomCentral for a chance to win a Lifetime Youth Basketball Hoop, valued at $110! Simply leave a comment on the MomCentral blog by Sunday, March 28 and theyll pick one lucky person t...
A Lifetime Christmas Shed Downtown
Since its beginning in 1962, Christmas Village in Ogden, Utah has grown to an extraordinary seasonal attraction. Each year thousands of tourists and citizens come to view the Christmas lights and cottages, drawing visitors from great distances as well as local families who have made it part of their holiday tradition. Spectators find themselves in a dazzling winter wonderland set aglow with Christmas lights and a unique setting of cottages modeled after Santas village at the North Pole. This year,Lifetimejoinedinthe local community Christmas tradition by transforming a Lifetime shed into a cottage. Complete with windows, flooring and steel trusses, the shed naturally made for a great cottage in this winter wonderland setting! The steel-reinforcements on its plastic walls and roof gave Santa, the elves, and their woodland fri...
Taking Sit-On-Top Kayaks to the Next Level with New Lifetime Tamarack
As I promised in previous posts, its time to unleash a brand-spanking-new sit-on-top kayak! This season weve introduced our LifetimeTamarack 120 and the Lifetime Tamarack 120 Angler and I dont think youll be disappointed! The Lifetime Tamarack 120 comes in a beautiful vibrant red with tons of added features like shock cords, carry handles, storage deck and a sealed hatch! This kayak also features our new folding seat back! It folds up when youre using it to give your back the support it needs and then, at the end of the day, it completely folds down for transport.What more could you ask for? But wait, theres more! Weve specially designed this kayak to be fast, track well and be extremely stable, so no matter where your paddle adventure leads, our Tamarack 120 is equipped to take you there! So maybe you are an avid fisherman...