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Nude Recreation Week starts today

Posted by on Jul. 9, 2013 at 6:47 AM
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Beat The Summer Heat: How To Celebrate Nude Recreation Week, July 9-15
Tom MulhallJul 09, 2012
Woof, woof, summer is less than two weeks old. If we considered seasons like dog years, summer should be considered like a friendly, playful little puppy. However, this year, summer decided to growl and snarl at us instead. It's already oppressively hot in many parts of our country. Yes, the sweltering dog days of summer are upon us. And heat waves are breaking records all across America.

I've heard many creative suggestions on how to stay cool this summer. You can dig up your back yard and create your own private mud bath. Or, put a fan in front of your freezer and have it blow on you. Speaking of freezers, chill a wet t-shirt, and wear it right before it freezes. Or put ice cubes in your pants pockets. The most interesting one yet is fill your bathtub with orange popsicles and get in. That way, besides cooling off, you'll look like you got a sunless tan too.

However, there is one sound piece of advice that you should seriously consider. It comes from America's experts on staying cool on these hot summer days. Nude sunbathers all say:

Take your clothes off and get NAKED!
While people are making plans for taking off on their summer vacations, this smart group of Americans will literally be taking off this summer. They'll be taking off their clothes while on a fun nude vacation which are also called nakations.

Not a nudist? Always wanted to try skinny dipping, but didn't know how to find a nice nudist resort? No problem. AANR, The American Association for Nude Recreation and TNS, The Naturist Society, celebrate an annual event every year. Created by The Naturist Society 37 years ago, it's called Nude Recreation Week. This year it runs July 9-15.

Nude Recreation Week is the perfect time for first-timers to visit clothing optional and nudist resorts. Vacationing at nude sunbathing resorts is one of the fastest growing trends in the travel industry according to The Wall Street Journal. Carolyn Hawkins, AANR spokesperson, says, "Nude Recreation Week is the perfect time for the public to try something new and fun, while at the same time, it gives nudists all across the U.S, and Canada, an excuse to tell their friends the real reason why they always looked so relaxed and refreshed when they get back from vacations."

This annual celebration is open to everyone at more than 260 nudist clubs, parks and resorts in North America. First timers are always welcome.

Come back to this blog next week to learn all about this summers big nude event, AANR's Amazing Canvas Nudist Face and Body Painting Event held on Saturday July 14.

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by on Jul. 9, 2013 at 6:47 AM
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punky3175
by Punky on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:07 AM
Really? No one wants to talk about this?

What if your workplace decided to observe it? Would you stay home or join in?
SilverSterling
by MrsSilverusSnape on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:11 AM

I would be arrested for showing my fat arse in public legal or not

Kate_Momof3
by Silver Member on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:14 AM
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 I read the title of this post and thought, "Already?!" I can't believe it's already been a year since I cleared some brush, got rid of that wasp's nest and went to yoga class naked.

My how time flies!

punky3175
by Punky on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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In this country, yes, but only because as a society we have serious hang ups about sexuality and nudity.

Quoting SilverSterling:

I would be arrested for showing my fat arse in public legal or not

doomsie
by Member on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:41 AM
Not a fan of seeing ppl naked. And has nothing to do with sexualizing them. Just not my cup of tea. Then again, if jennifer anniston was there......totally different case :D
bahamamama61
by Member on Jul. 9, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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I'll be celebrating, in my bathtub full of cool water:)
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Woodbabe
by Woodie on Jul. 9, 2013 at 9:38 AM
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*drops pants and grabs margarita*

I'm in!

lizmarie1975
by Gold Member on Jul. 9, 2013 at 9:41 AM

Oh my. I don't even take my coverup off when I go to the pool. I'm far too self-conscious. There are bigger women than me wearing smaller bathing suits than I do...and I would still prefer to be covered up.

Maybe if I was skinnier...

punky3175
by Punky on Jul. 9, 2013 at 9:48 AM
I knew you'd be in. ;-)

Quoting Woodbabe:

*drops pants and grabs margarita*

I'm in!

Sekirei
by Nari Trickster on Jul. 9, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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NAKED TIME

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