Celebrate Family Day in Strathcona County with FREE virtual and outdoor activities

February 8, 2021

Celebrate Family Day in Strathcona County with FREE virtual and outdoor activities

Strathcona County is inviting residents to celebrate Family Day safely with free virtual and outdoor activities. Together, families can take part in interactive, online programming including fitness classes, cultural experiences and preschool activities. Families looking to celebrate outside can take advantage of the County’s outdoor amenities including new additions like free snowshoe rental sessions and Crokicurl.

 Live, virtual activities (Free, registration required):

  • Glow Family Bootcamp (8Y+) – Saturday, February 13 at 11:45 a.m.
  • Glow Family Kickboxing (8Y+) – Sunday, February 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Glow Family Yoga (6Y+) – Monday, February 15 at 1 p.m.
  • Glow Family Zumba (8Y+) – Monday, February 15 at 10 a.m.

Virtual activities (no registration required):

  • Preschool family tree activity video and instructions - available now
  • Toboggan building and decorating activity – available Wednesday, February 10
  • Festival Place virtual theatre tour - available Friday, February 12
  • Performing Arts dance and drama activities - available Friday February 12
  • Gallery@501 at-home project inspired by Strathcona County’s public art and video – available Friday, February 12
  • Smeltzer House pottery video demonstration and children’s at-home project – available Friday, February 12

 Free outdoor activities include:

  • NEW: Crokicurl at Emerald Hills Sports Pavilion
  • Snowshoeing sessions, including rentals – free, registration is required
  • Outdoor skating
  • Walking and snowshoeing at Riverside Nature Trail or the Biodiversity Trail
  • Cross-country skiing or snowshoeing at Broadmoor Public Golf Course
  • Walking around Broadmoor Lake Park to enjoy the winter festive lights (on until February 22)

All activities have been created to meet the provincial health restrictions in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Strathcona County. Residents are asked to continue following all guidelines in place, staying home when sick and maintaining a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from anyone outside of their household. Face coverings (non-medical masks) are recommended when participating in outdoor activities. 

For more information, including registration links, call 780-467-2211.

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 Contact:  Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595