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Affordable summer programs

If you are looking at the list of available summer camps and having to make some tough financial decisions, you are not alone.

After two years with restrictions due to COVID, many people are excited about filling summer to the brim with programs and camps this year. However, the reality of post-COVID finances may mean that families have to choose and prioritize their summer budget carefully, leaving several weeks without planned activities.

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5 scenic cycles through Calgary for the whole family

I love moving through Calgary by bike – the freedom, fresh air and sunshine makes me happy. Calgary’s extensive pathway and cycle track network makes navigating the city a breeze and a pleasure whether you are keen to pedal uninterrupted along pathways or embark on a multi-tasking cycle tour. And there is nothing like outdoor activity under Calgary’s big blue skies to help clear your head and shake up your routine. 

Let’s connect Calgary by bike!

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Beat the heat!

There is no better way to beat the heat on a scorching summer day than in a local wading pool or splash park! Calgary and the surrounding areas have an abundance of places to wet your feet and cool down.

According to calgary.ca, spray parks, wading pools and outdoor pools are typically open from mid-June until fall (weather dependent). So, pack up the waterproof sunscreen and towels and head out to one of these spots for a splish-splashing good time.

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Discover paddling with your family

The great outdoors naturally lends itself to excellent activities for families, and when it’s hot outside, being on or around a body of water is the place to be. Getting outdoors improves physical, mental, and social well-being and teaches responsible environmental behaviors, inspiring those of all ages to want to protect that environment. Paddling is, hands-down, one of the best ways to get outdoors and experience the summer!

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