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Winter Mountain Adventures to Try With Your Family

Can’t afford to jet off to the Caribbean or to some other tropical locale this winter? Plan a few family days or weekends in the mountains instead, and try some of these fun activities with the kids!

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From Mayor Nenshi: Let’s Play, Calgary! Creating Community Connection

Play. When I think of kids, that’s what I think of: play. Often that’s how I get to connect with so many of Calgary’s children and their families - at sporting events, at parks, and at community festivals (usually with bouncy castles... though my team always forbids me from going into them - so unfair!). The chance to join in play is the essence of childhood, and we have to make sure that all children have access to these opportunities.

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Top 15 Calgary Playgrounds in 2017

In no particular order, these playgrounds represent some of the best from around the city. Some of the playgrounds have been on the list for a while, but I try to include a lot of newer ones each year.

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Get Schooled on What's New for Back to School 2017!

Bixbee® Funtastical Backpack: Bixbee’s lightweight, ergonomic, and fashionable backpacks are perfect for kids of all ages! With the patented horizontal design with the guidelines set by the American Occupational Therapy Association, not only does this design allow easy access to books and supplies, it also ensures optimal distribution of weight. Contoured and padded adjustable shoulder straps allow for the perfect fit while the generously padded mesh back panels alleviate press points and provide extra comfort. Purchase at bixbee.com.

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