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Keeping Your Family Active in the Winter

Keeping Children and Your Family Active in Winter 

Bring Outdoors Fun In

  • Jump rope, mini-trampoline, small slides, and indoor basketball hoops - "outdoor" activities can move indoors with furniture/breakables moved out of the way.
  • Visit indoor pools, water parks, miniature golf, or other activity. 

Get Out and Go 

  • Try classes in martial arts, dance, tumbling, or indoor wall rock.
  • Visit a roller or ice rink, go bowling, try paintball, or go to a local bounce. 
  • Zoos, aquariums, parks, and museums offer seasonal activities and 
  • Walk as a family to explore the neighborhood or a local park. 

Let lt Snow 

  • Host a "Winter Olympics" with snow hurdles, three-legged snow boot races, snowball throw, tug of war, and snow sculpture competition. 
  • lncentivize snow shoveling by building a fort or igloo. 

Keep It Free or Low-Cost 

  • Enjoy a winter hike and picnic - with views you can't see the rest of the year 
  • Have a mall-walking contest; spot the worst gag gift, best cheap treat, or ugliest tie.
  • Try geocaching for an outdoor treasure hunt (https://www.geocaching.com/play).