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.
These splash pads are not only refreshing and fun—they’re also the coolest free (or inexpensive) options in Canada.
Discover thrilling outdoor experiences for families in Canada! Unearth dinosaur bones in Alberta or hike through British Columbia’s ancient forests.
Olympic diver Jennifer Abel shares her journey in the sport and describes how her parents’ support helped her along the way.
For some awesome family fun this summer, check out these outdoor adventure courses across Canada.
As summer approaches, pack a picnic, grab your kids, and head to one of these awesome Canadian playgrounds!
Is there room in kids’ outdoor time for screens and apps? Learn how some Canadian programs are using tech to enhance experiences in nature.
Skateboarding has developed in a lot of different directions over the years. This summer, for the first time, it’s an official sport at the Olympics in Tokyo.
During the pandemic, cities got creative in making play-friendly parks, streets, and other areas for families to enjoy.
Libraries these days are exploring a different type of literacy—physical literacy. Learn what sports equipment is available at your library.
Martial arts can help kids with autism develop cognitive abilities and physical literacy skills, as well as have fun!
If you’re wondering where to walk this winter, check out this province-by-province guide to some of the best winter trails across Canada.
Equine-assisted therapy has a host of benefits for kids with physical or cognitive disabilities or developmental delays.
With some schools reopening, a Quebec teacher tells the CBC that while students and teachers are happy to be back, there’s a lot of uncertainty too.
Even while social distancing, families can get out for walks in their neighbourhood. Here are some ideas to keep things fun and fresh.
StoryWalk combines storytelling and physical activity by placing laminated pages from picture books in public places.
Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
At first glance, you might think that the Bromont National Cycling Centre (BNCC) is only for elite athletes, but think again. The centre also makes basic cycling skills a priority. The BNCC, located in Bromont, Que., gives adults and children the chance to discover all cycling sports—BMX, mountain biking, cyclocross, road cycling, track cycling, as … Continued
Playgrounds and unstructured free play have always been my go-to options for my two boys’ exercise and entertainment. But as they’ve grown in height, they’ve also been growing apart in terms of their interests, as well as their physical and social skills. Despite their five-year age difference, when they were younger both would happily play … Continued
Across Canada, parks are adding BMX tracks and pump tracks to appeal to older and more adventurous kids. But these features aren’t only fun for big kids. Even children as young as three years old can develop the fundamental movement skills they need to master a balance bike on the track, with a little help … Continued
Quebec made men’s hockey history at the Canada Games in Red Deer, winning gold against Ontario. Quebec’s last gold medal dated back to 1987. In the second week of the Games, the women’s team also made it to the final, winning silver after losing against the home team. Team Quebec’s performances can be attributed to … Continued
Meet Woody Belfort. An athlete who spreads joy all around. We’ve featured athletes that give back to society through charities. But Woody Belfort is an athlete who gives back in a different way. Woody is a wheelchair basketball player on team Québec at the 2019 Canada Games in Red Deer Alberta. And Woody loves … Continued
There are many unique ways to keep kids active at school