Recreation Events & Programs
The Parks and Recreation department is pleased to announce it will be hosting a number of Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Education programs. The County's overall goal is to provide residents and the public with opportunities to be active and form a connection to nature, to increase their overall health and quality of life. There will be programs available for families, youth and adults to attend.
Upcoming Programs & Events:
Get outdoors this winter!
Whatever winter throws at us, County folk are a hardy bunch! This year don't hibernate-embrace the outdoors and make a point of enjoying the Alberta sunshine regardless of the temperature. Stay turned for updates on winter programming including family friendly activities like snowshoeing, hiking, photography.
Family Frostival on February 17 12 p.m. -3 p.m. at the Crosslink County Sportsplex.
Nordic Pole Walking Fundamentals
This introduction to Nordic Pole Walking is a low impact. but great total body workout. Take you outdoor walks to a new level and prepare for an urban or backcountry hike. All skill and fitness levels welcome. Poles will be supplied
Outdoor Safety FUNdamentals
Be prepared for the backcountry. This FUNdamentals program includes AdventureSmart and BearSmart presentations where participants will learn about various outdoor safety practices including trip planning, travel and packing tips and how to minimize negative encounters with wildlife.
Exploring My Sense of Nature
Kids participating in this program will be encouraged to explore nature by tapping into their five senses (Sight, Smell, Taste, Touch, Hear) while participating in a variety of activities. Participants will be encouraged to ‘tune out’ of distractions and focus inward to connect with the nature around them.
Discover the joy of camping and connect with nature in the introduction to camping program. Participants will learn the basics on how to select a campsite, set up a tent, build and cook over a fire.
Snowshoe FUNdamentals Program
This program will introduce participants to the wonderful activity of snowshoeing. Participants will learn about snowshoe equipment, the history of snowshoeing, basic snowshoe manoeuvres, how to recognize hazards, and have the opportunity to meet new people
For more information on the County's Recreation Programs, contact the Recreation Program Coordinator at 780-532-9727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.