July 13-17: Water Week

Monday, July 13th: Water Balloon Toss Challenge
  • Make sure you have a water balloon and a partner.
  • Fill your water balloon up so it is just a little bit bigger than a softball, make sure to stand 20 feet away from your partner.
  • Toss the water balloon back and fourth trying not to burst the water balloon.
  • Take a video of you completing the challenge and comment on our Facebook post with your video and how many times you and your partner successful tossed the water balloon back and fourth before popping the balloon.
  • Make sure to have your video submitted by Thursday at Midnight, Friday at noon we will reveal the winning pair.
  • Have fun and good luck!
Tuesday, July 14th: Apple Slice Snacks
  • Do you like apples and trying new snack ideas? We've got one for you!
  • CLICK HERE to see the recipe for this Apple slice snack.
  • Follow the instructions and try to make your own.
  • Once you make your own and give them a try, comment with a picture on our Facebook post so we can see how they turned out.

Wednesday, July 15th: The Final Workout Wednesday
  • Join one of our fitness instructors in a short instructional workout video, that we will post on Facebook.
  • Try doing these exercises daily and see if you can do more reps than you could the previous day.

Thursday, July 16th: Water Balloon Scavenger Hunt!
We need your participation for this to be successful! Please leave the superheroes up throughout the end of the week and weekend.
  • Step 1: Please color, draw, or print a picture of a water balloon or water balloons.
  • Step 2: Put the picture up in your window (or anywhere on your property).
  • Step 3: If you have a Facebook, comment in the thread on Thursday where your neighborhood is.
  • Step 4: Go for a walk around your neighborhood to find as many water balloon images as you can!
  • Step 5: Post pictures of you or your family out on the hunt and tag #StayingActiveinTheGrove!

Friday, July 17th: Cottage Grove Parks & Rec Care Package
  • We will post on Facebook at 1pm.
  • The post will include a picture of our care package that will be placed somewhere in the village. 
  • Its up to you to find this care package based on the supplied picture in the 1pm post.
  • The first person to find the care package wins all of the items that are included in the care package box.
  • If you find the care package please post a picture of yourself and the items you have won in the comments of our 1pm Facebook post.