The Spring/Summer 2013 Leisure Guide is now available. Pick up your copy at any city facility (library, pool or leisure centre) or at one of over 175 retail outlets throughout Winnipeg.
Register at Winnipeg.ca/leisureonline or by calling 311.
Be sure to check out the many physical activity, recreation and fitness programs available for all ages.
Staggered start dates in effect for Spring/Summer 2013 Program Registration:
Tuesday, March 12 at 9:00 am - Registration for swimming lessons only begins
Wednesday, March 13 at 9:00 am - Registration for all other programs begins & swimming lesson registration continues
Registration will be on-going after these start dates. Click to check registration start dates for 2013 programs.
4 Ways to Register:
- By Phone
- Mail / Drop Off
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Are you looking for free program ideas for you and your family?
Be sure to check out the Winter 2013 edition of Priceless Fun for a listing of free programs, free swim or skate times for each area of the city.
Click here to download a copy!
U of M Bison Recreation Services
Looking for a one-stop-shop to stay active? Bison Recreation offers it all! From kayaking and climbing to yoga and pilates, fitness centre, swimming, skating, intramurals and rec clubs, and activities designed for older adults focusing on healthy living. Bison Recreation Services has something for you.
CLICK HERE to view the 2012-2013 Active Living for Life Guide.
Be Safe, Be "in motion"!
Active & Safe Kids Manitoba is part of a national initiative to keep kids safe during play. Visit the site to learn more about recreation related injury statistics, evidence-based strategies for injury prevention, program ideas and downloadable training resources for families and community leaders to help reduce unintentional injuries among children and youth during swimming, skating, playground use, cycling and skateboarding.
Canada's Sedentary Guidelines
To complement Canada's physical activity guidelines released in 2011, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) has just released Canada's Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth - the first of their kind in the world.
The new Sedentary Behaviour guidelines provide recommendations to Canadian children and youth on limiting sedentary behaviour during discretionary or "free" time in order to reduce health risks.
The two guidelines together can be thought of as a recipe for families to give children the best possible chance to gain health and social benefits. Check out the new Sedentary Behaviour Guideline information sheets for children and youth.
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Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines
To help Canadians move toward healthier lifestyles, the Public Health Agency of Canada supported the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) in reviewing the latest science on physical activity and in developing new physical activity guidelines.
Check out the Physical Activity Guideline information sheets and statements below. For more information or tips to get moving, please visit CSEP or ParticipACTION.
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