Cold temperatures have led to the opening of the first section of the river skating trail effective today, December 28, 2018. “We’re excited to open part of the Red River Mutual Trail over the Christmas break, ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations,” says Paul Jordan, Chief Executive Officer, The Forks. “We know the Red River Mutual
It’s official… More than 1.2 kilometres of skating trails and the skating rink at the CN Stage are open for the season at the Forks. Frigid temperatures and the hard work of the on-site crew prepared the ice surface for individuals and families to take in the outdoors. Don’t worry if you don’t own skates
RCMP in Manitoba are reminding snowmobilers to ride safely as they enjoy the outdoors this Winter season. Last Winter six snowmobilers in Manitoba lost their lives in collisions and several others were injured. Search Snowmobile collision in Northern Manitoba sends two men to hospital Fatal snowmobile collision claims life of male rider Snowmobile collision
The province is once again offering free entry to all provincial parks on Labour Day weekend. “Free park entry weekends provide an opportunity for all Manitobans to make the trip into one of our beautiful provincial parks and take a moment to enjoy nature,” Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires said. Vehicle permits will not be
Winnipeg has created another family spray pad to help residents cool off and have some fun too. At a cost of about $800,000, the facility will have three zones for tots, families and teens. The project also includes a new playground, swings, benches, picnic tables and bike racks. Pathways, landscaping and fencing were also added.
The City of Winnipeg has published the Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 Leisure Guide which is available online and in print at all civic pools, libraries and leisure centres. Beginning in two weeks, on August 28, 2018, registration for fall and winter activities begins (except for winter skating or swimming lessons). If you are wanting to
Wednesday, July 25, 2018, marked the official opening of a new city splash pad. Located at 90 Sinclair Street at Sergeant Tommy Prince Place the new water feature gives local residents a place to play and cool off during the hot summer months. “The new spray pad at Sergeant Tommy Prince Place is an excellent
On Tuesday July 24, 2018, the province announced that they will be providing the City of Winnipeg up to $3.9 million to upgrade the St. James Civic Centre. The funding will help support the improvement of the facility as well as additions to the existing building. In the plans are new and improved multi-purpose rooms, an
An eight-year-old girl was attacked by a black bear on Saturday July 21, 2018 while she was camping with her family in the Whiteshell Provincial park. The girl was injured when the bear attacked her tent at a back-country campsite on South Cross Lake. After the attack on the tent the bear then tried to
If you want to get outside this weekend now is a great time to head to one of Manitoba’s provincial parks. Between July 20 and July 22, 2018 access into all provincial parks is FREE! “Right across our province, our parks are full of natural beauty and recreation opportunities,” Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires said.