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West Hants Parks and Recreation offered a Learn to Geocache program. This provided an opportunity for people to learn how to Geocache in a barrier-reduced, welcoming environment.   Learn more here....

West Hants Parks and Recreation hosted "Learn to Disc Golf" events at Halliburton House Museum in Windsor, Nova Scotia. The goal is to provide residents with opportunities to learn the basics of how to play disc golf in a barrier-reduced and welcoming environment.   Learn more here....

SickKids, NCFST and researchers from FIFSW have released a Call to Action - as Ontario begins to rebuild and recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, immediate action needs to be taken to prioritize children's optimal health and development. Ontario cannot afford to ignore the increasing consequences of pandemic restrictions on the health and...

The Halifax North West Trails Association is hosting walks with the goal of increasing trail use and educating trail users about the natural world in their neighbourhood. These walks  are aimed at seniors and were created as a social gathering for people who need motivation to get outside and walk.   Learn more here, or check them...

Stellarton Public Library is encouraging people to walk by providing free handmade walking sticks in three sizes. A patron and his 11-year-old nephew hand made walking sticks and donated them to the Stellarton Library to be given out for free. They provided the following as ideas on how to use the walking sticks: use them...

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library hosts NS Walk Day @ Library wherein community members can walk/roll/stroll with the library as a destination and gathering place. This is to encourage healthy communities and create awareness for the public library.   While this program has not been possible for the last two years due to COVID-19 restrictions, they are optimistic about...

The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library is renting Play Pack Kits to provide accessible materials to encourage healthy families and facilitate active play. These kits are filled with books and play equipment and are available to borrow for free with a library card from libraries in Antigonish, New Glasgow, Pictou, River John, Stellarton, Trenton and Westville.   This program...

The Municipality of the County of Richmond Recreation Department has provided residents with Outdoor Play Bins. These bins provide opportunities for spontaneous unstructured play for all ages around the county.   Check out their Facebook page for updates....

Undercurrent Youth Centre on Cape Breton Island runs a variety of outdoor activities for youth in the summer, although many programs have been disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their regular schedule includes a weekly hike day for junior and senior high students; a weekly Skateboarding School Program at two skateparks; weekly kids programs and...

Kentville wants to become Canada's most playful community; one that takes play - and all of its benefits - very seriously. Kentville Plays aims to increase play in their community through events, programs and projects. Currently Kentville is providing residents with three community playboxes in Memorial Park, Oakdene Park, and Burgher Hill. These playboxes are filled...