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Have Fun With These DIY Lawn Games

Have Fun With These DIY Lawn Games

Lawn games are a classic summer activity and a great way to interact with friends and family while staying socially distant. A trip to your local hardware or art supply store will produce most of the items you need to make these games yourself at an affordable price tag, not to mention that a great DIY project is its own activity. Here are a few fun takes on some classic games. Lady Bug & Bumble Bee Tic-Tac-Toe: Take a nature walk and select some smooth, paintable stones. Turn your sto...
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Swim, Skate & Train Again at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Swim, Skate & Train Again at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre is ready to once again welcome people of all ages back to the facility to take part in recreational and training activities. After being closed for several months to help keep the community safe, the doors are ready to open to a safe and fun space. Staff have been very busy behind the scenes preparing for a safe return for the public. The facility will be having enhanced cleaning, sanitizing and disinfection taking place in all areas of the building with integrat...
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The Sky’s the Limit at the Bike Park!

The Sky’s the Limit at the Bike Park!

The Brantford Rotary Bike Park is open! It’s the perfect spot to go get some exercise, take your kids to blow off some steam, or enjoy a family hike on the nearby trail. The Bike Park is free to use and offers a wide selection of opportunities and challenge levels for beginners through to advanced riders. Each area of the Bike Park is marked with signs to show each section’s difficulty level. Know your limits and ride within them to avoid injury to yourself and others: Green circ...
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Stay active online with FamilyLife Fitness

Stay active online with FamilyLife Fitness

With most gyms and recreational sports shut down for the last four months, it’s safe to say that a lot of us have had to modify our usual workout routines. It’s been inspiring to see local organizations providing their workouts digitally to keep our community healthy and active. FamilyLife Fitness has been offering online fitness programs for the last couple of years in addition to operating in-person training. This summer, in response to COVID-19 and in an effort to keep clients saf...
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Tumble Through Summer

Tumble Through Summer

2020 is not your typical summer. Thankfully, Phase 2 in Ontario’s Framework for Reopening means that options are expanding for adults and kids alike, including individual sports where physical distance can be maintained. Recognized for its daring and awe-inspiring acrobatics, gymnastics builds skills of strength, flexibility, coordination, body awareness and agility that your child can use their whole life. With two clubs here in Brantford, both adapting in unique ways to create a safe en...
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Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Now that it’s warmed up, we’re looking for outdoor activities to enjoy both solo and with our families. Cycling is a great way to keep fit while maintaining social distancing, and Brantford is an incredible location for cycling enthusiasts! Across Canada, there has been a significant increase in recreational cycling, which you’ve likely seen right here in Brantford with more cyclists using our roads, over 70 km of trails, and our Brantford Rotary Bike Park. Last month, Ontario...
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Brant Sports Excellence

Brant Sports Excellence

If you love sports and you love supporting local, than look no further than Brantford’s very own Brant Sports Excellence. With two locations to better serve the Brantford and County of Brant communities, Brant Sport Excellence offers the area’s largest selection of hockey, baseball, soccer, association apparel, team uniforms and corporate wear. Brant Sports Excellence’s prices strongly rival their competitors and their knowledgeable staff provide industry-leading customer servi...
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