Get straight to the “merry and bright” portion of your holiday without having to scramble for the perfect gift. With the holiday season just around the corner, here are our picks for the best new active toys that will help develop your children’s physical literacy and keep them moving into the new year and beyond. … Continued
Positive experiences in sport are instrumental in helping kids to develop the skills, confidence, and love of movement that are the hallmarks of physical literacy. Unfortunately, on rare occasions, some sport experiences turn very dark. In February, CBC Sports published a story describing how more than 200 amateur sport coaches in Canada have been convicted in … Continued
Caleigh MacPherson, a soccer player for the Cape Breton University (CBU) Capers, fell in love with the sport from a very young age. She was just four years old when she first started playing soccer, but she said the fact that she spent time spent playing other sports too is what helped her become the high-performing athlete … 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
From early specialization to costly programs to hyper-competition, this documentary tells its story through the voices of people directly involved: parents, coaches, and teachers.
Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
Casual sport and neighbourhood play are important. But as our urban centres grow, competition for our public spaces increases as well.
In this episode, Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette talks with John O’Sullivan, founder of Changing the Game Project.
The Active for Life fortune teller inspires movement, from balancing on one foot to catching a ball to crab-walking.
Here are some things you can do to increase your child’s chances of finding success and fulfillment in their sport.