Isolation Recreation

Staying active while staying at home can be difficult.  We are happy to share these resources for staying (or getting) fit during social distancing.

For Kids & Families

Cosmic Kids Yoga: This YouTube channel features Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+
Hoopla Digital: Music, books and videos for and about exercise for kids! Free to access with your library card, use on a computer or download the app. Search for 'exercise' and select "Children's Titles Only".
Active for Life: A Canadian not-for-profit social initiative, created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy. Lots of fun ideas for getting active!

A great Family workout from Participaction

For All Ages

YMCA 360: Your virtual YMCA, featuring Yoga, Barre, Bootcamp and works out for Active Older Adults.
Hoopla Digital: Workout videos that are free to access with your library card, use on your computer or download the app.  Music, books & audiobooks to help with workouts also available, just change the selected format.
Darebee: A non-profit and also an ad-free and product placement-free website. All of the information has been thoroughly researched and tested and provided free of charge. You can download and print anything – everything is provided in its entirety with no strings attached. From beginner to fitness aficionado.

Gotta love a Harry Potter workout!

For Older Adults

National Institute on Aging: Articles and advice on exercise and physical activity form the US Department of Health and Human Services.
NHS Exercise: The National Health Service from the United Kingdom has lots of great information, including these Strength Exercises and videos.
CBC News: A recent article from CBC News "Online workouts for seniors and how to pick the right one for you".

A High Mobility-Low Impact workout from the VON Smart Program