It’s that most wonderful time of the year and we’ve got a list of 12 family Christmas activities to get you moving this holiday season.
Here’s a round-up of our top games and activities that will be a hit with everyone in the family—both grown-ups and kiddos.
StoryWalk combines storytelling and physical activity by placing laminated pages from picture books in public places.
Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
It’s challenging for families to find time to be active together, so Active for Life and ParticipACTION are making it easier. Families will find Recipe for an Active Year an excellent source of ideas for family activities throughout the four seasons. Most people think physical activity is just about losing weight and looking good at the … Continued
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I’ve been thinking a lot about a thought-provoking question that I recently received from one of the parents in our tiny-but-mighty #ProjectActiveFamily community. “What suggestions do you have for families who have little spare time for adventures that involve coming together as a complete family?” that parent asked. Her question got me thinking about how … Continued
Editor’s note: This article was updated on December 8, 2022 Run, jump, swing, glide. When it comes to physical literacy, these essential skills open up a lifetime of fun and activities. And to make the most of an active lifestyle, it’s important to become proficient in these movement skills in every season, in all sorts … 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
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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
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