Recreation & Leisure

312 articles

Travel: It's Good For You!

By Dawn Rueckl on Jun 28, 2011

Saint Augustine once said, "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." Seniors dedicated to a lifestyle of continued learning, personal health and general well-being are definitely not content to stay on the same page. Read more...

On the Road Again

By Dee Walmsley on Jun 28, 2011

It's June, the bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming and we're making good time as we speed along the empty road free for now from the usual glut of campers. Read more...

Soaking in Adventure

By Chris and Rick Millikan on Jun 28, 2011

During the mid-1800s, 61-kilometre-long Harrison Lake was part of the main route to the Cariboo goldfields. Falling from a canoe, a prospector expecting frigid waters discovered a future hotspot instead: Harrison Hot Springs! Read more...

R&R on Hawaii Island

By Jane Cassie on Jun 1, 2011

What types of R&R come to mind when you think of Hawaii Island? Relaxing on beaches, rolling in the surf, revitalizing at a spa? How about riding the range? Read more...

RVing the Rideau

By Jane Cassie on May 4, 2011

What comes to mind when you hear Rideau Canal: a gem-like waterway flowing between the cities of Kingston and Ottawa or a Canadian story featuring ambition, struggle and success? Maybe thoughts of its honourable designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the world's longest skating rink come to mind. Read more...

Captain Kurt

By Kevin McKay on Apr 1, 2011

On October 26, 2010 as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Vancouver Canucks, the team held a ceremony to recognize Orland Kurtenbach, the first captain of the Vancouver NHL team. Read more...

Pursuing Pastimes

By Cathryn Gunn on Apr 1, 2011

A Vancouver Island secret lies at the corner of Nanaimo Lakes Road and White Rapids Road in Nanaimo. And Jonanco Hobby Workshop members are excited for its revelation. Read more...

Ski Spring Break for Boomers

By Jane Cassie on Mar 1, 2011

It's Spring Break 1971, and I'm flying down The Cut, a popular slope on Vancouver's Grouse Mountain. The conditions are ski-sational: soft base, unlimited visibility and sunny skies. Read more...

The Fountain of Youth

By Panorama Recreation Centre on Feb 4, 2011

It would appear that the word is finally out and people are realizing that participating in aquatic exercise such as water fitness, water rehabilitation or length swimming a minimum of twice a week will help you to feel younger and stronger. Read more...

Never Too Old to Tri

By Jackie Byrn on Jan 1, 2011

When my first born, Gordo, won the 2002 Ultraman Hawaii three-day triathlon event, I realized that my lifestyle had to change or I would be left behind in the wake of a turbo-charged global community of vibrant triathletes. It took me just over two years to join my local triathlon association, upgrade my swim stroke and commit to a regular triathlon training schedule. Read more...

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