July Family Fitness Events

What will you do this July? Enjoy the summer sun!

Many of us are enjoying summer vacation, camp, picnics, and holidays this month. All are opportunities to play actively with your family.

Tour de France

Tour de France, July 13, 2013, Lyon
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If you and your family like to ride bikes, check out the annual Tour de France bicycle race. There's a surprising amount of strategy involved in how teams of riders work together. Plus, you can't beat the background scenery.

National Park and Recreation Month

Boys volunteer outside picking up litter
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Every July, the National Recreation and Park Association encourages parks departments to observe National Park and Recreation Month with special events, such as nature walks, safety clinics, or volunteer opportunities.

Canada Day

Canada's national holiday is an opportunity for outdoor celebrations, play, and travel.

Fourth of July

Bike helmet with patriotic decorations
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If you're hosting or attending a Fourth of July celebration, add some active play with outdoor party games (or indoor ones, if need be). And don't forget these healthy snack ideas for your buffet table.

Canada's Parks Day

Father and son in kayak
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National, provincial, regional, and local parks and historic sites plan an array of events to celebrate Canada's Parks Day. Look for wildflower walks, campfires, kite workshops, hikes, water activities, and much more.

See fitness events and observances for August and all 12 months of the year.

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