Best of La Crosse County 2017: Recreation & Outdoors

Our bluffs, rivers, and distinct seasons make this area an outdoor recreation paradise, so there are plenty of options, and opinions, when it comes to your favorite places to hike, bike, swim, and play. Congratulations to the big winners!

Fitness Center

  1. YMCA – 44.4%
  2. Burn Boot Camp – 10.0%
  3. La Crosse Wellness Center (Snap) – 9.0%

Crossfit / High Intensity Traning

  1. Burn Boot Camp – 31.4%
  2. Crossfit La Crosse – 25.4%
  3. Eupraxia – 22.8%

Yoga / Pilates Studio

  1. Root Down Yoga Studio – 47.0%
  2. The Yoga Place – 15.7%
  3. Tammy Z’s Yoga Studio – 14.2%

Yoga Instructor

  1. Tammy Zee, Tammy Z’s Yoga Studio – 25.8%
  2. Mandy Roush, Root Down Yoga Studio – 12.8%
  3. Stephanie Helmers, Zen & Pow Studio – 10.0%

Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer

  1. Lindsay Bonnar, Eupraxia  – 23.1%
  2. Harrison Pollack – 16.8%
  3. Jeff Winkers, Burn Bootcamp – 16.2%

Martial Arts Studio

  1. Nicklaus’ Martial Arts America – 32.1%
  2. Three Rivers Martial Arts Academy – 28.6%
  3. Iron Works Training Center – 13.4%

Dance Academy / Troupe

  1. Misty’s Dance Unlimited – 53.1%
  2. Amanda’s Academy of Dance – 16.0%
  3. La Crosse Dance Centre – 14.5%

Sports Team / Club

  1. La Crosse Loggers – 67.4%
  2. Central High School Basketball – 17.1%
  3. Coulee Region Chill – 9.5%

Sports & Recreation Store

  1. Dick’s Sporting Goods – 37.8%
  2. Grand Bluff Running – 21.3%
  3. Island Outdoors – 19.1%

Bait Shop

  1. Island Outdoors – 32.5%
  2. Ace Hardware – 21.2%
  3. Neshonoc Sports – 19.1%

Bike Shop

  1. Smith’s Cycling & Fitness – 41.7%
  2. River Trail Cycles – 29.7%
  3. Bikes Limited – 12.3%

Bowling Alley

  1. Pla-Mor Lanes – 26.0%
  2. All Star Lanes – 23.6%
  3. Coulee Golf Bowl – 21.5%

Golf Course

  1. Fox Hollow Golf Course – 29.3%
  2. Drugan’s Castle Mound – 14.85%
  3. Coulee Golf Bowl – 14.85%

Public Pool

  1. Onalaska Aquatic Center – 33.1%
  2. Erickson Pool – 26.2%
  3. Holmen Aquatic Center – 22.8%

Beach

  1. Pettibone Park – 56.2%
  2. Black River Beach – 21.3%
  3. Airport Beach – 12.3%

Park

  1. Riverside Park / International Friendship Gardens – 62.0%
  2. Myrick Park / Kids Coulee – 24.8%
  3. Pettibone Park – 8.6%

Running / Hiking / Biking Trail

  1. Hixon Forest Trails – 51.6%
  2. Great River State Trail – 18.4%
  3. La Crosse Marsh Trails – 17.6%

Running Event (5K, Marathon, etc.)

  1. Grandad Half Marathon – 19.1%
  2. Steppin’ Out in Pink – 16.77%
  3. Turkley Trot – 16.77%

Scenic Area

  1. Grandad Bluff – 57.3%
  2. Riverside Park – 13.8%
  3. Great River Road– 11.7%

Campground

  1. Goose Island County Park – 38.6%
  2. Neshonoc Lakeside Camp Resort – 21.3%
  3. Whispering Pines Campground – 21.28%

Boat Harbor / Marina

  1. Pettibone Boat Club – 43.9%
  2. Huck Finn’s – 32.4%
  3. American Marine – 9.6%

Boat Landing

  1. Pettibone- 22.6%
  2. Clinton Street – 21.1%
  3. French island – 19.9%

Motorcycle / Power Sports Dealer

  1. Harley Davidson – 32.0%
  2. Rod’s Ride On Powersports – 26.7%
  3. 2Brothers Powersports – 25.0%

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