Dive into activities that offer fun, exercise, and a sense of accomplishment without team pressures.
Three Canadian Olympians share their fondest childhood winter memories and what they loved about outdoor play as youngsters.
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.
Winter is a great time for kids to try new sports. Here are a few of the best ones to get into this season!
Speed skating is a fun, fast-paced sport that kids (and adults) can get into at any age. Here’s everything you need to know.
Skating and sledding are a load of fun, but why not try something out of the ordinary? Check out this list of 12 unique winter sports.
It can be tough to feel motivated to get active as a family after school, but this mom has a great tip for doing it successfully.
A two-time Olympian in freestyle skiing, Philippe Marquis shares his journey through sport and offers tips for sports parents.
Canadian cross-country ski program Spirit North aims to create opportunities for Indigenous youth to connect to sport and the land.
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.
Three-time Olympic bobsledder Neville Wright shares how he built resilience and offers tips for sports parents.
CBRM Recreation, in partnership with FrameWork Cycle & Fitness, is currently offering a Try A Fat Bike program in various communities within the CBRM. Why fat tire bike? Why try a fat tire bike? Fat bikes are durable, versatile, comfortable, and can go places you’ve never cycled before. Make no mistake, although these bikes handle … Continued
Cross-country skiing is a lot of fun, but it can take time for kids to get into it. Here are some tips for helping them along the way.
My family loves cross-country skiing on groomed trails, but we discovered early on that it’s a lot of fun to venture off the track.
Cross-country skiing is an affordable winter sport that’s relatively easy to learn for all ages and athletic abilities.
The multi-sport event, organized by the International Olympic Committee, brings together top teenage athletes from around the world.
Here are some ways to get moving together as a family in the New Year.
Most people think of libraries as places for quiet contemplation. But it turns out libraries today are not just places where people can go to read and check out books—they’re increasingly becoming community hubs where families can access a wide variety of activities and resources to be physically and mentally active. In this month’s podcast, Active … Continued
At first, the concept doesn’t seem groundbreaking: Help kids play and enjoy sports. But, as a recent New York Times op-ed points out, Norway’s approach to youth and sport is different because it really puts children, and their priorities, at its centre. In the article, Tom Farrey explores how the country places value on kids’ … Continued
In 2015, the Unama’ki Sport Association held its first Unama’ki Riders snowboarding program. The goal was to provide youth ages 12 to 18 with the opportunity to learn how to snowboard. Since then, the program has continued to grow and provides an opportunity for Aboriginal youth to be active throughout the winter months. Winner of … 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 Team BC cross-country skier Molly Miller. Molly has a busy schedule ahead. She will race five times over the course of six days and … Continued
Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Resort (Just one of many ski resorts offering the Snow Pass Program) Hidden Valley Ski Resort is located in the beautiful Muskoka region. The ski resort has 15 groomed trails, three quad chairlifts, snowboarding and a terrain park. It is around 2.5 hours north of Toronto which makes it a perfect little … Continued
Toys to keep everyone moving this holiday season
Some of Canada’s top athletes share why it’s important to be physically active with your kids.