This fun and exciting scavenger hunt is the perfect activity for kids to embrace the spring season after a long and cold winter.
As summer approaches, pack a picnic, grab your kids, and head to one of these awesome Canadian playgrounds!
A few specific toys and gear items will help your kids jump into spring (and puddles!) while keeping outdoor time fun and active.
We can (and should!) celebrate moms every day, but their particular special day is coming up. Here are some ways to celebrate Mother’s Day!
The snow is gone, the birds are singing, and my kids are full of energy. Thankfully, spring offers many opportunities for children to get moving outdoors.
Besides bringing a sense of normalcy to this uncertain time, being outside and in the woods has a slew of physical and mental health benefits,
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still have family fun at home over the Easter weekend with these activity ideas.
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
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
Games to play when the streetlights go on
Give the outdoors a spring cleaning while you jog
Fun indoor ideas for your week-long break
A fun way to practice bike safety with neighbours
Use the gadgets to play games and keep active with the whole family
Celebrate the fathers in your life
AfL Role Model Glen Mulcahy is on a mission to keep kids active for life
Sometimes it’s really hard to be a dad, except when it’s not
Show your kids how they can be active all day long
A few ideas to help mom connect with the kids on her special day
Parents can address nature-deficit disorder by nurturing nature-based play in the outdoors