Discover why gymnastics is the ideal starting point for developing physical literacy. Build strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance with this dynamic sport.
Artistic gymnast Ellie Black is flying high as she anchors Canada’s women’s gymnastics team.
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.
Although the real Olympic Games won’t be held until next year, there’s no reason why your family can’t enjoy some Olympics-themed fun at home this summer.
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
Featuring 19 sports, over 150 events and a major arts and cultural festival, the 2019 Canada Winter Games will welcome up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors. Meet Calgary artistic gymnast Elijah Thompson. Elijah carried the flag on behalf of Team Alberta into the opening ceremonies at the Enmax Centrium. … Continued
AfL Role Model Amy Walsh shares her message of the importance of movement
It’s summer! If you’re looking for the perfect ingredients for backyard fun, add a pinch of friends and family, a dash of laughter, a smidge of silly, a dab of imagination, and a sprinkle of … sprinklers! Sun and waterplay go together like lemonade and ice cubes. When the temperatures go up, kids love to … Continued
Fitness and activity is routine for this Canadian star
With so many hilarious Elf on the Shelf scenarios these days, it can be hard to narrow down your choices to only 24. Okay, for lots of us it would be hard to ever possibly think of 24. Either way, at Active for Life we’ve decided to have a little fun with this elvish tradition … Continued
Here’s a hint: it’s not single sport specialization
A delightful book to get little ones moving
New 4-in-1 Physical Literacy program gets results
You can’t fault the talk show host for his enthusiasm
Multisport training can help you excel in your sport of choice
Kids disinclined to play sports can still enjoy activities that develop fundamental movement skills
Deciding between one activity or another is choice parents often face
This holiday season, there are plenty of outdoor and indoor activities families can enjoy together
Life-changing recreation, sports, and arts programs for kids
Multisport pilot program helps kids reach their potential
They may be untypical, but they’re no less fun or challenging
The inclusive facility promotes physical, emotional, and social development
High quality physical activity programs for children is key
Enjoy a variety of programs for children aged 4 months to 12 years