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The Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation and Parks has created REC Connect, a website featuring a Active Living Newsletter, and an Active and Creative Ideas page including things like instructions for Seven UP Game, Ideas for Winter Walks in RDN Parks, and many more.   Learn more and explore the website here....

Scotia XC Ski Club (previously Halifax Nordic Ski Club) is offering youth ski lessons. The youth lessons are based on Nordiq Canada's Skill Development Programs for Children with the goal of assisting children in the development of a love of the outdoors, a healthy lifestyle, technical skills, and physical fitness. In addition to the regular ski...

Maximum City is providing the Summer of Play Activity Kit which offers a menu of urban discovery and play-based activities. They encourage participants to share their photos and progress as they play along, and people that participate in all 4 weeks will be entered to win a prize!   The Activity Kit is available for download here....

Every winter the Halifax North West Trails Association hosts the Winter Tree for the Birds Event. Families can come and make simple bird feeders that are hung along the trails. This event encourages kids and families to get out walking on the trails and learning about the birds in Nova Scotia.   Learn more here, or check...

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...

This winter (and eventually, spring), the City of Calgary is continuing its self-directed, drop-in program that uses natural elements such as snow, tree stumps, tree cookies, branches, twigs and rocks to inspire active and creative outdoor play, and connect people, young and old, to nature, with onsite play ambassadors to inspire play. Parents are encouraged...