Get outdoors this winter with a little help from Big Oaks Shelter 3 at the Riverbend Recreation Area's Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center. The concession stand at the Shelter offers ski and snowshoe rental when Mother Nature allows four inches or more of snow to fall beginning in December from 11am-5pm. Equipment can be rented for $7 per hour or for $20 for the day. Learn to Cross-country Ski workshops are also offered on Saturday mornings beginning in January. For more info visit www.hancockparks.com. 16618 Township Rd. 208. 419-425-PARK.