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Winter is a great time for kids to try new sports. Here are a few of the best ones to get into this season!
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.
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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.
Winter here in Canada is long, cold, and dark These play ideas will get you and your kids through the depths of it!
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
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
Last year, Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Recreation launched a year-long, 52 Hike Challenge. The challenge encouraged participants to do one hike, every week, for one whole year. Some who complete the challenge do so in a little as 52 days; that is the beauty of the self-guided challenge. Registered participants would receive a journal to … Continued
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