Sports

Ice skating lessons for kids

As a parent of young children, it’s tricky to know what is the appropriate age to start activities like ice skating. Some parents want to have their children on the ice before they can even walk properly, but the truth is, most ice arenas won’t accept children under three. The perfect age to start ice

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Happy family having picnic

Planning the perfect picnic

Whether you’re seven or 70, picnics are fun. Getting outdoors to enjoy some fresh air, great company and tasty food – what’s not to like? Last minute picnics can be brilliant but if you’re planning on spending the day and making an event of it, you may wish to put a little extra preparation into

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Taking kids swimming

Children love a trip to the pool and swimming is a healthy and fun activity for the whole family to enjoy together. Not only is learning to swim a valuable skill, leisure pools with flumes and currents can add some excitement and keep children entertained for longer. However, although we may enjoy being in the

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Rock climbing

Want to break out of the mundane routine of day to day life with something thrilling and adventurous? Well rock climbing will certainly deliver on that front. If you are considering rock climbing as a full blown new hobby then there is a lot of equipment you’re going to need; but don’t get it all

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Tennis for kids

With Wimbledon just around the corner, it’s a great time of year to get children interested in tennis. Tennis is a fun sport for life and lessons from an early age can help a child build their fitness, mental focus and teamwork skills. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at getting kids

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Classic outdoor family games

It’s very easy to spend a lot of time indoors with your children. Letting them play with toys or gadgets while you work, tidy or see what the rest of the world is doing via your smart phone. As a kid growing up in Australia I spent a lot of time playing outside. We rode

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