Father’s day is fast approaching and it’s got us all thinking about how we’re going to show the Dads in our lives how much we love and appreciate them. Sure, the typical Dad’s Day Gifts come to mind, but there’s also the subject of what to do. It is, after all, his special day, so we found ourselves wondering: what is it that Dads really want to do on Father’s Day? Spend time with family? Play 18 holes? Binge watch their favorite TV show?
To find out, we polled some of the Dads in our office to get some real insight into what “Dad-tivities” would make their Father’s Day the perfect day.
“It would be awesome to hit up the beach, kick back and be pampered a little with some homemade sandwiches and my family around. I would be rocking the Cape Noble 2 down to the beach, but on arrival I would switch into the Kevka Lake Slide for the ultimate chill mode, saving the Cape Nobles for the night out with the family.”
– Norris Padmore, Graphic Designer
“I’m running a Father’s Day 5K roadrace with my kids in the morning, followed by golfing with my son and father-in-law in the afternoon, and ending the day with an evening cookout with all siblings, nieces, nephews and Dads! I’ll be wearing the Path to Greatness Slip On for the evening’s festivities.”
– James Walsh, Sr. Director, Innovation & Active
“I am actually going to be living my ideal Father’s Day: Going out on my Dad’s boat in Rhode Island with the whole family for the day. Grilling, drinking, corn-hole, fishing and fun. I’ll be wearing the Bennett Lane 3 Boat Shoes because you can just throw them in the wash at the end of the day.”
– Brian Steverman, Sr. Financial Analyst
“On Father’s Day, I like to have a big BBQ with friends and family, wearing my Weekend Retreat 3-Eye Boat Shoe. We relax and play a big game of kick-ball.”
– Kevin Liddy, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
“I would love to spend a lazy day at home with my three kids and lovely wife. With busy lives, spending time with your most precious possession is priceless. P.S. Of course wearing my Path To Greatness kicks!”
– John Daher, SVP, Product DevelopmentProud Dad alert: the above photo was shared by John, showing his three children after his son’s graduation.
“I’ll be going to the Red Sox Game in my Harbor Point Slip Ons with my son.”
– Jason Israel, VP, North American Retail
“This Father’s Day I’m meeting up with my brother-in-law on our motorcycles and going on a ride. Maybe I’ll play golf in the afternoon. Then having a BBQ with the family. I always wear my Rugged Bucks Waterproof Boots when I ride. And for the BBQ I’ll most likely wear my test pair of Total Motion Fusion Loafers (which won’t launch until Spring 17) but they’re awesome.”
– Andrew Merriam, Product Manager – Men’s