Youth Mountain Biking in Bend

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

Spring is approaching and my son is anxious to get back on his mountain bike and hit the trails!  We are fortunate that there are some pretty cool programs for youth mountain biking in Bend. Registration is now open for the spring session at Bend Endurance Academy (BEA), but hurry sessions fill up fast!  Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF) …

Summer Fun at the Jordan Kent Skill Camps!  

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

The longer we’ve been in Bend, the more impressed we are with the various opportunities this town provides. One of our favorite discoveries last summer was the Jordan Kent Skill Camps. This sports camp in Bend kept my son active in a fun, healthy environment all day long! Jordan Kent, a former Oregon Duck & Seattle Seahawks football player, formed Jordan …

Mountain Biking with Bend Endurance Academy

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

Moving to Bend I was not surprised by the wide variety of outdoor activities available, and we wanted to jump right in and experience as much as possible with our children! We were thrilled when we discovered the Bend Endurance Academy to help my son get more involved in mountain biking. When we moved to Bend last spring, we knew …

Climbing High at the Bend Rock Gym!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

  We have a new obsession around our place…indoor rock climbing! The Bend Rock Gym makes it easy to become hooked with their awesome facility and super-friendly staff! With hours of fun to be had, and the added bonus is that this activity helps get all that extra energy out of the kids! This has been a perfect new winter …

Nerf Battle & Skating Party!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

We celebrated my son’s 8th birthday over the weekend with a birthday party at Cascade Indoor Sports Complex. It was an epic Nerf battle and roller-skating combo party! Nerf battle? Yes, that’s right…I’ve heard of laser tag or paint ball, but the Nerf battle was a first for us! My son was super excited about it! There are several birthday …

Learning Fun with the Children’s Museum of Central Oregon

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

The future Children’s Museum of Central Oregon held their first pop-up event last Saturday at the Armature to introduce Bend to the hands-on fun that will be available to our children once the museum opens. Over 500 people made their way through the craft stations & science experiments! Our kids had a blast learning at the various stations throughout the …

Indoor Winter Fun at Cascade Indoor Sports Complex

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Fun for the Kids

Living in a town that places a huge emphasis on outdoor activities year round, I continue to be impressed with the vast number of indoor activities available. It is nice to have options to keep the kids busy as the temperatures begin to drop. One of our most popular hangouts is Cascade Indoor Sports Complex. With a wide variety of …