FortWhyte Alive Articles

FortWhyte Alive to Hold ‘Adult Summer Camp’ in August

If you wistfully sent your kids off to camp this summer and dreamed of the days of s'mores and bonfires, FortWhyte Alive has an event for you. FortWhyte Alive is holding its first ever 'Adult Summer Camp' on Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m. The camp will be complete with...

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Paddlefest to Kickoff Watersport Season

Paddlefest to Kickoff Watersport Season

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is hosting 12 MEC Paddlefest events across Canada in the coming weeks and Winnipeg is on the list. Paddlefest will take place June 7 at FortWhyte Alive. The free event is a kickoff to the summer watersport season, bringing together...

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UWinnipeg to Launch Balloon to Capture Data, Images

A team from the University of Winnipeg plans to launch a high-altitude balloon mounted with a camera and sensors from FortWhyte Alive. Called the UW Cloud Punchers, the team will have liftoff later this month if all goes according to plan. The idea is to record...

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Hearty ‘Peggers Make Most of -40 Weekend Weather

Hearty ‘Peggers Make Most of -40 Weekend Weather

A skin-biting wind chill didn't stop hundreds of Winnipeggers from enjoying the great outdoors over the weekend. Sure, your exposed skin may have froze in minutes, but what's to keep you from having a good time and being active? Surely not a little cold. Saturday saw...

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Yogis Unite for ‘Prairie Love Festival’

Yogis Unite for ‘Prairie Love Festival’

Yoga instructors from across Canada will be in Winnipeg this weekend for the first annual Prairie Love Festival. The festival, to be held at FortWhyte Alive, brings yoga, speakers, music, and art together in one place on Sunday, September 7. "We believe in community,...

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Paddlefest Reigniting Annual Paddle Season in Winnipeg

Paddlefest Reigniting Annual Paddle Season in Winnipeg

Get those paddles out! It's almost time for MEC Winnipeg Paddlefest. The annual Mountain Equipment Co-op event is kicking off the summer watersport season on June 8 at FortWhyte Alive -- just one of 12 similar events happening across Canada. “As everyone knows, it’s...

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VIDEO: Warm Weekend a Treat for Winnipeggers

All it took was some mild weather to entice Winnipeggers to head outdoors over the weekend. WATCH: After a brutal cold snap in early January, Mother Nature warmed up on Sunday in time for Snow Trek at FortWhyte Alive. The annual event, in conjunction with Winnipeg in...

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‘Paddlefest’ Taking Over Lakes of FortWhyte Alive

‘Paddlefest’ Taking Over Lakes of FortWhyte Alive

By Sarah Klein Paddles will be working overtime this weekend during the first annual MEC Winnipeg Paddlefest. Mountain Equipment Co-op is throwing the event at FortWhyte Alive on Sunday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paddlers of all types can participate in skills...

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