The following activities encourage multi-generational fun and are designed to be done at Central Park, located at 85 Paterson Street.
1. Tackle the Watchful Eyes Scavenger Hunt.
• Hidden among the trees along the Train Trail beside Central Park Arena is a series of forest creatures. Can you find the wise owls keeping watch, or the mischievous squirrels playing in the trees? Forest creatures of all kinds are hiding in the trees along the pathway! Search during the day or use your flashlight or mobile phone light to spot them in the woods after dark.
• Download the scavenger hunt game card here.
2. Build a snow creature.
• Build a snow creature inside the Central Park baseball diamond.
• Find helpful snowbuilding tips or join the Snowsculpting Club.
3. Fly a kite.
• Kite flying isn't just a summer activity! Bring a kite to fly in the Central Park baseball diamond safely clear from power lines and trees.
4. Complete our five winter movement stations.
• Located around the perimeter of the Central Park baseball diamond.
Create an ice sculpture.
• Create an ice globe, ice suncatcher, or coloured ice block using supplies and water from home. Consider displaying your masterpiece at Central Park for others to see.
• Find helpful ideas and instructions here or here.
Invent a new winter sport.
• Using items from home, create your own sport this winter.
• Find helpful ideas here.
Take a night walk under the full moon.
• Take a night walk under the light of the ‘Wolf Moon’, the first full moon of January. Bring a flashlight or headlamp to help guide you on your way. Occurs on Thursday, January 28th.
Try Nordic Pole walking.
• Visit the Collingwood Library to borrow a set of poles.
• Find walking techniques here.
Try a virtual Chair Yoga class.
• Join instructor Jennifer Simmonds for a one hour, virtually guided Chair Yoga class. All levels welcome. To register email Lori Crossan.