Across Canada, sports associations, clubs, and community groups offer inclusive and accessible sports programming for newcomers.
Here are some tips for locating adaptive and inclusive recreation and sports programming across Canada for your child.
Check out this helpful guide for the coolest children’s museums in Canada where your little ones can get hands-on experience with the fun exhibits.
How to choose the right daycare or preschool for your child? Check out this checklist developed by Sport for Life and Active for Life.
If you’re looking for ways to keep your child active while learning this year, check out our list of interactive museums across Canada!
During the pandemic, cities got creative in making play-friendly parks, streets, and other areas for families to enjoy.
It can be tough to find suitable summer activities for kids with disabilities. Here are a few tips for enjoying accessible, inclusive fun!
Martial arts can help kids with autism develop cognitive abilities and physical literacy skills, as well as have fun!
A pediatric physiotherapist and nature play program director discusses why active outdoor play is so important for kids’ development.
My family loves cross-country skiing on groomed trails, but we discovered early on that it’s a lot of fun to venture off the track.
On an outdoor rink, you’ll get fresh air, mountain or forest views, and snowbanks to jump in too.
The Vivo Play Project gives kids the opportunity to let loose, play freely, and get dirty.
Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
With the start of the school year fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how to get our kids to school. Recently, there’s been a significant push for active school travel (AST). Programs are popping up across Canada to identify routes and educate students and their parents on safe active transportation. In Alberta, Ever … Continued
On a summer afternoon, you might find four-year-olds digging in the mud with sticks while six-year-olds toss stones into a creek and eight-year-olds climb trees or build a fort. Welcome to the Into the Wild nature camp at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alta., where unstructured, child-led, risky play is the name of the … Continued
Exciting new things are happening in libraries around the world. They’re no longer just spaces where people go to read and study. Now, libraries are hosting everyone from babies to seniors with free and inclusive programming. From story time to chess clubs, music lessons to job searching, dancing to computer lessons, and knitting to teen … Continued
Let kids play outside every day
My family has a summer tradition of pre-dinner swims at our local swimming hole in the Elbow River in Calgary. Last summer, as my husband got home from work, we hopped on our bikes and headed down to the river to cool off almost every evening. My daughters both loved this family activity and begged … Continued
AfL Role Model takes the leap for her family
New 4-in-1 Physical Literacy program gets results
Kids can try new sports for free during and after school
Program can help kids take as many as 1,000 extra steps per day
How to build a culture of personal excellence
The changes weren’t easy, but the kids really benefitted