outdoors

Orienteering Ottawa's Jeff Teutsch and his girlfriend, Kim Perry

Where in the world?

‘Orienteering is great for families with kids,’ local organizer says. Tracey Tong reports on the sport you need to check out in 2020   As Ottawa thaws into spring, many families will want to trade their indoor views for one […]

Spend more time outside this summer.

Five easy ways to bring the outdoor classroom to life

Spring is the time to head outdoors and embrace being an ‘outsider,’ Kris Kiser writes.  Green spaces promote outdoor living, contribute to our health and well-being, support wildlife, and offer a home playground for our children and pets. They also […]

Ottawa’s best-kept secrets

Keeping active, curious children happy and engaged with stimulating activities – and trying to balance that with a tight family budget – can be a challenge, and as the temperature drops, finding suitable activities gets even trickier. Break out the […]