Outdoors

Outdoors

Cold reality for swimmers: Be cautious around waterways this warm weekend

With temperatures in the 90s this weekend – and rivers running cold, fast and deep – rescue workers recommend caution to avoid drowning.

Outdoors

Discovery Park will open on Saturday for Memorial Day weekend

After being flooded for months, Discovery Park will open its gates Saturday for Memorial Day weekend, Sacramento County Regional Parks announced Wednesday. The 302-acre park closed in January during winter storms as heavy rains and high releases from Folsom Lake left it underwater. The popular summer destination sits at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers.

Outdoors

Inflatable paddle board makes transport easy

Stand-up paddle boarding has become incredibly popular in a very short period of time. The ability to stand-up on the water gives you a different point of view than traditional paddling in a canoe or kayak, and the whole-body exercise (with a big emphasis on balance) is a big draw for those looking to get fit. While traditional stand-up paddleboards are easier to transport than most boats, they still require rack on your car to get to a body of water. The inflatable Explorer from the Red Paddle Company solves this problem, making it easy to transport just about anywhere.

Health & Fitness

Three enjoyable workouts for people who hate working out

Danielle Acoff is a professional dancer, model, actress and yoga instructor with a passion for holistic health. She has worked in entertainment for 12 years and uses yoga, meditation and her love of all things movement to keep her balanced in a high-pressure industry. Keep an eye out for her articles about everything from self-care to developing a home practice to fitness tips and more.

Outdoors

Wina Sturgeon: Keep these tips in mind when teaching somebody a sport

Whether you are trying to teach a friend how to ride a mountain bike over rippled and tan dirt trails or trying to teach a kid half your size how to play soccer, you will have a powerful effect on that person's skills and love of the activity. So here enters the two most important words when teaching someone else a sport: compassion and patience.

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Discovery Park will open on Saturday for Memorial Day weekend

After being flooded for months, Discovery Park will open its gates Saturday for Memorial Day weekend, Sacramento County Regional Parks announced Wednesday. The 302-acre park closed in January during winter storms as heavy rains and high releases from Folsom Lake left it underwater. The popular summer destination sits at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers.
Video by Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
Discovery Park will open on Saturday for Memorial Day weekend 1:15

Discovery Park will open on Saturday for Memorial Day weekend

Record winter rainfall raises potential for summer tragedy 3:41

Record winter rainfall raises potential for summer tragedy

Staying safe along swollen rivers 0:56

Staying safe along swollen rivers

Man decides not to jump from Rainbow Bridge after boy goes missing in frigid water 1:04

Man decides not to jump from Rainbow Bridge after boy goes missing in frigid water