Sometimes all it takes is one good idea to get you to be active. Here are lots of ideas for you to try with your family. Choose activities that you think will be fun. Try something new that you've never tried before, but always think about your abilities and level of fitness before you do. Starting slowly is safe for most people. If you have any questions or concerns, talk to your healthcare provider.
Winters in Alberta can sometimes be long, so get outside with your family and:
Fall is a good time to get outside with your family and:
Spring and Summer
Take advantage of the warm weather and go outside with your family and:
Do activities as a family or let your children bring friends with them. Here are some ideas to help you stay active any time of year:
Sometimes people get busy and it’s hard to fit activity in. If that happens to you, try these ways to be more active:
Another great way to be active with your children is to play games. Taking part in activities like these make you a good role model for your child:
There are lots of ways to stay active with your children at home like:
Here are some ideas of how you can be active in your community:
Current as of: October 24, 2018
Author: Chronic Disease Prevention, Alberta Health Services
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