Tag Archives: outdoor activities
Source: gimliicefestival.com Take in the Gimli Ice Festival this weekend (March 5-6, 2022) and discover activities like the 5K (or 10K!) ice walk (or run, skate, snowshoe, bike, or ski) competition, frozen t-shirt contest, kids’ colouring competition, frozen fish toss, snow or ice creation contest, viking life re-enactors, and much more! Learn more.
Source: publiccityarchitecture.com Check out Manitoboggan at St. Vital Park, Winnipeg’s first barrier-free and universally accessible toboggan slide. The project was initiated by the City of Winnipeg to replace the previous 1980s-era toboggan slides and warming shelter, which burned down in 2013, and was seen as an opportunity to provide the community with a better, more […]
Check out the City of Winnipeg’s list of park skating ponds and rinks open for pleasure skating this season. And don’t forget the Arctic Glacier Winter Park skating trails at The Forks, as well as the Duck Pond at Assiniboine Park. Stay safe and warm out there!
Source: Travel Manitoba Get out and explore this winter at Riding Mountain! Pull on your parka and lace up your boots to self-guide through snowy landscapes, or join a Parks Canada guide for an in-depth snowshoe excursion during the holiday break. You can also become a Riding Mountain National Park Winter Xplorer, or try their […]
Source: Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is continuing their series of free Manitoba hikes next weekend (November 13) at the Pinawa Suspension Bridge in the Whiteshell. The hike will take a 2.5km loop trail starting at the suspension bridge. Take the time to breathe in the outdoors, get to […]
Source: National Audubon Society The National Audubon Society’s website includes lots of amazing resources to help kids learn more about birds of all kinds! Their page aims to bring together activities from across Audubon’s national network of environmental educators, including the classroom curriculum Audubon Adventures, plus related DIY activities and content from Audubon’s editors. These activities […]
Source: Manitoba Parks Have a howling good time in the Whiteshell with their Wolf Howl Hikes! Hike along with a park interpreter on a 2.5km trail around Goose Pond at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary. Along the way you’ll howl for wolves, listen for their haunting calls, and learn more about this iconic canine. Admission […]
Source: American Museum of Natural History The night sky is like a giant puzzle. Hidden among the thousands of stars you can find dozens of constellations. You can also search for individual stars and planets. Stargaze when there is little or no moonlight and the sky isn’t cloudy and give your eyes a half hour […]
Source: Dalnavert Museum Join the Dalnavert Museum for a Halloween Scavenger Hunt on any of their museum tours booked for the weekends of October 23-24 and October 30-31. Get dressed up and do a fun family-friendly tour and scavenger hunt – you can even cast a spell in the spooky attic at the end! Learn […]
Source: 123homeschool4me.com Have you ever wondered why leaves change colour in fall? This fun, engaging, and simple leaf science experiment is perfect for kids ages 4-10. Materials Mason or other glass jars Coffee filters Leaves Rubbing alcohol Notebook and pencil to record observations Directions Collect a few handfuls of leaves. You can take a fun […]