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June is Parks & Recreation Month in Canada


As summer blooms across Canada, there is no better time to celebrate Parks & Recreation Month. This June, we dive into the heart of outdoor fun with a special focus on Canada’s beautiful greenspaces, each offering unique opportunities for families and friends to connect with nature and indulge in recreational activities. From bustling city parks to rural retreats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some exciting ways to celebrate Parks & Recreation Month:

Park Hopping Adventures

Embark on a park-hopping adventure to explore the diverse playgrounds that are scattered across Canada. Create a bucket list of parks you’ve been itching to visit, from local neighbourhood gems to hidden spots off the beaten path. Uncover the charm of each playground’s unique design and surroundings.

Nature-Inspired Scavenger Hunt

Organize a nature-inspired scavenger hunt at a local park to engage children and adults alike in an exciting adventure. Create a list of items that are commonly found in a park, such as pinecones, rocks, etc. Encourage teamwork, curiosity, and environmental awareness as they search high and low for hidden treasures.

Picnic Playdate

Gather your family and friends for a delightful picnic playdate at your favourite park. Pack a scrumptious picnic basket filled with delicious treats and refreshing beverages. After indulging in a leisurely feast, head to the playground for some active play and friendly competition. Be sure to be a friend of the environment and clean up after yourselves!

Volunteer Park Clean-Up

Give back to your community by participating in a volunteer park clean-up event. Join forces with fellow nature enthusiasts to preserve and beautify local parks for future generations to enjoy. Armed with gloves, trash bags, and enthusiasm, work together to remove litter, weed gardens, and maintain playground equipment. Not only will you make a tangible difference in your community, but you’ll also forge meaningful connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for environmental stewardship.

Parks & Recreation Month in Canada provides the perfect opportunity to rediscover the simple joys of outdoor play and community engagement. By celebrating the abundance of playgrounds scattered throughout the country, we can cultivate a deeper appreciation for nature, foster social connections, and promote active lifestyles. Play is something that’s celebrated daily here at ABC Recreation, and we plan to make June a celebration to remember as we embrace the outdoors and revel in the beauty of Canada’s parks and playgrounds.