Bend Endurance Academy Announces New Executive Director

Sandy Visnack of Bend, Oregon has been named the next Executive Director of the Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) by the organization’s governing board. Ms. Visnack will assume this new role on January 8, 2018. “We are excited to announce the selection of Sandy Visnack to be our next Executive Director,” says Ellen Grover, BEA Board […]

BEA Executive Director Decides to Step Down

For Immediate Release Jully 5, 2017 Bend, OR ​ The Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) Board of Directors announced today that Ben Husaby, its founding Executive Director, has decided to step down from his position after eight years of leading the organization. BEA is a Bend-based non-profit organization that offers kids the opportunity to learn, play, […]

High Desert Gravel Grinder – Volunteers Needed

BEA Friends, Families, and Supporters; Bend Endurance Academy is the event beneficiary of the upcoming High Desert Gravel Grinder coming up June 4th.  As part of BEA being the event beneficiary of this great biking event, we will need to source and staff about 20 volunteer spots.  This is a great opportunity for our participants and families […]

BEA Announces New Location

For Immediate Release Contact Ben Husaby ben@bendenduranceacademy.org (541)480-4563 (Bend, OR) Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) is excited to announce they have moved into a new location at 442 NE 3rd street! “I am excited by the possibilities of the new facility. We are centrally located with seven times the space we had at the old location,” […]

Sponsor Highlight: Bowen Sports Performance

Question: What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Bowen Sports Performance: “With most kids and young adults glued to a screen of some sort most of the day, seeing a young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience gives me hope and affirmation that true exploration […]

Sponsor Highlight: COPA

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Central Oregon Pediatric Association: One prescription for a healthy and happy life is to enjoy a “dose of outside” every day. There’s nothing more fulfilling to us at COPA than seeing a child play and laugh outdoors, taking […]

Sponsor Highlight: Focus Physical Therapy

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Focus Physical Therapy: Encouraging our young generations to discover outdoor activities is important to our team for so many reasons. where to begin? it gives us great satisfaction to see this generation learning to move, getting exercise, […]

Sponsor Highlight: Oregon Ski Guides

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Oregon Ski Guides:  When I see young people actively engaged in the outdoors, I see the twinkle in their eyes. I see them coming to terms with their environment. I also know they don’t how lucky they […]

Sponsor Highlight: Picky Bars

Question:  What do you think/feel when you see an inspired young person actively engaged in an outdoor experience? Picky: Knowing there is a crop of young outdoor enthusiasts coming up inspires us to make sure they have an environment they can thrive in. Whether that’s providing healthy, sustainable fuel to energize them or preservation efforts […]

End of Year Giving Campaign

Thanks to you, 800 local children are active, inspired and engaged through outdoor experiences.  On behalf of the staff, thank you for providing the opportunity for your children to be a part of our wonderful organization! •    Do you feel fortunate that BEA exists for your child(ren) and their friends? •    Has your child benefited from the […]