Indianapolis may be best known for its racetrack and stadium, but Indiana’s state capital also boasts two state parks and hundreds of green spaces. Whether bundled up in winter coats or baring sunny shoulders in the long-awaited summer heat, residents and visitors with children flock to the 130 playgrounds dottedRead More →

JoJo plays trombone in the school orchestra, which he enjoys very much. After school, JoJo attends a program at the YMCA and enjoys spending time with her friends. JoJo loves electronics, likes to ride her scooter, likes to ride her bike, play outside, swim and play sports. He loves Tae-KwonRead More →

Published: 00:01 July 7, 2022 A plan has been announced to make parks and green spaces hubs for improving well-being and reducing health inequalities. In 2019, Islington and Camden councils received an initial grant of £667,000 under the Future Parks Accelerator initiative to reimagine how outdoor spaces could become partRead More →

ALBANY – The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS Parks), the Open Space Institute (OSI), and the Taconic Regional Commission today announced the opening of the Hubbard Newly renovated Perkins Loop Trail. The Hubbard Perkins Loop Trail is part of a series of OSI-led parkRead More →

Did you decide to take advantage of Washington’s spectacular natural beauty last year and reserve a campground, cabin, or yurt at one of our state parks? If so, you weren’t alone. Use of campsites and other facilities at state-owned parks increased in 2021, according to data from Washington State Parks.Read More →

It’s only fitting that the person who oversees recreation programs for the Town of Morristown, through its Parks and Recreation Department, enjoys spending time outdoors. Although she claims to have slowed down a bit recently, Frankie Cox remains very physically active, with hobbies like kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. “I’veRead More →

The Cherry Valley Outdoor Games is basically a wood chopping race. There are chopping events where competitors cut logs in half, or sawing events where they cut a log into a disc of wood. Nate Waterfield is the president of the Cherry Valley Outdoor Games. “It’s about cutting the woodRead More →

With the hot summer weather here, participating in outdoor activities brings a host of psychological and physiological benefits, says Samantha Harden, associate professor at the Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Exercise and one Virginia Cooperative Extension specialist. “Outdoor activities are an opportunity to get back to nature and ‘disconnect’Read More →

With a flight time of only 4.5 hours from Singapore and sharing the same time zone as Singapore, Western Australia offers a certain change of scenery. In case you haven’t heard, the region has reopened its borders to international travelers on 3rd of March. Here is a range of outdoorRead More →

Bill Hilts Jr. June 11-19 – 38e Southtowns Walleye Association Annual Walleye Derby. You must be a club member. www.southtownswalleye.com. June 12 – Western NY Environmental Federation Quarterly Meeting at Hoak’s Restaurant, Hamburg from 1 p.m. June 12 – Final day, National Fishing and Boating Week. www.takemefishing.org June 12 –Read More →

Registration is open for the free summer Poudre River Trail-athlon with outdoor activities for all ages. To begin summer adventures, pick up a Trail-athlon Adventure Kit in Greeley at Lincoln Park Library, Centennial Park Library or Farr Regional Library. In Windsor, pickup is available at Windsor Severance Library. The kitsRead More →

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for adults and children, providing innovative and sustainable services at all city parks, trails, and recreation centers. Parks & Recreation offers over 100 scenic sports and neighborhood parks. Play a game of tennis onRead More →

From sprawling city parks and pristine beaches to stunning regional vineyards, discover the best outdoor activities to enjoy in Australia’s sunniest city LIberally dotted with verdant parks, lapped by aquamarine waters and gently buffeted by Indian Ocean breezes, nature never feels far away in Perth. It is a city thatRead More →

SUMMER 2022 TRIP – Are you looking for a city that offers local shops, breweries, restaurants and outdoor activities? Look no further than Burlington, Vermont, just a three-hour drive from the Capital Region. “Burlington is tough to beat, especially when the weather warms up,” said Jeff Lawson, director of destinationRead More →

For two and a half years, the outdoors has been a sanctuary. It was relatively easy there to maintain social distancing and mask-wearing discipline could take a break. “It has been the oasis,” noted James Hanlon, golf pro at Farms Country Club in Wallingford, at the start of the pandemicRead More →

After a long winter, it is essential to get outside, enjoy the sun and the breeze. New York City is famous for its refined urban lifestyle, tasty cuisine and spectacular shopping malls. This charming haven is the ideal place where outdoor adventures abound, from rock climbing to water sports. ItRead More →