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Rock and Roll! Bike Basics: Age by Age

Want to encourage a lifetime of fitness, fun, and freedom? Bicycling offers all three, and today’s young riders are safer than ever. Per government statistics, kids’ fatalities from bike accidents have dropped 62 percent since 1999. But that doesn’t mean you should turn your kid loose on two wheels without proper preparation. Bike-related accidents still send over 240,000 kids to the emergency room each year - 26,000 of those have traumatic brain injuries. Here’s how to get your tots, teens, and in-betweens rolling safely.

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Exploring Nature in the City

Cities are much more than buildings, people, and infrastructure - there’s a great deal of nature in cities, too! In Calgary, we are lucky enough to have a number of excellent natural parks right on our doorstep waiting to be explored.

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Playgrounds and Obstacle Courses

Harnessing the power of a warrior, parents are consistently struggling to find a balance between their kids’ television-watching, playing on tablets, after-school programs, activities, and finding solutions to the dreaded cries of “I’m bored!”

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Calgary's Best Baby Playgrounds

You might think that non-walking babies don’t really need much in a playground - and you’re not wrong. But having been at many playgrounds while my three kids were babies, I can tell you that some playgrounds are much better than others. The playgrounds on this list are great for babies, but they are also playgrounds that older siblings and friends will love. 

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