The Benefits of Fresh Air and Being Outside

Outdoor play fosters and encourages children and adults to enjoy and benefit from unstructured play.  This is the essence of the work of a child.  Unstructured play is when a child learns they are capable. 

Children are able to own their experiences, capable of being creative, capable of being curious, capable of getting their needs met, capable of problem solving and probably most important, capable of taking on appropriate risks.

Slackers Ninjaline Tops the Charts for Healthline Parenthood’s 2021 Best of Awards

The Healthline Parenthood’s Best Of Awards are a collection of “information and products you need to thrive” and “anything that helps us sleep longer, feel better, parent smarter or live happier” as written by the parents and writers themselves! The 2021 Awards were split into 13 different categories such as Best for Pregnancy, Best for Toddlers, Best for Travel – and our favorite that features the Slackers Ninjaline, Best for Bigger Kids! 

KTLA Presents Slackers Swingline on the List of "Hottest toy releases for 2021 with TTPM"

After less than a year of being on the market, the Slackers Swingline has taken the outdoor toy category by storm and is set to be one of the top MUST HAVES for parents this summer!

Taking the Ground Out of Playground: Why Kids Should Be Slackers

When you step into the world of Slackers backyard adventures, you step into a brand and lifestyle that encourages kids to reach for the skies, overcome their fears, and live out their backyard dreams!  

The Most Important Components in a Backyard Obstacle Course for Kids

As lovers and supporters of indoor AND outdoor active lifestyles and activities, we here at b4Adventure found ourselves heavily immersed in the ninja world and have partnered with American Ninja Warrior themselves to create ninja obstacles and courses to help your crew unleash their inner ninja warrior skills anywhere, any timeTo create these courses, we need to know the best and most beneficial components to include in a course that will keep you active, healthy, and hungry for a bigger challenge!  

7 Most Popular Outdoor Toys in 2020

Did you know the toy industry grew 19% in the year 2020? The widespread stay-at-home orders, lock downs and transitions to distance learning fueled the jump in sales as parents so desperately wanted to keep their kids active, healthy and of course, happy in such a difficult and uncertain time.

Our 8 Favorite Outdoor Family Influencers

As a company based in Denver, Colorado, we are a team packed full of outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, thrill seekers and sports fanatics. We thrive off of these things as individuals, and even more so as a team in pursuit of bringing families all over together in the great outdoors!  

We are constantly on the hunt for new and exciting ways to bring the adventure of an active lifestyle right to your homes, but where do we find the inspiration? Aside from the mountains and trees and superhero ninjas themselves, we look to YOU! What better way to keep up with the latest outdoor trends than following along with some of our favorite families that share the same love for all things adventure with us?!  

We want to share this inspiration with you as well, so follow along with us! In no specific order (we can’t stress that enough!!), here are 8 of our favorite influencers that are currently sharing the inside scoop on their everyday family adventures – big and small! 

Top 10 Adventurous Slackers® Christmas Gifts to Keep Kids Active

Many of us are wondering, will we ever go back to the “norm” we remember? Some say that the kids don’t know any better, and that may be somewhat true, but that doesn't mean it can't be a holiday season they'll remember for a lifetime!

Slackers Ninjaline Wins 2020 Creative Child Product of the Year

The Slackers Ninjaline Intro Kit was noticed as 2020 Kids Product of the Year for being the best outdoor action play toy! Comments were made that described the kit as a great way to bring families together, excellent quality, and a great way to stay active and get some wonderful outdoor time! 

How To Set Up A Ninjaline Without Trees

For anyone trying to set up their Ninjaline without trees, we break down all of the tools you will need as well as why it can be more beneficial than using trees. So call your contractor and grab a Ninjaline!

How To Build Your Own At Home Climbing Gym

Those little ones; they love to climb on just about anything: furniture, trees, mom, dad, pets – you name it, they’ll climb it. What better way to get that energy out than on a real, at home, rock climbing wall! Slackers is here to save the day and encourage our future outdoor enthusiasts to do what they do best --climb to new heights 

Our Slackers Rock Climbing Kit is complete with the climbing holds and rope holds to assemble your very own at home climbing gym! You can build the wall indoors or outdoors and be as creative as you want! 

Build-A-Branch Tips, Tricks, and How To's

Slackers Build-A-Branch allows you to take any healthy tree- branches or no branches- and turn it into a swing tree! Read about the best way to use this swing installation kit and how to make sure you get the best use out of it.