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Go Outside and Play

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There are many places around the First Coast to enjoy nature with kids. Here is a list of some of our favorite spots to go outside and play!

Tree Hill Nature Center: 7152 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville FL 32211 / 904.724.4646
Open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, this nature center has a wonderful native animal exhibit, butterfly and hummingbird gardens, and a Florida natural History Museum. You can take a hike on its 50 acres of trails, right in the heart of Arlington. For more info visit www.treehill.org

Kathyrn Abbey Hannah Park: Wonderwood Dr., Jacksonville / 904.249.4700
Open Monday through Sunday, this city park has everything from little cabins you can rent, to over 20 miles of bike and hiking trails, to a freshwater lake with kayak rentals. There is of course the pristine beach to explore as well. For more info visit www.coj.net

Guyana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve
This nature reserve houses 2 aquatic preserves, 1 national park, 2 state parks, 2 state forests, and 3 conservation areas. Needless to say, you can get lost in this gorgeous wilderness. There is an education center to tour before setting out on your own adventure. Visit www.gtmnerr.org for more info.

The 2015 GATE River Run was a Great Success!

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From the volunteers to the participants, to those there to cheer runners to the finish…the 2015 GATE River Run was loads of fun. Here are a few pictures we snapped while at the event. Congratulations to all who crossed the finish line. No matter what your time, it is always a win when you set a goal and reach it!
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Spring into Fitness

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Here is a list of Five First Coast boot camps to kick start your fitness regime for the year! Check out their websites and find the one that best fits your fitness style.

CrossFit Jax http://www.crossfitjax.com/

Fit Body Boot Camp http://www.fitbodybootcamp.com/jacksonvillefitnessbootcamp/

Fitness Lab Jax http://fitnesslabjax.com/

Adventure Boot Camp http://www.adventurebootcamp.co/fl/jacksonville.html

John Spenser Ellis Enterprises http://bootcampexercise.com/fl/jacksonville-beach.html

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