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Virtual Recreation Complex

Welcome to the Department of Culture and Recreation's virtual recreation complex! We are committed to ensuring that our community has resources to stay healthy, vibrant and caring during this pandemic. Please browse our resources below to bring programs and activities right to your home.

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Virtual Fitness Activities

Check out these active children's activities. Also be sure to take a look at our Facebook page for kids fitness videos!

Home Run Baseball Workout

Slam Dunk Basketball Workout

Football Hustle Workout

Dryland Hockey Workout

Volleyball Hitter's Workout

Heads or Tails Workout Game

Roll It Workout Game

Spell Your Name Workout Game

Yoga Bingo

Basic Exercises and Stretches

Basketball Exercises

Plank Exercise

Physical Education Vocabulary for Kids

Teach your child about goal setting and fitness tracking. Children can use the pre-planned tracker sheet to track how well they did with their water intake, exercise and eating their vegetables, or use the blank tracker sheet and make goals of your own!  

CHILDREN'S GAMES HEADER

Join the Town of LaSalle and other municipalities by participating in a Teddy Bear Hunt

TVO Kids has great educational games and resources on their website

Get Time for Kids FREE for the rest of the school year

Do an online puzzle from the Lynde House Museum 

Listen to kids stories for FREE while schools are closed on audible

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island has compiled this list of DIY Activity Kits  

VIRTUAL CAMP HEADER

Camp Hello Bello

Take part in Stay at Home Camp from Homer Watson House & Gallery

Virtual Sports Camps

Children's Arts & Craft Activities

Free Kids Crafts and Colouring Books

Daily Doodle lessons by Mo Willems

Learn Origami

The Young People’s Theatre has released an online series of indoor drama games, with videos coming out twice a week

Let Your Art Shine with tutorials from Artshine Mobile Art Studio

Detroit River Cleanup Colouring Pages

Learn to draw from Dav Pilkey, author and illustrator of Captain Underpants

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP HEADER

Visit the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa

Explore the Canadian Arctic

Take a farm tour

The Canadian Museum of History has online exhibitions

Check out the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum

Here are another 20 virtual field trips to take with your kids 

NATURE HEADER

During these challenging times, getting outside and enjoying nature while practicing social distancing helps with stress relief, boredom and one's physical and mental health.

Please Note: All playground structures within the Town of LaSalle are CLOSED at this time. 

Social Distancing in Public Parks and Trails:

  • Do not use parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms
  • Follow the World Health Organization's guidelines on personal hygiene prior to visiting parks or trails
  • Share the trail and warn other trail users of your presence as you pass
  • Observe the World Health Organization's minimum recommended social distancing of 2m from others at all times

Try our Town of LaSalle Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Town of LaSalle Trails Map

Visit Algonquin Park

Ojibway Par

Watch sharks swim from Ripley's Aquarium

Nature based home learning 

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Nomster Chef

Here's 35 fun recipe ideas to try with kids

Your kids will love these 20 kitchen science experiments

ADULTS AND SENIORS HEADER

Coursera has free online courses to help you learn, grow and connect with learners and educators around the world.

Discover the birds in your yard or garden

Take a virtual walk through a Parks Canada location

CBC Gem has recordings of classic plays from the Stratford Festival

Learn calligraphy from the Happy Ever Crafter

Relax with some adult colouring pages

Cyber-Seniors can help you connect with loved ones and essential services online while physically distancing.  They have the following seminars to help you:

Learn how to use Zoom

How to video call

Online games (with friends)

Candle Making