Monthly Archives: July 2012


It’s Back To The Beach For The Grand Benders!

Toronto, ON [July 31, 2012] — The docu-soap series, GRAND BENDERS, has been renewed for a second season by bpm:tv, Canada’s first and only dance channel.

Grand Bend, Summer Road Trip Playlist

Taking a Trip to Grand Bend? Here’s Your Best Summer Road Trip Playlist, Ever!

Straight from Mickey’s turntable to your ears, your best summer road trip playlist ever! Grab your swim suit, jam up your playlist and take a road trip this weekend to the best beach town in Ontario —  Grand Bend.

Patrick at Daechon Beach, Korea

Grand Benders Korean Style

For those of you have have watched all five episodes of GRAND BENDERS, you’ll know that our favourite ladies’ man — Patrick — has taken up residence in South Korea.

Grand Benders, The First Bikini

The First Bikini, A Tiny History

According to the official version, the modern bikini was invented by French engineer Louis Réard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in 1946 and introduced on July 5 at a fashion show at Piscine Molitor in Paris.

Grand Bend Gee String Shooter

Shooter Recipes: The Grand Bend Gee String

In honour of  Coco’s Bikini Contest and to put you in the right mood in case something disastrous happens … like your mom shows up in a bikini and wants to compete (I mean …

Grand Benders, Cocos Bikini Contest

Cocos Bikini Contest

Things could get hot this weekend as Mickey and the Grand Benders cast organize a bikini contest. Will something slip? Will someone trip? Will your mom show up in a bikini? We can’t tell you.

Grand Benders, Juan The Lifeguard

Lifeguards Who Went On To Become Famous

If you’ve watched GRAND BENDERS Episode 2 – storms, you’ll know that Juan, Grand Bend’s head lifeguard is also an aspiring DJ. He’s not alone in his pursuit of greater glory.

Grand Bend, A Visual History of the Bathing Suit

Grand Bend, A Visual History of the Bathing Suit

We track the history of the bathing suit over the last hundred years with a selection of our favourite Grand Bend photos.


The Viking Helmet: Who Wears It Best?

Ah … the Viking helmet. Favourite of people everywhere — and a summer staple at Coco’s Grand Bend. Many pretend to wear the Viking helmet. But, who wears it best? That’s what we want to know.

Watch Grand Benders Online at bpm:tv

Watch All Five Episodes of GRAND BENDERS Online at bpm:tv

Don’t miss another minute of beach side antics! Watch all five episodes of GRAND BENDERS online at bpm:tv.