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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Camping, Camping and a Salute to BSA
Anyone who works with a youth group knows that summer camp is one event thats looked forward to all year, and slightly feared by most adult leaders. Whether its a group of giggling girls or rambunctious boys, the ideal summer camp has enough to do to keep everyone busy. Joe attended the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) owned Camp Kiesel, and told me a little about his trip. Nestled in Utahs mountains above Causey Reservoir, The camp offers excellent programs geared towards Cub Scouts and Webelos. The camp teaches archery, wrist-rockets (aka "slingshots"), outdoorsmanship, physical fitness, boating/canoeing, and even a BB rifle range. Although individuals are required to pack their own lunches, the camp offers a large area of Lifetime Picnic TablesThe perfect place to relax, share stories, and for camp leaders, taking a much needed...
Be My Valentine and Get $15 Off the Lifetime Kids Pink Picnic Table
In honor of Valentine's Day, the LifetimeStore onlineisoffering $15 off the kids pink picnic table throughout the month of February. Be sure to check out our other pink and red products, too, like the pink youth kayak, and our red and white tablecloths. The Lifetime kids pink picnic table is popular because it is portable, durable, and cheerful! This is the perfect little snack and craft table for a child's bedroom, a daycare center, or a backyard patio.Polyethylene plastictabletop and benches are water proof, stain resistant,and UV-protected from fading or warping. Powder-coated steel frame is sturdy and resists rusting. Thisbright littlepicnic table is fun for kids to use and easy for parents to maintain. The pink youth kayak is a fun model that has just recently been added to our line of outdoor recreational products. ...
Lifetime Sponsors First Paddleboarder, and He is Only 10!
It is quite common in the wild world of outdoor sports, for companies to sponsor up-and-coming paddlers.Lifetime has just taken on the sponsorship challenge. As you may have read in my earlier blog about our Lifetime HooliganYouth Stand-up Paddleboard, we found a Utah local who is sure to make a splash in the paddleboard world. We would like to introduce you to our super kid, Mac!! He is only 10 years old but is quickly becoming a master of Stand-up Paddleboarding! Macs dad, Gary, is a long-time surfer and has bestowed his wisdom and skill upon his son. Mac has been entering paddleboard contests around Utah, and has been blowing away his competition! He recently placed 1st in the Weber River Paddleboard Race and the Jordenelle Reseviour Paddleboard Race.Congratulations, Mac! His Dad says that everywhere he goes, people te...