Dive into activities that offer fun, exercise, and a sense of accomplishment without team pressures.
Nathan Zsombor-Murray and Rylan Wiens are two Canadian divers vying for the 2024 Olympics—and they’re also close friends and training partners.
These splash pads are not only refreshing and fun—they’re also the coolest free (or inexpensive) options in Canada.
Kids need plenty of active play to develop gross motor skills in their early years. We put together a list of activities for kids at every age to help with their physical literacy.
Olympic diver Jennifer Abel shares her journey in the sport and describes how her parents’ support helped her along the way.
As you adjust to life with your new baby, here’s how you can add some fitness time to your days with your little one.
Sometimes it’s nice to have things to do that are light on equipment. These six games are super fun and require only a volleyball!
More communities are offering adapted and inclusive sports programs for kids with disabilities. Here are some examples across Canada.
At the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Benoît Huot will be a host of Team Canada Champion Chats, four live talks with Olympians and Paralympians.
Kids’ sports can be expensive, but there are some low-cost options out there! Check out this list of affordable sports your child can try.
Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe looks back on her life of sport, and offers tips for sports parents as they raise athletic kids.
Angie Abdou’s kids are participating in Zoom meetings with their teammates, doing at-home family workouts, and joining her on runs.
Connecting residents with nature CBRM Recreation is committed to connecting residents to nature. Being a community surrounded by water, we think it’s important to provide recreational opportunities that take advantage of our natural resources. One program we’ve introduced is standup paddleboarding, also known as SUP. This is an excellent activity that can become a lifelong passion. The … Continued
If you’re anything like us, you want your family to live an active lifestyle. Maybe you have a workout routine at the gym, register your kids in a few sports, or take advantage of the summer by biking, swimming, River Surfing, and hiking. But when it’s vacation time, it’s all too easy for healthy habits … 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
AfL Role Model Amy Walsh shares her message of the importance of movement
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
Fitness and activity is routine for this Canadian star
One family’s active adventure
Parents who homeschool find innovative ways to keep kids active
New 4-in-1 Physical Literacy program gets results
Let’s take a moment to appreciate dogs. Man’s best friend is a friend to all, regardless of whether you own one or know one. For kids in particular, dogs can be a source of confidence as they learn to move and develop their physical literacy. No dog at home? No problem. Odds are a friend … Continued
Mastering physical literacy in water leads to a lifetime of water fun
These fun games will develop skills while away with kids this summer