Try these fun and spooky Halloween activities for kids! From bike rides to corn mazes, discover joyful and eerie adventures for the whole family.
This fall activities scavenger hunt is a fun way for kids to explore autumn changes and practice fundamental movement skills along the way.
When kids get home from school full of energy, here’s some inspiration for ways to get active together as a family.
This Thanksgiving weekend, these fun ideas will have your family creating memories together while getting active at the same time!
During the seasonal limbo when it’s too cold for golf yet not snowy enough to start cross-country skiing, you might wonder what there is to do with a golf course’s wide open, flurry-dusted acreage. Well, look no further than your own two feet! In line with the CBRM Recreation initiative to support opportunities for adults … Continued
Have you heard of disc golf? If you’re looking for a fun way to stay active and get outdoors this fall, then why not give it a try? Disc golf is an intergenerational sport where participants try to throw special flying discs or Frisbees into an above-ground target. The sport is based on the rules of golf, but instead of … Continued
This September, Cape Breton will play host to the first-ever Just Paddle It! Festival in Eskasoni. The event, hosted by Atlantic Division Canoe Kayak Canada (ADCKC), in partnership with CBRM Recreation, Eskasoni First Nation, and several other community stakeholders, will take place Sept. 20-22 in Crane Cove and will offer canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddle sessions. … Continued
The kids are back to school and it’s just as important as ever to keep up activity levels each day before and after classes, and to plan active outdoor time on weekends. Check out these suggestions for some fun family bike rides this fall before you bring the skis and sleds out. 1. Invite the … Continued
“It’s never too early to build confidence and motivation that lasts a lifetime.” -Rising New York Road Runners Runners know the secret to why running is good for our minds and bodies. There is plenty of research and science to back it up. Running makes us happy, it can help us lose or maintain weight, … Continued
Middle school is a tough time to find activities to participate in. It can be nearly impossible in rural communities. The Cape Breton Regional Municipality Recreation Department along with the Department of Communities Culture and Heritage decided to mend this gap for young girls ages 12-16 with the program “After The Bell” (ATB). ATB is a … Continued
Learning to ride a bike without training wheels is a rite of passage for many of us. This journey for most comes with many falls, cuts and bruises even with our helmets, elbow and knee pads on. Though there is not a way to completely bypass falling off our first bike, there is a steadier way … Continued
Multisport mission We want to help kids reach their potential through sport! CBRM Multisport is a collaborative project between community sport organizations, CBRM Recreation Department, and Cape Breton University (CBU), with the support of numerous community sport stakeholders. The program vision is simple, to provide children the opportunity to grow through sport by developing physical … Continued
Learning how to ice skate is a common rite of passage for most Canadians. Do you remember how it felt when you were first able to skate on your own? The crisp air on your face as you glided along the ice, maybe dreaming of that first goal, first race, or first spin? Perhaps you … Continued
These spooky, fun games are perfect for your child’s Halloween party this year!
Tips to keep your family active all year long
Games to play when the streetlights go on
Halloween parties are a fun option for toddlers and preschoolers
Fresh ways to play in the fall air
A fun way to practice bike safety with neighbours
This September turn back-to-school into bike-to-school
Use the gadgets to play games and keep active with the whole family
AfL Role Model Glen Mulcahy is on a mission to keep kids active for life
Show your kids how they can be active all day long
Parents can address nature-deficit disorder by nurturing nature-based play in the outdoors